Computational Applied Mechanics Developer

Research and Development, Vereinigte Staaten

Hexagon's Manufacturing Intelligence division is seeking a Computational Applied Mechanics Developer.  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.  


Engineering design and software development that includes linear and nonlinear structural, dynamical, thermal, and acoustic application of FEM analysis. Develop Multiphysics solutions leveraging company’s broad solvers portfolio. Future opportunities to work on multiple solvers a possibility. Must be willing to interact with clients to add new features, correct known code errors, develop project unit tests, and produce designs using modern agile methodology.

  • Perform design, implementation, system integration, documentation, and unit/system testing of Nastran’s FEM code
  • Support legacy element and analysis code in Nastran
  • Project and technical management
  • Author project and user documentation
  • 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, Structural/Civil Engineering or Physics
  • ­Minimum 3 years’ related industry experience in architecting and developing large scale FEM software
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in software development projects functional and technical design specification.
  • Minimum 3 years’ programing experience in Fortran/C/C++//Python
  • Experience referred in:
    • Mathematical derivations of finite element formulations
    • Strong knowledge of numerical methods for finite element solvers
    • Strong knowledge in Finite Element Analysis, Formulations and Computational Structural Dynamics
    • Demonstrated experience in developing capabilities from mathematical derivation to implementation.
    • Team leadership in architecting FEM/CAE programs
    • Strong experience in re-architecting legacy software systems for cloud scalability and deployment
    • General knowledge of Nastran Direct Matrix Abstraction Program (DMAP) Language useful.
  • Software System Design
    • Demonstrated FEM/CAE software systems architecture expertise
    • Re-architecture of legacy software systems
    • Fortran/C/C++/Python/MATLAB programming experience
    • Must be willing to program in any of the above languages or all.
    • Must be willing to dig in and improve and fix errors in legacy code.
  • Requires minimal instructions on daily work and general instructions on newly introduced assignments.
  • General oral and written communication skills in English, required
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 

At this time, we will consider applicants who are legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship. No relocation. 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.

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