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Electrical Engineer Chassis Systems - 27264

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 22/12/2014
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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.

The Role:
The Braking Virtual Tools team supports the Development of analysis/simulation tools for vehicle dynamics and brake stability control applications. Working directly with the vehicle development and tuning teams to deliver slip control systems including ABS, Stability Control and Terrain Response. Designing and refining bespoke analysis tools and integrating current systems with commercial simulation packages to create a seamless virtual development process. Assisting the system tuning team in control algorithm development using the virtual toolset.

Maximise the use of data collection and analysis to direct development and improve correlation between physical and virtual methods.

Key Responsibilities

Testing and review of Simulink models
Creation of simulation models & environments
Integration and debug of modules
Testing of integrated models using Hardware-In-Loop rig
Involved in process and tool chain development Prepare and offer training to the HIL customers
Integrate and validate plant models in the HIL environments to increase the fidelity of the environments
Integrate and validate the CAN message sets in the HIL environments
Permanently in touch with the application teams regarding the functional milestones and software planning and prepare the HIL environments accordingly to support the software validation
Involved in the process of creating the HIL environments as well as contributing to the process of software validation on HIL and SIL
Support the deployment of automation tools for HIL testing
Maintain the database of the HIL models
Maintain the HIL inventory for the parts used on the HIL rig "

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Detailed knowledge of Matlab / Simulink / Stateflow toolchain
* Detailed knowledge of dSpace tools specifically Control Desk and Automation Desk
* Experience using Software configuration tools
* Dspace HIL architecture and Automated test tools script writing
* HIL hardware maintenance, Diagnostic Part 2 testing , IPG car maker , CAN, FlexRay networks, Plant modelling, Vehicle dynamics knowledge including active and passive chassis systems
* Good communication skills
* Development experience of real time control systems
* Experience using data analysis techniques Key Word Search Criteria: MATLAB , Simulink , Stateflow , dSpace, HiL , FlexRay "

* HiL Rig application to control software development and validation
* Experience using data analysis techniques"

The role is based at Gaydon. A flexible working process is currently being rolled out within the team and subject to appropriate planning and technology being available, the successful candidate would be enc

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Automotive systems or other embedded systems Experience of distributed systems"
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