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Algorithm Development Engineer - Virtual Calibration


Akron, OH, US

Company:  Goodyear

Requisition ID: 104912 
Sponsorship Available: Yes 

Location: Akron Ohio, HYBRID Schedule
Relocation Assistance Available: Yes 

Goodyear. More Driven.




About the Position

You will have the opportunity to be a part of the Innovation Technology team, supporting the technical development of Tire Information Systems, both for passenger car and truck applications. More specifically, you will be responsible for adopting and/or developing virtual processes based on both physics-based tools (e.g., FEA) and data-driven simulation tools (e.g., Machine Learning) for the Tire Information Systems development.



  • Develop  virtual tools and processes to calibrate tire property estimation algorithms.
  • Be responsible for conducting verification and validation for the adopted/developed tools and processes.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to integrate the virtual tools and processes into the algorithm development process.
  • Support data collection activities to validate and improve the virtual tools.
  • Represent the Tire Intelligence team in selected data-driven and virtual tire development initiatives and projects.
  • Prepare project reports, updates, and communication with internal stakeholders.
  • Be responsible for writing project reports documenting the instructions and the detailed processes.


Required Education & Experince: 

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Applied Mechanics, or similar.
    • MS/Ph.D. preferred.
  • 4+ years of FEA/structural analysis experience. 
    • Knowledge of structural mechanics/dynamics, mechanical behavior of materials, and computational methods.



  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA) experience- Abaqus, ANSYS, NASTRAN, including physics-based material constitutive modeling.
  • Proficiency in advanced postprocessing and analysis of FEA output in conjunction with scripting languages such as Python & Matlab.
  • Working knowledge of 3D CAD (Solidworks, CATIA V5, Inventor/Fusion 360, etc.) software and their applications.
  • Comfortable in both Windows & Linux environments. 
    • Experience with high-performance cluster computing is preferred.
  • Experience with physical tire models (CD-tire, F-tire) is an asset.
  • Strong communication & presentation skills, especially in a team setting, when discussing product requirements or sharing results.
  • Strong team player who is self-motivated and results-oriented in a fast past innovation environment.
  • Ability to form robust working relationships with associates and customers.


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Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 57 facilities in 23 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you need reasonable accommodation to complete the online application, or any other part of the employment process, please contact the Goodyear Candidate Care Line at 330.796.4500.


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Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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