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Tim Parkes

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Tim worked originally in a family business, training as a fabricator and general engineer covering press operation, profile and tooling management, non-ferrous metal casting, moulding and lamination.

He has significant experience in recruitment, having worked within the education recruitment sector for some time, he joined Jonathan Lee to make the most of his technical knowledge and understanding from his early career, dealing with contract technical engineering roles within the automotive sector.

Tim possesses an Level 5 NVQ in Leadership and Management and has been a Commissioned Flight Lieutenant in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve service. He is committed to delivering the highest quality of service to his candidates and clients.

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Principal Electrical Engineer

Principal Electrical Engineer Location Cheadle, Staffordshire Job Code PWIL-AQGH8R Vacancy Closing Date 15/09/2018 Job Brief An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Principal Electrical Engineer to join a motivated and focused team working on the exciting new range of the Teletruk. The successful candidate will be a key member of the Industrial team, working on a... A truly world class, family owned business. We are proud of our achievements and recognise that future growth and success is shaped by the ambition of the team. If you are looking for a career with a business where people really count, look no further. Overview of the Role: An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Principal Electrical Engineer to join a motivated and focused team working on the exciting new range. The successful candidate will be a key member of the Industrial team, working on a unique machine with new programmes planned, to develop the product further within the Industrial Materials handling market. Your Responsibilities as a Principal Electrical Engineer: Being the key member of a cross-functional team that will deliver the next generation of electronic and electrical systems for the Teletruk product range. Having full ownership and design responsibility for machine electrical and electronic systems Electrical and electronic system and architecture definition with knowledge of SAE J1939 CAN Protocol and machine systems software application. Developing concepts and existing systems. Understanding of safety critical systems and the application to electrical and electronics systems design and specification in harsh environments Specifying of electrical and electronic components for use in the vehicle system Testing and validation of machine electrical and electronic components and systems Management of technical reviews/process and adherence to the latest Group and Industry Standards Delivering machine schematic and harness drawings and liaising with the supply base to deliver these parts on time and to cost About You: The ideal candidate will: Have a formal qualification in Electrical Engineering Be able to demonstrate proven history of creating reliable, robust and innovative vehicle wiring systems - either individually or as part of a team. Be expected to be fully IT literate, with experience of working with VeSys or Zuken E3 electrical design packages Be an enthusiastic team player with a 'hands on' approach to problem solving. A positive attitude will be able to enthuse those around them to deliver innovative solutions to tight timescales What's in it for you? To say thank you for your hard work, we will work with you to support your career progression and development. We will also provide a competitive salary, company pension scheme, access to medical insurance, dental care and the company's healthy living centre and 33 days annual leave. An equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

Permanent / Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

Principal Engineer Embedded Systems

Principal Engineer Embedded Systems Location Rocester, Staffordshire Job Code PWHI-AE6A7C Vacancy Closing Date 15/09/2018 Job Brief Our Research department are looking for a driven and ambitious Embedded Systems engineer to join the Electrical and Electronic Engineering team at our World Headquarters in Staffordshire. Overview of the Role: Our Research department are looking for a driven and ambitious Embedded Systems engineer to join the Electrical and Electronic Engineering team at our World Headquarters in Staffordshire. This role will involve a high degree of change management with the exciting introduction of a number of new processes and systems across the group. If you feel you are the right person to take on this challenge and gain the rewards of personal career development, please read on and follow the links to apply. Your Responsibilities: Leadership across the business developing the processes and future strategy associated with embedded systems hardware and software covering all elements of the lifecycle from design through to testing and validation. Hardware: Liaising with suppliers to stay on top of the latest available hardware and costs Reviewing supplier proposals/quotes to ensure we are getting the robust, capable, appropriate and cost effective hardware to meeting our needs Developing our standard requirements for hardware to ensure that all hardware will survive in the environment Working with business units to develop specifications, perform gap analysis and help review supplier proposals Generating and maintaining a parts catalogue to help select the correct hardware and drive re-use Software: Liaising with business units, suppliers and IT to ensure our software meets the required standards (Safety, security, interfaces) Developing our standards and approaches for the software delivery process utilising appropriate tools to ensure we have the correct software delivery process, covering the whole software lifecycle. Evaluating and selecting toolsets Driving an improved software test and validation process, covering supplier testing through to on-machine testing to ensure good coverage and compliance with appropriate coding standards (such as MISRA) Driving model based approach to software Developing our strategy for an appropriate architecture covering hardware, middleware, firmware, high-level control, low-level control and interfaces General: Assisting and leading investigations into issues on products to determine root cause and develop permanent fixes Working with purchasing to develop our standard software contracts with suppliers Piloting new techniques and training others Drive re-use About You: The successful Embedded systems engineer will need a wide range of experience in an embedded system environment covering design, support and specification of embedded systems. The candidate should be educated to a degree level preferably with the focus being either control system engineering, software engineering or an embedded system or have the relevant demonstrable skills through experience. Additionally, the role will require experience of testing and test design of embedded systems alongside experience of hardware in the loop / software in the loop / model in the loop environments. Technical Role elements will include V Model lifecycle and approach and associated tools (DOORs?), bug and issue tracking, source code version control, software coding to appropriate standards (i.e. MISRA C), CAN Networks and tools, model based software/control development (Matlab, Simulink), automated testing and scripting, software audits and supplier audits. Alongside the technical elements we are looking for a well-motivated individual with strong leadership skills and the ability to work with a wide range of people and disciplines to develop and "sell" a coherent strategy. The successful candidate will need to be a strong communicator who can manage multiple stakeholders with competing needs. With the exciting changes coming through in the near future we are looking for a self-starter who is hungry to drive improvements. What's in it for you? To say thank you for your hard work, we will work with you to support your career progression and development. We will also provide a competitive salary, relocation packages, company pension scheme, medical insurance and dental care schemes, access to the company's healthy living centre and 33 days annual leave.

