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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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EMC Component Test Technician/Engineer (on shift)

EMC Test Technician/Engineer (on shift) - Nuneaton Salary Range - £26 - £34k depending on experience (Based on 42.5 hours per week) Our Client are recruiting for an EMC Test Technician As the successful candidate you will be responsible for performing testing on a wide variety of automotive components and sub systems in accordance with various international standards and vehicle manufacturer (VM) test specifications. Working within the Component Team you will ensure tests are delivered to schedule and to our quality standards. Main Duties/Responsibilities: Testing automotive / electrical components in Electrical Laboratories Detailed reviews of test specifications and test plans Executing the tests in accordance with H-M procedures Maintain detailed and accurate log books and test records Perform quality checks and analysis on test output Customer liaison Project manager liaison Test equipment set up and strip down Support double or triple shift rotas (pattern rotates each week) Essential Qualifiactions: 3-5 GCSEs ONC/D (BTEC Level 3) in Electrical/Electronic Engineering Preferred Qualifications: HNC/D (BTEC Level 4) in Electrical/Electronic Engineering Related qualification Equivalent time served experience Essential Experience: Electrical Engineering background Good communication/interpersonal skills Computer literate Ability to work with detailed technical documentation Familiar with use of oscilloscopes and voltmeters Further Information: Shift work is a prerequisite and flexible working may be required Full driving licence prerequisite Military clearance may be required Training provided Local applicants preferred to minimise the impact of commuting whilst working shifts Flexible working may be required If you are interested in the position, please apply now, or send your CV

Permanent / Nuneaton, 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

Software Controls Project Engineer - EV and Hybrid

Software Controls Project Engineer - EV and Hybrid - Permanent - Nuneaton. Salary Range: £27,708 - £48,136 Our well-known automotive engineering client is seeking software simulation engineers for the control of EV and Hybrid propulsion systems to support the generation of software requirements for these systems. Man duties: Automotive strategy development through prototype modelling, utilising Matlab / Simulink / Stateflow Developing safety related control systems utilising ISO26262 methodologies Supporting the generation of system or software level requirements Verification and Validation of controls software Conducting prototype integration and testing on full scale prototype vehicles Essential skills and experience: Matlab/Simulink/Stateflow skills for development of software control strategies and plant models Demonstrable experience in working to elements of the software V-Cycle Working with requirements and contributing to requirements capture Appreciation of Functional Safety Technical knowledge of electric/ hybrid vehicle powertrains Excellent communication skills 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 Preferred experience and skills: 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 If you are interested in this role, please apply now or send your CV

Permanent / Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Software Controls Engineer - Automotive Battery Systems

Software Controls Engineer - Automotive Battery Systems - Nuneaton - Salary - Competitive £ Our client are recruiting for an experienced software controls engineer to support and develop advanced BMS and EV control systems. General duties will include software modelling of battery management systems utilising Matlab / Simulink / Stateflow Supporting the generation of system and software level requirements. Making significant contributions to the business strategy in relation to future battery trends. Experience Required: Advanced Matlab/ Simulink/Stateflow skills for development of control strategies and plant models. State of the art technology awareness - where the market is heading and how this can be fed into the business strategy. Li-ion cell domain knowledge: Fundamentals Electrical concepts Future cell trends Battery and cell testing practice/ experiment design Solid report writing skills Experience Preferred: Working with requirements and contributing to capture at system and software level MIL, SIL and HIL validation methods Automotive functional safety (ISO26262) Proficiency in C programming Data processing and manipulation/extraction of large files through Matlab Additional Information Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, able to convey technical content to team members with differing technical ability Be a confident engineer with an ability to understand the needs of the customer and to work independently as required Have well-developed analytical skills - rigorous but pragmatic 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 Education Required: Degree qualified or similar qualification If you are interested in this exciting contract in an industry-leading and purpose-built facility, then please apply now.

