Senior Controls Performance Engineer

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DS PENSKE Formula E Team
UK / France
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DS Penske is looking for a Senior Controls Performance Engineer.

A fantastic opportunity to drive advanced vehicle dynamics control system development in one of the leading Formula E teams.


This exciting role makes a significant contribution to car performance and allows a highly-dynamic coder to showcase their skillset in a hugely competitive environment where creative solutions are regularly measured throughout the race season.


The key responsibilities are as follows:

  • Deliver on-car Vehicle Dynamics code and off-car toolchain software which will advance car performance beyond that of our competitors.
  • Plan the software code development, release, test and sign-off timings.
  • Work closely with the Drivers and the Race Engineering group to ensure that all on-car software is intuitive to use and facilitates highly advanced tuning of the vehicle control systems.
  • Build strong relationships with the Powertrain Group so that VCU software ensures optimal powertrain usage and energy management.
  • Strive to regularly deliver new control solutions that optimise to FIA regulation and improve car performance.

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • A robust technical background in Control Systems Engineering.
  • A good understanding of race car dynamics and technologies.
  • Work to the highest standards with an exceptional attitude towards attention to detail.
  • Highly proficient in C, C#, Python or other advanced programming languages,
  • Highly proficient in the use of Matlab/Simulink/Stateflow to both design and debug model-based systems.
  • Used to working to own initiative and delivering to tight timescales.
  • Written and oral communication skills in English.
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