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Principal Software Developer

Houston, Texas
8 Sep 2022

The driving force behind our success has always been the people of AspenTech. What drives us, is our aspiration, our desire and ambition to keep pushing the envelope, overcoming any hurdle, challenging the status quo to continually find a better way. You will experience these qualities of passion, pride and aspiration in many ways - from a rich set of career development programs to support of community service projects to social events that foster fun and relationship building across our global community.

The Role

AspenTech is looking for a Principal Software Developer to join our Manufacturing and Supply Chain group, building the next generation of solutions for Petrochemical companies to optimize their value chain. As a Principal Software Developer, you will help design and develop new features in collaboration with Product Management and Product Designers. Strong software development knowledge and understanding of modeling and optimization principles are a must for this position. Working knowledge of refinery and petrochemical processes as well as supply chain and distribution modeling are also useful skills for this role.

Your Impact

  • Investigate new and developing modeling and optimization technologies as they appear in industry and academia and determine how to leverage these new technologies into our software applications.
  • Provide technical leadership for software development projects related to mathematical modeling and optimization.
  • Design, develop, maintain, and support new and existing engineering software applications.
  • Actively contribute to technical and functional design sessions.
  • Provide creative solutions when dealing with technology challenges.
  • Participating in the maintenance and enhancement of the existing code bases.
  • Provide technical support to product management, product marketing, services, and customer support on customer activities.

What You'll Need

  • BS in Chemical Engineering, Mathematics, or related fields (advanced degree preferable).
  • 5-10 years of experience in the development of software for modeling, control and optimization of chemicals, oil & gas, and/or refining processes.
  • Strong background in numerical methods, mathematical modeling, and optimization.
  • Solid computer programming and software development experience, with specific experience in C#/.NET. Experience with C++ is a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, writing and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to convey complex information in a clear and concise manner.
  • English fluency (written and verbal) required.

AspenTech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. AspenTech does not discriminate against employees or applicants on the basis of age, race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or related conditions, marital status, familial status, national origin, disability, medical condition, genetic information, military service or protected Veteran Status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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  • Job Reference: 707292920-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Aspen Technology
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Salary: On Application