Development Engineer



Buda, TX

Degree Requirements:

M.S., or Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering


Join an exciting team of professionals where working at the leading edge is fun, and everything you do has an impact. Optimized Gas Treating, developers of ProTreat(R), the world’s premier mass transfer rate-based process simulator for gas treating, and SulphurPro(R), a kinetics-based simulator for sulfur recovery unit simulation is located in Buda, TX, which offers the best of two worlds – enjoy living in a peaceful, family-oriented, small-town environment surrounded by plenty of outdoor activities and Texas hill country wineries while being only 30 minutes from the rousing, tech-hub city of Austin. OGT offers competitive salaries, excellent medical and dental benefits, tuition reimbursement program, and 401(k) savings plan with matching contributions.

Job Duties:

  • Execute software development projects and identify directions for new development
  • Implement new modeling capabilities and algorithms into computer code
  • Design software architecture including data storage and routine interfacing for modular component programming
  • Provide backup assistance with customer technical support and consulting projects;
  • Author and present technical papers


  • Expertise in chemical engineering thermodynamics, phase equilibrium, chemical reaction engineering, and mass transfer
  • Application experience in developing process models for distillation, absorption, reactors, and other chemical engineering unit operations
    • Rate-based modeling (preferred)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Multilingual (a plus)
  • Creative self-starter able to operate in a team-driven environment
  • Experience in file-sharing, source control, and version control in collective coding environment (preferred)
  • Experience in hands-on laboratory, pilot, and/or commercial scale chemical plants (preferred)
    • Ability to screen, analyze, and process collected data
    • Familiarity with common chemical analytical techniques and measurement hardware
  • GUI development design and coding in object-oriented programming (a plus)
  • Coding Languages: Fortran, VBA, Delphi (Pascal), C

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