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Release & Planning Engineer (Software Integration)

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 18/05/2018
  • Duration: on going
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Release & Planning Engineer
Division: Vehicle Engineering
Location: Gaydon

Position Description:
The purpose of this role is define, implement and maintain the software release and planning of the premium Infotainment Systems. This will involve releasing software from multiple supplying partners from both source code and pre-compiled binaries.

Reporting to the Software Build and Release Manager the Release & Planning Engineer will play a leading role in ensuring a robust and controlled release of the infotainment system to production and service.
In addition releases will be planned and well communicated to all stakeholders within the business.

Key Performance Indicators
* Successful daily software integration, build and release to validation team via full automation
* Accurate software planning of software releases to meet stakeholder needs
* Robust delivery of infotainment system software iterations to production, service and other stakeholders

Skills Required:
* Software Integration of Large Scale Systems.
* Software Planning and Release using both traditional and agile approaches for Planning.
* Proficient ability to use python, Bash or other scripting and prototyping language.

Skills Preferred:
* Experience in integrating large scale embedded software systems
* Proficient in a number of software version control systems and related tools
* Ability to write scripts in Python, Perl or Bash to automate SW activities
* Experience in working at all software development lifecycle stages
* A competent user of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
* Ability to present and communicate complex technical issues to a variety of audiences including senior management

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

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