Employment Opportunities

Livermore Software Technology Corporation (LSTC) is expanding worldwide and seeks software developers in the area of multimaterial Eulerian fluids coupled with Lagrangian structure and heat transfer for application in manufacturing, such as forging, casting; in aerospace, for bird strike on aircraft structure; in automotive; fluid structure interactions in fuel tanks and tire hydroplaning; and in defense, for ordnance design and underwater explosions.

Prospective candidates must have five or more years experience in Eulerian software development and an advanced degree or equivalent in mechanical engineering, engineering mechanics, physics, or mathematics.

If you are interested, please provide a precise resume/CV including details of work and educational experience, professional goals, visa status, and means of contacting you. Please refer to our Contact Page for the appropriate email address.

Full and part time positions are available. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Those with foreign work experience and native fluency in non-western language are strongly encouraged to respond.

Project Engineer

Research, develop and improve our products such as LS-DYNA, LS-PrePost, and LS-OPT and their associated technology. Work on the implementation and the development of new applications in the electromagnetic solver of LS-DYNA software. Work on battery modelling and the cardiac cells modelling. Build test cases through the simulation interface LS-PrePost. Use C/C++, LS-DYNA, Radioss, PAM-CRASH, MADYMO, MATLAB, Nastran, LS-PrePost, Visual, Optistruct. Req: BS degree in Software Engineering or Electronics with 5 months experience as Project Engineer or Intern. Related exp must include using C/C++. Ref: #4802. (Updated 07/19/2017)

Project Engineer

Provide technical support to company customers using LSTC design optimization and probabilistic analysis tool (LS-OPT) and topology and shape computation tool (LS-TaSC). Collaborate with LS-OPT, LS-TaSC developers to resolve technical issues highlighted by the users/clientele. Perform quality assurance testing/debugging for new developments/features implemented in company products. Involve in design optimization and topology optimization. Use various tools, technologies and packages including LS-DYNA, LS-PrePost, Visual DOC, ABAQUS, MATLAB, NASTRAN, Python, Perl, C and others as necessary. Primary worksite is Livermore, CA, but relocation possible. Req: Master degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering with 6 months experience as Project or Software Engineer. Related experience must include using LS-OPT and LSTaSC. (Updated 11/10/2016)

Structural Optimization Developer

Development of LS-TaSC, our Topology and Shape Computations software. See the LSTC LS-TaSC product page for additional information regarding LS-TaSC. Responsibilities are

  • Research, implementation, documentation, testing, and maintenance of topology and shape design software;
  • Collaboration with the GUI development and support staff; and
  • Client interaction, such as gathering product requirements, meetings, and support.

The required qualification is a Master's degree or a PhD degree in structural mechanics with a background in structural optimization. (Updated 09/28/2016)

Project Engineer

Project Engineer: Development for the Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH) module in LS-Dyna. Implementation of a Moving Least-Squares correction providing first order consistency, coupled with a Quasi-Linear RKPM for numerical stability. Development of new formulations for hydrodynamic simulations. Provide support for LS-Dyna users who are employing the SPH module, including offer clarifications on the formulation of the method, its advantages and limitations. Primary worksite is Livermore, CA, but relocation is possible. Required: Masters Degree in Structural Engineering with 1 year experience as Project Engineer or Graduate Researcher. Related experience must include working on Quasi-Linear RKPM. Ref: #4016. (Posted June 10, 2016)

Electromagnetism Software Developer

Livermore Software Technology Corporation seeks a software developer with exceptional programming skills combined with expertise in electromagnetism. LSTC develops the multi-physics software program, LS-DYNA, which performs strongly coupled mechanical/thermal/fluid/electromagnetic simulations. Qualifications require a PhD in physics, mathematics, electrical, or mechanical engineering and a proven background in electromagnetism. (Updated March 30, 2016)

Project Engineers

Develop computational models and structural enhancement of correlation between CAE models and prototype test vehicles through the finite element program: LS-DYNA. Involve in diagnosis of modeling/execution errors and ensuring their rectification in order to develop a high fidelity computational model. Develop barrier models (employed in U.S or European crash testing protocols) such as Advanced European Moving Deformable Barrier, IIHS Moving Deformable Barrier and Research Moving Deformable Barrier. Conduct classroom programs to teach the theoretical framework and practical applications of various features and toolboxes associated with the LS-DYNA program. Primary worksite is Livermore, CA, but relocation possible. Req: Master degree in Mechanical Engineering with 1 year experience as CAE Engineer/Analyst. Related exp must include developing structural enhancement of correlation between CAE models and prototype test. #2124 (Post date: 03/29/2016).

Project Engineer

Project Engineer: Provide technical support for LS-DYNA and LS-PrePost Finite Element Analysis (FEA) software to users at Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, Ohio. Facilitate resolution of customer problems in all areas of LS-DYNA and LSPrePost: answer customer questions relating to usage and application to customer's application; resolve installation and licensing problems; identify and isolate bugs in program and report these to HQ. Primary worksite is Livermore, CA, but relocation possible. Req: Master degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering with 1 year experience as Engineer/Tech Specialist. Related exp must include using Abaqus, FEA, Simulia. Ref: #3855. (Updated February 5, 2016).

