Vehicle Dynamics Engineer - Simulator

Location: Woking, GB

Job Type: Permanent  

Contract Duration: Permanent

Are you a vehicle dynamics/performance engineer looking to make the step in your experience working directly with race drivers and race engineers?

Are you interested in helping deliver operational excellence and insightful analysis using cutting edge technology?

Do you want to be part of a world class technical team which strives every day to improve?

Purpose of the Role:

  • Planning, executing and reporting vehicle dynamics testing using the Driver In the Loop (DIL) Simulator
  • To exploit car performance through optimisation of setup and developing new concepts
  • To support Trackside and Design functions with relevant and rigorous insight from offline simulation together with track and simulator test data analysis
  • To support events as part of the Mission Control team monitoring vehicle performance in real time

 Role Dimensions:

  • This role sits within Vehicle Performance, within the Performance Analysis Team, which is principally concerned with DIL and Offline simulation testing and analysis.
  • The role reports directly to the Performance Analysis Team Leader with Vehicle Performance

Responsibilities:

  • Identifying opportunities to improve car performance through:
  • Correlation of modelled vehicle behaviour with on track behaviour in the areas of Aerodynamics, Tyres and Suspension
  • Translating driver feedback into actionable objectives for car development
  • Planning and running test programmes with Race and Test drivers
  • Producing quality analysis in challenging timeframes

 Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Master’s degree or higher within an engineering discipline
  • Strong analytical skills underpinned by a data driven approach
  • Proven experience in a Vehicle Dynamics role in high-level Motorsport
  • Previous exposure to track/race/simulator environments

Personal Attributes:

  • A strong motivation to drive performance and to develop as an engineer in the field of vehicle dynamics or race engineering
  • An ability to work effectively and calmly under pressure
  • First class written and oral communication skills
  • High attention to detail and an ability to take an unbiased approach to all tasks.
  • A team player with a positive outlook and a ‘can do’ attitude

In Return we offer:

  • The scope to turn your skills and knowledge into performance initiatives working alongside the race and test drivers.
  • A rewarding high performing team environment, where you will see the influence of your contribution on track.
  • The opportunity to take ownership of test programmes and build your leadership skills.

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