(A) Senior Aero Performance Engineer / Aero Performance Engineer

Location UK-OXF-Grove
Posted Date 1 month ago(19.5.2021 1:09 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:


We are seeking an experienced aerodynamic performance specialist, capable of leading projects that combine the information coming from our state of the art CFD, Wind Tunnel and Driver in the Loop Simulator to advance our understanding of on-track performance and correlation to predictions.


Key operational duties:

  • Analyse performance and correlation data across environments, from offline car simulations, driver in the loop simulations to track data, wind tunnel and CFD results.
  • Lead correlation projects to assess and improve the accuracy of our CFD and Wind Tunnel experiments and progress the methodology.
  • Construct CFD, wind tunnel and track experiments to answer key questions on performance and correlation.
  • Provide guidance to other aero performance engineers to ensure successful delivery of the work done across the aero performance group.
  • Contribute to the improvement and development of analysis tools for performance data.

Ideal Credentials:

  • Excellent team player and ability to work effectively with other groups.
  • You have a proven track record of analysing aerodynamic / vehicle performance data from all F1 environments.
  • You have experience of race car performance optimisation for all aspects from vehicle dynamics to tyre science and aero-elastics.
  • You have a thorough understanding of the capability and limitations of the simulation environments available in the F1 industry.
  • You have a degree in Aeronautical or Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent).

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 27th May 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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