Williams Racing

Senior Aerodynamicist

Undisclosed salaryAerodynamicsFull timePermanent
Wantage, GB

About the position


The company:

Williams’ core competencies are the design and development of racing cars to compete in the Formula One World Championship. As one of the world's leading Formula One teams, the company has secured 16 FIA Formula One World Championship titles since its foundation in 1977 and is now moving into an exciting era under new ownership defined by relentless innovation and living sustainable performance in every dimension.


The Position 


We have an exciting opportunity available for an experienced aerodynamicist to join our Aerodynamics department here at Williams Racing in Grove, Oxfordshire. This role is a great opportunity for someone looking to take the next step in their career and utilise their experience to impact the performance of Williams future F1 race cars. 


Working within the aerodynamic group, you will demonstrate your understanding of the race car aerodynamics across all environments (CFD, Wind Tunnel (WT) and track) in order to optimise the development approach and maximise the longer-term aerodynamic performance of the race car.  


As Senior Aerodynamicist, you will:  


  • Develop innovative and forward-thinking aerodynamic concepts, using appropriate tools and technologies to create and deliver your vision to testing 
  • Mentor junior aerodynamicists, advising on how they can develop and improve their skills and produced work
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement within the aerodynamics department 
  • Work within your team to identify tools and technologies needed to increase development rate 
  • Assist in the planning and executing Wind Tunnel runs, working to ensure maximum accuracy and efficiency 
  • Analyse and report on CFD & Wind Tunnel results to establish robust aerodynamic solutions and recommendations 
  • Create and maintain positive relationships across the department and wider Williams team through clear communication and sharing of information 


Our ideal Aerodynamicist will have the following: 


  • Experience working within aerodynamics in a Formula 1 team 
  • Experience with CFD and Wind Tunnel techniques  
  • Advanced understanding of aerodynamic fundamentals  
  • Skilled in using CAD & CFD software 
  • Ability to drive outcomes under strict deadlines using problem solving skills 
  • Demonstrable experience in understanding the bigger picture (e.g. in-depth analysis of results, correlation investigations, novel use of data, non-standard models/tests) 
  • Strong influential ability to get buy-in and drive collaboration across the departments. 
  • Willingness to challenge current methods and theories 


What can Williams offer?

The Williams Group is based in multi acre complex located in Grove, Oxfordshire. The Williams Group offers a competitive holiday package, staff events/open days, a subsidised restaurant on site and various car schemes. We have an on-site gym (open 24 hours a day) as well as various fitness classes including outdoors bootcamps, pilates and yoga free for all staff and contractors to use. Aside from these benefits we can offer free onsite parking and large open green spaces to unwind during breaks. We are a based just 30 mins from Oxford City Centre by bus.

Williams is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We are happy to discuss reasonable job adjustments


Williams Racing


Free car parkingHealthcarePaid holidaysPaid sick leave


English(Professional working proficiency)


Posted a month ago



Wantage, GB