Principal AUTOSAR Software Engineer

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    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Automotive, Energy, Motorsport

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    Pension, Healthcare, Counselling

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    Tim Parkes

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    about 2 years ago

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Job title: Principal AUTOSAR Software Engineer

Location: Birmingham

Hours of work: 37 hours a week

Contract: Permanent

Salary: Competitive

The Role

This role will be responsible for developing and maintaining AUTOSAR code and embedded C code for different projects, in motor control power electronics and 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.


Our Client is a great place to work with lots of opportunities for professional and personal development.

They offer the following benefits:

  • 24 days holiday + 8 bank holidays
  • Holiday allowance increase with length of service
  • Bupa healthcare
  • Free on site car parking
  • Subsidised canteen
  • 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 counselling 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 the development of peripheral drivers, generating AUTOSAR middleware 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
  • Building toolchain and process of embedded software development
  • Implementing CAN, FlexRay, Ethernet communication
  • Implementing CAN flash bootloader function

Core Skills

  • 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
  • Familiar with NXP or Infineon processors
  • Familiar with Tasking, GHS or Code warrior compilers
  • Familiar with RTOS
  • 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
  • Automotive embedded software development experience in powertrain, motor control, EV/Hybrid vehicle development
  • Low level driver development for microprocessors in Automotive ECUs
  • AUTOSAR architecture based software development
  • Firmware development.
  • Experience with SPI, CAN, FlexRay or Ethernet and low level drivers
  • Knowledge of Analog and digital circuit
  • Experience with software architecture design tool like Rhapsody, PREEVision and etc.

If you are interested in working on the future of Electric Vehicles motor control development, then send your CV or call +441384 446145 for an initial conversation

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