CFD Application Engineer

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CFD Application Engineer
Orlando, Florida
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Due to the nature of this role, US citizenship or US Permanent Residency is required.

CD-adapco (, a world leader in developing cutting edge simulation software and solutions for a wide variety of complex fluid flow, chemical reactions and heat transfer problems, is looking to expand our team.  As part of our continued growth we are seeking a highly motivated CFD engineer to join our customer support organization to provide technical advice in all aspects of engineering analysis to clients in Oil & Gas and Marine Industry.

The Application Engineer is responsible for managing a selected set of customer accounts to ensure the technical success of our software.  They are expected to work closely with customers to understand their engineering workflow and processes and propose solution methodologies and best practices to help customers meet their objectives.  The role includes training and mentoring of customers, assisting sales, providing direct customer support and conducting pro-active initiatives to grow usage within the set of assigned accounts.  Excellent communication skills and a desire to work with clients are critical to success in this fast-paced and broad engineering role. If you are creative, entrepreneurial in nature, and demonstrate good communication skills, we would like to hear from you.   This position may require up to 20 percent travel. 

By joining CD-adapco in an engineering role working with our customers, you will not find yourself confined to a cubicle, you will be engaged with fascinating, varied engineering challenges mixed with opportunities to travel to, and directly engage with, many different customers who will look to you for your engineering knowledge and skill. All of this in a team-based dynamic environment provides the CD-adapco engineer with one of the strongest engineering skill sets in the world.


Minimum requirements include:

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in Mechanical, Chemical or related field with focus on computational methods, fluid dynamics.
  • Demonstrated experience with computational methods in combustion, experience in STAR-CCM+ preferred.
  • Knowledge of reaction kinetics
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

CD-adapco offers a stimulating working environment, competitive benefits including a performance based bonus and job growth opportunities. All qualified applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter outlining your unique qualifications by selecting the “Apply Now” option above.

CD-adapco is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, gender, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information non-discrimination or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.  All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

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About CD-adapco

CD-adapco is the world's largest independent CFD-focused provider of engineering simulation software, support and services. We have over 30 years of experience in delivering industrial strength engineering simulation. The scope of our activities extends well beyond software development to encompass a wide range of CAE engineering services in both CFD and FEA.

We have over 8,000 users of our software, working at 3,000 different companies, spending over $181 million on our software and services. Our customer approval ratings are very high; in our last customer survey 93% of our customers declared themselves satisfied, or very satisfied with our software and services, a fact reflected in a consistently high customer retention rate.

Consistently growing at an organic rate of over 15% per year, CD-adapco employs over 925 talented individuals, working at 40 offices around the globe, involved in dedicated support, software development and engineering services.