Junior Analysis and Simulation Engineer

  • Role type
  • Full time

  • Location/s
  • Prague

  • Closing Date
  • 23/04/2024

Job Description

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Role: Junior Analysis and Simulation Engineer

Location: Prague 

Role ID: 2024-2300


Our vision is to create a safe and sustainable world.

We are looking for a Junior Analysis and Simulation Engineer to join our Global Analysis and Simulation team in our Prague office. In this role, you will work on a diverse range of projects at the forefront of technology, spanning fuel cells, electrified powertrains, energy storage systems, and green engines. This role offers the chance to specialise in areas of personal interest while honing your skills in tools like Abaqus, Optistruct, Adams, or Ansys suite.


This is a full-time, on-site position that includes opportunities for client visits and interaction with global Ricardo offices, fostering a rich professional network.


We encourage you to apply for this role if you have:

  • University degree (M.Sc. / Ing. or higher) in Mechanical Engineering / Aerospace Engineering / Electrical Engineering / Applied Physics.
  • Passion for solving engineering problems and learning new skills and work well within a team environment.
  • Demonstrable experience with using analysis & simulation tools (e.g. in previous job, master thesis or university project).
  • Extensive theoretical and practical knowledge in at least one analysis area (e.g. structural, durability, MBD, electromagnetic).
  • Good English both written and verbal.
  • Czech language is huge advantage.
  • Eligibility to work in the Czech Republic.

Your role will involve:

  • Building and running analysis models in tools like Abaqus, Optistruct, Adams or Ansys suite, technical reporting.
  • Working on a variety of analysis & simulation disciplines (e.g., structural and durability, multi-body dynamic or electromagnetic).
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Engaging in cutting-edge technology projects involving fuel cells, electrified powertrains, energy storage systems, and green engines.

Working here

You will be warmly welcomed into our workplace where every voice matters. We are diverse thinkers and doers, coming together to create a culture of inclusion. We will support you to find your place.


We will encourage you to use your passion and expertise to make a positive impact through the projects you work on.  Your knowledge and desire to bring about change will be invaluable in helping deliver innovative solutions that support communities across the globe in becoming safer and more sustainable.



We want you to know how much you are valued. Your remuneration and benefits package will reflect that. You will receive a range of benefits which include support for your physical and mental health. 


Our core benefits include 5 weeks of holiday, a competitive company pension scheme, life assurance and professional subscriptions reimbursement. We also offer a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.


Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion statement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours. We have an ambitious diversity, equality, and inclusion approach as explained here. We value diversity; recognising that a more diverse workforce creates a richer and more varied working environment. Diversity also drives innovation, by allowing us to offer our clients the best consultancy service that we can. As part of our commitment to engage positively and pro-actively with all our employees and to ensure an inclusive culture, we are a recognised as a 'disability confident' employer.


Next steps

Once you have submitted your application a member of our Recruitment Team will be in touch. Please be aware that the timing can vary dependent on the volume of applications that we receive for each role and in some cases, we may start to review applications prior to the closing date.


Ricardo is a Disability confident employer please advise the recruitment team via if you require any adjustments to support you throughout the recruitment process.