Hybrid Drive Software Engineer - 35680

  • Location

    Gaydon, Warwickshire

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    Automotive, Motorsport

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    £0.00 - £31.20 per hour

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    Tim Parkes

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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    1yr Initially

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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

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