Published 2 months ago
Graduate Software Engineer (A)
Oxf, Grove, - United Kingdom
Software Engineer
Required degree level: Bachelor
Experience is not required.

Graduate Software Engineer (A)


The company:


Williams is one of the world’s leading Formula 1 teams. It exists purely to race in the top echelon of motor racing, where it has been winning Grands Prix for more than three decades. The Williams name has been synonymous with top-level motorsport since the 1960s.

The role:

We are recruiting for multiple software roles in the team:

Graduate Software Engineer

Software Engineer

Senior Software Engineer


The position:


Aerodynamic development is fundamental to our on-track performance and having the right tools for the job is critical.  We are seeking a talented graduate to join our Aerodynamics Software group.


You will be a member of a team responsible for designing, developing, maintaining and supporting the suite of software tools used throughout the Aerodynamics department, working directly with Aerodynamicists, CFD and Wind Tunnel Engineers to improve the performance of all areas of the department.


Communication is key to this role.  You must have the ability to communicate and understand complex concepts quickly, and turn these into high-performance, intuitive and responsive software.  You must also be able to function as an effective team member and will be expected to contribute towards the team’s goals as well as your own projects.  The candidate should have the ability to work with their colleagues to produce innovative ideas and solutions to software problems faced by the department.  They should be open with their opinions and bring to the table alternative approaches to existing solutions.


As a graduate position, we are looking for individuals who show a keenness to learn new skills and develop themselves.  Experience or knowledge of specific technologies and languages is beneficial but certainly not essential.


Experience with any of the following technologies would be highly beneficial:


Desktop/backend development (e.g. C#, Java, C++, Python)

Web/JavaScript development (e.g. HTML, CSS, TypeScript, React, Blazor)

Machine Learning / Artificial Intelligence

Understanding of software design patterns and best practices.

Understanding of database design and querying.

Understanding of DevOps best practices (Source Control, CI/CD, Testing, etc.)


Experience with any of the following technologies would be beneficial but are not essential:

C#.Net Core / Framework

Javascript / Typescript / React / HTML / CSS


C++ / Qt




NX Open



Git, SVN


Key Responsibilities: 

Work with Product Owners to design, develop, and implement all aspects of innovative application development using agile principals and working practices

Liaising with stakeholders at all levels of the business to define and develop solutions to business problems

Enhance and support existing systems

Implement appropriate testing and quality assurance

Assist with application support where necessary

Contribute toward improving software process within the team

This is an excellent opportunity to further your software development career within this dynamic and progressive team.



What can Williams offer?


The Williams Group is based in Grove, Oxfordshire. We offer free onsite parking and large open green spaces to unwind during breaks. We are a short 5 minutes’ from Wantage, our closest town centre. We have an on-site gym which is free to use for all staff and contractors. We also have a subsidised restaurant on site. Please scroll down the page to review our benefits suite below.


Application closing date: All applications must be received by 4th December 2020


The Williams Group is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we are happy to discuss reasonable job adjustments.


Strictly no agencies.

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