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Geomechanics Software Engineer

Company: Itasca Consulting Group, Inc.
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Location: Itasca Consulting Group, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Itasca, a world-leading software and consulting engineering firm for over 40 years with 190 employees and 10 offices across 9 countries around the world, is seeking a software developer. -
The successful candidate will have a background in engineering mechanics and have a master's or Ph.D. in mechanical, civil or petroleum engineering or related discipline. Primary responsibilities will include supporting and developing geomechanics modeling software, specifically discrete element and finite volume programs. Programming experience in an engineering application is required. Primary development will be done in C++. Experience using Itasca software is a plus.
Primary expectations include the ability to:

  • Design and write object-oriented code used for numerical simulations to solve geomechanics problems.
  • -Work collaboratively with the software development team to develop and maintain Itasca's software.
  • Communicate with Itasca consultants and external clients to understand user needs and help find and develop effective solutions.
  • Set up, execute, and interpret numerical models to simulate thermo-hydro-mechanical processes in geomaterials.
  • Be self-motivated with the ability to think creatively and solve problems independently.
  • Be willing and able to take on different responsibilities within a small software team, including testing, technical support, documentation, training, and other non-programming tasks.
    Minimum requirements:
    • Master's or Ph.D. degree in applied mathematics, applied mechanics, engineering, or related scientific field
    • C++ proficiency
    • Two (2) years of experience with scientific programming
    • Experience in cross-platform development
    • Experience with source-control tools
    • English proficiency
      Other desirable qualifications:
      • Qt programming experience
      • Background in rock mechanics and fracture mechanics
      • Experience with writing and debugging multi-threaded codes
      • Experience in large-scale software development cycles, from requirements to release
      • Experience with MPI programming
        Why Itasca?
        • 100% employee-owned company
        • Performance bonuses (cash and company stock)
        • 100% employer-paid parking or bus pass
        • Competitive health and dental benefits (employee premiums 100% covered, family 70%)
        • Voluntary vision benefits -
        • Generous paid time off (starts accruing on day one) -
        • Nine paid holidays each year
        • 401(k) with up to 5% company match -
        • Paid parental leave
        • Health savings account (including employer contribution)
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Employer paid short- and long-term disability and life insurance
        • Pre-tax flexible spending accounts
        • In-office birthday celebrations, company-paid lunches, on and offsite holiday parties, and years of service recognition gifts
          Job Details
          Job Type: Full-time
          Physical setting: The position is based in downtown Minneapolis just steps from the Mississippi River overlooking the Stone Arch Bridge in the Barrel House boutique office building and will require much work to be completed on-site but with unparalleled flexibility.
          Additional Requirements
          Our policy is for a successful candidate to complete a talent assessment and pass a background check before employment. The background check may consist of the following components:
          • Criminal history check
          • Employment reference check
          • Education/License verification
          • Application details
          • U.S. Work Authorization via E-Verify
            Salary is commensurate with the successful candidates' experience. ICG is an equal opportunity employer, a drug-free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable. Additional information about Itasca can be found at itascacg.com.

Keywords: Itasca Consulting Group, Inc., Minneapolis , Geomechanics Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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