Senior Development Engineer


We are looking for someone with a highly developed, experience-led, intuitive approach to maximising Race Engine performance. You will be part of a team developing the Chevrolet IndyCar V6 engine to achieve peak driver-track performance. The role will involve both factory-based dynamometer testing and occasional travel to the USA to provide race weekend trackside support as part of a rotating support team.


You must be able to demonstrate:

  • Minimum 7 years post graduate experience in the field of engine development
  • A good degree in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering
  • Strong understanding of engineering principles and IC engine systems
  • Knowledge of engine calibration and driveability with the ability to take this from testbed to track
  • In depth knowledge of full engine dynamometer and sub-system rig testing
  • A high level of competence in planning and executing testing activities, analysing data and reporting findings in a clear and succinct manner
  • Knowledge of combustion pressure measurements and data analysis (e.g. AVL Indicom)


Combined with this experience, it is essential that you possess:

  • Honesty and integrity at all times
  • The ability to work effectively as an individual and as a member of a team, even when under pressure
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability and flexibility to meet tight deadlines
  • A genuine desire and determination to deliver commitments
  • Good communication skills in verbal and written formats

Our competitive salaries will reflect your career to date and the skills and experience you bring.  The positions are full-time and permanent with a flexible holiday scheme, generous non-contributory pension and company-wide team activity events.  We are an out-of-town location with free on-site parking and easy walking access to shops, cafes and buses.