Development Engineer

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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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Organisation
Haas F1 Team
Reference
VAC-3425
Location
Banbury / UK
Salary / Benefits
Competitive
Contract Type

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:

This position reports to the Head of Control Systems or their designee; is located in Banbury, UK. Responsible for the ongoing development of Hardware and Software based tools to support the analysis of our SECU based dataset. Provide support for the general development and maintenance of toolsets and assist in the performance analyses of data.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Promote teamwork and effective communications to develop working relationships between all personnel and departments.
  • Asist with the development of our trackside data analysis toolset.
  • Contribute to the improvement of methodologies and processes within the Controls Group to ensure on-time delivery of high-quality tools and analyses.
  • Provide periodic support from our Race Support Room aiding the trackside engineers in extracting of the maximum performance from our race cars.
  • Assist with the development of Hardware in the Loop models and test solutions for our SECU based embedded software.
  • Follow all safety regulations in all venues.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head of Control Systems or their designee.

 

Education and Work Experience:

  • GCSE, High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Further education including University Degree desired. 5 years of work experience, 2 of which must be in a professional motorsports environment or other industry.

 

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

  • Relevant experience in the use of Matlab/Simulink to develop complex models for embedded systems and simulation.
  • Communication, ability to work under pressure, self-motivation, time management, conflict resolution, adaptability, willingness to learn, etc.
  • Capable of working in a team environment to a very high standard and a positive work attitude.

 

Equipment and Applications:

  • Knowledge of F1 SECU software architecture, tools and data analysis.
  • Competence in a high level computer programming languages such as C#, Python and Visual Basic highly desirable.

 

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 some, occasional 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. 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.

 

Notice

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 https://www.caa.co.uk/Commercial-industry/Security/Vetting/National-security-vetting/

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.