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  • Job reference: RMS0195453

Control Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Banbury, Oxfordshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 08/06/2018
  • Duration: on-going
  • Time left:
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    (06/07/18)
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The Role:
We are currently seeking a talented Control Engineer to take responsibility for the development and application of the control systems of a fully electric race car. These systems include brake, throttle and steering actuators, tractive systems and the general car
stabilisation algorithms.

Further responsibilities will include the preparation and post analysis of driving events and also defining, developing and optimising the hardware and software specifications for the car.

To be successful in this role as well as possessing great technical skills you will need to be passionate about what you do as well as have an innovative 'hands on' approach.

Comfortable working under pressure you will also have great motivation and ability to structure and organise your work effectively to successfully meet operational demands and balance development requirements.

Ideally you will also have an interest and a level of knowledge in the following areas;

* Data analysis within a motorsport environment with experience of Atlas software or similar
* Reading and Interpreting Matlab/Simulink applications
* Control experience of autonomous vehicles
* Control experience of motorsport vehicles
* Understanding of Sensors and Filtering
* Controller design and application
* Working within a high voltage environment

If you have got what it takes and are eligible to work in the UK we would love to hear from you!

The Company:
specialises in the design development and manufacture of fully electric race cars

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Degree in electrical, electronic engineering or similar
- Experience in working within HV environments
- Motorsport / Automotive experience

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