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  • Job reference: RMS0173334

Software Engineer - 31217

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 22/11/2016
  • Duration: on going
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (20/12/16)
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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:
"Automatic Transmission Gear Selection software Project/test Engineer with responsibilities for:

a) Project management & delivery of Gear shifter Controls software for new vehicle programmes.
b) Validation of the Shift_by_Wire software on Vehicles and HIL Test Rigs to new programme timing milestones.
c) Documentation of Control Module software Engineering Sign-off to Design Verification Procedures.
d) Providing support to the wider team with respect to the development of the Transmission elements of an autonomous vehicle.
e) Development of improved test processes & procedures through automation or other efficiency gains. With two of the worlds most iconic brands.

The client is continually pushing the boundaries of innovation and redefining the benchmark for engineering excellence. Be part of the team delivering the next generation of advanced transmission products across the product range."

3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED
1)Working knowledge of System engineering concepts.
2)Wide experience & knowledge of the specification, validation testing & engineering sign-off for Automotive Control Unit hardware & software (including diagnostics).
3)Strong supplier management skills in programme delivery & the resolution of supplier issues.

Experience Required: "Ability to plan & manage the delivery of complex new Control unit programmes to vehicle programme milestones. Good problem solving techniques and skills, including experience of fault finding/system de-bugging. Good communication and presentation skills, good PC/IT skills, flexible, committed, self starter & a strong team worker. Proven supplier management skills, capable of running supplier project & technical meetings & managing the resolution of issues with internal & external stakeholders. A valid UK driving licence (max 6 points) Relevant qualifications in Automotive Engineering, Electronics, or Control Systems (Degree preferred)."

Experience Preferred: " Knowledge of Vehicle Architecture & system interfaces. Knowledge of Flexray, CAN & LIN communications. Good experience & application of requirements capture techniques. Experience of CAN communication systems & analysis tools (e.g. CANalyser, INCA, Matlab, etc). "

Education Required: It is anticipated that this job roll will entail interactions with mult-functional teams throughout the business. As a consequence the roll offers a rare opportunity to broaden the individuals knowledge base whilst also gaining hands on experience.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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