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Systems Engineer

Company
Virgin Racing
Date Posted
3rd August 2018
Reference
VAC-1147
Sector
Systems Engineer
Location
Silverstone
Salary
Competitive Salary

Systems Engineer

Applications are invited for the position of Formula E Systems Engineer.

The position will play an important part in the efficient and reliable running of the Virgin Racing Team at worldwide Formula E events.

Requirements for the position are:-

Degree level education with a 1st or upper 2nd qualification in a relevant Engineering subject, together with 2-3 years full time experience in Formula 1, Formula E, WEC, GP2/F2, or an ability to demonstrate an equivalent skill set.
Familiarity of working with high voltage electrical systems on hybrid or electric performance vehicles, preferably in competition.
Experience of managing control systems for hybrid or electric powertrains.
Excellent understanding of automotive electronic systems, CAN, motorsport data acquisition and sensing technology and related calibrating techniques.

Experience of designing and specifying wiring systems using Raychem products and motorsport connectors.
A good understanding of vehicle dynamics.
An ability to analyse relevant car data with other team members and possibly the Team’s Racing Drivers.
Strong organisational skills with project planning and delivery in evidence.
Experience in managing a small group of team members at tests and workshops, delegating tasks and taking responsibility for final reporting.
Exceptional communication skills (written and verbal) (English language a must).
Ability to handle pressure and work at a fast pace.
Solid computer knowledge, preferred experience in Microsoft Office products.
Some experience with ETAS, MATLAB, C#, Python, VBA, would be an advantage.

It is likely Extensive World Travel will be expected for the successful candidate to complete their duties.

If you have the academic credentials, passion to play an important role in the Virgin Racing Formula E team and enjoy a collaborative work environment, please apply in writing with a current CV and a cover letter, stating your salary expectations and details of your notice period / availability.

This is a full-time position working from our Silverstone base with a start date, early November 2018.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

 

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