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Senior Software Engineer (Applied Science)

Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team

At the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team, a group of passionate and determined people work to design, develop, manufacture and race the cars driven by seven-time World Champion Lewis Hamilton and young star George Russell.

11 Sep 2022
Full Time
Closing date
6 Oct 2022

Applied Science is the commercial engineering division of the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team and our mission is to leverage the best of aerospace and motorsport technologies to deliver performance for our customers across the domains of land, sea and air.

We specialise in developing timely and innovative technical solutions and services tailored to the specific business challenges of our customers.

We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment, in which a diverse collective of the brightest minds are provided with opportunities for creativity, skills development and career growth. This role will be based in Brackley at our centre of excellence for high-performance engineering, which has the world’s most successful Formula 1 team at its heart.

We’re seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Software Engineer to join our growing agile software development group.

You’ll help to streamline our software development projects and processes and build the capabilities of our team to deliver real value that delights our customers.

We’re looking for someone who has proven experience, working in a software team who has delivered flexible, scalable and maintainable solutions to complex problems. It’s vital that you can work with key stakeholders, maintaining a strong customer focus. It’s an exciting time to join our team as we embark on our journey to adopt a devops culture and where you can make a tangible impact for our customers.

What you'll do:

  • Mentor the software development team, building a supportive environment and developing capabilities to ensure the smooth delivery of major technical projects.
  • Be a key point of contact for new software requirements and internal stakeholder management.
  • Enhance existing systems, ensuring sustainable solutions, whilst building the functionality of the future.
  • Streamline our software engineering projects and processes with the team, ensuring seamless customer experiences and advocating best practices.
  • Provide architectural advice and guidance.
  • Support some of our live race events, ensuring the team can access the right information at the right time to enhance our strategic decision making.

Who you are:

  • Degree in Computer Science (or similar), or relevant experience.
  • Able to create and nurture a culture of problem solvers eager to tackle new challenges.
  • Experience working in high performing self-organising teams, delivering solutions to complex problems.
  • Extensive knowledge of the full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and willingness to own delivery from requirement analysis through to deployment.
  • Experience with microservice based architecture design.
  • Dedicated to producing high quality, maintainable code.
  • Experience using XP practices such as paired programming, TDD and CI/CD.
  • Advocate for delivering software within a DevOps culture and the benefits this approach has.
  • Significant experience of at least one programming language and strong knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming (OOP).
  • Highly motivated individual able to use their initiative to resolve development impediments.
  • Excellent communication skills and experience managing key stakeholder relationships.


We demand the best from our people. So it’s only right we reward them with the best benefits. This role is based daily from our beautiful office in Brackley which boasts free car parking, a fabulous, subsidised restaurant, on-site gym, life assurance, private medical cover and 25 days holiday.

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Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Sports Technology

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