HIL Design and Test Engineer - 54024

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    £20 - 23 per hour

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    James Tilley

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Powertrain HIL Rig Design and Test Engineer

Ref: 54024

Rate: Up to £23.00 per hour (Inside IR35) - AWR rate increase applies after 12 weeks

Contract Position based at: Basildon, Essex

Position Description:

Powertrain HIL rig design and test engineer. This role is responsible for the design and running of a dSpace based Powertrain HIL rig.

Skills Required:

  • Interrogate vehicle architecture documents in order to understand the design requirements of the HIL (Hardware In the Loop) simulation rig.
  • Design and specify the HIL rig hardware.
  • Develop and integrate the Simulink plant models that will run on the rig to simulate the vehicle behaviour.
  • Interrogate vehicle system behaviour specification and write corresponding automated tests that will run on the HIL rig.
  • Run the tests and debug the environment in order to sign off vehicle level control features.
  • Understand complex vehicle and powertrain features and write automated tests to validate the features in the ECUTest test automation tool.

Skills Preferred:

  • Experience in designing and running robust software tests.
  • Significant experience in the Matlab Simulink tool chain.
  • Experience of control theory.
  • Proven ability to communicate and work with others.
  • Very fluent technical English.
  • Understanding of SW development processes.
  • Use of Agile tool chains e.g. JIRA, GitHub or similar.

Experience Required:

  • Significant experience in HIL rig use and development.
  • Significant experience of vehicle systems architectures.
  • Experience of dSpace HIL rig hardware and software tools.
  • Experience of ATI Vision and/or ETAS INCA calibration tools.
  • Experience of vehicle diagnostics systems.
  • Experience using ECUTest test scripting tool or similar.

Experience Preferred:

  • Experience of writing Python scripts.
  • Agile Software development.

Education Required:

Honours Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering discipline with 2:1 or above.

Additional Information:


Please contact James Tilley for more details.

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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

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