Data / Performance Engineer

Data / Performance Engineer

Dragon Racing
Date Posted
8th November 2017
Data Engineer, Performance Engineer
Los Angeles or Donington
Competitive Salary

We are looking for a Data / Performance Engineer to work alongside the Race Engineer on the Set Up of the car and the driver performance.     

Location: Los Angeles USA or Donington UK

Worldwide travel is expected



The following summarizes the main Duties and Tasks:

  • Work Closely with the Race Engineer on the Set Up of the car and the driver performance.
  • Work on simulation tool in order to optimize the performance of the car
  • Analysis of Car Data through dedicated McLaren Atlas Software in order to improve Chassis performance, Driver performance.
  • Working with both drivers and debrief with them to optimize laptime
  • In charge of the Energy management of the car with the simulation engineers
  • Simulation of the energy consumption of the cars vs lift and coast strategy
  • In charge to prepare Pre-event meeting documentation for the performance side and post event technical report regarding the maps evolution and the performance of the cars vs the competitors.
  • Participation to testing activities (bench, dyno to improve performance of the car )
  • Responsible to specify the different maps of the car: Power map, Brake maps, Regen maps ..
  • Participation to set up and pack up the garage
  • Other duties as assigned by the Team Manager. 
  • Reporting on the job done



  • Educated to degree level in mechanical engineering
  • Good level of understanding of Vehicle dynamics
  • Experience in using simulation tools
  • Knowledge in Matlab/simulink is a plus
  • Knowledge on SBG software is a plus
  • Extensive trackside experience running cars in a professional motorsport environment
  • Positive and flexible attitude towards work.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral
  • Respects and works well with others 



  • Require worldwide Travel
  • Ability to prioritize tasks within a high-pressure and time constraint environment

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