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  • Job reference: RMS0147280

Software Engineer - 27109

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/04/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (12/05/15)
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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:
This role will be within the Virtual Integration of Testing Automation Lab (VITAL) team. VITAL is based on Hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) testing environment and used to support embedded software validation testing at full vehicle system level (Level 5).

Key Responsibilities
* Co-ordinate full vehicle HIL Simulink modelling activity to support current and future vehicle program testing.
* Support the integration of powertrain and chassis models into VITAL platforms.
* Identify future HIL simulation capability (e.g. test automation) and work with the HILST Team Leader to develop and deploy new technology.
* Support test engineer/ECU owner test requirement and develop related HIL capability to conduct the test robustly.
* Liaise with program integration team to ensure robust gateway delivery of the ECU software.

Occasional travel to other sites and suppliers.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
The candidate should be able to demonstrate their experience of software development and test activities and illustrate this within their current role.

The candidate must also be able to show/have: -
* Significant experience in hardware-in-the-loop simulation and test (HILST) using dSPACE and Mathworks products such as Simulink, Stateflow, Real-time Workshop and control desk.
* Experience in resolving ECU software issue using HIL test rig.
* Good understanding of Vehicle electrical infrastructure (e.g. vehicle diagnostics, vehicle CAN/LIN/FlexRay network and specialized knowledge on some individual ECUs in the vehicle)
* Good project management skills for effective task delivery.
* An Engineering Degree in an appropriate technical discipline such as Control and Simulation preferred.
* Qualified to at least degree level.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Knowledge of PCDS processes.
* Experience in fault insertion simulation methods and tools
* Experience in test automation methods and tools (MXvDEV, AutomationDesk or other tools).
* Excellent communication and presentation skills.
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