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Software Engineer - FEA-3190

Company:
Absolute Opportunities
Location:
Rockford, Illinois, United States
Posted:
August 06, 2017
Description:

Job Ref.: 3190

Job Title: Software Engineer - FEA

Role: Information Technology

Relocation Available: Yes

Industry: Manufacturing

Location: Illinois

Town / City: Rockford

Job Type: Permanent full-time

Job description:

Machine Tool manufacturing company looking for a Software Engineer with Finite Element Analysis.

Summary

The Software Engineer - FEA for the Composites Division will become part of a development team that develops software dedicated to the design and manufacturing of composite structures for a variety of applications including, but not limited to, aerospace vehicles. Rank and salary dependent on background/experience.

Duties

* Design, analysis, programming, debugging, and modification of software for composite applications focused on the use of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) along with other composite design tools

* Investigate application engineering tasks and prepare design specifications, analysis, and recommendations

* Support the "manufacturing process integration" for composite parts

* Provide customer support for software deployment and maintenance

* Ensure products and services provided by the company meet the highest standards

* Become very knowledgeable of the entire hardware & software infrastructure for automated machine tools and robotics equipment

* Working closely with other departments to meet the division's goals

* Meet deadlines and company goals

* Demonstrate continuous improvement philosophy*

Qualifications

* Programming knowledge and skills in C++ required

* Experience with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) - use and/or programming

* Strong analytical, problem solving, and decision making skills

* Solid math background with vectors, 3D geometry, transformations, etc.

* Good communication and interpersonal skills

* Flexible work attitude and excellent team player

* Must be a U.S. Citizen or hold a valid green card

Experience

* Recent industry or academic experience in Software Development

* Any experience related to Manufacturing, Industrial Machinery, or customer support for Software Applications is a plus

Education

* BA / BS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field

* Alternatively: BS degree in mechanical or aerospace engineering with sufficient experience in a software development environment

* Graduate degree is a plus

Computer Skills

* Experience in using standard Office applications, e.g. Word, Excel

* Experience with any of the following is a plus:

o Microsoft Visual Studio / C++

o Microsoft Widows based development environment

o Qt

o 3D graphics programming

o Image processing / vision applications

o Source Control Systems

Bottom Line Requirements:

1. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field.

2. Programming knowledge and skills in C++.

3. Experience with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) - use and/or programming.

4. Solid math background with vectors, 3D geometry, transformations, etc.

5. Must be a U.S. Citizen or hold a valid green card.

6. Experience related to manufacturing or industrial machinery is a plus.