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Team Driver in the Loop Support Engineer – Motorsports Competition – NASCAR


Onsite: This position requires an employee to be on-site on a full-time basis.

To strengthen our Motorsports program, we are to seeking a team driver in loop (DiL) 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 develop DiL test plans, prepare simulation models, assist in operation of DiL simulators, analyze output data, implement changes to capture team development items in the simulation model, and solve DiL operational issues. You will be expected to finish projects to the highest standards. You must have experience using vehicle simulation software in a race team setting, interest in 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 driver in loop (DiL) support engineer embedded within a NASCAR racing team

  • Support all aspects of DiL simulator operation for race teams on static and full motion DiL simulators

  • Conduct team specific developmental simulation modeling changes for testing on DiL simulators

  • Assist teams in analysis of test data for the purpose of deriving potential performance gains

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

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

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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent degree

  • 2-5 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

  • High level of integrity, ability to deal with ambiguity, take initiative/self-directed

Additional Description


  • 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

  • Outstanding interpersonal and relationship leadership skills to effectively collaborate with varying levels of the organization as needed

  • Emerging partnership and teamwork skills and ability to learn from and share knowledge with co-workers in a fast-paced environment

About GM

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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

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