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Senior Software and Controls Engineer

  • Location: Milton Keynes
  • Salary: Market related per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 15 days ago

Senior Software and Controls Engineer - Milton Keynes - £ Highly Competitive DOE

Our client is a highly regarded engineering consultancy, that has pioneered the application of high performance electric drives across a range of high technology sectors, notably in the automotive and motorsport arena. They are now expanding their development teams and require a specialist to support ground-breaking controller development. This is a medium to high experience position working on mainly passenger car hybrid control and inverter system applications, encompassing design and development (concept through to production).

As Senior Software and Controls Engineer - You will be required to

  • Develop control software for electric machine inverter systems and hybrid vehicle applications
  • Develop, test, validate and verify high level control algorithms in MATLAB & Simulink (eg: Motor control, FOC, battery voltage, engine cranking, Filtering, Fault handling, etc.)
  • Develop safety relevant software according to Automotive and Aerospace standards e.g. ISO26262 & DO-178.
  • Integrate high level algorithms with low level embedded software applications
  • Test control algorithms through SiL, MiL, PiL and HiL test processes
  • Support plant model development and test-harness creation
  • Interfacing and supporting other teams & customers with Controls & Software topics
  • Support hardware commissioning, motor dyno testing and data analysis tasks for fault finding.
  • Work on a wide range of associated control engineering tasks.

As Senior Software and Controls Engineer - You will be

  • Degree-qualified in either Controls, Software, Electronics or in a related Engineering field
  • Able to demonstrate a track record of success in developing and implementing model-based control strategies for complex electro-mechanical / automotive control applications.
  • Familiar with the Matlab / Simulink / Stateflow - model based development toolchain
  • Mathworks Embedded Coder and other toolboxes or dSPACE TargetLink
  • Experienced with Revision Control and Change Management software.
  • Prior knowledge of inverter systems & electric machine operation is desirable.

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

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.