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Electrical Engineer - Infotainment App Dev - 22898

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/08/2012
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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:
Position Description:
The software engineer will be tasked with producing working prototypes and production of next generation, internet-connected infotainment features. This will integrating both consumer electronics devices and built in vehicle technologies, in line with the mobile app strategy. Being part of a `future vision' team, the engineer will have the opportunity to work on pioneering projects, embracing new and emerging technologies.

Skills Required:
- Working knowledge of one or more of the following OS :- Linux, QNX, Meego ¿ Analytical approach to problem solving.
- Ability to communicate clearly, confidently and be part of a team
- Interface with internal, external suppliers and developers
- Innovative mind set, ability to portray future vision / roadmap
- General office PC (Word, Excel, Power point, Microsoft Project)
- Interest in CE devices and an appreciation of integrating technology into premium automotive products.

Skills Preferred:
- Familiarity with cloud computing paradigm; i.e. software as a service, integrating cloud-based services into mobile platforms/embedded systems.
- Knowledge of mobile App API and SDK creation and deployment.
- Experience of working in an Agile software development environment.
- Experience of using version control systems (e.g. Git, SVN, AccuRev) as part of the software development toolchain.
- Working knowledge of MOST/CAN/Ethernet network tools
- Good use of information to build and present a point of view
- Embedded (Automotive) systems background.
- Experience of using or developing UI / UX to ensure easy of operation and a good customer experience.

Experience Required:
- Development experience, using one or more of :- Apple iOS, Android, Blackberry SDK's.
- Experience of using and integrating native and Web Services APIs into mobile applications.
- Experience of end to end user-oriented application design.
- Web development experience, including working knowledge of on or more : - MVC abstraction, HTML5 and CSS3, MySQL or equivalent data storage systems.
- Experience of writing system requirements, including use of one or more :- UML/SysML and DOORS

Education Required:
- Software Engineering, Computer science, IT or Engineering degree.
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