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Graduate Engineer - Simulation

  • Role type
  • Full time, Permanent

  • Location
  • Prague

  • Closing Date
  • 30/04/2018

Job Description

Job Purpose

We are looking for a new colleague, Graduate Engineer - Simulation to join our team at the Ricardo Prague office to support a variety of customer projects. The work will be Simulation of automotive systems which could range from a powertrain system to a complete hybrid or electric vehicle. The role will require the use of Matlab/Simulink as well as Ricardo proprietary software tools such as WAVE and IGNITE.

Job Duties

Working as part of a multi-national team you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Simulation of vehicle systems based on physical models (e.g. mechanical, thermodynamic, hydraulic, controls)
  • Integration of models in different simulation environments
  • Define control strategies and calibrations to enable simulation studies to be performed
  • Perform simulation studies to optimize component sizing, selection and strategy to achieve performance targets

The ideal candidate will have most of the following

  • Degree in an Engineering/Science discipline 
  • Good understanding of the fundamentals of physics
  • Ability to learn new skills
  • At least intermediate level of English (daily use and communication with native speakers)
  • Strong teamwork, organizational, oral and written communication skills

Additional skills that would be advantageous

  • Previous experience with Matlab/Simulink
  • Previous experience in the automotive sector

For this position, we are only able to consider candidates who have an existing right to work in the Czech Republic; we are unable to apply for, or support your own application for visas or work permits for this position.

We offer

  • An interesting and varied role within an expanding international company, work with latest technologies 
  • Graduate rotation programme
  • Informal company culture and flexible working hours
  • Secured bike storage for active cyclists and a nearby cycle track
  • Modern offices close to city centre (tram, metro B) with variety of restaurants and services in the area
  • Possibility to travel both to other Ricardo locations and client´s sites
  • Motivating employee benefit package (annual travel transport ticket reimbursement, contribution to life and pension insurance, sport activities, English lessons within working hours, employee interest free loan etc.)

Ricardo is an equal opportunity employer.