Permanent / Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

Senior Compliance Engineer

Senior Compliance Engineer Location Rocester, Staffordshire Job Code PWHI-ALSARY Vacancy Closing Date 15/09/2018 Job Brief Reporting in to Group Electrical and Electronic Engineering, the successful candidate will join a highly focussed and passionate team leading the delivery of electrical and electronic engineering across the business. A truly world class, family owned business. We are proud of our achievements and recognise that future growth and success is shaped by the ambition of the team. If you are looking for a career with a business where people really count, look no further than. Overview of the Role: Reporting in to Group Electrical and Electronic Engineering, the successful candidate will join a highly focussed and passionate team leading the delivery of electrical and electronic engineering across the business. The role is within the E+E Compliance team which has responsibility to ensure that all new Product programmes meet the required Electrical and Electronic technical deliverables by the associated gateways. Hence the role requires technical knowledge, project delivery process understanding and the ability to work with diverse teams to ensure delivery. General Compliance Duties: Group E+E Senior Compliance Engineer - reviewing Electrical +Electronic content of all NPIP (New Project Introduction Process) projects against the NPIP deliverables to ensure robust delivery. Will need to work closely with business units regarding Electrical and Electronic deliverables and Functional safety deliverables to support the TR (Technology readiness) process. Keep status trackers up to date, showing current status of all responsible projects. Work with, and coach, the engineering teams who are responsible for delivering the required project deliverables around the UK and globe. Facilitate the engineering teams to ensure efficient and robust delivery to complex E+E systems. Running workshops, reviews as required, driving projects forward and collecting the required evidence. Identifying project technical and timing risks and potential mitigations. Drive re-use of components and approaches. Help develop our NPIP and TR process to drive more efficient delivery, seamless reporting and reducing issues and change. Qualifications and Experience: Essential: Background in delivering complex electrical and electronic systems to tight deadlines. Experience taking complex systems from concept through to delivery. Understanding of functional safety and risk assessments. Experience of project management and deliverables based delivery processes. Experience of systems engineering and the systems V. Qualified to degree level in a relevant technology discipline Clear experience in delivering process changes Desired: Project delivery management experience and training. Understanding of quality systems and processes. Understanding of functional safety and risk assessments. Experience with ISO13849, ISO26262 Sound IT skills to help reporting and metric creation. About You: Self-motivated and a problem solver. Enjoys working with a wider team. Ability to work with a diverse range of teams and different approaches. Well-developed analytical skills - rigorous but pragmatic Sound IT skills to help reporting and metric creation. Resilient. Driver of continuous process improvement. Good interpersonal skills - a communicator and consensus-builder Capable of a high standard of technical writing Capable and willing to take part in international travel on a regular basis Knowledgeable about technology passionate about the delivery process. Hungry to learn and self-improve. It is possible you may have started out with a technical role and moved into project management or technical projects. What's in it for you? To say thank you for your hard work, we will work with you to support your career progression and development. We will also provide a competitive salary, company pension scheme, medical insurance and dental care schemes, access to the company's healthy living centre and 33 days annual leave. An equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

Permanent / Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

Electrical and Electronic Systems Engineer

Electrical & Electronic Systems Engineer Location Rocester, Staffordshire Job Code CNIC-AXKGRS Vacancy Closing Date 15/09/2018 Job Brief An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Electrical and Electronics Systems Engineer (or Senior, experience dependant) to join the Engineering team of the world's number 1 manufacturer of Backhoe Loaders. A truly world class, family owned business. We are proud of our achievements and recognise that future growth and success is shaped by the ambition of the team. If you are looking for a career with a business where people really count, look no further. Overview of the Role: An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Electrical and Electronics Systems Engineer (or Senior, experience dependant) to join the Engineering team of the world's number 1 manufacturer of Backhoe Loaders. Reporting to the E&E Systems Manager, the successful candidate will join a highly focused passionate team, working on exciting new programmes to both maintain and extend Backhoe market penetration Your Responsibilities as an E&E Systems Engineer: Depending on your level and experience, your main duties would include: Generation, validation and introduction of new design concepts to production Generation of machine schematics to relevant standards Design/development of vehicle control systems including, ECU's, comms networks, displays, etc Analysis/calculations of performance levels for safety related parts of control systems (SRP/CS) Ensuring components/software meet internal/external standards/requirements as necessary Authoring of software requirement specifications, test specifications, test reports, user manuals, etc. Liaising with internal/external customers/departments, as required About You: The ideal candidate should possess the following: Degree/HND in electronic engineering, computer science or a similar subject An understanding of control system logic and an appreciation of functional safety Proficient in J1939 CAN protocol to aid message optimisation and system diagnostics Familiarity with off highway electronic control systems and machine electrical/electronic systems Experience diagnosing and rectifying faults with electrical circuits and control systems on/off vehicles Strong communication skills and be comfortable working independently and as a member of a team Self-motivated and enthusiastic, coupled with a sense of urgency Desirable Skills: Experience of developing control system algorithms using model based design tools Experience working with ISO 15998, ISO 26262 or IEC 61508 safety standards Have a basic understanding of other machine functions such as powertrain and hydraulics to aid the development of new E&E systems What's In It for You? To say thank you for your hard work, we will work with you to support your career progression and development. We will also provide a competitive salary, company pension scheme, medical insurance and dental care schemes, access to the company's healthy living centre and 33 days annual leave. A is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

Permanent / Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

Electrical Systems Engineer - 34553

Ref: 34553 Title: Electrical Systems Engineer Salary Range: £26.63/hr Division: Electrical Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: This role is for a Systems Engineer to work with the software supplier for the Gateway Module (GWM). Typical activities include: Manage software requirements, issues, change requests and oversee associated validation. Liaise with controls and software engineers, subsystem owners, and validation teams to ensure robust delivery of the software and system. Work with software module leader / project planner to track and report project status. Develop and maintain software documentation including specifications, signoff reports, manufacturing and service documentation. Manage calibration data and concur calibration changes. Support software quality deliverables and reviews, and lead software issue investigations including manufacturing and warranty support where required. Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED Understanding of software requirements, V-development cycle Automotive or technical. Engineering background in related industry. Excellent communication skills, dealing or leading suppliers or outsourced projects. Experience Required: Understanding of system engineering principles and the software development lifecycle. Software requirements authoring and decomposition to software units, and requirements and change management tools (e.g. IBM Rational DOORS, RTC or similar). Knowledge of electrical architectures and protocols including CAN bus, Flexray, automotive diagnostics and related system development tools (CANalyzer, CANape, diagnostics tools etc.). Automotive specific experience preferred but could also be from other relevant backgrounds. Previous experience of software delivery. Knowledge of MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Project). Full UK driving license. Experience Preferred: Knowledge of Ethernet, including DOIP and / or BroadR-Reach. Knowledge of fault detection and fault handling techniques. Experience of issue investigations including appropriate problem solving and reporting tools (5D, Is / Is Not, Fishbone etc), as well as quality and robustness tools (FMEA, FTA, P-Diagrams, Noise Factor Analysis etc). Experience working with offshore software development teams and / or 3rd party ECU suppliers. Understanding of safety critical systems including related standards such as ISO26262 / IEC61508 or similar. Software documentation and associated quality processes e.g. ASPICE. Previous experience of working within a cross functional team, including supporting a manufacturing environment. Additional Information: Primarily located at Gaydon. Occasional travel to other sites may be required including overseas. Safety footwear will be required in workshop / manufacturing areas.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Software Controls Engineer - EV and Hybrid

