For many fans of Formula One the sport exists between lights and chequered flag on a Sunday afternoon, but this is merely the tip of the spear. The reality of modern F1 is that of a complex and intertwined operation, every part of which needs to perform near its limit if success is to be achieved. Formula One is a team sport in a very literal sense, we win and lose together – that’s why We Love What We Do.
We are currently looking for an Electronic Support Engineer to join our Electronics Support Group.
As part of our Travelling Team, you will be responsible for all aspects of Electrical and Electronic support of our on and off car installations at a variety of events including Race, Test and PR events. You will be accountable for the system and controls set up, failed component reporting and fault diagnosis and resolution.
You will ensure that the assigned chassis is electrically set up and configured fully and that it is correctly built and tested to fulfil the requirements set out within the event build specification. You will monitor and assess the Electrical Systems’ health alongside the other main systems on car during track running. You will also assist with the control and maintenance of the spares and equipment required to fulfil the role at Race, Test and PR events as required.
When attending support team events you will be the accountable team member within the Electronics department responsible for ensuring that the master-set up and documentation for the show car Electronics system is fully maintained.
Applicants should have current experience of F1 Electronics and Control Systems, including ATLAS and System Monitor. Experience using MATLAB will also be advantageous. Applicants should also have experience in all types of Electrical and Electronic installations, including MIL specification wiring installations and sensor technologies
As a prerequisite for this role you will be degree qualified or equivalent in an Electronics discipline, combined with relevant experience of Motorsport Electrical and Electronic Systems. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a high level of self-motivation and be able to work within a high-pressure environment. Good communication skills and the ability to work within tight timescales are an essential requirement for this position.
What can we offer you?
Not only is this a fantastic role, it is also a fantastic team to work for. A good salary is just the start, there are many other benefits too such as health care, company contributed pension, on site gym, constructors’ bonus scheme, child care vouchers, cycle to work and of course Red Bull to see you through those extended stints!
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS – SUNDAY 26TH FEBRUARY 2017
HR090217 SIMULATION AND MODELLING ENGINEER
In this role you will develop, maintain and implement vehicle and component models and their surrounding simulation tools, with a focus on vehicle dynamics and performance.
This will include developing dynamic models, and the methods to implement these in real-time simulations, offline analysis and various optimisation applications.
This position requires a degree educated candidate with strong mathematical skills and an engineering background. Competence in modelling and simulation techniques is essential. A good working knowledge of modelling and simulation software, such as Dymola, is preferable. Also, experience with scripting and object-oriented programming languages, such as Python or C++, would be desirable.
You will have excellent communication and teamwork skills as you will be required to interact with various departments across the Company.