Head of Research and Development

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DS PENSKE Formula E Team
Satory, Versailles / France
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DS PENSKE Formula E Team is looking for a Head of Research and Development.


An exciting opportunity to join one of the leading Formula E teams, running two past Formula E driver champions, to make a substantial impact within the engineering team.

This exciting role makes a significant contribution to current and future car performance. The key responsibilities are as follows:

  • Lead a group of highly skilled Engineers with the sole focus of supporting the Race Engineering and Design Groups with Research and Development direction.
  • Take ownership of organisation and delivery of target projects to tight deadlines.
  • Ensure the Research and Development Department precises task work with accurate and concise reporting. Guiding the team with relevant KPIs, analysis and conclusions.


Required Knowledge and Skills

  • A robust technical background in applied mathematics, physics or engineering.
  • A good understanding of race car dynamics and technologies.
  • Work to the highest standards with an exceptional attitude towards attention to detail.
  • Experience and knowledge with Excel, VBA, Matlab/Simulink.
  • Used to working to own initiative.
  • Written and oral communication skills in English.


About Penske Autosport

Penske Autosport is highly competitive international motorsports team competing in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship.

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