Software Engineer - Williams F1 - Application Deadline - 1st Dec 2022

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  • Oxford, UK
  • Nov 20, 2022
Full time innovation

Job Description

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 are currently seeking an ambitious Software Engineer to join the Vehicle Dynamics Department to contribute to the design, development and maintenance of the software required to deliver a class-leading Software Architecture to the Team.


Touching on databasing, back-end services, web API and desktop and web front ends, the role is “full-stack” and will help to keep Williams at the forefront of software technologies and processes.


Key responsibilities:

  • Appropriate development of software and systems in order to meet requirements defined by the Lead Software Engineer.
  • Working effectively as part of the local Software Team. This will include, but not limited to, appropriately contributing to all meetings, adhering to the defined Software Workflow pattern (appropriate git workflow methodology, appropriate comments in code reviews and PRs.) and constructive relationships with other members.
  • Working effectively as part of the wider Vehicle Dynamics department and other departments throughout Williams.
  • Produce good readable code following best-practices and style guides where appropriate.
  • Working closely with users and product owners, in an Agile manner, to ensure that requirements are fully captured and are delivered at each iteration of software development.

Desired skills:

  • C#, .NET 6.0, WPF


Application closing date: All applications must be received by 1st December 2022.


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

About Us


114 race victories in Formula 1, nine times Formula 1 Constructors’ Champion, seven times Formula 1 World Drivers Champions and the only team to have won in F1, 24h Le Mans and British Touring Cars. A proven track record that sets Williams Racing apart from the competition.


Williams Racing is the only truly independent Formula 1 Team. Since its inception in the 1970’s, Williams’ pioneering spirit has enabled the development of cutting edge technology and sustainable performance.


Our unique character, combined with a deep passion for racing and future-oriented thinking, has created the very essence of our company.


Our mission is to win races and, in doing so, establish an authentic racing and lifestyle brand.


Pure efficiency and the determination to win are key components of our DNA and its overriding purpose. And it’s not only about being victorious on the race track. It is the essential mindset to remain competitive and to achieve success in everything we do.


Williams' people are its most important asset. Our team operates at a high standard to ensure success. Today Williams employs over 750 passionate individuals at a 40ha technology campus based in the heart of the UK’s ‘Motorsport Valley’ in rural Oxfordshire.


Our commitment to support the next generation of innovators and winners, gives us the opportunity to be ready for every challenge we face. Our internal values of Performance, Accountability, Passion, Authenticity, Openness and Teamwork underline everything we do.


Together we are successful. Together we win. We are Williams.