Developer of Whole Vehicle Simulation / Powertrain Performance

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Audi Formula Racing GmbH
Neuburg ad Donau / Germany
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  • Analysis of the existing software tools for the complete vehicle and powertrain simulation with regard to performance and energy management
  • Analysis of the existing processes for the complete vehicle and powertrain simulation
  • Identification of the improvement potential of the processes and tools as well as suggestions/solutions for the implementation of the improvements
  • In cooperation with powertrain and vehicle development, develop a uniform overall vehicle simulation landscape that delivers clear results
  • Develop a uniform complete vehicle simulation landscape for the various XIL landscapes in cooperation with the powertrain and vehicle development
  • Performance analysis of the current F1 vehicles, projecting the results onto the new vehicle generation, some of which are still to be defined
  • Complete vehicle simulation with a focus on the powertrain according to the 2026 PU regulations, DOEs/parameter studies and elaboration of sensitivities, performance specifications for development
  • Overall vehicle simulation according to the 2026 PU regulations with a focus on the influence of the drive train on driving dynamics, topic: brake-by-wire in combination with ICE, MGU-K, zero-shift transmission, recuperation and controllable differential



  • Successfully completed technical or scientific studies (mechanical engineering, mechatronics or similar)
  • Sound experience with model-based development using MATLAB®/Simulink®
  • Knowledge of C, C++, Python is desirable
  • Knowledge of how optimizers work, optimization methods, formulation of optimization problems and cost functions are desirable
  • A good understanding of vehicle technology, driving dynamics and chassis as well as the chassis design of racing cars and especially Formula 1 vehicles is essential
  • Experience in error and data analysis with WinTax, Atlas or similar is desirable
  • Distinctive analytical, systemic and independent way of working as well as strong team skills
  • Business fluent German or English skills and the willingness to learn basic knowledge of the other language are prerequisites
  • You are ready to seamlessly integrate into an international team



Would you like to help shape the future of motorsport? Then you've come to the right place at Audi Formula Racing GmbH! In 2026, Audi will enter the most demanding motorsport series: Formula 1. It is both a global stage and a high-tech development laboratory. Our aim is to operate sustainable racing at the highest level in the premier class of motorsport - in terms of sport and technology. The new technical regulations, which will apply from 2026, are based on greater electrification and sustainable fuel. With Vorsprung durch Technik we want to inspire our customers and fans worldwide.
As a developer in the complete vehicle simulation, you make a significant contribution to the success of the project and set the development directions for the various sub-areas.
The combination of high performance and competition drives innovation and technology transfer. Face the challenge in the pinnacle of motorsport and become part of an ambitious team. Together we are actively shaping the technological change at Audi and the transformation of Formula 1 into a sustainable racing series!


Audi Formula Racing GmbH is a subsidiary of Audi Sport and was founded in 2022 for the brand's entry into Formula 1. From 2026, the four rings will compete with a specially developed drive unit (“Power Unit”) and a works team in the globally popular FIA Formula 1 World Championship. In the future, the program will form the spearhead of Audi's factory motorsport commitment.
The power unit is developed in Audi Sport's state-of-the-art Motorsport Competence Center in Neuburg an der Donau, not far from the headquarters of AUDI AG in Ingolstadt. Opened in 2014, the location is considered one of the most modern of its kind and is currently undergoing extensive expansion for the F1 commitment. This is the first Formula 1 drive in Germany since 2009. The decisive factor here is the new regulations of the International Automobile Association FIA, which, among other things, provide for sustainable synthetic fuels from 2026 and will increase the electrical proportion of the hybrid drive unit to almost 50 percent. Audi wants to actively support the transformation of what is by far the most important motorsport series.
Globally known, highly emotional and technically highly developed - Formula 1 is a spectacular platform for the most demanding electrified racing vehicles in the world. Audi is taking up the challenge of proving “Vorsprung durch Technik” in this competitive environment and is putting together a highly specialized team to develop the power unit. Our basis for this is the diverse know-how from motorsport commitments such as Formula E, the Dakar Rally or the Le Mans era. Become part of the unique project in the premier class of motorsport and get involved when Audi writes the next chapter in its motorsport history.

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These positions are to be filled at Audi Formula Racing GmbH in Neuburg ad Donau.  
Please note that these are not positions at AUDI AG. 

All positions at Audi Formula Racing GmbH are available on a part-time basis in principle

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