Tyre Performance Engineer

Job Description

As a member of the performance engineering group, you will work closely with race and performance engineers to maximize tyre performance for both our race cars.


Your Tasks

  • Collaborate closely within the performance engineering team to analyse and improve overall car and tyre performance
  • Assist with all tyre-related activities both trackside and at the driving simulator (DiL)
  • Verify the functionality of tyre-related vehicle sensors in data
  • Determine and monitor tyre related KPIs and derive optimum tyre usage using simulation and track data
  • Provide detailed and concise technical reports on tyre performance, including pre- and post-event reports
  • Develop, maintain, and validate mechanical & thermal tyre models used in the DiL, as well as offline simulation tools


Your Qualification

  • Master's or Bachelor's Degree in STEM studies
  • Minimum 2 years of professional experience in performance engineering or data analysis in a high-level motorsport series (Formula E, WEC, etc.)
  • A solid background in the fundamentals of vehicle dynamics
  • Knowledge of Matlab/Simulink and/or other programming languages such as Python, C#, C++
  • Experience in tyre modelling (thermal and mechanical) is an advantage
  • Methodical and analytical approach with an ability to propose creative and innovative solutions
  • Independent and well-organized way of working
  • A flexible approach to working hours and the ability to handle pressure
  • Willingness to travel extensively
  • Open-mindedness and exceptional teamwork skills
  • Good knowledge of English; knowledge of German is a plus