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  • Job reference: RMS0180652

Software Engineer - Battery Management Systems

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/06/2017
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (04/07/17)
This vacancy has now expired.

The Role:

  • Requirements gathering for Battery Management System robustness and software accuracy verification activity to form a basis for test case definition.
  • Supporting the robust engineering activities including FMEA reviews, noise factor analysis, countermeasure development, root cause analysis etc.
  • Responsibility for the design, development and delivery of rig and vehicle test environments.
  • Develop and undertake robust DVM/DVP for electrical system validation including HIL and vehicle tests aligned with JLR internal standards.
  • Evaluation of tests results using suitable functional or analytical tool set, supported by adequate understanding of BMS SW functionality.
  • Lead issue investigation, using a structured approach like 8D, DMAIC, etc.
  • Provide adequate information from tests to SW team with the focus on battery/vehicle operating regions in which BMS SW performance is compromised.
  • Data collection on software performance to demonstrate statistical confidence of robustness.
  • Ensure that the data generated meets the requirement of the project, prepare data and reports in line with customer requirements and aligned with ASPICE process.
  • Identify and highlight quality problems and help to find solutions using accepted processes. - Support system engineering and vehicle signoff activities.


Skills Required:

  • Systems Engineering
  • FMEA
  • ASPICE

Experience Required:

  • Experience in Battery Management System design or comparable complex / safety relevant systems
  • Electrical and Electronics Hardware and Software test
  • Thorough understanding of system engineering principles and experience in system delivery (V-cycle).
  • Possess good interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability to interact and communicate effectively at all levels within the organization, and with external bodies.
  • Highly disciplined, analytical and self-committed.
  • ISO26262
  • ASPICE


Experience Preferred:

  • Automotive networks like CAN, SPI, LIN
  • VECTOR tools, CANalyser, CANApe, CANoe ¿ Software / Control engineering
  • DOORs
  • Matlab/Simulink
  • Experience with Li-Ion chemistry
  • Six sigma problem solving

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.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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