Principal AUTOSAR Software Engineer

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    Automotive, Software

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    Market related

  • Contact:

    Tim Parkes

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  • Contact phone:

    01384 446145

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Job title:                       Principal AUTOSAR software Engineer

Department:                Electronics and Control Department

Location:                     Birmingham

Hours of work:            37 hours a week

Contract:                     Permanent

Salary:                          Competitive

Working hours:            Hours: 9:00 – 18:00 Mon -Thurs and 09:00 -15:00 on a Fri (1hour unpaid lunch).

Reference:                    1-5

Salary Range £50-60000 p/a


The Role

Our Client are a brand new R&D facilitiy for a long-established rail and aurtomotive power electronics semiconductor manufacturer of IGBTs and DC Converters.

This role will be responsible for developing and maintaining AUTOSAR code for different projects, participating architecture design of hardware and software. This role will also be responsible for the AUTOSAR software development of the next generation based on the functional safety requirements.


This is a great place to work with opportunities for professional and personal development. Our benefits include:

  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays
  • Holiday allowance increase with length of service
  • Bupa healthcare
  • Free on site car parking
  • Free lunch Monday to Friday
  • Contributory Pension
  • Life assurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company sick pay
  • Professional Membership fees paid e.g. CIPD, IEEE
  • Family Friendly policies
  • An Independent 24-hour confidential counseling service

Key responsibilities

  • Leading and participating in software architecture design
  • Leading evaluation of different processor platforms, different hardware architecture designs
  • Leading evaluation of functional safety solutions, and  ASIL decomposition solutions
  • Leading development of peripheral drivers, generating AUTOSARmiddleware and debugging code
  • Integration of basic software, third-party MCAL, algorithm software and OEM software, provision of complete AUTOSAR compliant control software
  • Making plans and monitoring progress for software integration and testing
  • Writing technical documentation
  • Actively corporate with other colleagues, organize meetings to discuss critical issues, update and progress in time with the awareness of timeline
  • Teamwork with control engineer and embedded software engineer  to specify hardware and software architecture, provide complete middleware and testing plan
  • Support functional safety engineer to evaluate functional safety performance of control hardware
  • To maintain effective working relationship with core members, guarantee efficient circulation of technical information among departments
  • Actively communicate with external suppliers, universities, research institutes and clients, keep in line with the cutting-edge technology and future trending technology

Core Skills and Education

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in electronics/ electronics related discipline, 5 years and above working experience in the area of embedded software development and testing in automotive industry
  • Robust experience with AUTOSAR 3.0 or 4.0 standard
  • Experience with software architecture design tool like Rhapsody, PREEVision and etc.
  • Familiar with NXP or Infineon processors
  • Familiar with Tasking, GHS or Code warrior compilers
  • Familiar with SPI, CAN, FlexRay or Ethernet and LLD
  • Familiar with RTOS
  • Analog and digital circuit
  • Familiar with XCP protocol and diagnosis protocol
  • Familiar with safety critical code standard like MISRA C
  • Excellent embedded C programming and assembly programming techniques
  • Familiar with ISO26262
  • Familiar with V model software testing process and version control
  • Familiar with requirements management tool like DOORS etc
  • Experience with functional safety software like Medini
  • SysML/UML modelling
  • FMEA awareness will be desirable

If you are interested in this very exciting opportunity please apply now!

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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