Formula E Performance Engineer

Mercedes AMG HPP are seeking an exceptional Performance Engineer to join our world championship winning team at Brixworth. The purpose of the role is to conduct lap simulation and performance analysis to support delivery of a high performance Formula E powertrain and create tools to assist trackside engineers with performance calibration and analysis. You will also support DIL, dyno and track tests when required

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Job no: 493558
Work type: Permanent
Location: Brixworth
Department: Managing Director


Be skilled at…

  • Using MATLAB/Simulink to model the complete car, including the power unit and software strategies
  • Deriving first-principles sub-models and linking them to create a model of a large complex system
  • Creating tools to match customer requirements in a high pressure environment
  • Working within a new, dynamic team
  • Employing attention to detail without losing sight of the big picture aims/goals
  • Solving problems creatively
  • Communicating with a diverse range of stakeholders

Have experience of…

  • Computer simulation of dynamic systems and control strategies
  • Correlation of models with experimental and operational data
  • Calibration of a high performance electric or hybrid powertrain

Demonstrate knowledge of…

  • Powertrain principals and technology, its implementation and application
  • Thermodynamics and heat transfer
  • Simulation and optimisation techniques
  • Motorsport chassis fundamentals, modelling methods, and a practical approach to realising theoretical principles

Hold these qualifications…

  • High grade degree in a relevant engineering subject


  • Creative and innovative
  • Driven to deliver high quality
  • Accountable and credible

Success in this role will be if you…

  • Conduct and analyse performance improvements based on lap simulation modelling and performance analysis
  • Deliver world class solutions of the highest quality in order to meet any powertrain project targets
  • Develop technical processes from the ground up
  • Create, then champion, best practice
  • Manage stakeholder and team expectations with tact and diplomacy

In return you’ll get the chance to be part of a team with some of the best in the world, at a state of the art facility, with a very real chance to make history.

We look forward to meeting you!

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