Computational Mechanics Research Engineer (Princeton, NJ)

Post date: 10/01/2021

GEM is currently seeking a candidate with a broad range of experiences in computational mechanics and software development. A qualified candidate will be involved in the development, implementation, and enhancement of solution modules in GEM’s software toolkits associated with composite damage modeling, multiscale characterization of defects, computational geometry and mesh generation of complex structures, and development of user-defined materials and elements for commercial finite element software such as ABAQUS.

Position Requirements:

  • A strong background in applied and computational mechanics, including advanced finite element method, computational geometry, graphic design, and multiscale modeling.
  • Experience in developing solution modules for kinematic and constitutive description of nonlinear response of advanced materials and structures.
  • Proficiency in programming languages, such as FORTRAN, C, C++ and python; skillful parallel programming using OpenMP and MPI.
  • Proven experience in failure evaluation of advanced structures subjected to static, dynamic, and fatigue loadings.
  • Extensive knowledge in pre- and post-processing of finite element model and using major computer-aided engineering (CAE) software applications such as ABAQUS and the like.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, highly motivated, and a good team worker to accomplish group objectives.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree with more than 2 years of experience in one or more of the following fields: Applied Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, applied mathematics, multiscale and multi-physics modeling and simulation, and advanced computing.
  • Ability to develop and apply numerical & FE methods and develop custom subroutines.
  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving abilities.

About GEM:

Global Engineering and Materials (GEM), Inc. is a high-tech firm and provides its clients with innovation research and development, consulting services and multi-physics software tool development. The wide spectrum of our R&D and engineering services sponsored by Navy, NASA, Air Force and major aerospace industries includes computational mechanics, multiscale analysis and multi-disciplinary coupling, structural integrity and durability assessment of advanced structures, development of material structure-property and process relationships, and analysis tool and software development. At GEM, we offer competitive salaries, comprehensive health benefits, and professional trainings and technical advancement opportunities to support employees’ growth.

Qualified applicants are invited to directly send resume and cover letter to