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Software Engineer - xEV

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 20/07/2018
  • Duration: on going
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Position Title: Software Engineer
Division: Power/Train
Location: West Midlands

Position Description:
My client are developing Hybrid and Electric vehicles (xEV) to meet upcoming Fuel Economy and CO2 targets.
The Energy Management Vehicle Supervisory Controls (VSC) Function Team, a group within the Electrified Powertrain Systems, Controls and Calibration team, is responsible for the development of the Energy Management VSC functions from initial concept to production readiness.
* Design and develop xEV control strategies through MATLAB/Simulink/Targetlink/Stateflow to meet the system and customer requirements.
* Develop test methods to effectively test the control strategy on Hardware in the Loop (HIL), dyno and prototype JLR vehicles.
* Confirm the initial calibration of functions in representative environment, such as hot and cold climatic environments or traffic conditions.
* Document control strategy design and create calibration guide.
* Apply failure mode analysis methods to improve robustness, apply your lessons learnt to future platforms.

Skills Required:
3 Key Skills: 1) Model based control algorithm development for a system with complex interactions (similar to automotive Powertrain applications) using MATLAB/SIMULINK.
2) Competent use of control unit test and development tools (e.g. ETAS ES910, INCA, Canalyser, Control Desk, dSpace MicoAutobox etc).
3) Capable of validating control algorithms through use of SIL, MIL and HIL testing.

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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