Senior Performance and Simulation Engineer (Ref REQ-200202)

Closing Date: 30/10/2020 23:59:59

Job Description

As a Senior Performance and Simulation Engineer at Mercedes-Benz Grand Prix you will actively develop car performance through identification of current limitations and opportunities, effectively utilising the in-house simulation and analysis tools.

Furthermore, you will contribute to the advancement of the current simulation technologies in support of the continuous holistic car performance development programme.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To identify and develop solutions for the performance limitations and weaknesses of the current car across MGP/HPP area, resulting in the delivery of lap time improvements.

  • To contribute to the continuous advancement of the simulation and modelling tools, improving the Team’s ability to analyse and develop vehicle performance.

  • To support future car concept development using the appropriate simulation tools and analyses to aid holistic car performance development.

  • To improve and develop new methodologies for performance analysis tools in support of objective technical decision making.

  • To support the advancement of in-house tools and processes by communicating opportunities for enhanced data quality and maximising efficiency.

  • To monitor and assess correlation of the vehicle and sub-system models, ensuring validity of simulation results.

  • To generate and propose new car concepts that deliver performance differentiation from our competitors.

Candidate Profile:

  • Strong academic background, with a Mechanical, Aeronautical, Engineering Degree (2:1 minimum grade) or similar.

  • Experience with simulation and performance analysis in Formula One or another top-level motorsport category or an equivalent high-level engineering industry.

  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to process and infer conclusions from large sets of data.

  • Strong appreciation for vehicle dynamics theory and efficient modelling and coding techniques.

  • Experience using Matlab and Dymola.

  • Ability to work effectively in small focused teams towards tight deadlines.

  • Highly motivated and organised self-starter with excellent communication skills.


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