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  • Job reference: RMS0147414

Engineer - Electrical Systems - 27124

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/12/2014
  • Time left:
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    (09/01/15)
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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:
* 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 workstreams 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 for 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

Essential 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 3rd Party Suppliers and Software Integrator as required to resolve architectural and development issues
* 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 sp

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Education to degree level in a relevant technical subject required
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