Electrical Systems Engineer - 34553

  • Location

    Gaydon, Warwickshire

  • Sector:

    Automotive, Motorsport

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  • Salary:

    £0.00 - £26.63 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tim Parkes

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    1yr Initially

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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:


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.

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