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Senior Software Engineer (Ref REQ-002)

Closing Date: 28/09/2019 23:59:59

Job Description

We're seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Software Engineer to join our growing agile software development group. You’ll deliver on key projects to continuously develop more comprehensive insights of our car, driving our race performance. 

Partnering with key areas of the business, you’ll enhance existing tools and systems, deliver exciting new projects and manage internal customer experience. Key projects include developing our Driver in the Loop real time simulator, our HPC infrastructure and our data capture and analysis systems. You’ll help to streamline our software development projects and processes and build the capabilities of our team to deliver real value in the business.

Your work will push our car development both on and off track, and you’ll get the opportunity to work with a wide range of key stakeholders, delivering high value projects with a real-world impact.   

  

We want to be the best in everything that we do from racing cars to software development, and are looking to revolutionise our working practices, from concept to deployment. We’re creating the next generation of software infrastructure that will be the foundation of our success for years to come.  

  

We’re looking for someone who has proven experience, working at a senior level in a software team, who has delivered solutions to complex problems. It’s vital that you can work with key stakeholders, maintaining a strong customer focus. It’s a really exciting time to join our team, where you can make a tangible impact on our car development and race performance.   

  

What you'll do:

  • Mentor the software development team, building a supportive environment and developing capabilities to ensure the smooth delivery of major technical projects.
  • Be a key point of contact for new software requirements and internal stakeholder management.
  • Enhance existing systems, ensuring sustainable solutions, whilst building the functionality of the future.
  • Streamline our software engineering projects and processes with the team, ensuring seamless customer experiences and advocating best practices.
  • Provide architectural advice and guidance.  
  • Support some of our live race events, ensuring the team can access the right information at the right time to enhance our strategic decision making.

Who you are:

  • Degree in Computer Science (or similar), or relevant experience.
  • Experience working in high performing self-organising teams, delivering solutions to complex problems 
  • Excellent communication skills and experience working with a strong customer focus 
  • Experience using agile development methodologies such as TDD and CI 
  • Significant experience of at least one programming language, ideally C#, and strong knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming (OOP). 
  • Extensive knowledge of the full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)  
  • Excellent communication skills and experience managing key stakeholder relationships 
  • Able to create and nurture a culture of problem solvers eager to tackle new challenges    

Benefits:

We demand the best from our people. So it’s only right we reward them with the best benefits. That’s why we offer a competitive package, including: life assurance, private medical cover, 25 days holiday, on-site gym, and subsidised restaurant facilities.

Senior Aerodynamicist (Ref REQ-031)

Closing Date: 21/09/2019 23:59:59

Job Description

We are looking for a high-performing Senior Aerodynamicist to join our Team. You already have an established track record in motorsport aerodynamics. With us, you will take the next step to cement a successful career in your chosen specialism.

Supported by our focus on developing your skills, you will fulfil your potential to excel at the highest level. Surrounded by proven winners and using our state-of-the art tools, you will flourish in an Aerodynamics Department that values creativity and fresh thinking.

Working as part of a small team, you will deliver innovative projects that yield on-track results. Responsibilities include:

  • Train, mentor and support other engineers, sharing knowledge and specialist skills
  • Lead, plan and run complex performance projects through all development stages
  • Use our state-of-the-art wind tunnel and CFD facilities to evaluate new designs
  • Apply understanding learnt from critical analysis of results to generate innovative solutions
  • Work with a range of skilled specialists to turn ideas into reality within tight timescales
  • Support the use of specialist tools (eg CFD, experimental) whilst also developing new capability

Candidate Profile

You have an open and curious mind, a creative approach to aerodynamic development and are keen to develop and push yourself further in a demanding role.

Essential skills and experiences:

  • Established track record in top-level motorsport aerodynamics (eg F1, IndyCar, WEC)
  • Proven ability to deliver aerodynamic gains using experimental and / or CFD methods
  • Outstanding qualifications in a relevant subject, eg PhD, MSc, or strong degree in Aerospace Engineering
  • An excellent understanding of the fundamentals of low-speed aerodynamics
  • Robust analytical and problem-solving skills, delivering innovative solutions to a high level of detail
  • Interpersonal and communication skills of the highest quality

Flexibility in hours and approach is required.

Graduate Powertrain Control Engineer (Ref REQ-025)

Closing Date: 23/09/2019 23:59:59

Job Description

Based within the Control Systems Department you will be responsible for operational aspects of vehicle transmissions at scheduled events.  The role is potentially wide-ranging, but core scope involves pre-event preparation, on-event data analysis and post-event reporting.  The work location will be predominantly in the UK and encompass weekends.

Key Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Develop a deep understanding of transmission functionality at system and component level and as a result, provide effective fault diagnosis.
  • Generate prompt and accurate reports to communicate faults, concerns and potential improvements during events.
  • Support pre-event health check tasks of related transmission components under supervision.
  • Work with additional departments to provide planning and parts logistic management resulting in efficient on-event transmission operation.
  • Develop a skill set that assists other members with Control System-related transmission developments away from scheduled events.

