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Senior Software Engineer - Motorsport, F1

Senior Software Engineer - Motorsport, F1

Job Title: Senior Software Engineer - Motorsport, F1
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Milton Keynes
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: NG-4207-2
Contact Name: Nick Green
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 18, 2018 15:33

Job Description

Honda Racing Development (F1) are seeking a Senior Software Engineer on a permanent basis. The purpose of the role is to develop on board control software for the ESS battery and other systems
supporting Honda’s Formula 1 programme, in order to ensure that performance and reliability targets are met. This role is accountable for all aspects of ESS software from initial concept, simulation study and architecture to software development and verification including all the necessary tools, equipment and process. The role will be required to liaise with development teams in Honda-Sakura, Chassis teams and suppliers to deliver software according to the schedule defined by management. The Senior Software Engineer will also provide technical guidance and leadership to more junior software engineers.
Technical lead for ESS software development
Requirements analysis and system specification
Software and digital communications architecture
Modelling and simulation of battery control systems
Software reliability and fault tolerant design
Software validation and testing
Software development process, documentation and releasing
Tools supporting development and testing
Planning and prioritisation of development with stakeholders and partner organisations
Fault diagnosis and factory-based support of trackside activities
A qualified embedded software or control engineer with an excellent track record in a large technical organisation within F1 or similar technology business
Experienced in the application of best practice software process and tools
Ability to identify root cause of issues both in design and process
Previous experience of technical leadership and ability to lead other software team members
Excellent document presentational skills
An adept communicator, be able to build good relationships across all cultures both internally and externally
Fluency in spoken & written English is essential. Competence in Japanese or another European language is desirable
Domestic Travel and Travel overseas may be required
Competence and licence to drive in the UK
PC literate