Plaxis designs and offers software and services for geotechnical engineers and engineering geologists. The Plaxis team is involved in applied research, product definition, software development, customization, documentation and high-end services related to the PLAXIS software for applications in soils and rocks. Our Competence Centre Geo-engineering contributes directly and indirectly to the development of the advanced PLAXIS software products and the fulfilment of client needs. For this Competence Centre we are currently looking for a:Research Engineer Rock Mechanics and Constitutive Modelling 1,0 FTE Job description As a Research Engineer you will be responsible for the necessary applied (analytical and numerical) research, specification, documentation, verification and validation of PLAXIS features related to tunnelling, mining and engineering rock mechanics applications.You will work closely with our Software Engineering and Quality Assurance Team, to develop our advanced PLAXIS software products. You will help our Support Team in answering questions related to your specialisations and to divine new possibilities.You are also involved in customization and research projects assigned by clients. It is encouraged that the Researcher maintains a network of contacts at companies, research institutes and governmental bodies. RequirementsPhD or MSc with some years of (numerical) research experience in geo-mechanics, rock mechanics or constitutive modelling.Proven experience with the implementation of numerical methods (FEM, FDM) and constitutive models.Programming knowledge and experience in Fortran, C, C++ or PythonFluent in English (written and verbal)Able to work in teams as well as autonomouslyWe offerCompetitive salary and benefitsA challenging job in an informal and international environmentStimulating innovative and knowledge-driven work environmentBeing part of the world market leader in the field of geotechnical finite element softwareHow to apply Fill in the form on our website and upload an application letter stating your motivation for this job, together with your resume (CV) or send all the required documents to vacancies[at]plaxis.com (stating vacancy number 17-18). Company Profile At Plaxis we are very good at computational geo-mechanics and focused on developing, marketing and supporting the PLAXIS finite element-based software applications for soil and rock analyses.Our software is used all over the world by thousands of engineers faced with challenging construction projects (for example foundations, deep excavations, tunnels, dikes and offshore constructions). In addition to the PLAXIS software, we offer our customers educational services through workshops, courses and training and we offer them expert advice. The educational services are offered as public events, webinars and in-house events at customer location.Plaxis is an organization with a young international team and is based in a modern new office on the campus of Delft University of Technology. Contact Additional information can be obtained from Ronald Brinkgreve, Manager of the Competence Centre Geo-Engineering or Karin Hijma, HR Manager via +31(0)15-2517756. Reactions from staffing agencies and other 3rd parties are not appreciated.