As a Senior Aerodynamics Surface Design Engineer, you'll collaborate closely with Aerodynamicists, Design Engineers, CFD Analysts, Manufacturing, Testing, and Development Teams. Your role serves as a link between departments, guaranteeing seamless integration of aerodynamic design within the wider engineering and operational functions of the Formula 1 team. Additionally, you'll closely collaborate with design engineers to transform aerodynamic theories into intricate CAD models. Engaging with Computational Fluid Dynamics analysts for simulations and analyses will be an integral part of your daily responsibilities. Effective collaboration with CFD specialists or simulation engineers is pivotal in ensuring the validation of designs.

About Bold Valuable Tech: Our Vision

At Bold, we´re a diverse community, from all over the world and from multiple industries and backgrounds. Combining experience from Automotive, Motorsport, Aerospace and Aviation with skills from concept phase through to full product delivery. Our rapid expansion is a testament to our commitment to pushing boundaries and delivering cutting-edge solutions. 
We have two engineering divisions, different in their technologies but similarly focused on delivering compelling products to our customers. 

In our Applied Engineering division, we are an integral part of the design & development process for our high-performance customers including Formula 1, Motorsport and Automotive. From the initial stages of blank sheet designs to the final production, we assume ownership with a relentless commitment to bringing our clients' visions to life. We contribute across all areas of engineering and in multiple different specialisms including composite & materials, bodywork, aero & structural, powertrain, and tooling.    

In our Electrification division specializes in R&D of state of the art of battery systems. Taking projects from initial concepts to production: we are designing, developing, testing, and manufacturing the next generation of high-performance batteries to innovative projects for multiple industries. We aim to generate a real impact on the future of electric mobility.   

Join us in shaping and improving the future of engineering excellence! 

What You Will Do

  • Designing Surfaces: Creating and designing aerodynamic surfaces using CATIA, focusing on components like wings, diffusers, sidepods, and other aerodynamic elements.
  • Collaboration and Communication: Working closely with aerodynamicists, engineers, and other team members to understand performance requirements, constraints, and evolving design objectives.
  • CAD Modeling: Developing detailed (CAD) models and prototypes for aerodynamic surfaces, ensuring they meet aerodynamic targets and manufacturing feasibility.
  • Optimization: Iteratively refining designs based on simulation results, wind tunnel testing, and real-world performance data to maximize aerodynamic efficiency and downforce while minimizing drag.
  • Prototyping and Testing: Collaborating with the manufacturing team to create prototypes for wind tunnel testing and subsequent on-track evaluations.
  • Documentation and Reporting: Maintaining detailed documentation of designs, simulations, test results, and reporting progress and findings to the broader engineering team.
  • Keeping Up with Regulations: Staying updated with FIA  regulations and guidelines to ensure designs comply with the governing body's rules.
  • Problem Solving: Addressing design challenges, troubleshooting issues, and proposing innovative solutions to improve aerodynamic performance within regulatory constraints.
  • Continuous Learning: Keeping abreast of the latest advancements in aerodynamics, materials, and manufacturing processes to enhance the overall performance of the car.

What You Need To Succeed

  • Mechanical Engineering Degree or equivalent R&D design experience
  • Minimum 5 years of professional working experience working in a similar position
  • Motorsport background
  • At least 2 years of hands-on experience using CATIA for advanced surface design and robust model construction
  • Proficiency in advanced surface modeling techniques within CATIA for intricate aerodynamic model design.
  • Ability to maintain a structured and organized design tree within CATIA for efficient model management
  • Creating sturdy and robust models in CATIA, ensuring durability
  • Expertise in developing functional prototypes using various manufacturing methods, aligning with aerodynamic testing needs (Prototype development)
  • FIA Regulatory Understanding
  • Proficient in English

Desirable Skills

  • Familiarity with composite materials and their properties
  • Additional courses or training in aerodynamics specialization
  • A deep understanding of Fluid Dynamics principles, while fundamental, can be a valuable nice-to-have skill, aiding in the interpretation of simulation results and refining designs

What BOLD offers you

  • Matched pension up to 8%
  • Regular events and team building activities.

Our Values

  • Customer Obsession – be accountable, be communicative, be unforgettable
  • Ownership – be engaged, be passionate, be committed, be reliable
  • Integrity – be inspiring, be trustworthy, be supportive, be compassionate
  • Boldness – be innovative, be confident, be fearless, be resilient, be authentic
  • Excellence – be the best, be relentless, positive, be humble

Diversity & Inclusion

At Bold Valuable Technologies, we consider our people our chief competitive advantage, and as such we treat colleagues, candidates, clients, and business partners with equality, fairness, and respect, regardless of their age, disability, race, religion, or belief, gender, sexual orientation, marital status or family circumstances.

Our core values dictate how we live and work. We are an ethical and honest company that is wholly committed to its clients. A business that is engaged in mutual trust and respect for its employees and partners. A place where colleagues perform at the highest levels in a working environment that is collaborative and supportive.

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