Data and Systems Engineer

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Banbury / UK
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At Prodrive we combine our motorsport ethos with free thinking to redefine the possible. We support a variety of programmes including full works teams in international race and rally series. Our Technicians, Mechanics, Fabricators and Engineers all work together every step of the way with one goal; to win.

We are looking for a Data and Systems Engineer to assist with maintaining reliability and improving performance, supporting operational activities across all our Motorsport Programmes and the development of new data and software systems.


Essential responsibilities

  • Data analysis and system-wide commissioning of GTE/GT3/GT4 race cars at World Championship level aiming at improving performance and reliability.
  • Developing Prodrive motorsport products across all programs and will be expected to proactively assist with all aspects of in-vehicle and supporting (i.e. garage and factory) electronic systems. 
  • Work closely with Race and Customer Engineers supporting them with engineering tools. (i.e. Reports, data processing, race forecasting), general data and electronic systems related matters, documentation and customer facing technical updates.
  • Work closely with workshop production to ensure build spec is adhered to and maintain BOM for electronic components, new vehicle signoff and compliance to championship regulations.


Background and technical skills

  • IT support  and development (General MS Windows support including networking, plus MS Office suite including Excel+VBA. Programming such as Matlab, Simulink, Python, C appreciated)
  • Understanding of wiring looms at a system level and ability to troubleshoot existing looms.
  • Understanding various communication protocols such as CAN, LIN & Ethernet, and ability to troubleshoot existing buses and networks.
  • Experience in motorsport or automotive control units, data loggers and related software.



  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills
  • Ability to operate both independently and in a collaborative, team environment
  • Excellent organisation, prioritisation, and coordination skills
  • Ability to work effectively and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Availability to travel supporting multiple events and tests per year


What we offer in return;

A modern, spacious working environment with free onsite parking, competitive salaries as well as a tailored range of benefits, which include: life assurance, free fitness assessments and advice from our ‘Fit 4 Life team’, a subsidised canteen, onsite exercise classes, opportunity to join our group personal pension, 25 days holiday, with an opportunity to purchase extra, an attractive lieu-day policy and company discounts e.g. motorsport merchandise… and much more!

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