Senior Performance and Simulation Engineer (Ref REQ-200202)
Closing Date: 30/10/2020 23:59:59
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.
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.
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.