Control Systems Engineer

  • Northamptonshire
  • Dependent on experience
  • Permanent

Purpose of the role:

As a Control Systems Engineer, you will play a crucial role in delivering a safe, robust and polished final product to the world. Being part of a small, highly skilled team means you will call upon a wide range of skills to develop specifications, software, calibrations and implement them as efficiently as possible.

 

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Work with Chief Engineer and Control Systems & Electronics (CSE) Lead to develop control for vehicle systems
  • Provide support for in-vehicle testing, powertrain testing and calibration
  • Verify and validate control software using MIL and HIL testing
  • Help create and manage system design specifications (SDS) with management approval
  • Create schematics in well-known software programs and control release of updates
  • Write end of line pass/fail requirements and signoff procedures
  • Keep up to date with HV legislation such as LV123, ECE100, FMVSS305, TP305, and ICE60664
  • Support control systems team in software development, testing, analysis and evaluation

 

Professional Skills:

  • Working knowledge of auto-coding with MathWorks toolchain: Simulink, Stateflow and Embedded coder
  • Fluency in C, C++ or similar programming language to a high standard with clear documentation
  • Experience in configuration and use of HIL systems (dSpace or similar)
  • Working knowledge of automotive serial communications protocols (CAN, Flexray)
  • Working knowledge of automotive calibration software (INCA, Vector, CANape)
  • Experience with software change and management tools (GIT, Subversion, Helix)
  • Wide range of experience within V-development cycle

Qualifications:

(Essential)

  • Undergraduate degree in relevant field (Software, Computer Science, etc)
  • Valid UK driving license
  • 2+ Years of relevant experience (Some Automotive required)
  • Strong knowledge of relevant subject

(Desirable)

  • Graduate degree in relevant field (Mechanical, Electrical, etc)
  • EV Experience
  • 5+ Years of relevant experience
  • Expert knowledge of relevant subject

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