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  • Job reference: RMS0103067

Software Engineer - Powertrain Controls - 21449

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Whitley
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/04/2012
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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:
Development engineer for embedded real-time control systems. This is concerned with the development of Transmission & Driveline Control Units for Jaguar and Land Rover products. The position is to work as part of a team developing a new driveline system for a future Land Rover product. The specific responsibilities of the role include:
a) Validation of the control system hardware & software on vehicles tests and Hardware-in-the-Loop rigs both in the UK and overseas.
b) Development of software & hardware functional requirements for new vehicle programmes
c) Develop & maintain Design Verification Procedures.
d) Support EMC & End of Line Production testing.

Skills Required:
Good Electronics background with a proven record of on time project delivery of embedded control systems. Proven capability of 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

Experience Required:
Working knowledge of CAN communication tools and INCA or similar development tools. Experience of Control unit software & hardware testing, development & diagnostics. Experience of Control unit software & hardware functional requirements specification. 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.

Experience Preferred:
Good experience of Powertrain or chassis control systems. Knowledge of OEM/major supplier project delivery processes would be desirable. Some knowledge of Automotive Quality processes, including Hazard Analysis, DFMEA's, customer data analysis.

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