Permanent / Nuneaton, Warwickshire

IT Information Security Specialist

CONTRACTRECRUITMENT Our client, a global engineering company is looking for an Information Security Specialist to provide support for a busy IT team on a 6-9 month contract basis. This department provides all of the IT technical support to TMETC staff engaged in R&D work covering offices based at IARC bldg. Warwick University, Coventry & HPL Prototypes, Allesley, Coventry. Successful candidate will be responsible for implementing ISO27001 based security controls within the organization. The job will involve close coordination with the corporate IT to rollout the mutually agreed processes and procedures. Candidate will be required to take the full ownership of the implementation, work with IT team and put all the required policies/processes/controls in place. Set up required review/meeting cadence and work towards generating the required artefacts to satisfy the audit process. The work will also involve in depth documentation and end use training during implementation. The candidate will also be the part of team facing both internal and external audit. Main Duties: The objective of the role is to prepare the organization's compliance towards ISO 27001 Info Security standard The candidate also needs to ensure the company complies with relevant legislation, regulations and codes of practice in all matters relating to security. Ensure that data security policies are documented, implemented, enforced, monitored and complied with and to ensure the company embraces a culture of Information Security. Develop and ensure data security procedures are approved that provide the more detailed steps that service areas need to adhere to in order to implement that data security policies. Ensure that regular risk assessments are completed in departments and the results are recorded. Assist in taking timely action resulting from any risk assessment recommendations. The candidate needs to work closely with the Corporate Information Security team and align the processes/procedures accordingly. Put a detailed meeting cadence to support the audit / review process. Prepare a detailed end user help document along with a short ready reckoner. End user training Handhold System, network admins and IT support desk to get the policies implemented. Experience Required: ISO 27001 standards experience and application. CISSP, CISM, CISA, CIPP or similar security or privacy qualification. Information Security Policies and Processes and procedures. Security Auditing skills and experience. GDPR, GAPP Data Protection knowledge. Ability to lead implementation Education Required: Degree qualified or similar qualification in information management or computer science. If you are interested in this exciting contract in an industry-leading and purpose-built facility, then please apply now.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Software Engineer

CONTRACTRECRUITMENT Ref: 49417 Title: Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Software Engineer Salary Range: Competitive Division: Software and Controls Contract Position based at: Nuneaton A vacancy has arisen for Modelling vehicle electric/ hybrid propulsion systems including hybrid control and battery management strategies. Our client is based in Nuneaton. Position Description: Modelling electric/hybrid vehicle propulsion systems including hybrid powertrain control, ancillary system control and battery management strategies. Developing complex control strategies utilising Matlab / Simulink / Stateflow. Developing safety related control systems utilising ISO26262 methodologies. Supporting the generation of system and software level requirements. Realising control strategies onto rapid prototyping hardware and design proving using Hardware in the Loop (HIL) facilities. Conducting prototype integration and testing on full scale prototype vehicles. Producing technical documentation, reports and specifications to support project needs. Delivering technical assistance and proposal content into the business development team in support of proposals and new business development. Experience Required: Matlab/Simulink/Stateflow for development of software control strategies and plant models. Demonstrable experience in working to full software V-Cycle. Producing documentation to a high standard (e.g. design, analysis, results). Working with requirements and contributing to requirements capture at system and software level. Appreciation of Functional Safety. Broad understanding of Electrical and Electronic systems. Technical knowledge of main elements for electric/ hybrid vehicle powertrains. Experience Preferred: Development of electric vehicle control strategies in Simulink. MIL, SIL and HIL validation methods. Specific exposure to automotive functional safety (ISO26262). Domain knowledge of vehicle propulsion systems and batteries (including modelling of cells and battery management strategies). Working with configuration management and change management systems. Proficiency in C or C++ programming. Understanding of vehicle control architectures. Understanding of vehicle network protocols (CAN, LIN) Education Required: Higher Degree (Relevant MSc End. D or Ph.D)

Permanent / Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Automotive Cyber Security Specialist

