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Software Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Warwick, Warwickshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/01/2018
  • Duration: on going
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Software Engineer
Division: Research and Development

Are you an experienced software developer within the engineering sector? Do you have experience in designing and integrating control systems for chassis and powertrain modules? If so, this role could be the next step to further your career

Position Description:
Working as a software development engineer within the Research & Technology team, located at Warwick University, The specific position is the Brakes and Dynamics Research team.
* The role is the development of physics based models, state estimators and algorithms in matlab simulink to ultimately control chassis/ powertrain hardware (i.e. brakes, electric machines, steering etc.).
* The successful applicant should expect to work largely unsupported (but within a group of peers with complementary skill sets) to a systems engineering framework.
* The work will be from a blank sheet and necessitate the capture of high and low level requirements, then to solution design, scripting in matlap simulink, prototype functional demonstration on HIL rig followed by vehicle level tuning & demonstration.
* The expectation is not production release standard of scripting but rapid & robust prototyping with adequate levels of robustness for each project.
* A good understanding of Newtonian physics and proven track record of creative and agile thinking and an ability to work well within a creative engineering team are critical for this role.

Skills Required:
* Experience in designing and integrating control systems for chassis and powertrain modules.
* Experience with matlab simulink and dSpace prototyping environment.
* Understanding of CAN and Flexray protocols. Control Engineering, Electrical or Vehicle Dynamics based background knowledge.

Experience Required:
* Degree educated (Control Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Computer science or similar).
* 5 years + industrial experience in developing software to a systems engineering framework.
* Experience of developing functional prototype software compliant with ISO26262.
* Experienced with control & parameterised algorithm estimation of physical systems.

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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