Simulation and Modelling Engineer

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DS PENSKE Formula E Team
UK / France
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DS Penske is looking for a Simulation and Modelling Engineer.

An exciting opportunity to join one of the leading Formula E teams:
Working in a fast-paced environment, this exciting role will suit a highly motivated engineer with a strong simulation background and an interest in developing
mathematical models and simulation tools to help improve car performance and deliver race victories.


The key responsibilities are as follows:

  • Use/maintain/develop a wide range of vehicle dynamics tools, offline and driver in the loop simulation, energy management tools, to further the race car dynamics and powertrain performance and future design.
  • Contribute to the coding or maintenance of models of the race car aero/suspension/ride/tyre dynamics and powertrain components, completing correlation studies and suggesting modifications to improve whole vehicle match to track side measurements.
  • Help to develop/maintain the driver in the loop simulator control systems and modelling architecture.
  • Help to run the following sessions/events; driver in the loop simulator sessions (when vehicle dynamics tests or model improvement/experimentation studies are being completed), 7 Post Rig tests, Kinematics and Compliance measurements, Moment of Inertia Measurement, Brake Dyno programs and Remote Room operations.
  • Get involve in the Ops Room (Mission Control) for supporting the Race Team at the track side during the events.

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • A robust technical background in Modelling and Vehicle Dynamics.
  • Experience on programming in Python, C, C#, C++, or any other language would be an advantage.
  • A good understanding of Race Car Control Systems and Powertrain technologies.
  • Work to the highest standards with an exceptional attitude towards attention to detail.
  • Experience and knowledge of Matlab/Simulink, Dymola, CarMaker, Simpack, Chassis Sim, AVL VSM, or any other high-end Vehicle Dynamics tool chain will be of benefit.
  • Used to working to own initiative.
  • Written and oral communication skills in English.
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