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Software Engineer - 32911 - up to £33.82/hr - Powertrain

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£30.50 - £33.76 per annum
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Title: Software Engineer (Battery Management Systems)

Division: Powertrain

Contract Position based at: Gaydon

Position Description:

- Requirements gathering for Battery Management System robustness and software accuracy verification activity to form a basis for test case definition.

- Supporting the robust engineering activities including FMEA reviews, noise factor analysis, countermeasure development, root cause analysis etc.

- Responsibility for the design, development and delivery of rig and vehicle test environments.

- Develop and undertake robust DVM/DVP for electrical system validation including HIL and vehicle tests aligned with internal standards.

- Evaluation of tests results using suitable functional or analytical tool set, supported by adequate understanding of BMS SW functionality.

- Lead issue investigation, using a structured approach like 8D, DMAIC, etc.

- Provide adequate information from tests to SW team with the focus on battery/vehicle operating regions in which BMS SW performance is compromised.

- Data collection on software performance to demonstrate statistical confidence of robustness.

- Ensure that the data generated meets the requirement of the project, prepare data and reports in line with customer requirements and aligned with ASPICE process.

- Identify and highlight quality problems and help to find solutions using accepted processes.

- Support system engineering and vehicle sign-off activities.

Skills Required:


  • Systems Engineering
  • FMEA

Experience Required:

- Experience in Battery Management System design or comparable complex / safety relevant systems

- Electrical and Electronics Hardware and Software test

- Thorough understanding of system engineering principles and experience in system delivery (V-cycle).

- Possess good interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability to interact and communicate effectively at all levels within the organization, and with external bodies.

- Highly disciplined, analytical and self-committed.

- ISO26262


Experience Preferred:

- Automotive networks like CAN, SPI, LIN

- VECTOR tools, CANalyser, CANApe, CANoe

- Software / Control engineering - DOORs; Matlab/Simulink; Experience with Li-Ion chemistry

- Six sigma problem solving