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  • Job reference: RMS0159465

Software Engineer - Vehicle - 29305

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/08/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (16/09/15)
This vacancy has now expired.
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:
Based at the Research and Development facility in Warwickshire, as part of an expanding Human Factors team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development of the client. User interface strategy for physical controls and graphical user interfaces (GUI) to support effective implementation of new technologies and features. This role will require the ability to ensure the user experience of new technology and features meets customer needs and fits with the client wider strategy. The role will require the ability to work with a core HMI team and collaborate with Engineering functions, Marketing and Design.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED 1. Sound understanding of Human Factors principles relating to User Interface development 2. Ability to interpret technical requirements and constraints 3. Ability to develop User Interface strategy from concept through to detailed level.
Ability to produce clear and concise documentation to a professional standard
Self-motivated and able to work unsupervised within the local team and interfacing across business functions
Ability to benchmark, review global customer feedback, Quality data and interpret into User interface requirements
Ability to negotiate, influence and collaborate to achieve objectives
High drive, and motivation to proactively deliver at pace with minimum supervision
The ability to manage delivery to meet project timing and deadlines

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Automotive Human Factors development Educated to degree level in a related discipline (Human Factors, Ergonomics, Product Design, Applied Psychology, Engineering) Higher qualification in related discipline (e.g. MSc/PhD Human Factors, Ergonomics, Applied Psychology, Product Design).
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