Programming and Data Engineer

Rare opportunity to join our Supercars Motorsport Team.

It is an exciting time to be a member of the Supercars Team as the series continues to grow year on year. The responsibility of the Technical department is increasing as we improve our scrutineering ability and capacity to provide a level playing field for all competitors.


Your role will be to assist the Technical and greater Motorsport department to maintain the technical integrity of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship through ongoing monitoring of teams and specific analysis of their data.


Reporting to the Motorsport Technical Manager you will play a key role in delivering our motorsport and team related objectives.

Key Accountabilities / Key Result Area


  1. Office Based
  • Team Related
  • Respond to team enquiries.
  • Scrutineering Related
  • Data analysis
  • Collation and storage of all forms data: timing, ECU, and data logger.
  • Lap time analysis and championship points.
  • Fuel consumption and race strategy.
  • Generation of reports required by Control part suppliers.
  • Breakdown of device configurations: ECU, PDM, data logger, display.
  • Pre-event preparation of required templates, and overview of upcoming event.
  • Post-event scrutineering checks as required.
  • Special Projects
  • Assist with new vehicle homologations, including aerodynamic and engine testing.
  • Assist other departments with technical deliverables.
  • Provide statistics and technical information to other departments as required.


       2.Track / Events based tasks:

  • Team Related
  • Respond to team enquiries.
  • Maintain a presence on pit lane.
  • Data Analysis
  • Downloading ECU data post session, or as required.
  • Collecting data from teams data logger.
  • Producing reports from telemetry or logged data to help enforce rules.
  • Downloading and processing data from accident data recorders.
  • Assist the deputy race director or driving standards advisor when required.
  • Other
  • Set-up and tear-down of motorsport operations
  • Set-up tear down and maintenance of Supercars data centre


Successful applicants will possess:

  • Degree level qualification in Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • Broad based education in mathematics and/or physics
  • CAD design experience (Solidworks preferred).
  • Previous experience in a Motorsport / FSAE desirable
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (ie.ability to write macros and scripts, etc)
  • Motec/Pi data acquisition and MoTeC Dash Manager and i2 exp
  • Programming skills (Visual Basics, etc).


You embrace challenges and responsibility with enthusiasm and energy. You enjoy a being part of a successful team, pride yourself on your professional approach and possess a positive attitude.

You display the following:

  • Prior or recent experience in a Supercars team environment advantageous
  • Electrical knowledge advantageous
  • Desire to provide excellent mechanical knowledge/diagnosis with ability to present and communicate information clearly
  • Exceptional analytical skills to critically assess trends and complex numerical data, in order to convey information and provide robust conclusions
  • Capacity to communicate findings logically and in a manner which enables clear understanding of concepts
  • Exceptional computer & software skills
  • Exceptional knowledge of Microsoft excel,
  • Ability to work alone and successfully with a team
  • Ability to work in a time-sensitive environment and under pressure

Key Relationships:

  • Head of Motorsport
  • Motorsport Technical Manager
  • Supercars Team Manager
  • Team Engineers and Mechanics


We look forward to hearing from you.


25/11/2019 $0 Gold Coast 1 Engineering
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