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Control Systems Engineer

Alpine F1 Team

Alpine F1 Team, competing as BWT Alpine F1 Team, is a Formula One constructor which made its debut at the start of the 2021 Formula One World Championship.

20 Jan 2023
Closing date
10 Feb 2023

We are building something special at Alpine.

As part of the Alpine long-term plan to compete for F1 World Championships we are looking to add to our excellent team with individuals who are motivated to significantly contribute to our relentless pursuit of excellence.

Within the Control Systems Group we have a new vacancy as Control Systems Engineer. Although this role is based in Enstone it is a travelling role supporting track events.

Control Systems Engineer - The Role

Reporting to the Head of Controls, Simulation and Modelling you will be responsible for setting up, monitoring, optimising, and ensuring the safe operation of the on-car chassis control systems at test and race events. The role also involves support of dyno or rig testing at Enstone and off-site. There is also scope to get involved in development tasks.

Control Systems Engineer –The Person

The successful candidate will be a University Graduate in Engineering or Physics, with an excellent grasp of real time control systems, mechatronics and hydraulic systems and a flair for data analysis. Candidates must demonstrate an in-depth understanding of on-car hydraulic and electrical systems and current F1 transmission technology, an appreciation of failure modes and skill in fault diagnosis.

They will also possess:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ professional experience in a high-level motorsport trackside environment is required for this role
  • Professional experience of programming in MATLAB and Simulink
  • Practical understanding of sampled data systems, signal processing and data analysis techniques
  • Knowledge of vehicle dynamics fundamentals and experience in the use of McLaren Applied off-car tools would be advantageous along with experience in the use of Python and C#.
  • Clear verbal and written communication skills

Our offer to you

What we offer in return for your hard work and dedication is a team who is truly ambitious with their goals, with a unique and friendly working environment and competitive remuneration – including pension, free onsite gym, subsidised restaurant, a leading development and mentoring programme and many others.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please click 'Apply Now' to begin the application process.

Applications close on 10th February 2023

Alpine Racing strives to be diverse and inclusive, a place where we can all be ourselves. We welcome people from all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences. We are committed to making a consistent, top down effort to be role models on what diversity, inclusion and belonging means in society.

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