CONTRACTRECRUITMENT Ref: 21780 Title: Software Controls Engineer - EV and Hybrid Salary Range: £38 - £41/hr Division: Software Function Contract Position based at: Nuneaton Position Description: This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced software controls engineer to join a highly dynamic team and have exposure to all aspects of the software V-Cycle, from requirements generation through to vehicle validation on one of the most comprehensive proving grounds in the world. Software simulation and control of electric vehicle propulsion systems, including hybrid control and battery management (BMS) strategies, Supporting the generation of system and software requirements. Automotive strategy development through prototype modelling, utilising Matlab / Simulink / Stateflow. Developing safety related control systems utilising ISO26262 methodologies Supporting the generation of system and software level requirements, Verification and Validation of controls software. Conducting prototype integration and testing on full scale prototype vehicles Essential Qualities: Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, able to convey technical content to team members with differing technical ability Be a self-starter and able to execute designated tasks accurately and within timing and budget constraints Have well-developed analytical skills - rigorous but pragmatic Used to working in a team - adopts a collaborative and open working ethos and also demonstrates the ability to perform critical reviews Be willing to travel and work flexibly: The job is likely to involve periods of 1 week at a time spent overseas approximately 2 or 3 times per year. The job may also involve extended placements at customer facilities within the UK Have a full UK driving license Experience Required: Matlab/Simulink/Stateflow skills for development of software control strategies and plant models Demonstrable experience in working to software V-Cycle Working with requirements and contributing to requirements capture. Appreciation of Functional Safety Technical knowledge of electric/ hybrid vehicle powertrains Experience Preferred: Domain knowledge of vehicle propulsion batteries (including modelling of cells and battery management strategies) MIL, SIL and HIL validation methods Broad understanding of Electrical and Electronic systems Specific exposure to automotive functional safety (ISO26262) Working with configuration management systems Proficiency in C or C++ programming Education Required: Higher Degree (Relevant MSc End. D or Ph.D)

Contract / Nuneaton, Warwickshire

HiL System Engineer

Engineer - HiL System Technical Expert - (Job Number: 1700095X) Job Title: HiL System Technical Expert Salary: £48,000 - £55,000 (depending on depth of experience) Benefits: 25 days annual leave, excellent bonus, car cash allowance, childcare vouchers, contributory pension scheme, contributory share scheme Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire World's leading manufacturer of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. The brand is recognised worldwide and is synonymous with quality and reliability. Within ACSD Advanced Technologies & Solutions is responsible for electronic and electrical systems development across all engine and machine platforms. Based in Peterborough, the European Division of ACSD Advanced Technologies & Solutions works with all European facilities to develop and apply advanced technology to the control of our highly integrated engines and machines. With unrivalled levels of vertical integration within the industry, our electronic systems help to maximise the customer value and efficiency of end products, whilst minimising owning and operating costs. The successful applicant for this position will join the European Engine Controls and Software team and will provide HiL system technical expertise to the team responsible for the verification of all aspects of all core engine software releases created by the team for IPSD Small and Medium diesel engines. This will encompass all programmes, including current product, Compact, 400J and 1200J. These programmes offer the opportunity to work on cutting edge software test technology, helping to achieve the team's goal of a world class approach to software verification leading to unrivalled levels of engine software quality. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to support engine programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company. What's the role? Establishing and maintaining in-depth technical knowledge of dSPACE hardware in the loop test systems (including Scalexio, mid-range and full-size simulators), including their setup and configuration. 2. Establishing and maintaining in-depth technical knowledge of dSPACE software tools including (but not limited to) Control Desk, Automation Desk and Configuration Desk. 3. Development and commissioning of new dSPACE test systems, including the establishment of standards for I/O connection, generation of I/O models and the development of FIU (failure insertion unit) functionality 4. Maintenance of existing dSPACE test systems, updating software, I/O models, plant models and FIU as necessary to keep pace with updates. 5. Maintaining commonality across all deployed HiL systems. 6. Working with HiL Test Lead Engineer and Engineering Manager to help establish and deploy a strategy for HiL test equipment for current and future product development programmes. Through this role, the successful candidate will have an excellent opportunity to develop and maintain start of the art test equipment to support the UK core engine team in achieving its vision of a world class approach to software verification. Key competencies for the role: Team leadership Customer focus Innovation Initiating action Good problem-solving and analysis skills High work standards Good planning and organisational skills Skills, experience and qualifications you will have: Strong technical background - ideally a good technical degree in mechanical, electronic, electrical, control systems or automotive engineering - though consideration will be given to other qualifications or significant relevant experience in lieu of this. Significant, demonstrable experience of developing and commissioning HiL test systems, ideally dSPACE. This is likely to have been obtained through a similar role in the off-highway or automotive industries, or in the off-highway or automotive supply chain. Significant, demonstrable experience of the software tools typically used in developing and using HiL simulators, such as Matlab, Simulink, Control Desk, Automation Desk and Configuration Desk. Prior experience in engine control system development and / or verification testing (preferably in the off-highway or marine industry) Good understanding of diesel engine technology, including common rail fuel systems and aftertreament. Strong team player Excellent communications skills Strong customer focus This is a technical specialist role which will allow the successful candidate to develop, maintain and deploy significant expertise in the area of HiL system development. It can be considered an excellent step on a technically-focused career path. Skills, experience and qualifications you may have: Detailed knowledge of engine control system architecture. Experience of electronic system development tools such as CANape, CANalyser and a working knowledge of J1939 datalink standards Experience of writing technical documents / requirements / test plans Leadership skills Innovative approach Strong interest in engine control system development, particularly for off-highway, marine and military applications

Permanent / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Software Over The Air (SOTA) Test Manager - 35262

