Software Engineer

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Location: Woking, GB

Job Type: Permanent  

Contract Duration: Permanent

McLaren Racing has one single mission: To win Grands Prix and World Championships. To design, build and operate a Formula One car at race-winning levels requires focus, ambition, imagination, dedication and attention to detail.

We're looking for a software engineer at the start of their career to support and help develop our bespoke internal software applications. Besides technical talent, you'll need a real passion for complex problem solving and a dedication to customer happiness. We look for engineers who would thrive in the fast paced world of Formula 1, who love to get involved and at the same time learn.

About You

  • You have a strong academic background; BSc in Computer Science or equivalent discipline (2:1 or above)
  • You’ve mastered at least one programming language and ideally know your BDD from your TDD
  • You have a deep understanding of object-oriented design principles like SOLID, and software design and architectural patterns
  • You are detail orientated and get satisfaction from delivering to a high standard
  • You're able to dive in, troubleshoot, and drive technical problems to resolution
  • You're able to make judgment calls regarding your workload and how to prioritise it
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Existing knowledge of C#, Python, or Javascript would be an advantage

Principal Responsibilities

  • Providing software support to our internal users
  • To learn and contribute to all stages of the development life cycle
  • Working with other developers to build and test new features and assist in their release
  • Supporting F1 races from the McLaren Technology Centre with the potential to go trackside on occasion
  • Help drive innovation with new ideas and options made available by new and emerging technologies

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