The Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) is the governing body of motor sport and the federation of the world's leading motoring organizations. The FIA is an international non-profit association. 


Are you ready to push the boundaries of racing car engineering and fuel the future of motorsports? Join our dynamic and innovative performance and R&D team as a Senior Simulation Engineer! We are seeking a highly skilled and passionate individual to supervise all the simulation activities, and taking care of the tools, and the vehicle database. As the Senior Simulation Engineer, you will play a crucial role in shaping the future racing categories through the definition of the Technical Regulations.


- Positioning: Be the reference for the lap simulation within the Performance group. Drive simulation projects and support the other teams members in the respective simulation activities.

- Simulation Strategy: Develop and implement a comprehensive simulation strategy to optimize vehicle performance, improve lap times, and drive innovation in our racing car design.

- Model Development: Lead the development and refinement of advanced mathematical models for various vehicle components, validating their accuracy through simulations and real-world testing.

- Performance Analysis: Conduct in-depth analysis of simulation data to evaluate the car's performance under various conditions.

- Tire Expertise: Demonstrated expertise in tire behavior, modeling, and their impact on vehicle dynamics.

- Training and Support: Provide guidance and support to the rest of the team.

- Trackside: Attend tests, races and specific meetings on regular basis (<10 FIA events/year).


Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Engineering, or a related field. Advanced degrees or specialized certifications are a plus.
Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in vehicle simulation, with a strong background in motorsports or automotive industry simulations.
Vehicle Dynamics: In-depth knowledge of vehicle dynamics, aerodynamics, and various automotive subsystems
Data Analysis: Strong analytical skills with experience in data analysis and interpretation to derive valuable insights for vehicle performance optimization.
Powertrain, hybrid systems, chassis, aerodynamic and tires in the field of motorsport
English fluent spoken and written
Proficiency in industry-standard simulation software such as AVL, MATLAB/Simulink, or proven experience on bespoke lap-time tools.
Excellent teamwork and communication skills.
Ability to work in the strictest confidence with suppliers and teams.
Availability and willingness to travel

The FIA is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religion or ethnicity, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organisation. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.