Principal Hardware Engineer, Controls

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    Paul Robson

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Principal Hardware Engineer - Controls - Electric Vehicle Products - Birmingham - £ Competitive + Excellent benefits

A Principal Hardware Engineer is required for a brand new automotive technology innovation centre, positioning itself at the forefront of electric and hybrid vehicle technology development. This is a fantastic opportunity to deliver the advanced engineering of EV and Hybrid vehicle products, for a wide range of global customers. You will lead and contribute to the development of the next-generation control hardware platform.

As Principal Hardware Engineer - Controls you will be required to

Lead and participate in model-based hardware development from high level architecture design through to implementation, setting up the work flow and providing engineering solutions to automotive industry standards.

Approve MCU oriented hardware designs and schematics, participating in PCB and component selection reviews.

Provide input requirements for design, analysis, simulation and testing. Generate technical specifications, proposals and other documentation.

Support the Head of Department in determining the technology roadmap and specify development milestones. Present constructive ideas to both customers and internal teams. Mentor engineering staff and help grow the technical capability of the team.

Work alongside embedded software engineers to specify hardware architecture. Support functional safety engineers to evaluate functional safety performance of control hardware. Guarantee efficient circulation of technical information among departments.

Actively communicate with external suppliers, universities, research institutes and clients. To keep in line with cutting-edge and future trending technology

As Principal Hardware Engineer - Controls - you will have

A degree / PhD in electronics or related discipline.

Proven experience of automotive hardware development.

A familiarity with NXP or Infineon processors and peripheral circuit design. Familiarity with ISO26262 hardware design and analysis and component selection. PCB design and ASIC circuit development experience.

Ideally a knowledge of SPI, CAN, FlexRay, Ethernet communication circuit design, sensing signal interface, filtering and amplifying circuit development. Familiarity with resolver, encoder etc rotor position decoding circuit design.

Suitably qualified and experienced Hardware Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter .

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