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Motorsport Controls Software Engineer

Bosch Group

Company Description

At Bosch

Innovation has been a thriving tradition for over 130 years. As a leading technology and services supplier, we seize global opportunities to drive meaningful development. Across the world, thousands of Bosch associates continuously strive to create new products and enhance existing ones.

Welcome to Bosch Motorsport, a premier supplier of electronics, sensors, actuators, and engineering services to top racing series and teams worldwide. Here at Bosch Motorsport North America, you'll be part of a growing, dynamic, and entrepreneurial team, taking on challenging tasks.

As a vital member of our customer-facing team, you will play a key role in supporting our customers in professional motorsport series within North America. Your responsibilities will encompass managing customer accounts, providing in-field customer support with our products and tools, and contributing to the development of future products and tools. Embrace this opportunity to make an impact in the exciting world of motorsport technology. Join us in driving innovation and excellence in the racing industry.

Job Description

What you will do

As a Motorsport Controls Software Engineer within the Bosch Motorsport team, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Software development for motorsport projects with a focus on controls software using MATLAB/Simulink
  • Software-in-the-loop (SIL) and Hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) testing
  • Delivering high quality software in a fast paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Adhering to and improving applicable software development processes
  • Developing software tools for workflow improvement
  • Identifying and resolving both component and system issues
  • Providing on-site application support for Motorsport products at customer, track, and other development sites
  • Interfacing directly with customers to collect and clarify software requirements
  • Creating and following project timelines
  • Working as part of global software development team
  • Domestic and international travel up to 20% per year (20-30 days/year), including 1-3 weeks in Germany


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Computer Science
  • 1+ years of industry relevant software or calibration experience
  • 1+ years experience with modeling and simulation (i.e. Matlab/Simulink)
  • 1+ years experience with industry relevant data analysis (i.e. working with data acquisition and data analysis tools)

Desired Qualifications

  • 1+ years software development and engineering experience in embedded systems environment
  • 1+ years of hands-on motorsport experience (i.e. industry, FSAE)
  • 1+ years of hands-on experience with vehicle, ICE and/or hybrid controls
  • Demonstrated ability in analytical thinking and creative problem solving
  • Demonstrated ability in being responsible for own work products and working independently
  • Passion for learning new skills and applying to motorsport projects with aggressive timing
  • Alignment to team culture of passion and performance, entrepreneurialism and innovation, communication, and balance
  • Experience with scripting for data analysis and test automation integration (i.e. Python, Matlab)
  • Knowledge of automotive communication protocols (i.e. CAN, Ethernet)
  • Experience with test tools (i.e. Vector tools, dSPACE products, oscilloscopes)
  • Ability to comprehend electrical schematics to debug software and electrical issues
  • German language skills

Ideal Candidate Characteristics

  • Strong sense of personal accountability with demonstrable comfort in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Self-disciplined, attentive to deadlines, and effective at time management
  • Collaborative and team oriented, while also being able to work independently
  • Ability to break down complex problems into distinct parts in order to manage uncertainty and to anticipate interdependencies
  • Ability to articulate ideas and make contributions both verbally and in written form
  • Objective when presenting ideas, open to change and guided in decision-making

If you possess a genuine passion for motorsport and thrive in a collaborative and dynamic environment, we enthusiastically encourage you to apply and join the esteemed Bosch team in making a difference. Your skills and dedication will contribute to shaping the future of motorsport technology while leaving a lasting mark on the world.

Our Motorsport Culture

Passion and Performance: At Bosch Motorsport North America, we are a close-knit team of dedicated professionals united by our unwavering passion for achieving peak performance, both on and off the track. Our shared commitment drives us to strive for nothing less than the top step of the podium in everything we undertake.

Entrepreneurial Mindset and Innovation: Embracing an entrepreneurial mindset, we constantly challenge the conventional norms. Fueled by innovation and a thirst for progress, we fearlessly tackle technical and commercial challenges to pave the way for groundbreaking solutions.

Communication: Building strong relationships internally and with our valued customers is paramount. Through open and transparent dialogue, we foster a culture of trust and collaboration, ensuring that we understand and meet the needs of everyone involved.

Balance: While we relentlessly pursue victory, we recognize the importance of balance. We believe in working hard but also cherish the value of a healthy work-life balance. This equilibrium empowers our team members to maintain their passion and drive while enjoying personal well-being and growth.

Together, we embrace a culture that pushes boundaries, fosters innovation, and cultivates genuine connections. Our collective determination and relentless pursuit of excellence propel us forward as a winning team, setting new standards in the world of motorsport.

Additional Information

By choice, we are committed to a diverse workforce - EOE/Protected Veteran/Disabled.

BOSCH is a proud supporter of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics) Initiatives

FIRST Robotics (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)

AWIM (A World In Motion)

FSAE (Formula SAE)