Senior Systems Modeling Engineer - Simulation

  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 6 hours ago


Full Time


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Job Description

As a Senior Systems Modeling Engineer - Simulation you will be actively engaged in driving industry-leading research and development associated with simulation of complex machinery and electrical systems for marine and offshore application.

This position is a Hybrid role in Spring, Texas (Remote Monday and Friday, in Office Tuesday - Thursday).

What You Will Do:
  • Serves as leader or member of technical project teams for simulation-based performance evaluation of marine and offshore systems. Performance includes energy efficiency, Green House Gas emission, economics, interoperability, and reliability. Systems include both systems of individual vessels such as power and propulsion system of a ship and those beyond individual vessels such as fleet, ports, or ecosystems including green shipping corridors.
  • Identifies and proposes Technology programs and projects in field of Simulation to management. Recommends priorities for projects within Technology.
  • Plans for and budgets programs and projects as assigned by management.
  • Responsible for carrying out assigned duties to complete projects on schedule and within budget.
  • Ensures the delivery of high-quality service and maintenance of good relations with customers and coworkers.
  • Stays actively informed concerning technical, business and management developments affecting ABS and its customers, and communicates this information promptly to management.
  • Actively promotes the services and capabilities of ABS throughout the technical and business community.
  • Writes and presents technical papers and reports concerning areas of expertise and work performed.
  • Provides day-to-day leadership and advice on areas of technical expertise to Technology and Engineering staffs
  • Responsible for development of suggested Rule changes and/or Rule development projects as assigned. Provides expert advice as necessary in matters related to the application of Rules and Regulations.
  • Ensures that all ABS Quality System requirements with regard to technical work within assigned areas of responsibility are fulfilled.
  • Performs selected engineering reviews and analyses.
What You Will Need:

Education and Experience
  • Minimum of 2 years for Engineer or 5 years for Senior/Principal Engineer for relevant engineering experience in the energy industry, shipyard, design/consulting office, shipping/oil company, university, or classification society.
  • Minimum of bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or other related discipline; MSc or PhD is preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 year for using simulation software such as Amesim, Simulink, and Anylogic
Required/Preferred Education Requirements
  • Professional or chartered engineer license.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Knowledge of simulation for mechanical, electrical, and power/energy systems
  • Knowledge and experience of simulation software such as Amesim, Simulink, and Anylogic
  • Knowledge of onboard systems such as engines and associated equipment, auxiliary machinery and propulsion systems, electrical and control systems.
  • Awareness of alternative marine fuels, such as hydrogen, ammonia and methanol
  • Awareness of emerging technologies and trends in the marine industry including emerging engines, fuels, propulsion and power generation
  • Strong communicator with excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent command of the English language.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others.
It Would Be Nice If You Had

Professional or chartered engineer license

Reporting Relationships:

The incumbent reports to a Manager, Staff Consultant, Principal Engineer, or project leader and collaborates with other appropriate organizational elements on assigned tasks. This position does not have direct reports.

Working Conditions

Work will generally be performed in an air-conditioned office environment. Occasionally, the incumbent will be required to visit manufacturing plants, remote field sites, or go aboard marine vessels or structures. Work will be non-manual, but the incumbent must be able to walk and climb among equipment and structures. Occasionally may have to lift between 5-15 pounds.


This position requires access to information that is subject to control by the Export Administration Regulations and/or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations. Any offer of employment shall be contingent upon the Company's verification that the candidate is a "U.S. Person" or upon the receipt of all necessary export licenses or authorizations that may be required by U.S. export control laws. "U.S. Persons" are defined as U.S. citizens, U.S. lawful permanent residents (i.e., "" holders), or any individual granted protected status under the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. • 1324b(a)(3)), including asylees and refugees. In the event a candidate refuses or cannot otherwise provide the necessary information for the Company to determine whether such licenses may be required, or for the Company to obtain any required licenses, the Company shall maintain the exclusive right to discontinue the application process and/or withdraw any contingent offer that has been made. #dice

About Us

We set out more than 160 years ago to promote the security of life and property at sea and preserve the natural environment. Today, we remain true to our mission and continue to support organizations facing a rapidly evolving seascape of challenging regulations and new technologies. Through it all, we are anchored by a vision and mission that help our clients find clarity in uncertain times.

ABS is a global leader in marine and offshore classification and other innovative safety, quality, and environmental services. We're at the forefront of supporting the global energy transition at sea, the application of remote and autonomous marine systems, cutting-edge technical solutions, and many more exciting advancements. Our commitment to safety, reliability, and efficiency is ever-present, guiding our clients to safer and more efficient operations.

About Our Benefits

ABS Bureau proudly offers a variety of industry-leading benefits designed to enhance the life and well-being of our employees and their families. These benefits include, but are not limited to, medical insurance (PPO and HD), dental and vision insurance, Health Savings Account (HSA), Flexible Savings Account (FSA), life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, disability leave programs, parental leave program, paid holidays, and paid vacation time. The Company provides an Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) that offers support in personal wellness, including work-life services. ABS Bureau also offers a 401K plan with a generous company match, subject to plan requirements.

Equal Opportunity

ABS Bureau is committed to the equal employment opportunity of its employees and prohibits discrimination against any employee or qualified applicant based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or veteran status, or other non-work-related characteristics that may be protected under the law of the Federal Government or specific state employment laws.


ABS and Affiliated Companies (ABS) will not pay a fee to any third-party agency without a valid ABS Master Service Agreement (MSA) authorized and signed by Human Resources. Any resume, CV, application, or other forms of candidate submission provided to any employee of ABS without a valid MSA on file will be considered property of ABS, and no fee will be paid.


This job description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job of the incumbent. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making a fair decision regarding the pay structure of the job. #ogjs

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