Aston Martin Formula One is an iconic organisation of 700+ passionate and hardworking individuals, working together with the collective goal to make the car go faster. Within IT, our primary focus is to deliver exceptional services and solutions which make a real difference to our performance on track and contribute to the evolution of the car – and to do that, we need PLM expertise to drive transformation.

We encourage our people to constantly push for better outcomes and be a force for transformative change. We celebrate diversity and empower our personnel to be their best, developing their skillsets and supporting their career progression.

It is a truly exciting time in the organisation’s development to be joining AMF1. If you would like to work within a team of motivated and energised individuals, this role could be for you.

Who are we looking for?

An experienced PLM Engineer is required to support the business with continuous improvement of our engineering and production processes, who is passionate about technology and wants to deliver real improvements to business users in smart and effective ways.

The successful candidate will have a desire to develop their working knowledge of the Dassault Systemes toolset within AMF1 to accelerate requirements from concept through to delivery.

The primary responsibility of the PLM Engineer will be to test, deploy, support, and maintain 3DEXPERIENCE functionality and technical documentation. This will include integrations and macros written in a variety of languages such as C#, VBA and VB.Net (TCL, MQL, HTML and Java/JavaScript are also desirable). The role will also include testing APIs to support integrations between 3DEXPERIENCE and external systems. A knowledge of 3DEXPERIENCE standard API’s will be deemed advantageous.

Working knowledge of R2017x onwards is essential, our current production version is R2020x with R2022x being deployed this year. Experience of application upgrades would be advantageous.

What you will be doing

  • Engaging with technical peers, business partners and third parties to address challenges and deliver optimal solutions

  • Running workshops and steering stakeholders to an efficient end to end solution

  • Working closely with a Scrum Master, ERP Product Owner, and Chief Architect to assist the development of business cases, including assisting the gathering of data and metrics

  • Developing native client native applications/macros using C#, VBA and VB.Net

  • Translate business requirements into functional and non-functional requirements including executing the business test cases with test leads

  • Expanding the capability and functionality of 3DEXPERIENCE environments

  • Maximising value and efficiencies withing the PLM eco-system

  • Managing excellent software development lifecycle practices

  • Monitoring and supporting the 3DExperience environment ensuring the Mission Critical system is running smoothly and efficiently

  • Assist managing future upgrades and patches

  • Fault finding and resolution of defects and issues within the environment

  • Developing design documentation for future enhancements and changes

  • SME of the integration capabilities and data of 3DExperience to integrate PLM with other AMF1 systems

  • Creating and managing deployment packages for test and production deployment

Skills and knowledge required

  • Proficient with 3DEXPERIENCE (ideally 2017x or above)

  • VBA, VSTA, CB.NET, C#, CATScript

  • JavaScript, Java, TCL, BL, JPO and CAA, MQL desirable

  • CATIA (predominantly Assembly Design, Generative Shape Design, Part Design, Drafting, Kinematics, Imagine & Shape, FEA)

  • Strong understanding of the Software Delivery Lifecycle (SDLC)

  • Automated testing frameworks (TDD / BDD) and tooling i.e., Postman, JUnit

  • Experience of XML & JSON

  • Good grasp of 3DEXPERIENCE people and organisation (PnO)

  • Good knowledge of revision control, PDM and BOM

  • Competent in creating Catalogs, UDFs and Power Copies

  • A minimum 2:1 (hons) degree in an Engineering related discipline

  • Working knowledge of Jira desirable

  • Experience working in agile delivery

  • Azure DevOps working knowledge

The role will be based at the Silverstone Factory premises.

This job description reflects the major tasks to be carried out by the postholder and identifies the level of responsibility at which the postholder will be required to work. Subject to the discretion of the Company, the postholder will carry out the duties specified above together with such other duties or tasks for the Company as reasonably required.

You may also be required to perform additional duties for the Company from time to time commensurate with your skills and experience.

Aston Martin Formula One Team is committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining the most talented individuals, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion, belief, sex or sexual orientation. We strive to be a Team that reflects all the communities with which we engage around the world through diversity in the workplace and promoting an inclusive culture in which all team members are respected, empowered and valued.