Performance and Simulation Engineer (Ref REQ-220453)
Closing Date: 29/08/2022 23:59:59
Performance & Simulation Engineer
An exciting new role has become available for a Performance & Simulation Engineer within the Vehicle Dynamics Group reporting to the Lead VDG Simulation Engineer.
As a Performance and Simulation Engineer you will actively develop the F1 car performance through identification of current limitations and effective utilisation of the in-house simulation and analysis tools. Furthermore, you will contribute to the advancement of the simulation technologies in support of the continuous holistic car performance development programme.
To identify and develop solutions to address the performance limitations and weaknesses of the current F1 car, resulting in the delivery of lap time improvements
To generate and propose new car concepts that deliver performance differentiation from our competitors
To support future car concept development using the appropriate simulation tools and analyses to aid holistic car performance development
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 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 improve and develop new methodologies for performance analysis in support of objective technical decision making
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 & 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
You'll be reporting to the Lead VDG Simulation.
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.