Automotive Cybersecurity Specialist - Permanent Nuneaton £45-52k P/A Our Client is looking for a dynamic and proactive Cybersecurity Specialist to join a new team in Nuneaton. Based within the Vehicle Resilience department they will form part of the growth strategy within. It is essential that applicants understand the challenges of cybersecurity within the automotive industry. Complete automotive cybersecurity engineering and test service development/delivery with emphasis on a systems-engineering approach: Threat and risk analysis Development of cybersecurity concepts and requirements Cybersecurity verification planning and management Cybersecurity vulnerability assessments and penetration testing Design, development and problem solving to ensure client product security Secondary focus will include supporting Functional and Safety specialists to: Further develop our advanced Verification and Safety services Perform any associated new technology research and horizon scanning Research cybersecurity aspects of new technology standards including potential vulnerabilities and secure design principles Develop and validate new cybersecurity engineering capabilities Optimise new technology services through structured continuous improvement Write procedures for the delivery of cybersecurity engineering services Assist in the optimisation of current test and engineering processes and policies Consultancy o Lead / assist consultancy, and large / complex, customer programmes Provide technical support in own area of expertise to cross-discipline team Provide internal support to product development. Lead / assist research and development projects o Problem resolution Project Management Support cross-discipline delivery across core programmes / projects This technical role requires a highly motivated individual with experience in creative but structured problem resolution, advanced data manipulation / analysis, and new technology cybersecurity test. Successful candidates will work as part of a collaborative team to deliver customer and development programmes across multiple disciplines including EMC, Connectivity, Cybersecurity and Functional Safety for the automotive, off-highway, agricultural and military sectors. Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) are essential as liaison with both internal project managers and external customers occurs on a daily basis. Excellent time management and flexibility in working hours are essential. Essential Experience: Minimum 10+ years of experience in a relevant field covering many of the key functions detailed previously Experience in some combination of the following: Wireless technologies (e.g. Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC) Wired networking technologies (e.g. CAN, Ethernet) Embedded operating systems (e.g. QNX, Linux, Android) Threat modelling and vulnerability analysis Security risk assessment Systems engineering Fuzz testing Penetration testing Must hold a full driving licence Desirable Experience: Minimum 15+ years of experience in a relevant field covering many of the key functions detailed previously Knowledge or experience in any of the following: Security engineering for cyber-physical systems Working knowledge of SAE J3061 or other appropriate cybersecurity standards Knowledge of in-vehicle network protocols (CAN, FlexRay, automotive Ethernet) AUTOSAR framework Cryptography principles, applications and implementation considerations Education - Bachelors degree (minimum 2:1) or equivalent qualification in electrical / electronic engineering, computer science, cybersecurity or other relevant discipline

Permanent / Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Head of Chip Design Technology

Job Description Job title: Head of Chip Design Technology Department: R&D Centre: Assemblies Location: Birmingham (Following a short period in Lincolnshire, travel supported) Job Summary Our client has been manufacturing semiconductor products for over 60 years; providing Power Module and Electric Vehicle System products to customers across the world. It is an exciting time to be joining this leading technology company as we are in a significant period of growth which is planned to continue with a major growth investment in the Birmingham area. To support this growth plan, we are looking for a head of Chip Design Technology to join the R&D Centre. - This new centre will be situated in Birmingham. Successful candidates will be comfortable with travel to Lincoln in the first two months until the brand new and industry-leading design and development complex is up and running in Birmingham. The Role We are looking for a Principal Chip Design Engineer to lead our Power module, IGBT, bipolar, and SiC chip development teams to design and layout photomasks for the production of new generation semiconductor products. An excellent benefits package is offered to the right candidate. Key Responsibilities Manage all conception, scheming design of automotive power electronic products, evaluate the requirements for new products and determine the design plan. Organise research in new integrated technology of automotive power electronic product; Guide the R&D team, verification of new technologies, structures, and promotion of product implementation; Review structure design of product, including 3D/2D drawings of assemblies and parts, as well as analysis and calculation during the design Control structure related document output Define product BOM list Manage follow-up, modification and acceptance of mould making Define test methods for mechanical experiment Responsible for DEFMEA of power modules, formulate related documents according to APQP process Define the specification and test standard of structural material Structural sample testing, small batch trial production follow-up and assessment Responsible for the analysis of causes of the defective product and formulate corrective and preventive methods; Core Skills and Education A Degree or equivalent in a mechanical mechatronics and other related subjects; Demonstrable time-served background R&D of Power module and SiC chip design; Excellent leadership and management skills; Experience of 2D layout drawing tools. Use of general 2D/3D CAD software tools. Experience of Microsoft software packages. Knowledge of semiconductor devices & fabrication principles. Ability to solve engineering problems and to make appropriate recommendations for improvement. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to join a growing organisation apply now.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Automotive Functional Safety Manager

