Development Engineer Structural Dynamics

Research and Development, Vereinigte Staaten

 Hexagon's Manufacturing Intelligence division is seeking a Development Engineer- Structural Dynamics.  The ideal candidate will be in Irvine, CA, Detroit, MI, Cincinnati, OH, Pittsburgh, PA, or Rhode Island.

At Hexagon, we strive to help industrial manufacturers develop the disruptive technologies of today and the life-changing products of tomorrow. Our strength comes from our global footprint and enormous portfolio of advanced industrial sensors, measurement technologies, factory automation, simulation, and analytics tools.  


The Development Engineer will Design and implement advanced dynamic analysis capabilities in MSC Nastran. Engage with customers at technical level to document use cases and translate them into high-level software specification. Author design documents perform coding to implement designs, test developed capabilities and assist in correcting any deficiencies. Manage and lead project from inception through delivery. Candidate will be expected to eventually take on the role of dynamics technical domain expert at the company.

  • Perform design, implementation, system integration, documentation, and unit/system testing of Nastran’s dynamic analysis solutions
  • Support legacy dynamic analysis in Nastran
  • Project and technical management
  • Serve as the dynamic analysis technical domain expert for Design & Engineering product portfolio.
  • Author project and user documentation
  • Assist Product Management, Marketing and Field Teams in promoting MSC Nastran Dynamic Analysis product portfolio
  • Work with APEX and Patran teams to advance Nastran Pre- and Post- support
  • Correct defects in Nastran
  • Ensure all deliverables meet established Product Quality Metrics and Guidelines
  • Assist QA and Project Testing teams with benchmarking and certification to ensure a successful and timely product release
  • Provide second-line support to MSC application/support engineers
  • May be asked to assist technical marketing and business development teams

  • Advanced Graduate degree in Applied Mechanics or Civil, Mechanical, or Structural Engineering with emphasis in computational dynamic analysis of structures.  
  • Minimum 3 years overall experience in modeling and simulation analysis of structural dynamics.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in COTS scientific software development
  • Minimum 3 years programing experience in C/C++/Fortran/Python
  • Engineering Simulation
    • Demonstrated structural dynamic theoretical and modeling expertise
    • Experience in modeling dynamic solutions in an industrial environment
    • Strong understanding of numerical algorithms for structural mechanics
    • Engineering software system design and architecture development
    • C/C++/Fortran/Python/MATLAB programming
  • Experience interacting with customers
  • General knowledge of agile software engineering methodologies and practices
  • Project planning and communication
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, leadership and communication skills
  • Requires minimal instructions on daily work and general instructions on newly introduced assignments.
  • General oral and written communication skills in English, required  
  • Experience Preferred in:
    • Technical leadership in dynamic simulation methods development
    • Strong experience in structural dynamic analysis
    • Experience using DMAP in Nastran
    • General knowledge of Nastran, ADAMS, Ansys, Abaqus and/or Patran.
    • Industry experience in developing dynamic simulation tools
At Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, our spirited energy and engagement are evident in our commitment to our work, passion for what we do and the speed by which we achieve it. Here you will find the opportunity to build your career, develop professionally, and explore opportunities across a large, diversified company that prides itself on its innovative spirit and commitment to integrity.  

We strive to attract the most talented and dynamic individuals in their fields because our success is in our people! Our culture encourages independent thinking and a team mentality.  
Exceptional medical, dental, vision insurances 
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) 
401k with employer match 
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) 
Tuition Reimbursement 

Hexagon Metrology, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer ► M/F/Vet/Disability ► E-Verify Participant


Hexagon Metrology, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 1-800-766-46731-800-766-4673 FREE for assistance.

“We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.”