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Software Engineer (Chassis Controls) - 19844

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/07/2011
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Job Title: Software Engineer (Chassis Controls) - 19844
Job Location: Midlands
Rate/Salary: Negotiable
Duration: 61 Weeks
Residency: UK

The Company:
We are currently looking for a Software Engineer for one of our automotive clients in the Midlands.

The Role:
Automatic Transmission & Driveline Control Unit Development Engineer a) Development of software & hardware functional requirements for new vehicle programmes b) Validation of the controller hardware & software on Vehicles and Test Rigs. c) Develop & maintain Design Verification Procedures. d) Support EMC & End of Line Production testing.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Good Electronics background with a proven record of on time project delivery. Software & hardware specification, validation & engineering sign-off. 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 valid UK driving licence.

Relevant qualifications in Automotive Engineering, Electronics, or Control Systems (Degree preferred but not essential).

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Experience of Control unit software & hardware functional requirements specification. Experience of Control unit software & hardware testing, development & diagnostics. Would consider (at a lower bid rate) a highly motivated, enthusiastic & reliable recent graduate with a sound educational background in a relevant subject & a strong interest in the Automotive Industry.

Good experience of Powertrain or chassis control systems. Working knowledge of INCA or other vehicle CAN communication tools would be an advantage. Knowledge of Automotive Quality processes, including Hazard Analysis, DFMEA's, customer data analysis. Knowledge of OEM/major supplier project delivery processes would be desirable.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft is a leading provider of technical recruitment solutions to a number of specialist industries, active in over 30 countries worldwide. Our key sectors include: Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals & Process, Automotive & Aerospace, Nuclear & Power, Mining & Minerals and General Engineering.

For further information or to discuss any opportunities, please contact Greg Auburn at Fircroft on +44 1925 25 5464
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