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  • Job reference: RMS0115470

Software Engineer - Diagnostics- 23213

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Whitley
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 21/11/2012
  • Time left:
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    (28/11/12)
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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:
The role is for a software systems engineer to support delivery and validation of diagnostics and low level software functions for chassis control system ECUs. Tasks include:
- Producing and maintaining delivery plans for ECU diagnostics and low level software functionality across multiple vehicle lines
- Regular interfacing with the in-house software development team, integration team and diagnostics team to ensure timely delivery of software functionality and validation activities, according to programme gateways and requirements.
- Performing validation of diagnostics and low level software functionality, including associated status reporting.
- Manage timely investigation and closure of problems, including appropriate escalation of issues
- Support development of test automation to enhance future validation activities.

Skills Required:
- Detailed knowledge of automotive diagnostics protocols including ISO14229
- CAN bus operation and Vector CANalyser
- Software and ECU test techniques and test automation, including HIL testing (dSpace)
- Strong project management and communication skills essential

Additional Information :
Initially based at Whitley, but relocating to Gaydon as part of Project Sycamore, timing TBC This is a 40 hour a week contract with a 3:30pm finish on a Friday

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- Vector CANape Software development skills (C / Simulink / Targetlink) advantageous but not essential
- Knowledge of the full engineering development `V cycle Must be eligible to work within the UK without sponsorship
- Knowledge of JLR / Ford systems and processes advantageous but not essential
- Experience of low level microprocessor operation and driver development advantageous but not essential
- Degree in Electronics, Software, Automotive / Aerospace engineering or similar subject.
- UK driving license
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