CONVERGE CFD Software

Careers

At Convergent Science, we are making truly predictive CFD an everyday reality. We find it exciting to package decades of computational development and expertise into a practical and accessible engineering tool. We nurture a culture of scientific inquiry and professional curiosity, with an eye toward expanding the breadth and depth of our modeling capability and simulation applicability.

We have seen steady growth over the last decade, and we continue to seek fresh talent to help us bring our innovative products to more of the CFD community. Interested in joining us? We encourage you to apply. Job postings are updated frequently.

Convergent Science specializes in modeling turbulent reacting flows using our CONVERGE CFD software. CONVERGE is loaded with state-of-the-art physical models for turbulence, spray, conjugate heat transfer, fluid-structure interaction, optimization, and combustion. CONVERGE is used by over 80% of the world’s internal combustion engine manufacturers. Furthermore, adoption in other industries such as gas turbine combustion, pumps, and compressors is growing rapidly.

Senior Research Engineers – Development

Position Overview

We are currently seeking senior research engineers to join the Development team in our headquarters, located in Madison, Wisconsin. Senior research engineers apply their advanced knowledge of CFD, fluid mechanics, turbulence, and thermodynamics to generate novel methods to expand the functionality of CONVERGE CFD software and to consult with multiple industries and national laboratories. 

Duties include (but are not limited to)

  • Develop and optimize code for high-performance computing architecture in scientific applications using C++, C, Fortran, and MPI
  • Research, implement, optimize, and validate new features related to CFD modeling and simulation of fluid-structure interactions, turbulence, or multiphase flow to expand the functionality and improve the accuracy and efficiency of current CFD software
  • Design numerical algorithms and linear solvers to support CFD modeling
  • Collaborate with the Applications and Marketing teams to implement customer-specific functions
  • Engage in software debugging to obtain physically correct solutions for client problems
  • Prepare technical reports and documentation for the work performed
  • Engage in code review to enhance quality control
  • Contribute as a technical expert in the field of CFD and develop proposals for future work

Required Qualities and Skills

  • Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, computational engineering, or a related engineering field with significant CFD coursework
  • 3+ years of full- or part-time experience in both parallel programming (MPI, threading) in the CFD domain and developing algorithms to speed up obtaining Navier-Stokes solutions

To apply, send your resume to [email protected]. Please reference the job code: SREDev-CSI.

Computational Mesh Engineer

Position Overview

We are currently seeking a computational mesh engineer in our headquarters, located in Madison, Wisconsin. This position will involve developing and maintaining software to generate hex-dominant meshes for use in our computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solver. This position will also extend and enhance related existing software in C++.

Duties include (but are not limited to)

  • Design and implement code to generate conformal computational meshes automatically
  • Design and improve computational meshing tools for a good user experience
  • Maintain a meshing API

Required Qualities and Skills

  • 5+ years experience writing mesh generation software
  • Working knowledge of C++
  • Strong foundation in geometric data structures
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work independently and as a team

Preferred Candidates

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in computer science, mathematics, or related field
  • Prior experience with OpenGL

Contact Information
Cullen McDonald
[email protected]

GUI developer

Description
For more than 20 years, Convergent Science has provided computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software and consulting services to the global engineering community. Our flagship product, CONVERGE CFD software, automatically creates the mesh at runtime, thus eliminating all user meshing time, even for complicated geometries with moving boundaries.

Position Overview
We are currently seeking a software developer in our headquarters, located in Madison, WI. This position will involve developing tools using C++ and Python. You will develop a cross-platform 3D modeling front-end application for our computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solver using the latest software development methodologies and tools. You will also extend and enhance established products written in C++ with Qt4/5 and its Python wrapper.

Duties include (but are not limited to)

  • Work closely with cross-functional teams (solver, GUI, research, and support team) in requirements gathering and software design.
  • Resolve high-level design and functional issues.
  • Code your own design in C, C++, and Python.
  • Assist in supporting various Test and Design Engineering activities.

Required Qualities and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent or related field.
  • Experience developing C++ based applications.
  • Good knowledge of graphical user interface (GUI) programming in Qt4/5.
  • Good knowledge of data structure, design patterns, UML, and Git.
  • Preferably prior experience in OpenGL and software development using LINUX platform.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently and as a team.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, and we are accepting applications from recent graduates. Interested applicants should send their resume and salary requirements.

Contact Information
Wang-ting Lin
[email protected]

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