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  • Job reference: RMS0213821

Control Systems Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 29/07/2019
  • Duration: full time permanent
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The Role:
This role will work within the embedded controls team developing system control software for electric commercial vehicle powertrains. You will have exposure to the full breadth of the v-cycle and the space to take something from idea right through to on-vehicle validation. Achieving your goals will be challenging but immensely rewarding, and you will be expected to demonstrate a high degree of initiative, autonomy, perseverance and dedication.

* Creating requirements for electric powertrain system control;

* Interpreting functional safety requirements to design control systems logic;

* Development of commercial vehicle electric powertrain control systems algorithms;

* Code generation onto embedded controller using Matlab/Simulink code generation;

* Development of simulation models to test control systems logic and simulate system design;

* SiL and hardware bench testing of embedded control systems software;

* On-vehicle testing of control software, parametrization and tuning;

* Data analysis and fault diagnosis to improve system control software in development.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Experience in developing and testing embedded control algorithms for automotive;

* Experience writing automotive control system requirements;

* Proficient use of Matlab / Simulink;

* Experience with embedded controllers;

* Experience with automotive CAN tools (one of Peak CAN, CANalyser, Softing);

* Experience with SAE J1939 CAN standard;

* Experience with software version control;

* Automotive experience;

* Motivation and enthusiasm for vehicle development alongside excellent problem-solving skills and a desire to take ownership and see work through to a conclusion;

* Good understanding of general engineering principles related to hybrid and electric vehicle technology;

* Strong verbal, written, mathematical and spatial reasoning skills;

* Passionate about attention to detail and ability to deliver high quality content.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Experience with Matlab/Simulink code generation tools;

* Experience with Plastic SCM and Polarion requirements tools;

* Experience with electric or hybrid powertrain development for commercial vehicles.

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