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Team Simulation Support Engineer – Motorsports Competition - NASCAR

  • Location
    • Concord, North Carolina
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted

Description

Hybrid:  This position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively.  The employee’s role enables them to work at a GM facility or off-site as frequently as needed or desired. This position requires an employee to be onsite 1-3 times per week.

To strengthen our Motorsports program, we are to seeking a team simulation support engineer to aid in the utilization of our simulation toolchain within NASCAR race teams. The goal of this position is to provide valuable engineering support that results in on track performance improvement. You will work with race team members and fellow GM support engineers to perform simulation analysis studies, assist in simulation tool use and education, facilitate team feedback to GM simulation develop entities, aid in development and refinement of vehicle modeling inputs, and help develop baseline simulation settings for on track events. You will be expected to finish projects to the highest standards. You must have experience using vehicle simulation software in a race team setting, possess skills to proactively engaging with others in vehicle performance related activities and have passion for using highly accurate and numerically efficient models.

What you will do:

  • Play a key role as a performance support engineer embedded within a NASCAR racing team

  • Conduct batch, DOE, correlation, and other performance related studies using the simulation toolchain

  • Assist teams in fitment of collected data for the purpose of recommendations to simulation modeling

  • Be part of the broader simulation support team seeking to continuously improve and investigate methods to apply the simulation toolchain and increase race team performance

  • Provide race teams expert knowledge in the simulation toolchain functionality and modeling practices

  • Represent racing team needs as a partner in the simulation toolchain development process

To succeed in this exciting role, we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field

  • 3-5 years of highly validated experience using simulation or other vehicle dynamics-based modeling software within a Motorsport organization

  • NASCAR experience

  • Highly analytical, customer focused, and structured, with positive relationship and strong communicative skills

  • Knowledge of using Dymola/Modelica in a simulation toolchain

  • Exposure to modern software development tooling and environments, preferably C# and Git

  • Ability to multi-task in a multifaceted, constantly evolving environment, bringing a strong work ethic and integrity

Additional Description

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Physics, or a related subject; Master’s degree is desirable

  • At least 2 years of Motorsports experience, preferably within a race team setting

  • Knowledge of high-performance vehicle, tire, and aero modeling techniques

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to interact well with others

  • Must be a great teammate, be able to work a flexible schedule and have a high level of integrity

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