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PDS Tech Inc Race Vehicle Dynamics Engineer in Brownsburg, Indiana

PDS TECH Commercial is looking for a Race Car Vehicle Dynamics Engineer for our Motorsport client's facility in Indiana.

On Site - One Year+ Contract Assignment

Job Duties - Responsibilities:

Seek to optimize racing car design and setup configurations for on-track vehicle performance gains, using predictive simulation technologies.

Predictive performance simulation and analysis for racing car configurations using DIL and other simulation technologies.

Analyze data, and report findings to racing team clients, from DIL, vehicle simulator, and real-world testing.

Perform optimizations of free vehicle parameters.

Design of vehicle dynamics performance experiments.

Process and interpret data acquired from vehicle performance simulation experiments.

Provide vehicle dynamics analytical skills as a service to our client's engineering groups and racing teams.

Work with racing teams to gather relevant setup data and logged sensor data to create accurate vehicle dynamics models.

Prepare model parameters and configure software to perform vehicle performance simulation studies.

Perform pre/post-processing of model data for validation.

Calibrate and validate clients vehicle performance models using real-world vehicle and track data.

Generate summary correlation reports.

Develop vehicle modelling simulation tools.


  • BSME - Master's Degree is preferred.

  • 3 years of configuration, operation, and validation of vehicle dynamics simulation software : offline lap simulation, dynamic parametric models, multi-body models.

  • 3 years of processing and analysis of time-series data in time, frequency, and spatial domains (visualization, signal processing), using MATLAB or Python .

  • Proficient with analysis of on-vehicle racing car data (logged data, telemetry, etc).

  • Practical Experience with racing car set-up problems and methodologies.

  • 3 years of hands-on experience in development of Dymola models .

  • Familiar with test planning, execution, and data analysis using vehicle dynamics test rigs (CG Height/Inertia, Kinematics & Compliance, shaker rigs, damper dynamometer).

  • Familiar with systematic design of experiments.

  • Proficient in statistical analysis of experimental data.

  • Proficient in the use of supervised machine learning technologies, for regression of non-linear models.

  • Technical knowledge of vehicle dynamics principles and chassis systems: aerodynamics, suspension, tires, etc.

  • Expert understanding of limit-handling vehicle dynamics principles, and their practical application.

Must Have:

Proven excellent ability to communicate technical information effectively both verbally and in written form to a wide variety of audiences

Previous experience working in a fast paced, time critical and sensitive environment.

Ability to work in a team environment

Detailed oriented individual who can work effectively under pressure in a culturally diverse environment.

Ability to work self-directed, under minimal supervision

Good time-management skills.

Strong Project Management skills.

Strong problem-solving skills. Able to identify and resolve routine problems.

Strong PC and software knowledge including MS Office products.

Demonstrates clear sense of urgency appropriate to a competitive racing environment.

Rates: $48-53/Hour

No Sponsorships

Pay Details: $48.00 to $53.00 per hour

Benefit offerings available for our associates include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, additional voluntary benefits, EAP program, commuter benefits and a 401K plan. Our benefit offerings provide employees the flexibility to choose the type of coverage that meets their individual needs. In addition, our associates may be eligible for paid leave including Paid Sick Leave or any other paid leave required by Federal, State, or local law, as well as Holiday pay where applicable.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records subject to federal contractor requirements and/or security clearance requirements.