Candidate Profile:

  • A strong engineering-based degree including specialisations such as mechanical, control, electronic engineering or similar.
  • Familiarity of vehicle transmission, hydraulic & electronic systems an advantage but not essential.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • High attention to detail while being able to work with limited supervision to tight deadlines.

Benefits:

In return for your work and commitment, we offer a competitive package including bonus, life assurance, private medical cover, car lease scheme, 25 days holidays, subsidised restaurant and on-site gym facilities.

Aerodynamics Inspector (12 Months FTC) (Ref REQ-142)

Closing Date: 26/09/2019 23:59:59

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity in our Aerodynamic Operations department for a Mechanical Inspector. The successful candidate will be proficient in inspecting and verifying Engineered components.

Key accountabilities / duties include:

  • Use of inspection equipment to ensure dimensional, mechanical and visual characteristics of each component adhere to drawing specification.
  • Strict adherence to drawings, operating procedures and work instructions to ensure zero defect supply to our customers.
  • Proficient in the use of Creaform Metrology system.
  • Travel within the U.K as required by the assignment.
  • Dedicated to INEOS tasks, falling back to MGP tasks if opportunity allows.
  • Competent in using portable CMM (e.g. Faro /Romer Arms) and preferable Polyworks software, both on-line and off-line, Power Inspect an advantage.
  • Timely and accurate booking and recording on our Manufacturing Systems.
  • Identification of any non-conforming components and writing of non-conformance reports (NCR). This includes liaison with authorising Design personnel to determine disposition of components and necessary action to be taken, concluding in a timely manner.
  • Communication to be clear, concise and effective (verbal &/or written as appropriate) for example with NCR follow-up and hand-over of job at shift end / status of component inspection.
  • Flexibility in terms of job and time to undertake any necessary tasks that may reasonably be expected to achieve Departmental and Team objectives.
  • Safe working to within general Safety, Health and Environmental guidelines with specific attention and working to Departmental Risk Assessments and COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health).

Candidate Profile:

  • Experience in Motorsport or similar high tech fast paced environment.
  • Willing to travel.
  • Used to working with minimal supervision.
  • Good knowledge of Quality systems.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Experience with Creaform/Faro arm contact and non-contact measurement.

The successful candidate will have a strong understanding and interpretation of engineering drawings and will be conscientious with a keen eye for detail; as marking accuracy is paramount.

Flexibility in hours and approach is required, along with appropriate supportive team behaviours, and abilities to work with minimal supervision to tight deadlines in a high throughput environment.

Advertising until close date of 27 September 2019

Commercial Research Associate (12 month FTC) (Ref REQ-054)

Closing Date: 17/10/2019 23:59:59

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a fixed-term Commercial Research Analyst to join the Commercial team.

This is a great opportunity for someone to take the next step in their career in a high-performance environment with enough autonomy to shape the role and become a key member of this leading commercial team within elite-level sport.

The role will be based in Brackley, UK.

Key accountabilities
 

  • Market Insight and Analysis #1 - develop clear and concise executive summaries and briefing packs of specific market sectors and provide detailed insight into the financial health and future strategy of all companies within those sectors by using and distilling information from a variety of top-quality data sources and undertaking proprietary analysis.
  • Market Insight and Analysis - #2 - development of sponsor target lists, through detailed systematic market mapping exercises, featuring companies/brands within specific sectors tiered by their propensity to sponsor Mercedes-Benz F1 & FE based on analysis of financial results, corporate strategy and overall market fit.
  • Market Insight and Analysis - #3 – detailed financial modelling of target companies within the top tier of the ‘propensity to sponsor’ rankings (developed as part of the market insight and analysis #2 above).
  • Manage relationships with research houses, third party agencies and suppliers to ensure the commercial team have access to latest best-in-class data in the most appropriate and user-friendly format.
  • Build relationships with external stakeholders (e.g. UBS, Refinitiv, Nasdaq, LSE, FT, Private Equity and Venture Capital Investors) as required by the commercial team to improve the quality of our information and get better access to proprietary insight on new companies with significant revenues and marketing and partnership spends that could be future targets as potential partners, prior to them being targeted by our competitors.
  • Overall responsibility for sector by sector insight, company lists within each sector and full contact details for key individuals and decision makers within each company and maintenance of associated database (s); work closely with the commercial team and partners to ensure data is updated regularly and accessible to all sales consultants.
  • Proactively seek and administer new and innovative research techniques to augment the commercial team’s company and market knowledge to maximise effectiveness in identifying new companies as potential partners.
  • Act as a point of contact for the commercial team for market and company insight and analysis, as well as any ad-hoc commercial research requirements.
  • Support the commercial team in the early stages of the partner acquisition cycle.
  • Support the sales lead within the commercial team in late stage negotiations of partnership acquisition by creating detailed financial models to evaluate alternate transaction structures.
  • Monitor and report on developments and thematic trends in the global economy, as well as top tier partner targets, whilst providing insight on potential impact or relevance to the business of Formula One & Formula E.

