CFD Engineer - Cooling

Visa Cash App RB Formula 1 Team is one of two Red Bull-owned Formula 1 teams.Today’s Formula 1 calls for a high level of specialist skills in every area. At Visa Cash App RB Formula 1 Team we strongly believe that every member of our staff can and should lead innovation and continuous improvement in such a competitive and dynamic working environment.Sounds exciting, doesn't? Don't miss your chance to make an impact!We are currently looking for a motivated CFD Engineer to be based in our HQ in Faenza (Italy).In this role you will be responsible for driving forward the engine cooling development of our race car. For all engine cooling systems (Radiators, Snorkels, ECU, etc.),this will entail taking ownership of the aerodynamic development, the methodology of CFD simulations and CFD tools correlation with bench and track test.You will play a key in  role in improving the brake cooling correlation between CFD, Track and Bench Test.


Areas that play to your strengths

All the responsibilities we'll trust you with:


Work with the CFD Mechanical Group for preparation, execution and report of CFD and experimental studies' conclusions.

A strong grounding in aerodynamics and CFD methods will be required to take an active role in continually improving the fidelity and accuracy of the CFD simulations for engine cooling development.

Responsible for the development of all engine cooling systems (Radiators, Snorkels, ECU, etc.), in the full respect of the deadlines and targets given by Aero Management.

Explore new concepts and direction to continually improve car performance following the Aero Management targets.

Continually improving, with the support of methodology group, the fidelity and accuracy of the CFD simulations for engine cooling development.

CFD code programming.

Proactive attitude in defining the activities to improve CFD correlation with bench and track test.

Support CFD Mechanical group on improving as required the brake cooling correlations between CFD, Track and Bench test.


Working in a young, collaborative and international environment.

Tailored training.

Company Events / Briefings.

On site Gym.

Bonus scheme.

Annual salary review process.

Meal Tickets

Free additional health insurance


Your areas of knowledge and expertise

that matter most for this role:

  • Strong PhD/Master Degree in Aeronautical/Aerospace/Mechanical Engineer with specialization in Aerodynamics.
  • Experience of at least 2 years in a similar role.
  • Full understanding of Aerodynamic theories, CFD methods and CAD surfacing.
  • Capability to properly interact with the various groups of the organisation will require good communication and teamwork.
  • Familiar in utilizing Linux system.
  • Experience in using Open Source and/or commercial CFD software.
  • Experience developing in either C, C++, Python and Bash.
  • Experience using ANSA and NX would be considered as a plus.
  • Strong ability to quickly learn and adapt to new technologies.
  • Remarkable attitude in problem solving and attention to details.
  • Organised and methodical approach to work.
  • Self-motivated with a proactive approach.
  • Flexible approach to working hours to ensure that project deadlines and targets are respected.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Travel 10-20%
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