Senior Aero Software Engineer


Location: Silverstone, UK

Reporting to: Lead Engineer - Aerodynamics Software

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 Senior Aero Software Engineer to join the Andretti Cadillac Team at the new Silverstone Facility. In this role you will work within a group of software engineers to develop new and existing applications and tools, to support the complete aerodynamic development process, including wind tunnel testing, CFD, correlation and design. 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:

  • Develop and create the latest generation of tools and provide for both aerodynamic analysis and development processes, and provide feedback and improvements for junior members on their tools.
  • Work closely with aerodynamic engineers to improve the ease of understanding complex data.
  • Apply experience and knowledge to help set future directions and trends in data analysis and data visualization.
  • Define the user interface in terms of presentation and interaction with the data from a wide range of engineering data sources.
  • Produce high performance and well-designed data access tools and APIs to be used by other existing systems.
  • Mentoring junior team members of the team.
  • Complete design, code, test, release, and maintenance of data analysis applications.


  • A degree in a relevant discipline (Computer Science / Mathematics,) or similar. 
  • Multiple years' relevant experience in a similar role within the motorsport industry.
  • Strong knowledge of software architecture and patterns.
  • Extensive programming skills, ideally with Python, MATLAB, C++, C#, and be able to write clean and testable code with an emphasis on maintainability.
  • Well versed with other technologies such as SQL servers.
  • Experience with data organization and repository creation using appropriate database and file architecture.
  • Experience in the development and deployment of Al and Machine Learning based systems.
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Able to perform duties in a timely manner with minimal errors.
  • Communicate effectively with key stakeholders/directors.
  • Clear and concise communication.
  • 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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