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Formula E Performance Engineer

Dragon Racing
Date Posted
3rd October 2016
Performance Engineer

We’re looking for performance engineers to join our UK-based Formula E team. These is a part-time (contractor) position which will involve traveling to Formula E race and test events and working at our offices in-between. The successful candidates will join a small team of experienced engineers and technicians working on all aspects of the design and running of the cars.


Key tasks you will be responsible for:

· Reporting to the Technical Director, you will be a key member of the Race Engineering Department responsible for assisting in the running of our race cars 

· Required to work alongside both Race Engineer and driver in order to optimise overall chassis performance on an on-going basis

· Continual analysis of car data through the use of dedicated software tools in order to quantify key chassis performance metrics

· Participate in all technical meetings; both within the race team and factory environments with a view to contributing to the continual improvement of our race cars

· Assist in the generation of Race Engineering Department technical reports to complement our race & testing activities and to support future decision making

· Help establish sound engineering working which will form the foundation of the Formula E team going forwards


Experience and qualities we are looking for:

· Educated to degree-level in mechanical engineering or similar relevant discipline

· Extensive trackside experience running cars in a professional motorsport environment

· Sound understanding of vehicle dynamics, electrical drivetrains and general engineering

· Expert knowledge in software packages such as Atlas, Excel, VBA and Matlab/Simulink 

· Proactive and self-motivated, able to work as part of a cross-functional team

· Team-orientated, exhibiting a strong sense of responsibility and professionalism in order to excel in a demanding work environment

· Exceptional communication skills; both written and oral 

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