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Simulation Engineer - Motorsport Competition - NASCAR


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 team, we are looking for Simulation Engineers to work in multiple areas of simulation development within our expanding Motorsports program. Define test procedures for vehicles on track to capture the required data to validate existing models and develop advanced models to improve the accuracy of the simulation toolchain. Maximize these advanced models to increase engineering understanding and aspects of race car performance development.  Stand out applicants will have experience in using Dymola and Modelica, deploying models via the FMI standard, and have a passion for creating highly accurate and numerically efficient models. Interested in joining our growing team with a flexible work schedule? Please read on and apply!

What you will do:

  • Play a key role in simulation development

  • Bring state of the art modeling and simulation of vehicle and subsystems to our tools

  • Use advanced data analytics techniques to analyze track data, correlate models and retrieve underlying trends from large amounts of complex data

To succeed in this results-oriented role, we are looking for a graduate profile:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering subject area

  • 5 years of highly proven experience gained in the automotive design or testing area

  • Excellent knowledge of vehicle dynamics

  • Ability to derive simple vehicle dynamics models from first principles, but also scale this knowledge up to complex systems

  • Highly analytical, client-oriented, and structured, with excellent relationship and communicative skills

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

Additional Description


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

  • Prior knowledge and experience in multibody model development and validation desirable

  • Extensive knowledge of Dymola, Modelica

  • 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

About GM

Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

Why Join Us 

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values; 
• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

Diversity Information

General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers.   We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at or call us at 800-865-7580. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.