Controls Software Engineer


£Comp + Bens


Sector: Automotive
Function: Software
Contact: Paul Branton
Phone: 01268 455525
Job Ref: 66913

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Jonathan Lee Recruitment has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Controls Software Engineer to join our client, one of the world's first developers and integrators of hydrogen solutions, focusing on engineering, hydrogen infrastructure, industrial, on-road, off-road, and marine applications. This full-time engineering role is based in Brentwood and offers a competitive salary with attractive benefits, and the opportunity to be part of a positive and diverse workplace culture.


As a Controls Software Engineer, you will support the development and integration of Fuel Storage Management Control Systems, Engine Control Units (ECUs), and human-machine interfaces (HMI) for hydrogen dual-fuel systems used in heavy-duty/industrial and marine applications.


During your first few weeks in this Controls Software Engineer role, you can expect to:

  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including Chief Engineers, Principle Engineers, and Electrical Engineers/Designers, to ensure seamless integration of Hydrogen Controls into the overall hydrogen system architecture
  • Support the design and implementation of control algorithms, communication protocols, and safety features to optimise the performance, efficiency, and safety of the hydrogen dual fuel systems
  • Conduct thorough testing and validation of Hydrogen Controls, ensuring they meet regulatory requirements, industry standards, and internal quality benchmarks
  • Troubleshoot and debug hardware and software issues in ECUs, utilising diagnostic tools and methods to achieve reliable system performance
  • Participate in design reviews, risk assessments, and technical discussions to provide valuable input and contribute to the continuous improvement of the hydrogen system engineering process


To apply for this engineering role, you will need previous experience in fuel storage management control systems, engine control units, and human-machine interfaces. You will also require the following:

  • Knowledge of the relevant Standards and Regulations for system safety and cybersecurity
  • Experience testing and validation of controls, ensuring they meet regulatory requirements, industry standards, and internal quality benchmarks
  • Understand the critical dependencies within the vehicle / machine / vessel and test cases
  • Experience in design reviews, risk assessments, and technical discussions
  • Stay current with industry trends, advancements, and best practices related to hydrogen fuel systems, dual fuel technology, and ECU development


If you're looking to make a positive impact and create change, possessing an inclusive and committed approach, you'll be rewarded with an excellent salary and benefits package.


We'd love you to apply for this full-time Controls Software Engineer job in Brentwood, and we're waiting to hear from you. Please reach out to Jonathan Lee Recruitment today.

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