Simulation System Performance Engineer (Automotive Industry)

Job Title: Simulation System Performance Engineer (Automotive Industry).

 Locations: Braunschweig/Wolfsburg (Germany), Prague (Czech), Windsor (UK)

Type: Full-time

About Us:

ICON is a pioneer in the field of open-source automotive simulation technology. Our mission is to advance automotive design and testing through innovative, high-performance simulation solutions.

Job Description: 

We are currently seeking a Simulation System Performance Engineer with a strong background in software performance optimization, particularly in packaging, compiling, and installing Open-Source C++ tools. The ideal candidate will also possess proficiency in scripting languages, crucial for our simulation systems in the automotive industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Profiling and optimizing existing CFD/CAE solvers to identify and address performance bottlenecks.
  • Packaging, compiling, and installing a variety of Open-Source C++ tools.
  • Developing and maintaining Bash and Python scripts to support simulation processes.
  • Implementing best practices for compilation and optimization to enhance tool performance.
  • Integrating and optimizing MPI systems for efficient parallel processing.
  • Managing and optimizing HPC cluster queuing systems (e.g., PBS Pro, SLURM).
  • Collaborating with development teams for continuous improvement of simulation systems.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Extensive experience in profiling and optimizing CFD/CAE solvers or similar complex software systems.
  • Proficiency in packaging, compiling, and installing Open-Source C++ tools.
  • Strong skills in scripting languages.
  • Familiarity with MPI system integration and HPC cluster management.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work collaboratively in a team.
  • Fluent in Czech or German languages.

Why Join Us:

  • Be a part of a company that is at the forefront of automotive simulation technology.
  • Work in a stimulating environment where innovation and creativity are valued.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.

Join us in driving the future of automotive design and engineering with cutting-edge simulation technologies!  We look forward to hearing from you and exploring how you can contribute to our team!

Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the country in which the job is based.

ICON is an equal opportunities employer.

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