Simulator Engineer / DIL Operator

A tribe of enthusiastic sparkheads, competing in the pulsating world of Formula E is both strategic and natural.

We are one of only 12 teams to have competed in the FIA Formula E Championship from its founding season in 2014. Right from the get-go, we’ve been busy upping the ante on technology and innovation.

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Mahindra Racing UK Ltd
Banbury / UK
Salary / Benefits
Contract Type

Simulator Engineer/ DIL Operator
Performance Team

Mahindra Racing is a motor racing team based in Banbury, United Kingdom, competing with an Indian racing licence. The team is currently competing in the electric FIA Formula E Championship since the inaugural season in 2014


Role Overview:
We require a Simulator Engineer to join our driver-in-the-loop (DIL) simulator team. This person can be a recent grad or a highly experienced DIL Operator, we
are open to the level of seniority for the person to take on this role.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Configure and operate the DIL simulators during race preparation, on event race support and development sessions.
  • Assist with DIL development and maintenance, both hardware and software.
  • Assist with the development and documentation of DIL operating procedures.

Qualifications, skills and experience required:


  • A degree in a numerate discipline.
  • Familiarity with electronic systems, both hardware and software.
  • Basic knowledge of ethernet and CAN protocols.
  • Familiarity with race car vehicle dynamics.
  • Some knowledge of race car sensors and wiring.
  • Ability to read and understand Matlab/Simulink.


  • Experience operating and/or developing DIL/HIL simulators.
  • Knowledge of real time embedded software development.
  • Experience with any of the following:

a. rFactor
b. Canopy
c. Vector Canoe
4. Experience developing/calibrating vehicle and tire models.


Personal Profile
· Used to working to own initiative
· Effective written and oral communication skills in English
· Works methodically with attention to detail
· Leads by example, can and will motivate his/her team & peers
· Personal flexibility to work hours as required including from time to time working in weekends
· Practical approach by using rigorous logic and methods to solve problems with effective solutions


This job description may be changed from time to time to reflect changing business requirements and the job holder may be required to undertake other tasks other than those that are listed that fall reasonably within the scope of the role and grade.

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