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Thermal FEA Developer

Gamma Technologies

Gamma Technologies

Software Engineering
Westmont, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, December 22, 2023

Thermal FEA Developer

Gamma Technologies, LLC (GT) is looking for a Thermal FEA Developer with a solid work ethic, excellent judgment, and a desire to build a long-term career with us.

Position Summary

We are looking for a creative, talented, and highly motivated solver developer to join our thermal fluids solver development team. The applicant will be involved in the development and testing of advanced computational schemes for finite element-based modeling of thermal components and structures used by various thermal management applications.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work on advancing the development of a 3D thermal finite element solver for enhancing its reliability and computational speeds.
  • Maintain and update features related to modeling of conduction, convection, and radiation in 1D and 3D.
  • Improve and maintain the interaction of the thermal FE solver with other physical domains in GT-SUITE (electrical, flow, reactive, etc.).
  • Contribute towards enhancing the post-processing user experience as it relates to the thermal FE solution.
  • Keep up with industry trends and new technologies by attending suitable conferences and building a professional network.

Education, Experience, and Skills

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

  • PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering (or similar) with a focus on developing finite element-based solutions.
  • Experience with 2D and 3D meshing strategies and processing schemes.
  • Proficiency in at least one of the following three languages: FORTRAN, C, C++.
  • Strong fundamental understanding of the physics governing heat transfer and its significance in the design of thermal management systems.
  • Excellent communication and cross-collaboration skills to work with the application and development teams.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with high-performance computing: OpenMP, OpenMPI, OpenCL, CUDA

Salary and Benefits

  • GT offers competitive pay, vacation, sick and personal days, and a work environment that allows you to grow and prosper.
  • We offer best-in-class health benefits for you and your dependents.
  • We offer a 401k and Roth 401k retirement plans.
  • We provide an onsite fitness center.
  • The primary work location will be our Westmont, IL office. We’ve adopted a hybrid work policy asking employees to report to the office 3 days per work week.
  • As an organization, we value collaborating and learning from our peers in person, while providing the necessary flexibility for our employees to have a meaningful work-life balance.

Other Requirements and Notes:

  • All U.S.-based GT employees are required to be fully vaccinated, subject to legally required accommodations.
  • All candidates must be eligible to work in the US for any employer; no third parties, please.
  • Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere is at the heart of our company. We promote diversity of thought, culture, and background, which connects the entire Gamma Technologies community. As such, Gamma Technologies is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other characteristics protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.

About Gamma Technologies, LLC

GT, a leading multi-physics CAE simulation software provider, develops a suite of integrated solutions that guides and accelerates the engineering transformation of today’s products in the transportation, power generation, and industrial equipment industries.

At GT, we are committed to using technology to make a global impact by helping the industry deliver products for a cleaner, sustainable environment! We pride ourselves on our company culture which encourages collaboration between all levels at the company, from entry-level to upper management. Within a team, daily interactions and outside social events allow us to form bonds that result in higher productivity and job satisfaction.