Simulation Development Engineer
Williams is one of the world’s leading Formula 1 teams. It exists purely to race in the top echelon of motor racing, where it has been winning Grands Prix for more than three decades. The Williams name has been synonymous with top-level motorsport since the 1960s.
We are looking to recruit a Simulation Development Engineer to join our Vehicle Dynamics department
You will take ownership of the next generation of vehicle model at Williams, which will be at the heart of our simulation toolset. You will work closely with others to integrate component models such as tyre and aero, and to support the use of the model in the Driver-In-the-Loop simulator. You will have freedom to explore ideas, propose and develop new performance concepts, and implement new techniques and methodologies.
You will contribute to the development of our lap simulation tools to identify and deliver improvements in vehicle performance.
Applicants will have a good degree in Engineering or a related discipline (minimum 2:1)
Previous experience in one or more of the following areas would be advantageous but is not essential:
• A high level modelling tool such as Dymola or Simscape
• Software development using C++, Matlab or Python
• Optimisation tools and methods
• Vehicle dynamics
Reporting to the Team Leader – Simulation Development you will also contribute to the Simulation Development strategy, and assist with the identification, prioritisation and management of model upgrade programmes. As a member of the Vehicle Dynamics Department, you will also support various projects across the entire team as may be required.
An aptitude for Simulation and Modelling activities would be advantageous
A proven track record in the following would be beneficial:
• Simulation & Modelling
• Simulink, MATLAB, and Stateflow
• High level programming languages, e.g. FORTRAN, C/C++
• Ability to produce a computer simulation from a mathematical specification
What can Williams offer?
The Williams Group is based in Grove, Oxfordshire. We offer free onsite parking and large open green spaces to unwind during breaks. We are a short 5 minutes’ from Wantage, our closest town centre. We have an on-site gym which is free to use for all staff and contractors. We also have a subsidised restaurant on site. Please scroll down the page to review our benefits suite below.
Application closing date:
All applications must be received by 27th September 2020
The Williams Group is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we are happy to discuss reasonable job adjustments.
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Please Note: Due to the Volume of applications we receive on a daily basis we cannot guarantee your application will be acknowledged or considered unless you have applied directly via our website williamsf1.com/careers.
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