Candidate profile

The successful candidate will have a proven competence of analysing companies financially, strategically and operationally, to build a strong understanding of the dynamics affecting specific sectors, the financial strength of the key players within that sector, their associated USPs, marketing and partnership strategies and the markets within which they operate.

You will have experience working in investment banking with a strong track record of analysing a wide range of market segments and company data using multiple, credible sources to provide holistic advice on market positioning/corporate strategy of companies within specific sectors. You will also have a good understanding and experience of the global mining sector.

In addition, you will have a strong academic background with a business, accounting or economics-related degree from a leading University (minimum 2:1 grade).

You will thrive on working in a fast-paced, busy office environment and will be proactive and organised with the drive and wherewithal to go beyond the scope of project and prioritise accordingly, with the ability to switch seamlessly between self-directed independent work and close collaborative work with members of the wider commercial team.
 

We demand the best from our people. So it’s only right we reward them with the best benefits. That’s why we offer a competitive package, including: life assurance, private medical cover, 25 days holiday, on-site gym, and subsidised restaurant facilities

Salary: Competitive

Closing date: 18 October 2019

Marketing Operations Graduate (Ref REQ-013)

Closing Date: 29/09/2019 23:59:59

Job Description

Marketing Operations Graduate (FTC)

The Marketing Operations Team are responsible for delivering brand and design, partnership relations and activation, hospitality, events and projects for Mercedes-Benz Motorsport across Formula One, Formula E and Esports. The successful candidate will undertake work across all the different pillars of Marketing Operations, with primary focus on partnership activation, supporting the Partnership, Hospitality & Events, Design & Team Clothing teams to deliver a range of contractual rights and events, ensuring activation is delivered to a high standard and adheres to the Mercedes-Benz brand. You will be given ownership of some tactical projects and events as well as providing administrative support to our Partners.

This represents an outstanding opportunity for anyone who is seeking a career in Sports Sponsorship.

Candidate Profile

The successful candidate will have a strong record of academic achievement and have a Business, Marketing or Events related degree (minimum 2:1). Non-academic achievements and interests are important as the candidate will need to be a very confident communicator, highly articulate, well-read, and dynamic with the resilience to handle this highly challenging and fast paced environment. Strong organisational skills and attention to detail are also essential.

 

If you are interested in gaining invaluable experience within an innovative, forward looking team, we would welcome your application.

Benefits

We demand the best from our people. So it’s only right we reward them with the best benefits. That’s why we offer a competitive package, including: life assurance, private medical cover, 25 days holiday, on-site gym, and subsidised restaurant facilities.

Closing date: 30 September 2019

 

Dyno Systems Engineer (Ref REQ-033)

Closing Date: 28/09/2019 23:59:59

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Systems Engineer to join our Dyno Team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the installation, configuration and health of on-car electronic systems and data acquisition during dyno test events. 

Key Responsibilities/Duties

  • Preparation of the chassis rack with reference code versions, datasets, calibration & set up according to MAMG requirements.
  • Monitor the performance and health of the chassis and power unit systems on event.
  • Reporting of test issues or failures to the Dyno Test Engineer.
  • Electrical hardware installation, configuration, and maintenance of logging schedule.
  • Live data analysis and development of analysis/post-processing tools.
  • Reporting of faults with responsibility for the resolution of support system related issues.
  • Mileage reporting and processing of dyno operational utilisation metrics.
  • Maintain CAN and Profibus communication networks.
  • Maintain the calibration and validation of dyno test hardware.
  • Develop a working knowledge of dyno control systems.
  • Liaison with electronics / controls to ensure the correct powertrain hardware & software configurations are applied.
  • Maintenance of concise and relevant operational procedures.

Candidate Profile

The applicant will have attained a high performing degree in a relevant field (Electrical, Mechanical, Automotive etc.). 

Experience in a similar role in motorsport is advantageous but not essential.  

Flexibility in hours and approach is required, along with a ‘can do’, ‘team playing’ attitude. Good verbal and written communication skills are very important. The ability to work under minimal supervision to strict deadlines and in a professional manner is essential.

  • Previous experience working with on-car electronic systems, data processing and analysis in a motorsport environment would be advantageous.
  • Familiarity with MES ATLAS and SECU software.
  • Previous experience working hands-on with on-car electrical systems in a motorsport, dyno test or trackside environment is preferable.
  • Working interest in controls system development.
  • Proficiency with Node.js or JavaScript and at least one of Python / C# / Matlab / C++.
  • Strong electrical diagnostic ability; 17th/18th Edition qualification advantageous
  • Good practical and theoretical knowledge of F1 gearbox / hydraulics / engine systems.
  • Highly motivated, able to make decisions within a pressurised environment and have an active interest in technical problem solving.

We demand the best from our people so it’s only right we reward them with the best benefits. That’s why we offer a competitive package, including: life assurance, private medical cover, 25 days holiday, on-site gym, and subsidised restaurant facilities.

Closing Date: 29 September 2019