Application Software Engineer

Haas F1 Team debuted in the FIA Formula One World Championship in 2016, becoming the first American-led Formula One team since 1986. Founded by industrialist Gene Haas, Haas F1 Team is based in the United States on the same Kannapolis, North Carolina, campus as his championship-winning NASCAR team, Stewart-Haas Racing. Haas is the founder of Haas Automation, the largest CNC machine tool builder in North America, and he is chairman of Haas F1 Team. 
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Haas F1 Team
Banbury / UK
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When you join a team that never sits still, that’s hungry to make F1 history with every weld, every code, and every email we write, you will find yourself completely immersed in your role. To meet the challenges of competing in the highest class of international motor racing, you’ll help us innovate new ways of getting our team to the top.


Haas F1 is unique on and off the grid, and our most important resource, our soul, is our people, that’s just one reason why you can have so much of an impact here. Every member of our team is a full contributor to our results on the track, no matter which department or country you work in.  At Haas F1 you’ll be involved in many different areas of the team, an assortment of projects and plenty of hands-on experience while collaborating with some of the best minds in the world. Yes, you’ll learn from us, but we expect to learn from you too!


Join our team and make your passion your profession!


General Summary:

Reporting to the Head of Controls Systems or their designee and is based in Banbury, in the UK. Responsible for the continuous delivery of robust in-house software, in accordance with the department’s development plan.  Working closely with Race Engineering and other stakeholders to prioritise requirements, propose iterations and to ensure the agile delivery of useful and robust tools for use across the group.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Promote teamwork and effective communications to develop working relationships between all personnel and departments.
  • Utilise a range of .Net technologies to develop and deliver modern database, service layer and client application solutions in support of the Race Engineering group.
  • Prioritise requirements and seek clarification as required to ensure correct interpretation is delivered.
  • Understand and integrate with third party components as required.
  • Maintain a long-term vision and propose an evolving software architecture to support the progress.
  • Ensure clarity and simplicity of code for robustness and future maintainability.
  • Work with IT to improve version control, continuous integration and testing.
  • Keep abreast of new techniques, propose and learn new languages and tools as required.
  • Respond to user support requests in a timely manner according to priority.
  • Follow all safety regulations in all venues.
  • Completion of other duties as assigned by the Head of Controls Systems or their designee.


Education and Work Experience:

Minimum BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or in another STEM field with substantial experience in software development.


Experience developing complex data management and database storage solutions utilising microservices.  Prior experience of time series databases, Azure, DevOps and Git is desirable.


Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong technical background in modern software engineering techniques.
  • Work to a consistently high standard in stressful and time sensitive situations, whilst prioritising and managing the workload efficiently
  • Work well in a team environment with personnel at all levels.


Equipment and Applications:

  • 4 years’ experience using .Net technologies, C#, developing applications with complex data management and database storage solutions utilising microservices.
  • Knowledge of JavaScript, SQL, Python, Blazor would be advantageous.


Work Environment Physical Demands:

An ability to work and prioritize within a high pressure, time sensitive environment while retaining a methodical approach is essential. The role may require occasional domestic and international travel and a willingness to work long and flexible hours including weekends.


This position may require lifting to 50 pounds, repeated bending, squatting and manual dexterity. Fast-paced work environment requiring heavy mental demands. Work environment includes machinery, race cars, 7-post and other rigs, grinding debris, and hazardous fluids. All employees must ensure compliance with the Company Health and Safety Policy, and all relevant other statutory Health and Safety legislation.


This job description may not detail some less major duties, nor cover duties of a similar nature, which may from time to time be reasonably required by the relevant manager.


Haas F1 team’s benefits help further the well-being of our employees and their families in meaningful ways we embrace hybrid working and core hours. No matter where you work at Haas F1, you can take advantage of our health and wellness resources, get support with your fitness goals by working with our fitness instructors, physios and attending Yoga classes all held in our onsite gym. We offer everyone at Haas F1 the chance to share in the team’s success, being the only team on the grid that offers a race results bonus as well as an end of year constructor’s championship bonus.


You’ll discover many more benefits of working at Haas F1, such as our family days where we invite you and your family to spend quality time with our team, the drivers and the cars.


At Haas F1, Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion are fundamental of who we are. Our commitment to these ethics is steadfast and this promise travels with us wherever we are in the world.  They are central to our mission and to our impact on the F1 Circuit. We know that having varied perspectives helps generate better ideas to solve the complex problems of a changing and increasingly diverse world.



Due to the nature of the organisation, all employees of Haas F1 Team are required to be security cleared to National Security Vetting standards. If successful in your application, we would support you with the NSV process. As a guideline only, you would normally need to have been a UK resident for the last 5 consecutive years.  Further confirmation can be found on the Civil Aviation Authority National Security Vetting (NSV) website

If you have not been a UK resident for the last 5 consecutive years, please be prepared to request an Overseas Criminal Records Check for these countries as you will be asked to provide this for referencing and security checks if you are successful.