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VAC-2021-72 – Engineer for software development, code validation and verification in a high performance computing environment (PRIMUS project)

Published: 06/10/2021

Number of vacancies: 1

Category: Research Engineer (RENG 5)

Workplace: Barcelona

Salary gross: 21.468,59 €

Working hours: Full time contract

Contract type: Temporary

Duration: Until the end of the project

Functions to be developed:

This position is to work on the project “PRIMUS: Printing pattern based and MultiScale enhanced performance analysis of advanced Additive Manufacturing components”, with reference PID2020-115575RB-I00 funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities.

More information about the project: https://www.cimne.com/2883/industrial-manufacturing-processes/projects/ongoing-projects

The main tasks will be:

  • Development of innovative numerical methods for the analysis of the performance of thermoplastic components manufactured via Fused Filament Fabrication.
  • Implementation of a multiscale approach based on Reduced Order Modeling (ROM) techniques forcharacterization of the FFF parts.
  • Design and modelling of components based on auxetic structures: Advanced Additive Manufacturing Components.
  • Calibration of the software vs experimental results.

The position is compatible with the development of a PhD thesis.

Required skills:


  • Knowledge of scientific programming (Fortran 2008 Object Oriented, Python)
  • Knowledge of numerical methods (preferably, FEM)
  • Fluency in English
  • Experience in Parallel Computing (HPC)
  • Basic knowledge of the field of the position
  • Fluency in Spanish
  • Official academic degrees
  • Non official academic degrees
  • Experience
  • Knowledge of languages
Qualification system:

The requisites and merits will be evaluated with a maximum note of 100 points. Such maximal note will be obtained summing up the following points:

  • Academic degree: 30%
  • Training and improvement: 20%
  • Professional experience: 5%
  • Spanish knowledge: 5%
  • Interview: 40%
Candidates must complete the "Application Form", indicating the reference of the vacancy and attaching the required documents.

The deadline for registration to the offer ends on October 20th, 2021 at 12 noon.

The preselected candidates may be requested to send the documentation required in the "Requirements" and "Merits" sections, duly scanned, and may be called to go through selection tests (which might be of eliminatory nature) and / or personal interviews.

Funded by: 

Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación