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  • Job reference: RMS0153586

Engineer Electrical- 27657

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/08/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (16/09/15)
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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:
Lead systems engineer & team lead for NGI Japanese Navigation System development;
* Technically proficient & responsible for specifying and delivering technical solutions in line with industry requirements for Japanese navigation system applications.
* Ownership of Japan Navigation feature, including integration of VICS Traffic & Electronic Toll Collection Systems, from concept to delivery, including satisfying cross-functional dependencies across
other departments, and ensuring delivery of validated hardware & software (at a system level) into the manufacturing process.
* Defining and driving work streams within the Infotainment (internal & multiple supplier partner) teams in order to enable effective, efficient and pro-active team working in the delivery of next
generation infotainment navigation solution according to programme needs.
* Technical & Project Management interface with multiple suppliers and internal Japanese nav team ensuring the delivery of the above systems to the milestones described, including technical issues resolution. "


* Role will require some overseas travel for business trips & in-market testing, primarily in Japan, Europe & India for relatively short durations (c.1-2weeks per trip).
* Driving of vehicles likely in order to undertake some aspects of role thus valid driving licence is required."

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Highly motivated, driven & able to deliver to tight timescales.
* Knowledge of Automotive navigation systems preferred
* Experienced in automotive electronic hardware & software development & integration methodologies
* Strong project management skills & ability to manage multiple supplier partners effectively
* Creation & management of technical specifications, DVPs, DVMs etc.
* Education to degree level in a relevant technical subject required
* Strong analytical & problem solving skills to resolve complex hardware/software inter-related issues. *
* Good communication skills (role will involve interfacing to external suppliers including off-shore resources as well as internally across various business functions, supporting project reviews & ability to report out status to senior management) "

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Proven track record of development & delivery of automotive electrical / electronic modules / systems ¿ Experienced in Automotive IVI software & system design
* Working with a team of multi-disciplined engineers / supplier partners responsible for developing NGI navigation software architecture
* Managing the software development of IVI applications on a Linux based infotainment system
* Performing system requirements analysis and software design using NGI system design documents and protocol standards
* Working with the Software Integrator as required to resolve architectural and development issues.
* Working with the 3rd Party Suppliers as required to resolve architectural and development issues.. "
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