Junior R&D Engineer

Leuven, Vlaanderen
Work Type: Full Time

Occupation: full-time, permanent contract

Place: Leuven, Belgium

Diabatix is a Belgian software company that specializes in generative thermal design. Through the potent combination of AI and generative design, our software is capable of designing, analyzing, and optimizing heat sinks and cold plates with extreme speed and efficiency. With a focus on heat transfer, the cooling components generated from our software are made to cool the high-powered tech of today and tomorrow.

For the expansion of the team, Diabatix is looking for a motivated Junior R&D engineer to expand the R&D team.


As a R&D engineer, your purpose is to develop, test and introduce new methods in the Diabatix technology platform. As such, you become part of the core R&D team and bring added value to the development process.

Therefore, you are expected to:

  • Participate in challenging development projects
  • Do research, benchmark and monitor new technologies
  • Define, execute and process feature testing campaigns
  • Report bugs, tasks and feature requests
  • Perform CFD-based flow and heat transfer analyses
  • Report in weekly team meetings lead by the head of R&D


No particular job experience is required and the job is open for recent graduates. The ideal candidate matches:

  • Master’s degree in Engineering, physics or mathematics, preferably with a strong numerical background
  • Team player, motivated and eager to learn
  • You have a problem solving mindset and you can deal with complexity
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Knowledge of Python is required
  • Background in numerical modeling (FVM) of flows (CFD) is a plus
  • Experience with OpenFOAM is a plus


We offer you a challenging position in a high-tech environment. This is your chance to be part of a dynamic and growing scale-up company. You will work in a stimulating and innovating environment where your work is certain to have great impact. We propose an attractive package with a competitive wage and various business benefits.

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