2014 FORMULA 1 SANTANDER BRITISH GRAND PRIX

04-06 Jul | Silverstone

Results
(P8) Nico Hulkenberg +88.6 secs
(P11) Sergio Perez +1 Lap
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FORMULA 1 GROSSER PREIS SANTANDER VON DEUTSCHLAND 2014

18-20 Jul | Hockenheim

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Recruitment

We offer a unique environment in which to develop your career in which your commitment and high level of performance will be rewarded with a range of benefits including company pension, private healthcare and health cashplan schemes, car lease schemes, Cycle to Work and Childcare Vouchers, and Kingfisher discounted products.


Successful candidates must:

  • Be currently eligible to work in the UK
  • Have previous relevant experience working within a high level motorsport environment
  • Be able to demonstrate an innovative and flexible approach to problem solving and possess the ability to work through problems in a scientific and analytical way
  • Be able to integrate quickly into existing teams and be actively involved in many aspects of each department
  • Have good communication and analytical skills and be able to work to tight deadlines, often under pressure
  • Be highly self motivated, thrive in a challenging environment and have a flexible approach to working hours

All advertised positions are located at our premises in Northamptonshire.

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  • Software Engineers

    We are looking for talented software engineers to work in our expanding software department to help design and create new software solutions. Our software development group is a team of highly skilled software engineers. You will help the group develop the next generation of Formula 1 data analysis and simulation tools and guide the direction of projects with your knowledge and enthusiasm.

    The successful candidate will be experienced in developing and deploying complex software systems, possess strong analytical and communication skills and be able to work in a group of highly motivated engineers under strict time constraints. Experience with C#, WPF, Visual Studio 2012 and .NET 4.5 is essential.

    We offer a competitive salary. Work location: Silverstone, Northamptonshire.

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  • Control Systems Engineer

    You will be involved in the development of the electronic systems used by the team and their associated tools. This will include developing control systems using the appropriate design, modelling and simulation tools, carrying out system testing and supporting their trackside operation.

    The successful candidate will have a strong academic background with a good degree in a relevant engineering discipline. They will also have a significant experience in the development of real-time control systems ideally within the motorsport or automotive industries.

    We offer a competitive salary. Work location: Silverstone, Northamptonshire.

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  • Software Developer

    Sahara Force India Formula One Team are currently looking for an enthusiastic software developer to fill an exciting position within the CFD group.

    Relying on a high level of automation, the CFD process is critical to the speed and quality of the car's aerodynamic development and benefits from constant maintenance and improvement. The full process is a combination of a web framework and services built on a background of scripts driving commercial, open source and in house software.

    Working closely with all the members of the CFD group and reporting to the Head of CFD, the successful candidate will be expected to excel in a problem-solving environment, developing applications, tools and methods to bind and continually improve the entire CFD process.

    Practical experience of development languages such as Python, JavaScript/jQuery and SQL in a Linux environment and a proven background in bringing practical solutions to problems are pre-requisites for this position. Experience in technologies such as Git, Qt and distributed computing would be a distinct advantage.

    Experience in CFD is not essential, but a desire to learn, understand and contribute is paramount.

    We offer a competitive salary. Work location: Silverstone, Northamptonshire.

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  • Mechanical Design Engineer - Aerodynamic

    Based at our Brackley Wind Tunnel, the successful applicant will be instrumental in the delivery of key 'heavy' electro mechanical projects to the Wind Tunnel facility, model and R&D test bed. These projects must be on target, within budget and always fit for purpose.

    The successful candidate must be qualified to degree level and be able to draw upon a strong Mechanical Engineering background in order to achieve the ambitious targets set. The ability to create detailed engineering drawings to industry standard is a given, therefore previous experience utilising Catia V5/6 is essential in order to 'hit the ground running'. You must also be able to demonstrate strong organisational skills, be highly self motivated, possess strong communication skills and thrive in a high pressure environment.

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  • Stress Engineer

    We are looking to employ a stress/structural engineer qualified to degree level or equivalent in mechanical or aeronautical engineering. Applicants should have some industrial/motorsport experience in stress analysis of composites and metallic materials using a mixture of FEA and hand calculations. A strong working knowledge of Catia V5/V6, Hyperworks and MSC suite would be an advantage. The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of FEA codes and a good understanding of structures and systems.

    We offer a competitive salary. Work location: Silverstone, Northamptonshire.

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  • Aero Performance Engineer(s)

    We are looking for exceptional engineers and scientists to become a key part in the analysis of the extensive aerodynamic data gathered on the race car.