Job Description Job title: Functional Safety Manager Department: R&D Centre: Assemblies Location: Birmingham (Following a short period in Lincolnshire, travel supported) Job Summary Our client has been manufacturing semiconductor products for over 60 years; providing Power Module and Electric Vehicle System products to customers across the world. It is an exciting time to be joining this leading technology company as we are in a significant period of growth which is planned to continue with a major growth investment in the Birmingham area. To support this growth plan, we are looking for a Functional Safety Manager to join the R&D Centre. - This new centre will be situated in Birmingham. Successful candidates will be comfortable with travel to Lincoln in the first two months until the brand new and industry-leading design and development complex is up and running in Birmingham. Please note that due to the Automotive nature we are only able to consider applicants with demonstrable experience in working towards ISO 26262 only. The Role Functional safety manager is responsible for guiding the software and hardware team on the functional safety implementation as per the ISO26262 guidelines. They will be responsible for conducting periodic reviews, status meetings and assessment of the work being performed and arrange any audits for the compliance of the system to functional safety rules and guidelines. An excellent benefits package is offered to the right candidate. Key Responsibilities Provide guidance to SW & HW engineers on functional safety implementation on work products. Conduct periodic reviews of ISO26262 implementations. Arrange for any audits for functional safety compliance. Guide the team on safety architecture for ISO26262 implementation. Project manage the functional safety software and hardware implementations. Give periodic reports to department head on progress of FS implementations. Core Skills and Education Minimum Bachelor's degree in electronics/ electronics related discipline Demonstrable experience in Automotive Industry Has hands-on experience in implementation of functional safety in the automotive domain. Experience of implementing FS strategy in Automotive embedded software. Has high level overview of FS implementation across SW and HW. Experience of conducting Audit for ISO26262 compliance. Automotive Software development experience in powertrain/EV/Hybrid domain. Understanding of Model Based System Engineering and design. Matlab/Simulink experience. Familiar with C language programming in automotive domain. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to join a growing organisation apply now.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Principal Module Reliability Engineer

Job Description Job title: Principal Module Reliability engineer Department: R&D Centre: Assemblies Location: Birmingham (Following a short period in Lincolnshire, travel supported) Job Summary Our client has been manufacturing semiconductor products for over 60 years; providing Power Module and Electric Vehicle System products to customers across the world. It is an exciting time to be joining this leading technology company as we are in a significant period of growth which is planned to continue with a major growth investment in the Birmingham area. To support this growth plan, we are looking for a Principal Chip Design Engineer (IGBT & SiC) to join the R&D Centre. - This new centre will be situated in Birmingham. Successful candidates will be comfortable with travel to Lincoln in the first two months until the brand new and industry-leading design and development complex is up and running in Birmingham. The Role This role will be responsible for power module reliability analysis and test, Establish a module product reliability analysis method and work flow. An excellent benefits package is offered to the right candidate. Key Responsibilities Responsible for the planning and implementation of reliability research of power modules Responsible for the optimisation of power module reliability research system and the introduction of reliability methods and tools; Responsible for understanding and confirming customer requirements for reliability of power modules and making evaluation plans Establish and improve power module reliability test platform; Define and improve power module reliability test standards and related manuals Participate in the company's cutting-edge product reliability research, patent excavation and application Research and development of new test methods for reliability concerns; Study reliability failure mechanisms of new power device packaging Responsible for reliability analysis and health monitoring of power modules such as IGBTs and SiC and GaN; Establish life prediction and health monitoring systems for power modules; Establish failure models for various failure criteria based on various tests (stress-strain, humidity, vibration) data; Analysis of the failure mechanism of power modules to promote rectification and implementation; Research and tracking of cutting edge technology in power semiconductor module reliability; Assist in the development of departmental teams and newcomers training; Core Skills and Education Master or PhD Degree or equivalent in a reliability, physics, materials, semiconductor, and other related subjects; The equivalent of a PhD with demonstrable experience in power module reliability analysis Solid background in DFR: ALT, HALT, Weibull analysis, reliability prediction, MTTF, life date analysis etc. Proficient in the power modules reliability test, using reliability statistics to interpret test results Proficient in the failure mechanism of power module reliability test Familiar with power semiconductor device package structure and packaging process If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to join a growing organisation apply now.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Principal AUTOSAR Software Engineer

