Vehicle Performance Engineer


Location: Silverstone, UK

Reporting to: Head of Performance Analysis

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 Vehicle Performance Engineer to join the Andretti Cadillac Team at the new Silverstone Facility. In this role you will lead and undertake a variety of tasks relating to vehicle performance simulation, analysis, model development and simulator operations. 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:

  • Undertake performance, simulation and vehicle dynamics projects to drive:
    • Short-term performance.
    • Long-term performance.
    • Simulation and analysis tool development.
    • Engineering support for Design, Aero, Strategy and Race Engineering groups.
    • Simulator operations.
    • Race event support.
    • Tire model development.
    • Data pipeline continuous improvement.
  • Develop and maintain department administration and reporting procedures.


  • Strong understanding of physics and math relating to high performance vehicles.
  • Experience of Python or MATLAB / Simulink
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Open to new ideas and approaches.
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Able to perform duties in a timely manner with minimal errors.
  • Communicate effectively with a range of people in other departments across the organisation.
  • 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.

Andretti Cadillac