Ref: 35262 Title: Software over the Air (SOTA) Testing Manager Salary Range: £27.19 - £28.68 Division: Electrical Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: OEM Programmes, OEM teams and external suppliers providing capability that will be used by the SOTA programme. The SOTA Testing Manager is responsible for the maintenance and updating of the SOTA Testing Strategy. This details the testing approach that the SOTA Programmes expects all parties involved in or providing capability to the SOTA Programme to adopt. In addition, the SOTA Programme Testing team will be responsible for the development and maintenance of Test Plans and supporting materials (Test Scenarios, Test Cases/Scripts, Test Data, etc.) incorporating where appropriate, functional and technical testing activities that may be undertaken by other parties involved in the SOTA Programme. Skills Required: 3 Key Skills Required Solid background in testing with proven experience of leading testing and assurance teams in complex Programme environments. Proven experience in metrics development, reporting and root cause analysis / recommendations. Able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of the development lifecycle and testing approaches and techniques (manual and automated), using both Agile and Waterfall development methods. Key Responsibilities Responsible for the management of the SOTA Programme Testing team. Responsible for the management of planning, preparation and execution activities for all SOTA Programme testing. Responsible for the provision of guidance on all aspects of testing within the scope of the SOTA Programme to parties involved in that testing. Responsible for the establishment of an assurance capability within the SOTA Testing team to assure the quality of testing activities undertaken by other parties involved in that testing. Responsible for the maintenance and updating of the SOTA Testing Strategy. Responsible for the definition and maintenance of testing and assurance standards and procedures that will be applicable for SOTA Programme testing. Manage the efficient use of Testing resources involved in the SOTA Programme. Responsible for any recruitment requirements for the SOTA Testing team. Ensures adherence to applicable JLR standards for testing. Work closely with and maintains strong communication links with parties who are involved, or have an interest in, testing for the SOTA Programme. Provide status reporting and other management information on SOTA Programme Testing to the SOTA Programme management team. Maintain alignment with the wider SOTA programme and other delivery stakeholders Experience Required: Demonstrable experience in the development of a strong testing capability including the creation and maintenance of test strategies, test standards, processes, tools and templates. Excellent time management, planning and organisation skills. Flexible approach to task adoption and prioritisation, ability to see the big picture and change priorities to address or mitigate emerging issues Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to present complex data and arguments in ways that are accessible to everyone. The ability to cope within a pressurised environment and meet deadlines. Experience Preferred: Experience of testing in an automotive environment Knowledge of OEM processes Experience in failure mode analysis techniques Experience in SysML using IBM Rational Rhapsody or Sparx Enterprise Architect Experience in IBM Rational DOORS If you are interested in this opportunity apply now!

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Senior Engineer - Off Highway Electronics

Senior Engineer - (Job Number: 180000TO) Job Title: Senior Engineer Salary Range: £39,000 to £50,000 (D.O.E) Benefits: 25 days annual leave, 10-12% bonus, Childcare Vouchers, Contributory pension scheme- will double the employee's contribution up to 10% Contributory share scheme- will match 50% of the employee's contribution Relocation Support: May be considered Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire *** Flexible working maybe consider*** In addition to a very competitive benefits package we also offer the following to our employee's * Annual merit salary increase based on individual performance * Opportunity to request sponsorship for professional membership * Continuous learning and development * Long term worldwide career opportunities with an evolving and dynamic Engineering department Electronics is responsible for electronic and electrical systems development across all engine and machine platforms. Based in Peterborough, the European Division of works with all European facilities to develop and apply advanced technology to the control of our highly integrated engines and machines. With unrivalled levels of vertical integration within the industry, Electronics systems help to maximise the customer value and efficiency of end products, whilst minimising owning and operating costs. The successful applicant for this position will join the Engine Controls team and will take a leading role in the supporting the application of small and medium engine ranges to a major third-party customer's machines and contribute to the development and testing of application level features on this range of engines. As well as focusing on the third-party customer's machines, applications may include genset, industrial and in-house machine applications. Although our product is an engine control system, including software performing complex control functions, this role is well-suited and will be of interest to any applicant with a strong technical background including engineers from a mechanical, automotive or similar background, as well as those from electronic or controls disciplines. With much of our work focused on the control of complex mechanical systems, many team members with mechanical engineering backgrounds are forging successful careers within our team, bringing skills which readily compliment those with electronic engineering qualifications and experience. We actively encourage applicants from across this diverse range of skill sets Key responsibilities: Working directly with the customer to understand and document key technical requirements. This will include direct contact with the third party customer's technical team, to provide support, technical information and answer technical queries where necessary. Development of system design and specifications to meet identified requirements, using structured tools and processes. Planning and managing feature development and implementation to meet the programme timelines. Planning and conducting verification tests to ensure quality of released software / system. Development of the dSPACE HiL test system and the automation of system level verification test plans using Automation Desk. Planning and supporting validation tests of key application features. Supporting software validation and troubleshooting on engine - getting 'hands on' with the end product. Through this role, the successful candidate will have an excellent opportunity to take part in, and have significant responsibility for the application of a modern engine electronic control system to machine, genset and industrial products. Essential: Strong technical background - ideally a good technical degree in mechanical, electronic, electrical, control systems or automotive engineering - though consideration will be given to other qualifications or significant relevant experience in lieu of this. Prior experience in engine control system development (preferably in the off-highway industry) Prior experience of dSPACE, including the use of Automation Desk to automate test plan execution. Good understanding of diesel engine technology, including common rail fuel systems and aftertreatment technology. Strong team player Excellent communications skills Strong customer focus Desirable: Experience of running and participating in FMEA Experience of designing and executing verification test plans for electronic engine control systems Experience of dSPACE development, including the use of plant models. Experience of electronic system development tools such as CANape, CANalyser and a working knowledge of J1939 datalink standards Experience of writing technical documents / requirements / test plans Experience of running / troubleshooting engine systems, particularly electronics related Strong interest in engine control system development, particularly for off-highway, marine and military applications. Relocation assistance is available for this position.

Permanent / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Continuous Improvement Electrical Engineering - 31827

Ref: 31827 Title: Electrical Systems Engineer Salary Range: £28.10 - £ 30.44 (Ltd Co) Division: Electrical Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: Change agent: Embed sustainable continuous improvement within the Infotainment department. * Understand the department's needs & barriers for change, establish relevant improvement strategies, and agree actions with the wider team that will deliver the overall strategy. * Guide, support, and lead improvement teams and improvement groups through improvement workshops, ensuring priority problems are being identified and addressed with relevant solutions that will improve quality and reduce cost Skills Required: Ability to scope & launch improvement projects such that they can be run in a sustainable manner by project sponsors & champions. Ability to recognise where teams are struggling to build-in best practice into improvements under development, and provide expert assistance where needed. Familiarity with approaches & techniques to ensure problems & improvement needs are understood and relevant to enabling team goals to be met Experience Required: Expert at influencing teams and senior managers * Experienced in appropriate use of Lean Six Sigma and/or Agile techniques for improvement. * Well connected with access to wide network of expertise in good practice, enabling support to be provided to improvement teams where needed. * Familiarity with CMMi and/or ASPICE process maturity frameworks, and their relevance to robust embedded product development Experience Preferred: Lean Six Sigma Black Belt * Process Mapping and/or Value Stream Mapping * Agile practitioner (desirable for iterative and well defined continuous improvement) * CMMi/ASPICE practitioner or assessor trained (desirable for robust process background / good practice appreciation) * Systems engineering background desirable (for domain appreciation) If you are interested in this role, apply now!

