Senior Software Engineer

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Flow Science is a software company based in Santa Fe, New Mexico USA, which develops and distributes the CFD (computational fluid dynamics) simulation software suite, FLOW-3D.  Founded in 1980 by one of the principals who pioneered the “Volume-of-Fluid” (or VOF) method while working at Los Alamos National Labs, Dr. C.W. (Tony) Hirt, FLOW-3D provides users the ability to model and visualize complex fluid flow problems, servicing users from commercial, academic and government domains all over the globe.  FLOW-3D is used in a variety of application areas; everything from water/environmental, to metal casting, aerospace, and additive manufacturing industries.  In the last few years, Flow Science has expanded its product line, creating application specific variants of FLOW-3D, aimed at providing each application area a more streamlined, tailored workflow for simulating problems specific to their industry.

The Role

We are looking for an experienced, knowledgeable, and versatile Senior Software Engineer to help drive the software development lifecycle of our FLOW-3D user interfaces using the latest object oriented techniques and best practices.

Successful Candidates Will:

  • Be quick to learn and excited about learning, as well as teaching, new software methods, technologies, and ideas
  • Be passionate about keeping up to date with software best practices and code quality
  • Be a strong advocate for software craftsmanship and take pride in your work
  • Thrive in environments with minimal guidance
  • Take initiative to help improve software development processes
  • Enjoy collaborating across teams with excellent communication


  • Participates and contributes to the design, implementation and maintenance of new elements in our FLOW-3D user interfaces and supporting applications
  • With minimal oversight beyond high level direction, utilize expertise to problem solve given limited information
  • Help ensure all designs are implemented as safely and as robustly as possible and adhere to proper software engineering guidelines and practices
  • Actively participate in identifying inefficiencies in the software development process and work with team members to continuously improve these processes
  • Identify risks in code, features and designs; communicate risks appropriately and take necessary action
  • Focus on high priority tasks and assignments while simultaneously supporting the team to ensure overall success
  • Collaborate with support/sales team when necessary to help resolve customer issues/questions
  • Encourage, train, and mentor team members to help them grow and excel
  • Conduct code reviews

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in software engineering, computer engineering, or computer science
  • Deep understanding of modern C++ (including standards); object-oriented principles and design, especially design patterns (3+ years)
  • Strong ability to read and learn from existing code
  • Strong understanding of 3D Graphic libraries such as VTK, Vulkan, or OpenGL (2+ years)
  • Experience developing cross-platform applications, specifically on Windows and Linux (3+ years)
  • Experience employing systems, tools, standards, and procedures to drive performance
  • Extensive experience developing, deploying, and integrating software solutions, preferably in an Agile environment
  • Experience designing user interfaces (2+ years)
  • Strong understanding of CI/CD concepts and test-driven development
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills


  • Experience with some of our tools and secondary languages: Qt framework, FORTRAN, Python, Bash scripting, CMake, Git, and JIRA
  • Experience with other CAE or visualization software


Flow Science offers an exceptional benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision insurances, life and disability insurances, 401(k) and profit-sharing plans with generous employer matching, and an incentive compensation plan that offers a year-end bonus opportunity up to 30% of base salary.

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