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Data Scientist

Red Bull Racing

Red Bull Racing, also simply known as Red Bull or RBR and currently competing as Oracle Red Bull Racing, is a Formula One racing team, racing under an Austrian licence and based in the United Kingdom.

18 Sep 2023
Full Time
Closing date
30 Sep 2023

We are looking for a highly motivated Data Scientist to join the Machine Learning and Data Science Team and contribute state-of-the-art Machine Learning techniques with the goal of improving overall car performance.

Working within the Technology & Analysis Tools department from our Milton Keynes campus, our mission is to develop the technology that enables our engineers to develop championship winning Formula 1 cars. This is a unique opportunity to make a significant contribution to technology that will define the way we exploit car performance in the future.

The impact you will have

  • Develop Machine Learning and Data Science tools that improve our understanding of vehicle performance and design
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and engineers in the Vehicle Performance, Aerodynamics, Vehicle Design and Power Unit departments to understand how Data Science can enhance existing practices
  • Work alongside a team of highly skilled software engineers to put models into productions
  • Review state-of-art literature and research in domains including Linear Algebra, Optimization, Timeseries, Computer Vision and NLP
  • Present work with effective communication, writing and visualisation to a wide range of stakeholders
  • Lead by example with best practices in analysis, programming and version control

What we look for

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent, ideally a MSc or PhD in Applied Mathematics, Machine Learning, Engineering or similar quantitative field
  • You will have previous experince within industry (or the equivalent in a post-Doctoral position)
  • Experience working with and analysing large datasets and timeseries data
  • Knowledge of a wide range of Machine Learning and Data Science techniques, including Optimization, Inference and Deep Learning
  • Proficiency in Python (and other programming languages desirable) and knowledge of one or more Machine Learning frameworks such as TensorFlow and/or PyTorch
  • Excellent communication skills and a track record of working successfully with stakeholders (from other disciplines)

Bonus points for

  • Being interested in Formula 1 racing!
  • Possessing an understanding of vehicle dynamics and/or aerodynamics
  • Familiarity with containerisation and orchestration frameworks like Docker and Kubernetes

Not only is this a fantastic role, but it is also a fantastic team to work with here at Red Bull Racing. A good salary is just the start, there are many other benefits too such as our bonus scheme, private health care cover, life assurance scheme, workplace nursery, company contributed pension scheme, on site gym & fitness classes, free food, and a cycle to work scheme; but above all, the job satisfaction doesn’t get any better than the feeling of making a real contribution to the function of our grand prix cars.

How to Apply

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Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Performance Analysis
Sports Science & Medicine
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