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Data and Systems Analyst - Tableau, VBA, sharepoint - 35406

Ref: 35406 Title: Specialist Engineer Salary Range: £23.33 - £25.90 Division: P3&O Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: The Engineering Transformation Team are responsible for delivering process improvements within Product Engineering following a rapid, agile improvement methodology. As a mechanism for delivering the transformation, the team are organised into a number of Rapid Improvement Teams. These Teams will solely deliver incremental improvements and waste removal activities to key Engineering process over a fixed short-term project period, and repeat on a fixed 6-8 week cycle. Each team is made up of key roles and skill sets to enable project success. As the Data and Systems Analyst in a newly (Agile) Rapid Improvement Team, reporting to a Rapid Improvement Team Manager, you will be responsible for providing insights into problems through data analysis and also providing technology/systems driven solutions to aid the resolution of problems. This role requires an advanced user of Excel with keen interest and understanding of systems and tools, who has strong experience in problem solving and manipulating large amount of data and producing the same to report to senior stakeholders. You will have excellent experience in providing brilliant support for integral projects and you will be able to analyse raw data and have the confidence to present the same to a variety of stakeholders. Ideally you can demonstrate excellent business acumen and you will be proactive by nature and be able to build relationships with a range of stakeholders so excellent communication skills is a must. Coaching, training and support will be provided to develop an understanding of key aspects of product engineering, however, this role requires technical aptitude in order to develop the knowledge required for solving complex problems. The successful candidate will have a can-do attitude and demonstrate positive business behaviours. Key Performance Indicators. Business benefit in terms of time, cost or quality resulting from projects. Completeness of project delivery within defined project period. Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities. The successful candidate will be responsible for data analysis to aid problem solving, development of reporting using reporting tools, development of simple software solutions by configuring SharePoint/Google based solutions (minimal coding required) and ultimately delivering lean and robust solutions for Engineering to meet the challenges of a turbulent and disrupting industry. Key Interactions - Highly cross-functional in nature including interactions with:- Core Engineering Domains, Vehicle Engineering, Engineering Operations, Programme Management, Manufacturing, Purchasing, Finance, IT. Skills Required: 3 Key Skills: 1) Data Analysis 2) Advanced EXCEL Skills 3) Experience in problem solving tools and lean/ six sigma techniques Experience Required: Data analysis using Microsoft Excel. Experience in problem solving tools and techniques. Complex problem solving and solution elicitation. Experience of leading workshops with multiple customers / stakeholders. Experience in influencing outside of direct responsibility and beyond own function via stakeholder engagement and strong customer mind set. Ability to deliver with urgency in pressurised situations. Failure mode avoidance. Preparing and performing presentations. Experience Preferred: Coding using Python and Visual Basic to aid data analysis. Report generation using Tableau and / or other BI tools. Creating basic workflow and websites using SharePoint and or Google tools.

Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Application Engineer (Software Test) - 35556

CONTRACTRECRUITMENT Ref: 35556 Title: Application Engineer - Test Management Salary Range: £35.60 Division: P3O Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: Application Engineer supporting delivery of Test Management and Calibration projects for multiple CoC's within. Support process, method & application development. Promote re-use & best practices across the OEM. Key Responsibilities Develop and support best practices for Test Management & Software Integration. Lead project(s) in the area of Test Management & Software Integration from a technical delivery Support the Process changes, Method development, Tool implementation for Test Management & Software Integration Support the continuous improvement of PMTI methods by working closely with stakeholders, including IT and software suppliers in the context of the full Product Lifecycle (PLM) process. Provide support to deliver to operational and project requirements. Knowledge & experience of working in an Agile delivery environment. Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS Prior knowledge & experience of Test management in the Systems & Software context ideally in the field of Automotive across full engineering lifecycle Prior knowledge & experience of Software Integration in the Systems & Software context ideally in the field of Automotive across full engineering lifecycle Prior knowledge and experience of developing Process/Methods/Training Experience Required: Systems Engineer / Mechatronics Engineer / Software Engineer / Integration Engineer Experience working as a Testing/Verification & Validation/HIL/Integration Engineer in an Engineering company (Aerospace, Defence, Automotive or equivalent). Education Required: Technical Engineering Degree along with past experience in field of Systems & Software

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

iPLM Environment Specialist - 35002

Ref: 35002 Title: iPLM Environment Specialist Salary Range: £31.00 - £32.08 Division: P3O Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: iPLM CAE Environments Specialist Responsibilities Work as part of the i-PLM Environments team to provide ongoing operational support of i-PLM IT systems for Dev/Test/Prod collaborating with IT infrastructure build; middleware/DB and application Build Team and Dassault Systemes SMEs in designated areas): Using Incident and Problem management processes Resolution of operational and performance issues Assist i-PLM Operations team in root cause analysis and address system configuration, operational and performance issues in the supported i-PLM environments covering Linux/Win2008/2012 servers and Windows7 clients. Co-ordinate and implement changes following the Change Management process. Work with infrastructure build, middleware and application development teams to build and support i-PLM 3D Experience (Dassault V6) environments comprising Development, Test, User Validation, Training and Production environments. Support (Install/support/upgrade) iPLM environments running on Linux (SLES); Windows 2008/2012 and Windows7, using SAN/NFS storage systems; Apache/Websphere middleware and Oracle/SQL database servers within JLR enterprise datacenters. Servers include vitualised (VMware) and physical servers. Analyse technical documentation from application vendors (e.g. Dassault Systemes, ACE/ConfigIT) and work with designated SMEs to define installation and support procedures, as/when required. Document and share work procedures, installation tasks, scripts and "best practices" within Environments Team. Maintain appropriate design and configuration documentation for use in operational handover to steady state support. Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS Experienced UNIX (SLES) and Windows server systems support Significant experience of systems installation, build and support experience covering systems administration and operational support tasks for IT environments of similar complexity and technical detail (see responsibilities section above) Significant experience of installing and supporting Simulia, Process Composer, 3D Orchestrator, HPC Integration Experience Required: Key Role Requirements (in addition to essential skills above): Production support - incident and problem management Knowledge of Enovia V5/V6 systems administration and operational support. Demonstrable ability to own and carry out systems admin/support tasks without on-going supervision and oversight. Proven `user interaction and IT support experience including problem diagnostics and root-cause-analysis for systems supported by iPLM environments team. Flexibility in working times, including ability to do overtime for systems support outside of normal (0800 - 1630) working hours. Ability to work collaboratively as part of a multi-site team and share workload - as required to meet operational deadlines Good communication skills both written and verbal English. Experience Preferred: BMC Remedy Experience of DBA, Networking and Security operational support, as part of providing IT operational support. Knowledge of PLM and automotive industry processes. Ability to develop and run scripts to automate manual processes Experience of working within IT/Operational support and knowledge of IT standards and IT processes. If you are interested in this role apply now!

