Systems Engineer

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Haas F1 Team debuted in the FIA Formula One World Championship in 2016, becoming the first American-led Formula One team since 1986. Founded by industrialist Gene Haas, Haas F1 Team is based in the United States on the same Kannapolis, North Carolina, campus as his championship-winning NASCAR team, Stewart-Haas Racing. Haas is the founder of Haas Automation, the largest CNC machine tool builder in North America, and he is chairman of Haas F1 Team. 
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Organisation
Haas F1 Team
Reference
VAC-3578
Location
Banbury / UK
Salary / Benefits
Competitive
Contract Type

When you join a team that never sits still, that’s hungry to make F1 history with every weld, every code, and every email we write, you will find yourself completely immersed in your role. To meet the challenges of competing in the highest class of international motor racing, you’ll help us innovate new ways of getting our team to the top.

 

Haas F1 is unique on and off the grid, and our most important resource, our soul, is our people, that’s just one reason why you can have so much of an impact here. Every member of our team is a full contributor to our results on the track, no matter which department or country you work in.  At Haas F1 you’ll be involved in many different areas of the team, an assortment of projects and plenty of hands-on experience while collaborating with some of the best minds in the world. Yes, you’ll learn from us, but we expect to learn from you too!

 

Join our team and make your passion your profession!

 

General Summary:

Reporting to the Electronics Trackside Supervisor or their designee; located in Banbury, UK. This role is primarily a travelling position and supports all on event car set-up and the calibration of sensors. The role will involve working closely with the Race, Control & Performance Engineers ensuring the chassis is built and set-up correctly to an extremely high standard. Factory projects will also be assigned to help develop system engineering tools and hardware to promote improved performance and reliability.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Promote teamwork and effective communications to develop working relationships between all personnel and departments.
  • Have an excellent understanding of Data Acquisition Systems and able to use System Monitor to set up all on car systems associated with the SECU.
  • Use ATLAS to ensure electronic boxes, networks and sensors are operating correctly and within their limits prior to and during sessions.
  • Monitor and resolve electrical issues as they arise on the chassis. Generate and update fault reports as required and proactively investigate issues on and off car working closely with the Reliability Engineer.
  • Work closely with the Control and Performance Engineers in setting up event parameters and performing chassis tests.
  • Work closely with the Electricians and wider car crew to ensure all electrical components are allocated as per the build specification and available in readiness for car builds.
  • Continuously monitor and help to improve on and off car installations, design standards and operational processes and procedures.
  • Work closely with the Garage Tyre Technicians to ensure the TPMS sensors are correctly allocated and functioning throughout an event.
  • Develop systems engineering tools to improve accuracy, efficiency and performance of on and off car systems.
  • Play an active role in the garage set-up and pack-up of events.
  • Follow and enforce health and safety regulations at all venues.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Electronics Trackside Supervisor or their designee.

 

Education and Work Experience:

  • Degree or equivalent in Electronic/Electrical Engineering.
  • Previous experience of working with data logging and telemetry systems in a high-level motorsport environment is essential.

 

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal. Strong technical background in racing car electrical and electronic systems.
  • Work to a consistently high standard in stressful and time sensitive situations.
  • Quick decision-making skills whilst working through problems in a scientific and analytical way.
  • Work well in a team environment with personnel at all levels.

 

Equipment and Applications:

  • Experience in VBA or C# programming would be an advantage within the System Engineer role.
  • Solid computer knowledge, preferred experience in Microsoft Office products and MAT SECU Software.

 

Work Environment Physical Demands:

An ability to work and priority within a high pressure, time sensitive environment while retaining a methodical approach is essential. The role requires a willingness to work flexible hours, including a significant portion of weekends.  It will include frequent international travel to race and test events.

 

This position may require lifting up to 50 pounds, repeated bending, squatting and manual dexterity. Fast- paced work environment requiring heavy mental demands.  Work environment includes race cars, 7-post and other rigs, grinding debris, and hazardous fluids.

 

All employees must ensure compliance with the Company Health and Safety Policy, and all relevant other statutory Health and Safety legislation.

 

This job description may not detail some fewer major duties, nor cover duties of a similar nature, which may from time to time be reasonably required by the relevant manager.

 

Haas F1 team’s benefits help further the well-being of our employees and their families in meaningful ways we embrace hybrid working and core hours. No matter where you work at Haas F1, you can take advantage of our health and wellness resources, get support with your fitness goals by working with our fitness instructors, physios and attending Yoga classes all held in our onsite gym. We offer everyone at Haas F1 the chance to share in the team’s success, being the only team on the grid that offers a race results bonus as well as an end of year constructor’s championship bonus.

 

You’ll discover many more benefits of working at Haas F1, such as our family days where we invite you and your family to spend quality time with our team, the drivers and the cars.

 

At Haas F1, Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion are fundamental of who we are. Our commitment to these ethics is steadfast and this promise travels with us wherever we are in the world.  They are central to our mission and to our impact on the F1 Circuit. We know that having varied perspectives helps generate better ideas to solve the complex problems of a changing and increasingly diverse world.

 

Notice

Due to the nature of the organisation, all employees of Haas F1 Team are required to be security cleared to National Security Vetting standards. If successful in your application, we would support you with the NSV process. As a guideline only, you would normally need to have been a UK resident for the last 5 consecutive years.  Further confirmation can be found on the Civil Aviation Authority National Security Vetting (NSV) website https://www.caa.co.uk/Commercial-industry/Security/Vetting/National-security-vetting/

If you have not been a UK resident for the last 5 consecutive years, please be prepared to request an Overseas Criminal Records Check for these countries as you will be asked to provide this for referencing and security checks if you are successful.