Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Software Engineer

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    Nuneaton, Warwickshire

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    Tim Parkes

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    8 months ago

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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)

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