Senior Data Analyst

Formula 1 covers a huge range of disciplines across a wide array of industry sectors, drawing the very best from our teams of technicians, engineers and media rights specialists and encouraging the creativity of experts in the fields of digital and traditional media, marketing and communications.  From timekeeping, to software development, broadcast engineering and content creation, we are truly the 11th Formula 1 team.

We are recruiting for a Senior Data Analyst in our Data Systems who would be based at our Media and Technology Centre in Biggin Hill.  Do you have what it takes to be part of the world’s greatest sport and entertainment spectacle?

Main Duties and Responsibilities


  • Contribute within a small F1 vehicle performance and Competitor Analysis group by developing the understanding and analysis capabilities on historical and current car data together with race event data. The goal is to identify performance, audience and competitive relationships that can be used in determining new technical contents and graphics to improve suspense, anticipation and excitement.

  • Research and develop detailed analysis techniques to utilise the data sources and combine the data to find relationships using state of the art methods and lead deployment of future analytic methods.  For example: specification and development of data mining methods and toolsets, development of post-race analysis reporting and metric trend analysis across race events and seasons.

  • Analyse, report and present vehicle performance results (and other group work results) for both internal and external review, including regular post-race event reports.

  • Liaison with internal and external groups that possess the data repositories of interest and foster relationships with all appropriate stakeholders.

  • Maintain a positive relationship with the FIA and all F1 teams.

  • Work with F1 technical suppliers to develop methodologies and create aligned analysis for content generation.


  • Complete all mandatory training within specified timelines.

  • Operate safely at all times in line with Company health and safety requirements.

  • Undertake other duties within your capabilities as your Department Manager or Team Manager may assign to you from time to time.


  • Degree (or equivalent) in Engineering (with a high mathematical content), Computing / Computing Science, Mathematics (with high data and statistical analysis content) and/or Physics/STEM

  • Masters or Post Doc qualifications (or equivalent) Desirable


  • Ability to demonstrate practical applications and utilization of data analytic work / mathematical and/or statistical reduction on datasets

  • Current or recent F1 or other high level motorsports team experience, preferably with either a trackside or a vehicle performance background

  • Experience in an appropriate F1 (or other high level motorsport) data analysis environment desirable

  • Development of bespoke data analytical and visualization tools desirable


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