CFD Correlation Engineer

Reference: SP2005_1714464977
  • £40000 - £70000 per annum + Negotiable
  • Oxfordshire
  • Permanent
  • Automotive, F1 & Motorsport

We have an opportunity to join the CFD group as a correlation engineer. This role should appeal to a candidate a good grounding in physics and / or CFD with an aptitude for analysis and problem solving. You will be primarily responsible for identifying and investigating CFD miscorrelations. As a member of the CFD correlation group you will be expected to tune and enhance the CFD recipes used throughout the aerodynamics department to address miscorrelations.

As a CFD Correlation Engineer, you will:

  • Investigate miscorrelations and understand their root causes.

  • Develop and contribute innovative ideas to improving CFD.

  • Provide at elbow-support to aerodynamicists running bespoke non-production simulations.

  • Develop methodologies to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of our CFD tools and workflows.

  • Work with aerodynamicists and CFD engineers to solve problems and develop processes.

  • Ensure that CFD simulations and analysis carried out within the department are aligned to the capability of the tools.

  • Working and contributing across multiple disciplines of the CFD group; including process, external flows, internal flows and thermal modelling.

  • Contribute to the day-to-day & problem-solving activities of the CFD group.

Our ideal CFD Correlation Engineer will have:

  • Good knowledge of physics and CFD.

  • Be enthusiastic about code development and willing to learn best practices.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Comfortable in a user-facing role.

  • Given the nature of F1, a flexible approach to working is essential.

Applicants are preferred to have the following skills and experience:

  • F1 experience or relative experience within an industrial setting would be advantageous.

  • Experience of Python, and Unix shell scripting would be advantageous.

  • Experience in collaborative software development includes source control, collaborative design, and code reviews.

Sam Parker Recruitment Consultant

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