Simulation Engineer ll

Livonia, MI
Full Time
Advanced Engineering - 1426
Mid Level

We work alongside the best and brightest to do incredibly cool things you wouldn’t believe.  At Roush, you’re part of building the future.  Are you someone that has a passion for providing innovated solutions to complex challenges?  Do you want to work someplace where creativity and new ideas are encouraged?  If so, then keep reading.

We fuse technology and engineering to provide product development solutions to customers in a diverse range of industries. Widely recognized for providing engineering, testing, prototype, and manufacturing services to the transportation industry, Roush also provides significant support to the aerospace, defense, and theme park industries.  With over 2,400 employees in facilities throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, and South America, our unique combination of creativity and tenacity activates big ideas on a global stage. 

We offer a full array of benefits to our full-time employees, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, earned sick time, STD, LTD, 401K, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, and paid holidays.

Roush has an immediate opening for a Simulation Engineer ll.  The Simulation Engineer ll will develop models to support systems design and controls and software algorithm development. The role will provide systems engineering support in planning, design, development, and validation of different system solutions for multiple disciplines. The Systems Simulation Engineer will perform independent project tasks and collaborate with customers and team members.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, define, and characterize topology and performance optimization of systems and subsystems, including component selection.
  • Develop models and simulations to support design and development, controls, and software algorithm development.
  • Develop 1D and 3D physics-based systems models for systems or subsystems.
  • Develop system design models in mechanical, thermal, systems, kinematics, combustion, or similar modeling domains.
  • Plan, design, develop and validate systems and system solutions across multiple disciplines.
  • Support data synthesis, processing, and analysis.
  • Prepare and deliver technical reports and presentations for status reviews and project sign-off.
  • Develop controls models ranging from high fidelity to high response models.
  • Develop requirements, test case and validation plan for systems, subsystems, and components.

To be considered as a Systems Simulation Engineer you will need:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering or Mechatronics Engineering.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ systems modeling experience or related industry experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in mechanical, thermal, systems, kinematics, combustion, or similar modeling domains.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. lawful permanent resident allowing for International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) compliance.
  • Knowledge in 1D or 3D modeling tools like GT-Suite, Amesim, SIMSCAPE. Converge etc.
  • Knowledge in controls and software development in MATLAB and Simulink, C, C++, and Python.
  • Practical knowledge of CAE domains and boundary conditions, applicability of 1D models in CAE/CFD domains.
  • Working knowledge of developing Design of Experiments (DOE), parameter evaluation, system synthesis etc. to solve customer problems.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

A successful candidate may also have:

  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering or Mechatronics Engineering.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in 1D or 3D modeling in Multiphysics based tools or controls development.
  • Experience with controls algorithm development.
  • Experience with custom scripts and modeling application programming interfaces (API).
  • Working knowledge in machine learning, optimization, path planning, and data science.
  • Knowledge in dynamic modeling.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced collaborative team environment and excellent problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of internal combustion engine components and principles of operation.
  • Understanding of the challenges presented when operating systems within space environments.

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