Job Description Job title: Principal AUTOSAR software Engineer Department: R&D Centre: Assemblies Location: Birmingham (Following a short period in Lincolnshire, travel supported) Job Summary Our client has been manufacturing semiconductor products for over 60 years; providing Power Module and Electric Vehicle System products to customers across the world. It is an exciting time to be joining this leading technology company as we are in a significant period of growth which is planned to continue with a major growth investment in the Birmingham area. To support this growth plan, we are looking for a Principal Chip Design Engineer (IGBT & SiC) to join the R&D Centre. - This new centre will be situated in Birmingham. Successful candidates will be comfortable with travel to Lincoln in the first two months until the brand new and industry-leading design and development complex is up and running in Birmingham. The Role This role will be responsible for developing and maintaining AUTOSAR code for different projects, participating architecture design of hardware and software. This role will also be responsible for the AUTOSAR software development of the next generation based on the functional safety requirements. An excellent benefits package is offered to the right candidate. Key Responsibilities Leading and participating in software architecture design Leading evaluation of different processor platforms, different hardware architecture designs Leading evaluation of functional safety solutions, and ASIL decomposition solutions Leading development of peripheral drivers, generating AUTOSAR middleware and debugging code Integration of basic software, third-party MCAL, algorithm software and OEM software, provision of complete AUTOSAR compliant control software Making plans and monitoring progress for software integration and testing Writing technical documentation Teamwork with control engineer and embedded software engineer to specify hardware and software architecture, provide complete middleware and testing plan Support functional safety engineer to evaluate functional safety performance of control hardware Actively communicate with external suppliers, universities, research institutes and clients, keep in line with the cutting-edge technology and future trending technology Core Skills and Education Minimum Bachelor's degree in electronics/ electronics related discipline, demonstrable working experience in the area of embedded software development and testing in automotive industry Robust experience with AUTOSAR 3.0 or 4.0 standard Experience with software architecture design tool like Rhapsody, PREEVision and etc. Familiar with NXP or Infineon processors Familiar with Tasking, GHS or Code warrior compilers Familiar with SPI, CAN, FlexRay or Ethernet and LLD Familiar with RTOS Analog and digital circuit Familiar with XCP protocol and diagnosis protocol Familiar with safety critical code standard like MISRA C Excellent embedded C programming and assembly programming techniques Familiar with ISO26262 Familiar with V model software testing process and version control Familiar with requirements management tool like DOORS etc Experience with functional safety software like Medini SysML/UML modelling FMEA awareness will be desirable If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to join a growing organisation apply now.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Senior Engineer - Off Highway Electronics

Senior Engineer - (Job Number: 180000TO) Job Title: Senior Engineer Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire Salary Range: £39,000 to £50,000 (D.O.E) Benefits: 25 days annual leave, 10-12% bonus, Childcare Vouchers, Contributory pension scheme- employer will double the employee's contribution up to 10% Contributory share scheme- employer will matched 50% of the employee's contribution Please note that visa sponsorship is not supported with this role. Relocation support may be considered. *** Flexible working maybe considered*** 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 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 after-treatment technology. 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. If you are interested in this role, please apply now!

Permanent / 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