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Model Based Systems Software Engineer - 34883

Ref: 34883 Title: Software Engineer Salary Range: £29.10 - £34.56 Division: P3&O Contract Position based at: Gaydon & Whitley Position Description: System Modelling engineer to support introduction of best practices for Model Based Systems Engineering using SysML (IBM Rhapsody based) across the engineering lifecycle. Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS Expert knowledge in the use of SysML for System Modelling across a full engineering lifecycle. Knowledge of best practices for Requirements Management in an Engineering context. Project management experience. Experience Required: 5+ years' experience working as a Systems Engineer in an engineering company (Aerospace, Defence, Automotive or equivalent). Technical degree. Experience Preferred: Systems Engineering INCOSE qualification or experience working in a role as a Systems Architect or Systems Engineer in Product Development. Additional Information: Key Responsibilities Develop and support introduction of best practices for Model Based Systems modelling across the engineering lifecycle including development of the underlying information model. Develop a consistent set of methodologies for the use of SysML (IBM RHAPSODY) for Systems modelling that encourages the re-use of the models created. Define the integrations of SysML (IBM RHAPSODY) within the Engineering workflow (IBM RTC/RQM/DM) and with Requirements Management (DOORS/ DNG). Develop alongside the IBM RHAPSODY specialists a set of design guidelines, templates & user profiles to best practice methods including all necessary technical documentation and user guides. Support the continuous improvement of PMTI methods by working closely with stakeholders, including IT and software suppliers in the context of the full Product Lifecycle (PLM) process at JLR. Provide leadership to deliver to operational and project requirements. Locations: Gaydon and Whitley.

Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Vehicle Hardware Test Engineer - 35619

Ref: 35619 Title: Hardware Test Engineer Salary Range: £27.10 - £31.10/hr Division: Electrical Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: Experienced and independent Engineer to join an established team to perform assigned tasks with minimum supervision to lead the offshore team through the implementation. We are looking for someone with the right skills to set up a hardware testing environment. This would include: Procuring equipment for the test activities. Write test plans for both ASIC and ECU Provide process and technical support to HIL team (With hardware perspective) Lead failure investigation analysis of current production and development ECUs Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS Hardware Background Software development process experience Software validation methods HIL, SIL, PIL Experience Required: Hands on experience in hardware validation preferably in automotive industry Understanding of systems analysis and IC validation In-circuit Test development &test automation Knowledge of various electrical sensors Knowledge of CAN, SPI, Flexray Knowledge of data logging and analysis Experience of production software development and delivery through all stages of the engineering development `V' cycle, from requirements to validation. Experience with low level drivers implementation, on 32,16 and 8bits microcontrollers; experience with NXP MPC55xx, HCS08 would be an advantage Proficiency in using test equipment including, but not limited to, Canalyser, Canape, oscilloscope, digital logic anyser and other test equipment Experience with Lauterbach debuggers. Experience in software architecture implementation, including software and software-hardware interfaces, preferably for AutoSAR compliant and multicore / multiprocessor systems. Thorough understanding of embedded software design and development process in real time applications. Good knowledge of embedded "C", and relevant standards such as MISRA. Automotive SPICE. ¿ Excellent debugging and issue investigation skills. Experience Preferred: Understanding of quality and robustness techniques and standards such as FMEA, P-Diagrams, noise factor analysis, and data analysis techniques to support this Prior automotive experience preferably in Chassis, Vehicle Dynamics, or Longitudinal Control preferred, Virtual validation tools and techniques such as desktop Simulation tools (e.g. IPG CarMaker) or HIL environments (e.g. dSpace), and associated plant model development. Experience of virtual test, component test and vehicle testing including proving ground environments Component and system level issue investigations including appropriate problem solving and reporting tools (Six Sigma, 5D, Is / Is Not, Fault Tree etc) Understanding of automotive networking, diagnostics and fault handling techniques, and related system development tools (CANalyzer, ASL, CANape, etc.) Experience of safety critical systems including standards such as ISO26262, IEC61508 or similar. Education Required: Degree in Electronics, Software

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Software Engineer - 35503

Ref: 35503 Title: Software Engineer Salary Range: £31.20 Division: Electrical Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: This position is to develop Matlab/Simulink software models for our vehicle lines. The candidate will work within a team of software engineers on a range of new and exciting features that will be integrated into product lines over the coming years. Candidate's primary responsibility is to develop and test software models by working collaboratively with Software Modelling Lead Engineer and System Engineers in the team. Skills Required: 3 Key Skills: Experience in developing software features/systems using Matlab/Simulink/Mathworks suite of tools. Experience of model in loop and hardware in the loop testing. Software problem investigation and resolution by discussing and agreeing containment and corrective actions with stakeholders. Proven technical knowledge related to model based development in automotive, aerospace or similar domain. Developing application software from engineering requirements using Mathworks toolchain (Simulink, Stateflow and m-code). Support Software Modelling Lead Engineer in software architecture development and planning. Conduct model in the loop and hardware in the loop testing (this will be manual as well as automated regression testing) and generating test reports. Issue identification, investigation and resolution including leading discussions with stake holders (system engineers and lead software engineer.) Experience Required: Experience in developing software features/systems using Matlab/Simulink/Mathworks suite of tools. Education Required: Engineering degree.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

EDU Software Engineer - 35812

CONTRACTRECRUITMENT Ref: 35812 Title: EDU Software Engineer Salary Range: £30.00 Division: Powertrain Contract Position based at: Whitley Position Description: Accountable to Manager of the EDU Controls Team, the individual will be responsible for the following: Development of Electric Drive Unit controls algorithm and new functionality for Battery Electric Vehicles. Model based development (MATLAB, Simulink, Embedded Coder) Test and simulation (MIL, SIL, HIL) Documentation including model specifications and calibration guides. Skills Required: 3 Key Skills Required: Simulink Embedded Software Degree Qualified Experience Required: Controls system development in the automotive, aerospace or comparable industry (min 2 years) Experience in turning high level requirements into control code Embedded software development using model based development Capable of validating the control code through use of software validation tools and in the HIL environment Code generation using TargetLink / Embedded Coder A Calibration / Electronic / Software background would be a minimum for this role Experience Preferred: Experience in writing and maintaining requirements for control software for real-time embedded systems (using DOORS) Automotive SPICE compliant development environment / processes Experience of liaising with suppliers on control and software related issues Driving Licence (valid in UK) Education Required: Degree qualified

