At SF Motors, we're forging a new kind of mobility company by combining the DNA of advanced automotive engineering and design with that of state of the art smart technologies and connectivity to revolutionize the future of premium electric vehicles. From our corporate headquarters in Silicon Valley we're bringing the best and brightest together with a common goal of creating the next generation of smart, clean, connected vehicles for you.
Our vision is to deliver premium electric vehicles that enhance the daily lives of our users, allowing them to live more connected, productive lives through the integration of clean technology and advanced hardware and software. The future of mobility is more than getting from A to B, it's about keeping connected to provide users customizable features, when they want it.
The Vehicle Dynamics Modeling & Simulation Engineer provides modeling and simulation engineering support for vehicle, system and subsystem design efforts involving vehicle dynamics, multi-body dynamics and road loads simulations.
Duties and Responsibilities
Utilize various modeling and simulation software, including ADAMS/Car, ADAMS/View, AMESim and Matlab/Simulink to support the development of vehicle chassis, suspension, steering, brakes, and other vehicle systems as required.
Provide feasibility and optimization studies for proposed vehicle or component designs
Analyze simulation results to draw actionable conclusions and compose technical reports
Perform model validation and correlation based on available data to assure accurate replication of vehicle behavior
Provide prompt modeling and simulation support to ensure program schedules are met
Assist in planning, execution and analysis of physical tests to verify accuracy of model predictions
Perform sensitivity analyses, quantify uncertainty, identify model limitations
Required Education and Experience
Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
Vehicle dynamics and / or multi-body dynamics modeling experience
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
Direct experience conducting automotive tests on road for vehicle dynamics analysis
Knowledge of flexible body dynamics and control theory
Familiarity utilizing High Performance Computing (HPC) and programming languag
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States and verification of employment authorization will be required at the time of hire.
SF Motors is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.