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Vehicle Performance Engineer

indianapolis, IN 46241

Posted: 06/17/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Engineering Job Number: 84903

Job Description

Premier Motorsports company is looking for two (2) Vehicle Performance Engineers onsite in Indiana.  These positions are needed for 1 year with a possibility of a year extension.
Some the responsibilities of this position include:
  • Simulation of specific vehicle dynamics behaviors.
  • Performance optimization of chassis setup parameters.
  • Analysis of logged vehicle dynamics sensor data.
  • Planning and execution of tests of vehicles and chassis subsystems on physical test rigs.
  • Calibration and correlation of vehicle dynamics simulation models - against real world test data.
  • Close liaison with technicians on build preparation and setup configurations of chassis hardware systems.
  • Close liaison with electronics systems engineers in the provisioning and configuration of sensor and data logging requirements.
  • Contribution to the design, maintenance, and development of simulation and analysis software.
  • Close liaison with external suppliers on development of chassis hardware systems.
  • Regular publications of reports.
  • Use of source control and other software development best practices.
  • Presentation of findings in group meetings.
  • Collaborative interaction in engineering group forums.

Job Requirements

The qualified candidates should have the following:
*Mechanical Engineering degree.  Dynamics specialties valued.
 *Hands on experience with racing car operations.
 *Hands on experience in physical testing of vehicle hardware systems.
 *Min 1 year of work experience in professional Motorsport industry - internships can be counted toward this requirement.
 *Proficiency in MATLAB programming and use of MATLAB for data processing and analysis.
 *Proficiency in analysis of time series data - including frequency domain analysis.
 *Excellent understanding of vehicle dynamics principles across suspension, tire, and aerodynamic domains.
 *Proficiency in experiment design methods, and statistical analysis of experiment data.

You will also be required to:
Attendance at all track events (races and tests).
*    Attendance at physical rig testing of race vehicles.
*    Will be initially based at the client facility in Indianapolis.
*    Traveling and overtime required.    

Weekly flat rate of $1634.62 - $1826.92 DOE
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