Research Engineer

Research Engineer: Test and analyze direct methods for a solution to dense and sparse linear systems. Investigate fast low-rank approximation kernels and methods. Investigate massively parallel processing (MPP) code performance written utilizing message passing interface (MPI). Work with multi-physics simulations code LS-Dyna and its linear algebra kernels. Research and analyze low-rank approximation for frontal matrices. Req: Master degree in Mechanical Engineering with 1 year experience as Research Engineer/Assistant. Related exp must include using MPI. Ref: #2839. (Updated January 29, 2015)

Researcher

Researcher: Involve in specification and development of the potential new generation of numerical linear algebra tools based on low-rank approximations and aiming at decreasing the computational requirements of the resolution of large linear systems of equations. Use SPOOLES linear algebra library and implemented in C. Research and develop the target applications tackled by the multi-physics simulation software LS-DYNA. Resolve general and various issues related to the numerical linear algebra kernels used in LS-DYNA using SVN subversion and LaTeX. Req: Master degree in Applied mathematics with 1 year experience as Engineer or RA/TA. Related exp must include using Subversion and LaTex. (Updated November 25, 2014)

Project Engineer

Project Engineer: Research, develop and improve our products such as LS-DYNA, LS-PrePost, and LS-OPT and their associated technology. Evaluate the simulation vs. test correlation of acoustic cavity modeling and optimize the model parameters to improve correlation using meta-modeling techniques. Develop post processing tool and the GUI to evaluate drive away noise levels using Python. Perform crash safety and occupant protection simulations for IIHS and NCAP compliance at sub system and system level. Evaluate the performance of automotive instrument panels, engine mounts, and mobile medical devices. Use LS-Dyna, Radioss, PAM-CRASH, MADYMO, MATLAB, Nastran, LS-Perpost, Visual, Optistruct, Hyperworks, Python. Req: Master degree in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering with 6 months experience as Project Engineer. Related experience must include using Python and Nastran. Send resumes to Livermore Software Technology Corporation, 1740 West Big Beaver Road, Troy MI 48084. Attn: Russell Sims. (Updated August 1, 2014)

Technical Support Specialist

Provide technical support for users in metal forming technology. Develop kinematic hardening model. Perform QA tests for new software features of LS-DYNA. Conduct research about the benchmark problems. Use HPC (high-performance-computing) clusters such as LS-DYNA, VA-One (AUTOSEA), VIRTUAL.LAB (SYSNOISE), I-DEAS, ANSYS, MSC NASTRAN. (Updated September 1, 2014)

Project Engineer

Project Engineer: Providing technical supports for users in metal forming technology. Develop kinematic hardening model. Perform QA tests for the new software features of LS-DYNA. Conduct research about the benchmark problems. Use HPC (high-performance-computing) clusters such as LS-DYNA, VA-One (AUTOSEA), VIRTUAL.LAB (SYSNOISE), I-DEAS, ANSYS, MSC NASTRAN.Req: Master degree in Mechanical/Material Engineering with 1 year experience as Engineer or Researcher. Related exp must include developing kinematic hardening model. Ref: #1834. (Updated July 8, 2014)

Project Engineer

Research, develop and improve our products such as LS-DYNA, LS-PrePost, and LS-OPT and their associated technology. Evaluate the simulation vs. test correlation of acoustic cavity modeling and optimize the model parameters to improve correlation using meta-modeling techniques. Develop post processing tool and the GUI to evaluate drive away noise levels using Python. Perform crash safety and occupant protection simulations for IIHS and NCAP compliance at sub system and system level. Evaluate the performance of automotive instrument panels, engine mounts, and mobile medical devices. Use LS-Dyna, Radioss, PAM-CRASH, MADYMO, MATLAB, Nastran, LS-Perpost, Visual, Optistruct, Hyperworks, Python. Req: Master degree in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering with 6 months experience as Project Engineer. Related exp must include using Python and Nastran. Ref: #1872.

Project Engineer

Project Engineer: Test and analyze direct methods for a solution to dense and sparse linear systems. Investigate fast low-rank approximation kernels and methods. Implement block low-rank kernels in MUMPS. Work with multi-physics simulations code LS-Dyna and its linear algebra kernels. Analyze low-rank approximation for frontal matrices. Test one-way dissection algorithms to reduce the fill-in in sparse matrix factorizations. Use Java, Eclipse, C++, Jython, LS-DYNA. Req: Master degree in Computer Science or Applied Mathematics or related with 1 year experience as Engineer. Related exp must include using Java, Eclipse, Jython. (Updated April 28, 2014)

Project Engineer

Implement new methods for solving complex issues involving the resolution of linear systems including: GMRES method and preconditioning. Design new improvements for Mechanical software simulation and development and perform testing on mechanical projects to identify issues. Collaborate with LS-DYNA developers to resolve technical issues highlighted by the users/clientele. Understand the evolving capabilities of LS-DYNA, in preparation to providing technical support, upon their availability to the user community. Implement an automatic quality assurance procedure on specific LS-Dyna test cases. Use LS-DYNA, Radioss, PAM-CRASH, Eclipse, RSA, MADYMO, MATLAB, Nastran, LS-Perpost, Visual, Optistruct, Hyperworks, Python. Req: Master degree in Mechanical Engineering or Space Engineering with 6 months experience as Project Engineer or Software Engineer. Related exp must include using Eclipse, RSA. (Updated April 24, 2014)

Project Engineer

Project Engineers: Implement the rotational dynamics analysis in current software to research the solution to resolve the damage caused by the rotating part, such as spinning disks, turbine blades, wind turbine, etc. Research Gyroscopic effects in the analysis to evaluate the system natural frequencies changes with different spinning speeds, in order to improve the structural designs. Develop and optimize design software programs and Shock Simulator using FORTRAN and ANSYS. Req: Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with 1 year experience as Engineer or Graduate Student Researcher. Related experience must include using ANSYS (10/08/2015).