(A) CFD OpenFoam Developer

Location UK-OXF-Grove
Posted Date 1 month ago(19.5.2021 12:52 PM)
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The company:


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. The Williams name has been synonymous with top-level motorsport since the 1960s.

The Role:


Our CFD methodology and tools are integral to the aerodynamic development of the car and we strive to make continuous improvements in our CFD capability.  We are therefore excited to be able to offer an opportunity for an OpenFOAM developer to join the CFD team.  The role will focus on the development of our OpenFOAM methodologies and workflow which should appeal to those with practical OpenFOAM experience.


Key/Required Credentials:


Applicants are required to have the following skills and experience:

  • A Master’s or PhD degree in engineering or physical science discipline
  • 2 years’ industrial experience in OpenFOAM development and/or in object-oriented C++ software development in a CFD environment
  • Expertise in implementing and testing CFD models within short time scales
  • Experience in collaborative software development including source control, collaborative design and code reviews


Ideal/Preferred Credentials:


Applicants are preferred to have the following skills and experience:

  • Excellent team player and able to work effectively with other groups
  • Proven ability to work at a fast pace and to react rapidly to new information
  • F1 experience would be advantageous but not essential
  • Experience of Python, C++, and Unix shell scripting would be advantageous


What can Williams offer?


The Williams Group is based in Grove, Oxfordshire. We offer free onsite parking and large open green spaces to unwind during breaks. We are a short 5 minutes’ from Wantage, our closest town centre. We have an on-site gym which is free to use for all staff and contractors. We also have a subsidised restaurant on site. Please scroll down the page to review our benefits suite below.


Application closing date:

All applications must be received by 25th June 2021


The Williams Group is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we are happy to discuss reasonable job adjustments.


Strictly no agencies.


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