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Powertrain Software Engineer - 34660

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    Coventry, West Midlands

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  • Salary:

    £28.70 - £29.40 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tim Parkes

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    about 1 month ago

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    1yr Initially

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Ref: 34660

Title: Software Engineer

Salary Range: £28.70 - £29.40

Division: Powertrain

Contract Position based at: Whitley

Position Description:

  • Develop/agree toolsets to improve efficiency through the Automatic Transmission Calibration, Controls & Hardware teams.
  • Close loop feedback with calibration development through the delivery. Analysis of current calibrations to ensure no degradation to FE / CO2
  • Develop the CAE data used to improve desktop calibrations (Altitude / Road Load / vehicle acceleration / development of shift logic)
  • Develop shift map calibration scheduling tool
  • Develop shift quality tool and interaction with INCA
  • Develop calibration hygiene tool to robustly check calibrations
  • Ensure the toolsets are aligned with the company protocol
  • Be responsible for maintaining toolsets - Develop and maintain communication between INCA, CRETA, company standard databases and in-house developed software & toolsets.

Skills Required:


  • Matlab experience with cross communication
  • Simulation and software process
  • Simulink / Coding

Experience Required:

  • Advanced understanding of automatic transmissions
  • Experience in System/Vehicle Simulation tools such as IPG CARMAKER/Dymola/AmeSim
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of control systems, calibration and attributes.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of dynamic systems behaviour and Standards

Experience Preferred:

  • Experience within a calibration team - Knowledge of whole vehicle
  • Coding experience (Matlab, Visual Basic, API [INCA, CRETA], HTML, Java, other advantageous)

Additional Information:

The ability to future proof the software using a forward-thinking approach and understanding the companywide vision is essential to maintaining/improving the current toolsets whilst developing new features & functions for a constantly changing environment.