Software Engineer (Ref REQ-210410)

Closing Date: 26/09/2021 23:59:59

Job Description

The Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team are joining forces with INEOS TEAM UK, as the Challenger of Record for the 37th America’s Cup competition. This project brings together two highly complementary spheres of high-performance, high-technology engineering and sporting challenge.  To strengthen our team, we are looking for additional engineers with a background in top-level competitive engineering such as Formula One, America’s Cup or equivalent to join our technical group, based at Brackley.

The Software Engineer role requires individuals to create, develop and maintain software infrastructure and tools to support the activities of the whole performance group as well as those from other technical groups, facilitating the development of yacht performance.

Key Responsibilities

  • To create innovative software solutions based on the requirements of highly technical user groups.

  • To further develop existing toolsets to achieve aims for more effective & efficient performance analysis, and to assist planning a route for such development.

  • To liaise with key user groups to understand and implement requirements using appropriate software technologies.

  • To promote modern working practices in software engineering – CI/CD/DevOps, configuration-as-code, test driven development, micro-service architectures, etc.

Candidate Profile

  • Degree in Computer Science (or similar), or relevant experience. 

  • Experience working in high performing teams, delivering solutions to complex problems. 

  • Extensive knowledge of the full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and willingness to own delivery from requirement analysis through to deployment. 

  • Advocate for delivering software within a DevOps culture and the benefits this approach has. 

  • Significant experience of at least one programming language and strong knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming (OOP). 

  • Highly motivated individual able to use their initiative to resolve development impediments. 

  • Excellent communication skills and experience managing key stakeholder relationships.  


  • We are offering a competitive benefits package.