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Specialist Engineer - 35492

CONTRACTRECRUITMENT Ref: 35492 Title: Specialist Engineer Salary: £25.96 Division: Body Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: Improve department efficiency through structured development and implementation of processes and tools. Provide solutions for department to meet KPIs for Crash Analysis, Test Reports, Operational efficiency, Gateways, TGWs through process improvement and use of IT. Consequence of not authorising: Department efficiency reduced. Incomplete analysis and late reporting of issues. APC programmes insufficiently resourced, data integrity compromised. Poor design and engineering integration of Vehicle Safety Attribute at early, development, or signoff stages. One or more of these modes will need expensive re-engineering at great cost: Frontal, Impact, Side and Rollover Impact, Pedestrian Impact, Interior Impact. Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS Technically confident in Excel and VBA scripting Advantageous to be familiar with Business Objects, engineering data analysis tools such as DIAdem. Business Process Mapping and re-engineering, drive change. Experience Required: Suitable backgrounds include: General computing, Engineering, Engineering Mathematics, Physics, Data handling, Automotive, Systems Analysis Experience Preferred: The applicant should be able to implement efficiency improvements into department following development or selection of solutions, then influencing, training and support of others. Education Required: Minimum HND (Preferred Degree).

Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Hybrid Drive Software Engineer - 35680

CONTRACTRECRUITMENT Ref: 35680 Title: Software Engineer Salary: £31.20/hr Division: Powertrain Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: Our client is developing Hybrid and Electric vehicles (xEV) to meet upcoming Fuel Economy and CO2 targets. The Energy Management Vehicle Supervisory Controls (VSC) Function Team, a group within the Electrified Powertrain Systems, Controls and Calibration team, is responsible for the development of the Energy Management VSC functions from initial concept to production readiness. -Design and develop xEV control strategies through MATLAB/ Simulink/ Targetlink/ Stateflow to meet the system and customer requirements. Develop test methods to effectively test the control strategy on Hardware in the Loop (HIL), dyno and prototype vehicles. Confirm the initial calibration of functions in representative environment, such as hot and cold climatic environments or traffic conditions. Document control strategy design and create calibration guide. Apply failure mode analysis methods to improve robustness, apply your lessons learnt to future platforms. Skills Required: 3 Key Skills: Model based control algorithm development for a system with complex interactions (similar to automotive Powertrain applications) using MATLAB/SIMULINK. Competent use of control unit test and development tools (e.g. ETAS ES910, INCA, Canalyser, Control Desk, dSpace MicoAutobox etc). Capable of validating control algorithms through use of SIL, MIL and HIL testing. Experience Required: Excellent level of experience of delivering complex control strategies for a complex system. Full UK/EU driving licence Experience Preferred: Experience of Hybrid Vehicle Control Systems development an advantage. Knowledge of eHorizon (ADAS horizon) technologies an advantage. Knowledge of Powetrain Control Systems (Engine or transmissions) an advantage. Experience of DOORS requirements management tool an advantage. Familiar with running of engine test facilities and vehicles Has experience of programming in C or Target Link for real time system environment. Has experience of developing software under industry best practice (Automotive SPICE or similar). Education Required: Qualified to degree level in a relevant subject

Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire

iPLM Production Support Specialist - 35003

Ref: 35003 Title: iPLM Production Support Specialist Salary Range: £31.00 - £32.08 /Hr Lt Co. Division: P3O Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: i-PLM Environment Production Support Specialist Responsibilities: Work as part of the i-PLM Environments team to provide ongoing operational support of i-PLM IT systems for Dev/Test/Prod collaborating with IT infrastructure build; middleware/DB and application Build Team and Dassault Systemes SMEs in designated areas) Using Incident and Problem management processes Resolution of operational and performance issues Assist i-PLM Operations team in root cause analysis and address system configuration, operational and performance issues in the supported i-PLM environments covering Linux/Win2008/2012 servers and Windows7 clients. Co-ordinate and implement changes following the Change Management process. Work with infrastructure build, middleware and application development teams to build and support i-PLM 3D Experience (Dassault V6) environments comprising Development, Test, User Validation, Training and Production environments. Support (Install/support/upgrade) iPLM environments running on Linux (SLES); Windows 2008/2012 and Windows7, using SAN/NFS storage systems; Apache/Websphere middleware and Oracle/SQL database servers within JLR enterprise datacenters. Servers include vitualised (VMware) and physical servers. Analyse technical documentation from application vendors (eg. Dassault Systemes, ACE/ConfigIT) and work with designated SMEs to define installation and support procedures, as/when required. Document and share work procedures, installation tasks, scripts and "best practices" within Environments Team. Maintain appropriate design and configuration documentation for use in operational handover to steady state support. Skills Required: Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS Experienced UNIX (SLES) and Windows server systems support Significant experience of systems installation, build and support experience covering systems administration and operational support tasks for IT environments of similar complexity and technical detail (see responsibilities section above) Significant experience of installing and supporting Simulia, Process Composer, 3D Orchestrator, HPC Integration Experience Required: Key Role Requirements (in addition to essential skills above): Production support - incident and problem management Knowledge of Enovia V5/V6 systems administration and operational support. Demonstrable ability to own and carry out systems admin/support tasks without on-going supervision and oversight. Proven `user interaction and IT support experience including problem diagnostics and root-cause-analysis for systems supported by iPLM environments team. Flexibility in working times, including ability to do overtime for systems support outside of normal (0800 - 1630) working hours. Ability to work collaboratively as part of a multi-site team and share workload - as required to meet operational deadlines Good communication skills both written and verbal English. Experience Preferred: BMC Remedy Experience of DBA, Networking and Security operational support, as part of providing IT operational support. Knowledge of PLM and automotive industry processes. Ability to develop and run scripts to automate manual processes Experience of working within IT/Operational support and knowledge of IT standards and IT processes. Idf you are interested in this role, please apply.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Software Programming Research Engineer - 35150

CONTRACTRECRUITMENT Ref: 35150 Title: Software Programming Research Engineer Salary/Rate: £31.33 Division: Advanced Engineering Contract Position based at: Warwick University Position Description: You will be responsible for providing software/electronics support for a number of research project delivery teams. You will use a number of different programming languages such as C++, C#, Java and JavaScript. You will work in a cross functional team of Project managers, Human Factors Experts, Engineers and Designers to deliver working prototypes to a high standard. Key Responsibilities: Provide high quality software solutions. Provide accurate time scale estimates and risk assessments as input to the project planning process. Providing software that is maintainable by others Reporting of progress made. Work and communicate openly and effectively within the team environment. Manage workload effectively Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS Competent Programmer (multiple languages) Graphical / UX software (Qt, Unity) Embedded Systems Experience Required: C++ JavaScript Object Orientated design QT QML (Not essential but extremely beneficial) Experience Preferred: Experience of working in the automotive industry or similar within a research or advanced product development environment is desirable but not essential C# Java Android/iOS development HTML/CSS Experience with Matlab/Simulink Experience with CAN data logging tools Arduino platform Experience of structured design methods and processes 3D modelling suites such as Blender/3DStudioMax/Maya Education Required: Educated to degree level or higher in a software engineering or computer science related discipline. Additional Information: Professional Skills required: Strong English language skills, written and spoken word. Good analytical ability. Organised, process-driven approach to design Cultural Awareness.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Electronic Controls Engineer (Machines)

