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Systems Engineer


Banbury, Oxfordshire, England

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Date Posted:

8th February 2024





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At Prodrive we believe there’s no limit to what can be achieved when the brightest minds come together. Joining one focused and driven team, you will challenge boundaries in order to change the game for our customers. We are the world’s leading independent motorsport company and the business behind some of the greatest names and achievements in motorsport over the last 40 years. Our skilled Technicians, Mechanics, Fabricators and Engineers work together every step of the way to design, build and run elite competition cars on the track and off-road across the globe.

We are looking for a Systems Engineer to assist with maintaining reliability and improving performance, supporting operational activities across all our Motorsport Programmes and the development of new data and software systems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage electronic system specification and software updates for all Prodrive Motorsport products (including AMR GT3, GT4 and other programs)
  • Data analysis and system-wide commissioning of GT3 and GT4 race cars.
  • Work closely with Software, Electrical and Customer Support teams, aiming at supporting both Factory and Customer teams with their electrical and electronics needs.
  • Work with championship organisers to forecast electrical and electronic changes required to maintain Prodrive Motorsport’s products adherence to regulations at all times.
  • Develop Prodrive motorsport products across all programs and will be expected to proactively assist with all aspects of in-vehicle and supporting (i.e. garage and factory) electronic systems. 
  • Work closely with workshop production to ensure build spec is adhered to and maintain BOM for electronic components, new vehicle signoff and compliance to championship regulations.
  • This position is factory based in Banbury, Oxfordshire, UK

Who Are We Looking For?

  • You will be competent in IT support and development (General MS Windows support including networking, plus MS Office suite including Excel+VBA. Programming such as Matlab, Simulink, Python, C appreciated);
  • A strong understanding of wiring looms at a system level and ability to troubleshoot existing looms;
  • A strong understanding various communication protocols such as CAN, LIN & Ethernet, and ability to troubleshoot existing buses and networks;
  • Experience in motorsport or automotive control units, data loggers and related software;
  • You will have efficient spoken and written communication skills
  • An innate bility to operate both independently and in a collaborative, team environment;
  • Possess excellent organisation, prioritisation, and coordination skills;
  • An ability to work effectively and thrive in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability and experience in working under pressure.

What can we offer you?

  • An attractive salary which will grow in line with your ongoing development and impact
  • 25 days holiday (which increases with long service) with an opportunity to purchase up to 15 extra days
  • Training opportunities for continuing professional development
  • Onsite subsidised staff restaurant
  • Car and pension salary sacrifice schemes
  • Cyclescheme
  • Exercise classes
  • Paid time off for volunteering
  • Consultations with our Fit 4 Life expert
  • Social events throughout the year
  • Exclusive company discounts
  • Life assurance

We are an equal opportunities employer

At Prodrive we are committed to attracting and nurturing the best talent and creating an inclusive workplace. We value individual differences and diversity amongst all staff so that everyone has the widest opportunities to maximise their potential. We aim to ensure that no job applicant is placed at a disadvantage by practices or requirements which disproportionately impact protected groups and which are not justified by the demands of the job. If you feel you are right for this role, we welcome your application.

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