Senior Simulation Engineer - Motorsport Competition - NASCAR at General Motors

Posted in Other 3 days ago.

Location: Charlotte, North Carolina

Job Description:

Job Description

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

In order to strengthen our team, we are looking for R&D Simulation Engineers to work within our motorsports program. You will be responsible for multiple areas of simulation development. You will help define test procedures for vehicles on track, in order to gather the required data to validate existing models, but also to develop advanced models to improve the accuracy of the simulation toolchain. You will also use these advanced models to increase engineering understanding and aspects of race car performance development. Experience in using Dymola and Modelica, deploying models via the FMI standard, and have passion for creating highly accurate and numerically efficient models a strong plus.

What you will do:

  • Play a key role in simulation development.

  • Lead advanced development projects with a view of productionizing new technologies

  • Bring state of the art modeling and simulation of vehicle and subsystems to our tools

  • Use advanced data analytics techniques to analyze track data, correlate models and retrieve underlying trends from large amounts of complex data

In order to succeed in this challenging role, we are looking for a graduate profile:

  • PhD in an engineering discipline

  • 5 years of highly relevant experience gained in the automotive design or testing area

  • Excellent knowledge of vehicle dynamics

  • Ability to derive simple vehicle dynamics models from first principles, but also scale this knowledge up to complex systems

  • Highly analytical, client-oriented and structured, with excellent relationship and communicative skills

  • Ability to multi-task in a dynamic, ever changing environment, bringing a strong work ethic and integrity

Additional Job Description


  • PhD in Engineering, Physics, or a related subject

  • Prior knowledge and experience in multibody model development and validation desirable

  • Extensive knowledge of Dymola, Modelica

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to interact well with others

  • Must be a team player, be able to work a flexible schedule and have a high level of integrity

About GM

Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

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

The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.
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