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CFD Analyst

  • Role Type
  • Full time

  • Location
  • Prague

  • Closing Date
  • 31/08/2019

Job Description

Ricardo is a global engineering, strategic and environmental consultancy, founded in 1915 our vision is to maximise efficiency and eliminate waste. With a century of experience delivering excellence and innovation, Ricardo now employs over 2700 engineers, scientists and consultants around the world and it is the passion and expertise of this community, which drives us forward and maintains our position of technical leadership.
As a business, we value respect, integrity, innovation and passion and guided by these values we enable our customers to achieve sustainable growth and commercial success.

A CFD Analyst is required to carry out a range of analysis tasks in the expanding Ricardo Prague office.

Job Duties

Working in conjunction with highly skilled engineers both in Prague and at other Ricardo locations around the world, you will perform some of the following types of analysis:

Cooling and lubrication of engines, transmissions and electrical machines
Analysis of vehicle cooling, HVAC, fuel, brake and battery systems
Cabin comfort and under-bonnet thermal analysis
Flow analysis of intake and exhaust systems
Simulation of fluid systems using combinations of 1D/3D fluid dynamic and thermal modelling tools
Interpretation of results and suggestions for improvements
Assisting in the development of new techniques


The ideal candidate will have most of the following

A degree in either Mechanical/Aeronautical Engineering or Applied Mathematics
A sound knowledge of fluid dynamics and thermodynamics theory
Experience with at least one fluid simulation code such as StarCD / Star CCM+, Fluent, VECTIS, TAITherm, Flowmaster, GT Suite, AMESim, Ignite, Ansa or Hypermesh
At least intermediate level of English (daily use and communication with native speakers)


We offer

An interesting and varied role within an expanding international company, work with latest technologies
Graduate rotation programme
Informal company culture and flexible working hours
Secured bike storage for active cyclists and a nearby cycle track
Modern offices close to city centre (tram, metro B) with variety of restaurants and services in the area
Possibility to travel both to other Ricardo locations and client´s sites
Motivating employee benefit package (annual travel transport ticket reimbursement, contribution to life and pension insurance, sport activities, English lessons within working hours, employee interest free loan etc.)

Ricardo is an equal opportunities employer.