Software Engineer – Distributed Architecture

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 almost 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.


We have a new opportunity to be part of the team in Business Systems for the role of Software Engineer – Distributed Architecture


We are looking for an experienced software engineer with first-hand experience building distributed architectures. You will become an integral part of a small team developing a new software architecture essential to building a new generation of software capability for the Aerodynamics group and beyond.


As software engineers in a Formula 1 team our primary objective is to support and enable the front-line aerodynamicists, designers and production technicians to do their jobs as effectively and efficiently as possible so they can produce the fastest car on race day. Many of the users of our applications are engineers themselves and have an insatiable appetite for new functionality to help them continually improve performance.


The successful candidate must:

  • Have developed message-based distributed architectures and associated patterns (CQRS, Event Sourcing, Publish-Subs model)
  • Be able to demonstrate good software and architectural design techniques and practices and be able to follow TDD and clean code methodologies
  • Have experience using C# on .NET Core 5+
  • Have a degree in computer science, engineering or another STEM subject
  • Be flexible, pragmatic and resilient


Knowledge and experience in any of the following would be advantageous, especially for senior candidates:

  • Blazor, CSS, JavaScript, Telerik or other controls library
  • SQL, Microsoft SQL Server and Entity Framework
  • RabbitMQ and the NServiceBus messaging abstraction library


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.