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Tire Modeling and Testing Engineer

Company: Pratt & Miller Engineering
Location: Oakland
Posted on: July 15, 2019

Job Description:

Tire Modeling and Testing Engineer As a dominant force in professional motorsports, Pratt & Miller uses a proven formula of integrating talented people, developing robust processes, and investing in advanced technology. Pratt & Miller's world-renowned motorsports operation has evolved into the innovative, full-service engineering and low volume manufacturing company it is today. With nearly 350 employees, Pratt & Miller is proudly serving a global customer base including those in the Defense, Automotive, and Powersports industries. Pratt & Miller is looking for a Tire Modeling and Testing Engineer to join our championship team. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Candidate will be expected to contribute to the development of NASCAR simulation products. Typical responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Participate in in-depth analysis for tire data to understand race performance trends Participate in the optimization of tire model parameters to correlate with real world performance trends Evaluate initial correlation of tire models by driving in simulation rig Develop utilities and tools to correlate models and perform detailed performance studies Develop workflow to expedite generation of tire models for customer usage Participate in the coding and modification of tire models in Dymola Provide vehicle dynamics and simulation subject matter expertise to internal Pratt & Miller engineers as well as Pratt & Miller engineering clients ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: In addition to the above responsibilities, tasks relating to the following area will be assigned as required: Attendance at Pratt & Miller meetings Education/training Provide feedback on PME product needs and processes ESSSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Required Education and Training: BS in Engineering Programing experience in any of the following languages - Matlab, VBA, Python, R, C, C++ Desired Specialized Knowledge and Skills: Performance car driving experience and ability to discern handling balance Interest and knowledge of NASCAR Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills Ability to work as part of a collaborative team, spanning multiple departments and locations Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and writing skills for communicating with other Pratt & Miller Engineering team members and clients Work Environment/Physical Demands: Long hours may be required Stress may occur periodically Limited amounts of travel may be required Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Pratt and Miller Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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