NIO has competed in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship since it was established in 2014. The NIO 333 FE Team have been on a upward progression for the last two seasons and have proven to be competitive already in the Gen3 Era starting earlier this year.
NIO 333 Racing Formula E Team, a manufacturer team competing in The FIA Formula E World Championship have a requirement for a PERFORMANCE ENGINEER.
Reporting to the Chief Race Engineer, you will :-
Work closely with the Race Engineers and Performance Group to define car set up.
Work in conjunction with the NIO 333 Control Systems Group to optimise performance from both car and driver at Race, Test and DIL simulator events.
Work with NIO 333 Team contracted drivers through All Race &Test events and DIL simulator sessions.
Use and assist in developing dedicated data acquisition software and additional analysis techniques, to analyse and optimise car performance in all areas of chassis and powertrain.
Be capable of providing pre and post event simulation, analysis and key performance metrics of vehicle performance in Race and Test events.
Compile detailed technical, Race, Test and DIL sim event reports.
Assist the Performance and Controls groups in developing the DIL Simulator through correlation with the Circuit.
Have the ability, to analyse and assess development items in a robust / rigorous manner.
Have some experience in the use of commercial software such as MATLAB and be familiar with modern programming languages such as PYTHON.
Be comfortable with extensive international travel.
Have a minimum 3 years’ relevant Performance Engineering experience in high level motorsport.
A thorough understanding of vehicle dynamics and the controlling parameters of car balance.
A thorough understanding of ride dynamics and damper optimization.
A base understanding of closed and open loop control systems.
An understanding of high voltage electrical powertrain performance factors would be beneficial, however, willingness to learn the various performance aspects of electrical powertrains will be fundamental.
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to handle pressure and work at pace.
The ability to work proactively and methodically with attention to detail.
High integrity with commitment to good governance.