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Software Engineer - 31783

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 26/01/2017
  • Duration: ongoing
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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:
"Requirements analysis and decomposition, design software architecture and changes required to deliver functionality Guide and support the wider team in the implementation Provide the technical support for other team members during the coding period Test case design to provide the robust verification of the implementation Issue resolution Working with a team of system and software engineers, including an offshore team, to deliver concept and production systems in a timely manner according to vehicle programme timing and local delivery milestones "

Skills Required:
3 Key Skills:
1) Matlab/Simulink/Stateflow/TargetLink
2) C programming
3) Software validation methods HIL, SIL, PIL

Experience Required:
"Thorough understanding of Control System design and development using the Math works tool chain (Matlab / Simulink / Stateflow) for real time applications Proficiency in c programing for embedded platform Experience of control strategy development and delivery through all stages of the engineering development `V¿ cycle, including understanding of system and software engineering principals Experience of virtual test, component test and vehicle testing including SIL, HIL etc. Experience with Canalyser, Canape Full UK driving license "

Experience Preferred:
- Requirements and change management tools and processes, version control, control strategy documentation.
- Knowledge of software engineering principals such as model based software development, software architecture, dSpace Targetlink, the C programming language, and relevant standards e.g. MISRA advantageous but not essential
- Prior automotive controls experience such as Chassis, Vehicle Dynamics, or Longitudinal Control preferred, though strong candidates with relevant control system experience from other industries such as aerospace will also be considered
- Understanding of quality and robustness techniques and standards such as FMEA, P-Diagrams, noise factor analysis, and data analysis techniques to support this
- Component and system level issue investigations including appropriate problem solving and reporting tools (Six Sigma, 5D, Is / Is Not, Fault Tree etc)
- Understanding of automotive networking, diagnostics and fault handling techniques, and related system development tools (CANalyzer, ASL, CANape, etc.)
- Experience of safety critical systems and software, including standards such as ISO26262, IEC61508 or similar.
- Experience working with or managing offshore software development teams and / or 3rd party ECU suppliers for software coding and integration tasks "
Education Required:
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Education Preferred:
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Additional Information :
Experienced and independent engineer to join an established team to perform assigned tasks with minimum supervision to lead the offshore team through the implementation.

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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