The Innovation & Technology Development team offers some of the most exciting engineering roles within the global organisation. Working on the integration of electronic and electrical systems within multiple Caterpillar products provides the opportunity to work with multiple disciplines within the organisation. The integration of the latest Electronics and Electrical technology helps differentiate products from its competitors by enabling exceptional performance and value to the customer. Our integrated machine systems control all aspects of construction machine operation (engine, transmission, hydraulic systems), provide the human-machine interface (operator controls and information displays), and constantly monitor and communicate position, operation, diagnostic and prognostic information to enable machine automation, improved productivity and enhanced serviceability. The successful applicant for this position will join the European Machine Systems team, who are responsible for machine control system development for all European designed machines and will be heavily involved in the design and development of the control systems. This position offers the opportunity to work on cutting edge machine control system technology for the wheeled excavator. Key Responsibilities: Development and evolution of software models using Matlab Simulink and Stateflow Development of test harness to enable automated HIL verification of control models Troubleshoot and resolve electronics / control system issues encountered during build and test of machines. Interface between user areas and electronics system development engineers to implement solutions to affected users. Conduct control system tuning/calibration activities on test bench or on machine to achieve desired system performance. 'Must Have' key skills and competencies for this role Good technical background (good technical degree preferred in mechanical, electronic, electrical, control systems or automotive engineering) though other qualifications / experience will be considered. Matlab Simulink and Stateflow experience Knowledge / experience of vehicle control systems and / or the development process for real-time control systems. Ability to translate customer requirements and objectives into production-ready software models. Ability to document complex technical concepts accurately and concisely. Excellent communications skills Strong customer focus 'Desirable' key skills and competencies for this role Autosar knowledge/experience What background would the ideal candidate have? Job titles/previous companies/industry background/technology/exposure Off-highway control system development (or comparable experience with automotive, marine or military vehicle control systems) Skills and competencies not required for this role Electronic hardware development PLC software experience Environment / Current Team Specifics? Office based role, supplemented with 'hands on' test bench and 'on-machine' activities

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Senior Software Engineer - Big Data Systems

Big Data Senior Software Engineer (JOB NUMBER: 00052789) Maritime Sector MAXIMUM SALARY £48,000.00 Contracted Weekly Hours: 37 Employment Type: Permanent Location: Dorchester or New Malden Would you like to be involved in future technology for UK Naval Combat Systems? As a Big Data Senior Software Engineer, you will be part of the Core Technology Office team working on Big Data technologies to harness the value within data and information on board systems deployed with the Royal Navy. This role is an exciting opportunity to be involved in and explore future technology and enable you to gain further exposure across the business. We are involved in a wide range of projects, from offshore patrol vessels through to Type 26 Global Combat Ship and QE Class aircraft carriers, the projects you'll be involved with are exciting and challenging and will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come. Your main responsibilities as a Big Data Senior Software Engineer will involve: Researching and evaluating technologies and solutions to new problems Scoping and identifying issues with new requirements Delivering components and subsystems with the programme Delivering against budgets Your skills and qualifications: Essential: Experience of using big data technologies within the Open Source domain Familiar with Windows and Linux development and deployment Familiar with Java C++ and C++ languages Exposure to the full software lifecycle from design, test and acceptance Desirable: Naval Combat Management Systems experience Experience of building prototypes and demonstrators within an Agile development environment Understanding of Networks (architecture and protocols) Experience with Virtual machines and VMware ESXi What we're looking for in you: You must be able to work with minimal supervision, be pro-active, diligent, and have good problem solving and team-working skills. Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. Our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. We offer the flexibility you need to do what's important to you, whether that's part time hours, job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we'll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential. Talk to us about Smart Working. If you are interested in this opportunity please contact Tim Parkes on or call on 01384 446145

Permanent / Dorchester, Dorset

Vehicle Software Integration Engineer - 35239

Ref: 35239 Title: Software Engineer Hourly Rate £31.33/hr Division: Vehicle Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: The purpose of this role is define, implement and maintain the software release and planning of the premium Infotainment Systems. This will involve releasing software from multiple supplying partners from both source code and pre-compiled binaries. Reporting to the Software Build and Release Manager the Release and Planning Engineer will play a leading role in ensuring a robust and controlled release of the infotainment system to production and service. In addition, releases will be planned and well communicated to all stakeholders within the business. Key Performance Indicators Successful daily software integration, build and release to validation team via full automation. Accurate software planning of software releases to meet stakeholder needs. Robust delivery of infotainment system software iterations to production, service and other stakeholders. Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS Software Integration of Large Scale Systems. Software Planning and Release using both traditional and agile approaches for Planning. Proficient ability to use python, Bash or other scripting and prototyping language. Experience Required: Experience in integrating large scale embedded software systems. Proficient in a number of software version control systems and related tools. Ability to write scripts in Python, Perl or Bash to automate SW activities. Degree educated in Software Engineering or related subject preferred. Experience in working at all software development lifecycle stages. A competent user of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Ability to present and communicate complex technical issues to a variety of audiences including senior management. Experience in multiple different branches strategies. Experience Preferred: Proficient in a number of implementation languages both procedural and object oriented. Demonstrated experience implementing infrastructure as code. Knowledge of automotive processes for component delivery advantageous. Knowledge of Linux kernel and distributions. Experience in cloud based software build infrastructures. Additional Information: A passion for the automotive industry and the potential of automotive technology. A strong technical talent for configuration of large scale software systems. Comfortable challenging cross-functionally and at a variety of levels within the business. Ability to provide technical leadership to internal and external partners. A dynamic and determined individual, highly driven, committed and results-orientated with significant pace, energy and confidence. Able to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with strategic vision. Resilient and enthusiastic, an individual able to deliver results under pressure, whilst responding constructively to new ideas and inputs. Able to deliver quality and consistency in a complex, highly demanding environment with a range of expectations on what customer-focussed solutions might look like. If you are interested in this opportunity apply now!

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire