Lead Engineer - Electronics Hardware


Location: Silverstone, UK

Reporting to: Head of Systems

Department: Andretti Cadillac at Andretti Global

Led by racing legend Michael Andretti, the team fields multiple entries in INDYCAR, INDY NXT, IMSA and Formula E. The global racing enterprise boasts over 250 race wins, four INDYCAR Series championships, five INDY NXT titles, one Indy Pro 2000 and one USF2000 championship, and has captured victory five times at the famed Indianapolis 500-Mile Race. The team is now looking to expand into the pinnacle of motorsport through our Andretti Cadillac Team. 

Job description:
We have an opportunity for a Lead Engineer - Electronics Hardware to join the Andretti Cadillac Team at the new Silverstone Facility. In this role you will provide technical expertise and leadership for the Electronics Hardware group. At Andretti Global, we aspire to be the absolute best in every aspect of our team. Team members are encouraged to challenge established thinking and share their ideas to create an environment where everyone can contribute to our shared success.


Principal Accountabilities:

  • Management and responsibility of the Electronics Hardware team.
  • Leading a team of engineers to manage the development, delivery and reliable operation of the car electronic systems.
  • Provide technical input into all aspects of electronics systems architecture and development.
  • Generation of technical documentation to cover trackside operation, procedures and updates.
  • Ensure electronic systems and installations fully comply with the FIA technical regulations.
  • Ownership and resolution of electronic system faults.
  • Provide technical support within and outside the group.
  • Mentoring junior team members.
  • Liaison with suppliers and technical partners.


  • A degree in a relevant discipline (Engineering/Electronics) or similar.
  • Extensive experience with the specification and design of top-level motorsport wiring harnesses, including proficiency with electrical system design packages.
  • Experience with the design of low volume prototype analogue and digital electronic circuits.
  • Experience with motorsport data logging systems, preferably F1 SECU.
  • Experience with automotive electronic systems, CAN and sensing technologies.
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Able to perform duties in a timely manner with minimal errors.
  • Ability to line manage / lead teams effectively.
  • Communicate effectively with key stakeholders/directors.
  • Clear and concise communication, verbally and with the use of email.
  • Strong levels of IT skills including MS Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Positively contribute to an open and inclusive culture.

Please be aware that we will be reviewing applicants on a rolling basis and this job posting will close once a suitable candidate is identified. We encourage all interested individuals to submit their application as soon as possible.  As an equal opportunities employer, we are committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity or marriage and civil partnership. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply.

Unternehmen / Organisation: 
Andretti Cadillac