Associate Principal Modelling Engineer


Hullavington - United Kingdom
Location details
Hullavington, Wiltshire


Creation and Validation of Mathematical Models of Vehicles, Vehicle Systems and Components. 
You will lead and assist the development and validation of models and libraries of vehicle systems and sub-systems and create entire vehicle models for a range of applications. 
You will also lead simulation studies to assist in the development of vehicles, primarily in the fields of control and system integration, but possibly also for other disciplines (e.g. assisting with suspension design). 
This role will involve some technical management of engineers involved in the activities outlined above.


  • Lead and assist other Control Systems Group members to provide vehicle system and sub-system models for use in control design and integration studies. 
  • Work with members of other teams, including design teams, to provide models and simulation studies to answer questions arising from the design and operation of vehicles. 
  • Develop working relationships with Tier1 and software tools suppliers. 
  • Liaise with Tier1 suppliers to procure/develop models and control systems of systems sourced from third parties. 
  • Duties will involve working in a Quality Control framework and in a Safety Related System Development process (ISO 26262).


  • Strong understanding of Matlab/Simulink/Simscape/Stateflow. 
  • Strong understanding of modelling principles, including modelling of complex physical systems. 
  • Knowledge of acausal system modelling is desirable. 
  • Good communication and report writing skills. 
  • Experience of mathematical modelling. 
  • Automotive sector experience (OEM/Motorsport/consultancy) desirable. 
  • Experience of dSpace Rapid Control Prototyping desirable. 
  • A good degree in Engineering, including a significant element of modelling of dynamic systems. 
  •  Ph.D. desirable, but not essential.


  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays 
  • Pension scheme 
  • Performance related bonus 
  • Life assurance 
  • Sport centre 
  • Free on-site parking 
  • Subsidized café and restaurants 
  • Discounts on Dyson machines

Posted: 19 February 2019

Closing date: 31 May 2019