Simulator Operator

After more than 60 years away from Formula One, Aston Martin is back on the grid for 2021. Based in Northamptonshire, Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One™ Team has more than 500 passionate people at its heart, making a team with both a rich heritage and a fresh perspective – bringing new energy to the sport with a determination to shake up the order and compete at the sharp end.

The Aston Martin era represents the beginning of a new journey for us, but the racer’s attitude and can-do approach remain central pillars in the team’s philosophy. The focus is always on improving performance and delivering results. With fresh investment and energy, the stage is set to build on Aston Martin’s rich history in motorsport and establish Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One™ Team as a competitive force in the years ahead.

To succeed on this mission, the team is looking for talented individuals who share our passion for racing and hunger for competition. It’s a stimulating and rewarding place to work, with pure racing at the core of everything we do. We are building for a strong future and every member of the team will play an important role in our success.

We are a brave and united team who value authenticity, honesty, and are never afraid to question conventions. We embrace these values in ways that reflect our modern world. If you share our racer’s spirit and want to contribute to the next chapter in Aston Martin’s glorious history, please apply and join one of the most exciting projects in Formula One.


An exciting opportunity exists for a Simulator Operator within our Vehicle Performance Group (VPG).

Reporting to the Head of Vehicle Performance, the role will primarily focus on the operation of the Driver In the Loop Simulator (DILSim) as well as refining the workflow to improve productivity and robustness of the DILSim systems.

Involvement in other areas of the VPG work may occasionally be required. The position will involve close cooperation with the DILSim test engineers, Race Engineering, Software, Controls and the Vehicle Modelling Team(s).

Required skills, qualifications & experience:

  • Excellent degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or a related discipline.
  • Strong analytical skills and a proactive approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to work effectively either within a cross-functional team or with minimal supervision.
  • Capacity to report complex technical information concisely and professionally to tight deadlines.

Any of the following skills, qualifications & experience would be relevant, but are not essential:

  • Vehicle simulator systems and operations.
  • MAT ATLAS / SystemMonitor
  • Matlab Simulink.
  • Model correlation techniques.
  • Projection hardware & software.
  • RealTime systems & computer science considerations.
  • MBS Modelling Experience
  • C#, Python, VBA or other programming languages.


Aston Martin Formula One Team is committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining the most talented individuals, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion, belief, sex or sexual orientation. We strive to be a Team that reflects all the communities with which we engage around the world through diversity in the workplace and promoting an inclusive culture in which all team members are respected, empowered and valued