Systems Technician

Williams Advanced Engineering Limited operates a technology and engineering services business and is part of the Williams Group.

In 2010, Williams Grand Prix Engineering Limited began diversifying its operations, leading to the establishment of the Williams Advanced Engineering division, which became Williams Advanced Engineering Limited.

Combining cutting edge technology and the industry’s best engineers with precision and speed to market derived from four decades of success in the ultra-competitive environment of Formula One, Williams Advanced Engineering provides world class technical innovation, engineering, testing, manufacturing and operational consultancy services to the automotive, motorsport, aerospace, defence, health and energy sectors. Working in close collaboration with its customers, Williams Advanced Engineering helps meet the sustainability challenges of the 21st century and improve performance, with its expertise in aerodynamics and thermodynamics, electrification, advanced lightweight materials, simulation and vehicle integration.

In December 2019, Williams Grand Prix Engineering agreed to the sale of an equity stake in Williams Advanced Engineering to EMK Capital, with Williams retaining a significant minority stake in the business. Williams Advanced Engineering has grown from an embryonic business in 2010 to a 300+ person business with over 40 live projects and the investment represented a natural next step in the development of a growing business; unlocking the potential for continued growth.

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Williams Advanced Engineering
Kidlington, Oxford / UK
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WAE Technologies Limited exists to accelerate the advantage and impact of our clients. We do it through innovative engineering and technology that solves complex problems and brings a step-change in weight, speed, and efficiency. Join us to help fulfil our mission to accelerate an efficient, electric, and sustainable future.

An opportunity has arisen for Systems Technician to join Formula E department in a rapidly expanding and exciting work environment.  The purpose of the role is to support the building and servicing of electrical wiring harnesses and sensors using System 25, Autosport connectors and fine gauge wiring.

Job role: 

(It is not necessary to have experience in all these areas)

  • Building of electrical wiring harnesses
  • Termination of sensors
  • Calibration, testing and quality assurance of sensors and assemblies
  • Fault diagnosis and reporting
  • Maintain documentation relating to harness and sensor installations
  • An understanding of interacting with a Rest API based architecture.
  • Support testing of car systems using System Monitor
  • Data analysis using ATLAS


You’ll have:

  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office programs
  • Self-motivation and the ability to complete tasks with minimal guidance, and to work under pressure to meet critical deadlines
  • A creative and proactive approach to problem-solving, along with good attention to detail
  • Flexible attitude to working hours
  • To follow and actively enforce the company’s health and Safety and HV policies
  • Experience with Arduino type devices is beneficial but not essential
  • Experience with ATLAS and Systems Monitor is beneficial not essential


We’ll provide:

  • Training to add to your existing skills and accelerate your career
  • A supportive and empowering work environment


Application deadline:

The closing date for applications is 30th March 2023.



Head office is based on the Williams technical campus in Grove. This role will be based primarily in Kidlington, Oxford, UK, with some travel required to Grove.


Disclaimers and DEI:

You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. At WAE we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills. WAE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we are happy to discuss reasonable job adjustments.

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