Williams Grand Prix Engineering Ltd

  • Aerodynamics Software Developer

    Location UK-OXF-Grove
    Posted Date 3 months ago(5.3.2018 4:12 PM)
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  • Overview

    Williams is one of the world’s leading Formula 1 teams. It exists purely to race in the top echelon of motor racing, where it has been winning grands prix for more than three decades.


    We are currently seeking an experienced Software Developer to join our Aerodynamics Department.


    The successful candidate will be a capable developer who is self-motivated and able to convert requirements into usable systems and code quickly and efficiently with minimal assistance and supervision but realise and acknowledge the need to seek guidance where appropriate. The candidate must be able to deliver quality solutions to tight deadlines working in a pressurised environment.


    The ideal candidate will have skills and experience required for this role including; proficiency in writing C++ within Visual Studio, proficiency in designing and developing databases within MSSQL Server and an expertise in developing intuitive and responsive GUIs.



    The ideal candidate will have the following skill/knowledge:


    • A minimum of 2 years' C++ experience (Essential)
    • Experience using MSSQL / T-SQL database (Essential)
    • Visual Studio 2015/2017 (Essential)


    Nice to have but not essential


    • Professional experience of Python (Beneficial)
    • Professional experience of C# / WPF / WinForms (Beneficial)



    Key responsibilities will include -


    • Acting as a key player in the development of new and existing applications.
    • Optimisation and implementing user experience improvements to existing applications
    • Working closely with the aerodynamics department to ensure accuracy of output.
    • Using analytical skill and the ability to work to tight deadlines often under pressure.
    • The ability to effectively communicate with your peers and across departments in a dynamic F1 environment.



    Beneficial attributes for this role include, experience of writing C++ in the Qt framework, C# in WPF or WinForms, and background in engineering or mathematical simulation tool development.



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