    The successful applicants will use this large and complex dataset, alongside a robust understanding of the aerodynamics, to formulate performance and correlation feedback for the aerodynamics and race engineering groups.  This will require the proactive creation and evolution of analysis methodologies to make the reporting faster, easier and more accurate.  A practical experience of tools such as Excel, VBA, Matlab and Atlas would be advantageous.

    Some F1 experience in the fields of aerodynamics and vehicle dynamics would be advantageous however applications from recent graduates are also welcome. This role may entail out of hours work and attendance at test events.

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  • Vehicle Dynamics Engineer & Senior Vehicle Dynamics Engineer

    Exciting opportunities exist for a Vehicle Dynamics Engineer and a Senior Vehicle Dynamics Engineer within our Vehicle Science department.

    The roles are multi-disciplinary and may include analysis tool development, DIL simulator operations, chassis rig testing, model correlation, performance analysis, race & test support and evaluation of new concepts. The positions will involve close cooperation with the Aerodynamics, Design Office, Controls and Race Engineering departments.

    Fluency in MATLAB is required, while experience in the following is preferred but not essential:- Simulink, SIMPACK, ATLAS, C# or other programming languages, RT systems.

    The ideal candidate will possess an excellent degree in engineering or a related discipline, exhibiting strong problem solving and mathematical skills. The ability to work effectively whether as part of a cross-functional team or with minimal supervision is a prerequisite, as is the capacity to report complex technical information clearly and professionally. Previous high-level motorsport experience is preferred.

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  • Control Systems Track Support Technician

    You will be required to provide track support for the electrical/electronic systems fitted to the car and the associated support equipment. This will involve assisting in the installation of electrical components, configuring/calibrating the chassis related control and data acquisition systems, monitoring them to ensure their correct operation and carrying out any necessary fault diagnosis.

    You will work closely with the engineers to optimise the systems set up and be involved in developing the processes and tools for system configuration, data analysis, etc. The successful candidate will have experience in the development of electrical/electronic systems ideally in an automotive or aerospace environment and of providing field support for them.

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  • Electronics Technician

    You will be involved in the prototyping, assembly and repair of electronic circuit boards, units, sensors and harnesses. You are likely to have a number of years’ experience in a development or high quality, low volume manufacturing environment where you have gained some if not all of the following skills:

    • Ability to construct prototype circuits from schematic diagrams
    • Experience in surface mount circuit board assembly and rework
    • Good level of electronic component recognition
    • Calibration/test of electronic circuits to specifications
    • Manufacture of simple mil. spec. wiring harnesses

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  • Senior Composite Design Engineer

    will be part of a team responsible for producing engineering drawings ranging from patterns and tooling to detailed component design, assemblies and associated jigs.  You will also be required to surface some components and define laminate specifications and booklets.

    Candidates should be able to demonstrate the ability to undertake major design projects such as the survival cell and impact structures.

    The successful candidate will be degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline and possess a strong working knowledge of 3D CAD and Catia V6 software.

     

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  • R&D Engineer

    We are looking for an outstanding all round engineer to join our Research & Development group.  The R&D group offers the chance to work on a broad range of projects across the car that encompass performance and reliability as well as developing future concepts into working systems. 

    The role will demand a mixture of design, data analysis and creative problem solving with the ability to record and report findings concisely to the rest of the team.  The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate that they can work through problems in a scientific and analytical manner to achieve the best result.  You should have a good quality degree in Mechanical Engineering or related subject and experience of using CAD systems, preferably CATIA v5 or v6. 

    Whilst not essential, previous experience in a motorsport environment would be a distinct advantage.

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  • Composite Laminator

    The successful candidate will be highly experienced in the production of high quality Complex Carbon Composite components. The ability to read and understand drawings and lay up manuals is essential. You will have a flexible attitude to working additional hours as required.

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NO AGENCIES


UNIVERSITY PLACEMENT POSITIONS

All placements for 2014 have now been filled.

Regrettably, we are unable to respond to individual student placement enquiries outside of our advertised programme.


WORK EXPERIENCE

Each year we endeavour to provide one-week and two-week work experience placements to school pupils from Years 9 or 10. The placements are only available to applicants that demonstrate a genuine interest in motorsport engineering and production.

Applications for our 2014 Work Experience programme will open in the spring.

Regrettably we are unable to respond to individual student placement enquiries outside of our advertised programme.


APPRENTICESHIPS

We are committed to 2 year apprenticeship schemes in the team commencing in the Autumn of each year and applications are open to Banbury & Bicester College students only.

Applications for the next Apprentice intake will open in the spring.