Simulation Engineer

Denver, CO, USA or Lisbon, Portugal
Job Type: Full Time

To apply, please send and email to
OptimumG is an international vehicle dynamics consultant group that works with automotive companies and motorsports teams to enhance their understanding of vehicle dynamics through consulting, software development, and seminars.

We help renowned companies achieve their goals with vehicle testing and simulation, and also optimize their vehicle’s performance. Our consulting services include laboratory testing, such as K&C, post-rig, and wind tunnel as well as on-track testing, such as standardized testing for vehicle performance objective and subjective evaluation.

Job Description

We are looking for a talented simulation engineer who is willing to be challenged and use his unique skills in a variety of interesting consulting projects. In this position, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Vehicle simulation (vehicle dynamics, kinematics, tires, etc.) to evaluate and enhance performance
  • Multi-body vehicle modeling and simulation
  • Tire modeling
  • Correlating vehicle models to actual vehicle testing data (K&C, post-rig, on-track, etc.) and fine tuning the models
  • Traveling domestically and internationally to attend on-track and lab testing when necessary
  • Writing reports with simulation/real test findings
  • Supporting clients who are using our products or services
  • Working closely with our software developers to enhance software capability by suggesting new features

Tasks and responsibilities may vary according to projects. Flexibility to face different challenges is required.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in mechanical engineering or similar discipline
  • Minimum of three years of experience in the area of vehicle dynamics simulation or similar field

General Skills

  • Proactive and capable of working with little guidance
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Good team player
  • Report writing skills
  • Excellent oral and written English communication

Required Skills

  • Strong vehicle dynamics knowledge
  • Experience with vehicle dynamics software (CarSim, IPG CarMaker, VI-Grade, etc.)
  • Experience with multi-body modeling and simulation (MSC Adams, Dymola, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Matlab, Simulink, Python, etc.
  • Good knowledge of tires and tire models
  • Strong engineering and mathematics skills

Preferred Skills

  • Practical experience with vehicle instrumentation and testing
  • Laboratory testing experience (e.g., tire testing, K&C, post-rig, wind tunnel)
  • Strong understanding of suspension, aerodynamics, and tires—as well as their interaction
  • Experience with tire modeling from raw data
  • Proficiency in one of the following languages would be an additional asset: Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, or Spanish
Starting salary will be commensurate with experience and is negotiable.
OptimumG also provides medical and life insurance as well as a retirement fund contribution.
To apply, please send and email to