Controls Engineer


A tribe of enthusiastic sparkheads, competing in the pulsating world of Formula E is both strategic and natural.

We are one of only 12 teams to have competed in the FIA Formula E Championship from its founding season in 2014. Right from the get-go, we’ve been busy upping the ante on technology and innovation.

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Mahindra Racing UK Ltd
Banbury / UK
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Controls Engineer

Mahindra Racing is a motor racing team based in Banbury, United Kingdom, competing with an Indian racing licence. The team is currently competing in the electric FIA Formula E Championship since the inaugural season in 2014


Role Overview:

  • Manage the Mahindra on-car control software builds and developments.
  • Integrate with the wider engineering group to plan, implement, test and deploy to the track changes to the car control systems code.
  • Development of code build, test and sign off tool chain and processes.
  • Support code testing using all tools available (HiL, DiL, Dyno and car).
  • Assist with all aspects of the car software and associated tools development (HiL/DiL etc.)

Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop software functions for Mahindra Racing FE race car.
  • From requirements documentation through to code implementation, test, calibration and sign off.
  • Primarily in Simulink/Stateflow Matlab Scripting and C Code.
  • Code will be developed for multiple different on-car ECUs. Supporting powertrain partners development team for the integration and control of all powertrain
  • systems.
  • Tasks will include small, maintenance tasks through to potentially larger software development items.
  • Code test and sign off using HiL, DiL and the test car.
  • Providing support and ideas for the development of the race car control systems.

Event Support:

  • Provide support during race weekends for control systems from the factory.
  • Develop to providing occasional and backup trackside event support.


Qualifications, skills and experience required:


  • Understanding of modelling and simulation and the ability therefore to support maintenance and development of HiL and DiL rig systems.
  • An understanding of electronics and wiring would be useful as this person may get involved in modifications to HiL or DiL rigs (including Vector CAPL).
  • PC software covering one or more of excel scripting, VB or C++ or C#.

Personal Profile

  • Used to working to own initiative
  • Effective written and oral communication skills in English
  • Works methodically with attention to detail
  • Leads by example, can and will motivate his/her team & peers
  • Personal flexibility to work hours as required including from time to time working in weekends
  • Practical approach by using rigorous logic and methods to solve problems with effective solutions


Company Benefits:

  • Personal Performance Bonus scheme
  • Podium bonus scheme
  • Team points bonus scheme
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Private health care
  • Access to state of the art gym facility
  • EV car scheme
  • 25-days holiday per annum


This job description may be changed from time to time to reflect changing business requirements and the job holder may be required to undertake other tasks other than those that are listed that fall reasonably within the scope of the role and grade.


Mahindra Racing would like to thank you for your application.
Due to being inundated with applicants, we unfortunately cannot get back to everyone, if we don't get back to you it means you have been unsuccessful.
We wish you all the best for the future and ask you to keep checking for roles with us in the future that may suit your skillset.

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