Simulation Development Engineer

NIO has competed in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship since it was established in 2014 and secured the inaugural FIA Formula E Drivers’ Championship in July 2015. NIO 333 FE Team have recently committed to the next generation of Formula E, “Gen 3”, which is to be introduced for season 9 commencing at end of 2022.
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NIO 333 Racing
Silverstone / UK
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Simulation Development Engineer


The suitable candidate will be a key part of the Performance Group, with an active contribution to improving the performance of the car through the development of vehicle software tools across the tyre science, energy management and race strategy domains.


Candidates should have a robust technical background in applied mathematics / mechanical engineering with proven experience on software development as well as a general understanding of vehicle dynamics.


Core Skills & Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the development of the physical car model software and its correlation to reality, with emphasis on code maintenance and code generation.
  • Make improvement / develop new software simulations tools, working closely with tyre science, performance, energy management, and race strategy engineers.
  • Support performance analysis as required, particularly before, during and after each race event.
  • Contribute to Driver-in-the-loop software development and operations. 



  • Minimum BSc in Mathematics, Computational Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering or similar.
  • Prior experience working in an industrial related field would be beneficial, specially within an automotive domain.
  • Sound knowledge and experience with MATLAB and Simulink.
  • Knowledge and experience of software development in C, C++, C#, VB, Python, or similar.
  • Knowledge of software lifecycles, development environment, source management and collaboration tools.


Additional Desirable Attributes:

  • A proven ability to work to tight deadlines as part of a team or individually
  • Willingness to work in a dynamic and multicultural environment
  • Self-motivation with a will to contribute to race support
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills
  • Analytical and methodical worker


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