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  • Job reference: RMS0158898

Software Engineer - Electrical - 29238

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/08/2015
  • Time left:
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    (20/08/15)
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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:
ADAS Software Project Planner - Controls and Embedded Software. This role is for an experienced and highly motivated project planner with the responsibility for co-ordinating the development, delivery and validation of software and control systems development for ADAS features. Tasks Include: Create and manage project plans to support the design, implementation and validation of control software. Interact with the on- and off-shore controls and software engineering teams and associated suppliers to establish timescales, resource estimates and deliverables in line with the in-house software development process ¿ Project management to ensure timely delivery of software components, test plans and releases according to project milestones and gateways. Define appropriate organisation and process for project reviews and meetings (meeting structure, agenda, attendees). Management and report out of project status, software development metrics and issue. Manage timely investigation and closure of problems including appropriate escalation and reporting of issues, and build and launch support where required. Support process improvement and compliance activities for the in-house software delivery process, including performing lessons learned activities to drive continuous improvement into processes and standards.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
3 key skills; Highly motivated and self-starting individual with effective leadership and influencing skills. Strong organisational, project management and communication skills essential. Thorough understanding of control system and software development, integration and release for real time embedded applications throughout the product lifecycle. Experience of software management techniques such as Agile and Waterfall. " ¿ Thorough understanding of control system and software development, integration and release for real time embedded applications throughout the software 'V' lifecycle ¿ Experience of software management techniques such as Agile and Waterfall. Experience of system engineering principles and ECU / software architecture. Highly motivated and self-starting individual with effective leadership and influencing skills. Strong organisational, project management and communication skills essential. DV test planning, including understanding of different validation techniques such

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Prior ADAS and / or Automotive experience preferred, though strong candidates from other industries will also be considered. Understanding of the Mathworks and dSpace toolchain (Matlab / Simulink / Stateflow / Targetlink), and embedded C beneficial but not essential. Knowledge of vehicle electrical architectures. Experience of component, system and vehicle level issue investigations including appropriate problem solving and reporting tools (5D, Is / Is Not, Fault Tree etc). Management of offshore software development teams and / or 3rd party ECU suppliers for software coding and integration tasks.
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