Control Systems Development Engineer


Location: Silverstone, UK

Reporting to: Lead Engineer – Control 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 Control Systems Development Engineer to join the Andretti Cadillac Team at the new Silverstone Facility. In this role you will work within the Control Systems group and be responsible for the development of the on-car control systems and their supporting tools. 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:

  • Contribute to the development of the control systems for our SIL, HIL and car systems. 
  • Development of advance data analysis techniques and tools to optimise control system performance and reliability. 
  • Support control system calibration activities on HIL, rigs and dynos. 
  • Resolution of control system faults. 


  • Educated to degree level in a software or engineering subject or similar.
  • Experience with model-based software design in a Matlab Simulink environment. 
  • Experience with the development of electro-hydraulic control systems. 
  • Experience of data analysis techniques with at least one of the following languages: Python, R or Matlab. 
  • Experience with motorsport data logging systems, preferably F1 SECU and associated tools. 
  • Experience with automotive electronic systems, CAN and sensing technologies. 
  • Ability to plan and manage own workloads. 
  • Clear and concise communication.
  • Is self-motivated, innovative and capable of working generally unsupervised to challenging deadlines. 
  • 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.

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