Fracture mechanics

Location: Houston, Tx
Date Posted: 02-02-2018
The Fracture Mechanics Engineer will: 
  • Develop fracture mechanics and programming solutions for the NASGRO® Fracture Mechanics and Fatigue Crack Growth Software applications suite.
  • Participate in research projects in fracture mechanics and fatigue.
  • Interact with the community of software users extensively.
  • Perform other duties as required.
Required Education/Experience/Skills:
This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at an level which this positions has been advertised.
  • BS degree in Mechanical, Aerospace or Civil Engineering from an accredited engineering school and a minimum of ten (10) to fourteen (14)years of direct engineering experience, or MS degree from an accredited engineering school and a minimum of eight (8) to twelve (12) years of direct engineering experience, or Ph. D degree and a minimum of four (4) to nine (9) years direct engineering experience.
  • Expertise in computational problems in any area of Mechanics, preferably Fracture Mechanics.
  • Ability to navigate through and write additional segments of code to existing software with Fortran core and C++ graphical user interface.
  • Ability to write Fortran code is essential.
  • Knowledge of GUI tool kits such as wxWidgets is desirable.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral, are needed. Ability to respond efficiently and competently to queries from large user community is essential.
  • Ability to work effectively, rationally and quickly in real-time environments of rapid-change, conflicting requirements, and occasional pressure.
  • Familiarity with MS Office Software is expected.
  • MS degree.
  • Knowledge of numerical methods such as Finite Elements and Boundary Elements. 
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