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Software Engineer (DR161)


Gaydon, Warwickshire


Job Title: Engineer Software Job Type: Contract (41 weeks, 40 hours per week) Salary: Up to £30.87 per hour Location: Gaydon Consultant: Alex Townsend Reference: 29066 The Organisation: The client is the largest automotive manufacturing business in the United Kingdom which produces premium all-terrain vehicles and premier luxury sports saloon vehicles. All the cars are engineered in the UK and the client has large ambitions for growth. The Role: "JLR is developing Hybrid and Electric vehicles (xEV) to meet up coming Fuel Economy and CO2 targets. The Energy and Torque Management Vehicle Supervisory Controls (VSC) Function Team, a group within the Electrified Powertrain Systems, Controls and Calibration team, is responsible for the development of the Energy Management and Torque Management VSC functions from initial concept to production readiness. -Design and develop xEV control strategies through MATLAB/Simulink/Stateflow to meet the system and customer requirements. -Develop test methods to effectively test the control strategy on Hardware in the Loop (HIL), dyno and prototype JLR vehicles. -Confirm the initial calibration of functions in hot and cold climatic environments. -Work with the CAE team to request Model in the Loop (MIL) models to test the developed control functions. -Document control strategy design and create calibration guide. -Apply failure mode analysis methods to improve robustness, apply your lessons learnt to future platforms."

Experience And Skills

Skills Required: "-Model based control algorithm development for a system with complex interactions (similar to automotive Powertrain applications) using MATLAB/SIMULINK/STATEFLOW. -Competent use of control unit test and development tools (e.g. ETAS ES910, INCA, Canalyser, Control Desk, dSpace MicoAutobox etc). - Capable of validating control algorithms through use of SIL, MIL and HIL testing. - Capable of validating control algotithms on vehicle. - Hands on problem identification and problem solving skills. - Has an in-depth understanding of the vehicle systems and their interactions. - Has experience of programming in C or Target Link for real time system environment. - Has experience of developing software under industry best practice (Automotive SPICE or similar)." Skills Preferred: " Understanding of power converter (Inverters and DCDC Converters) and Electric Machines will be an advantage. Understanding of hybrid vehicles will be an advantage. Mechanical driveline development/testing experience. Organisation skills and drive to follow tasks through to a successful outcome. Ability to work independently or part of a team. Highly developed interpersonal skills, including a diplomatic and professional approach when dealing with customers ¿ both external and internal to the company. Ability to follow and/or implement processes." Experience Required: Minimum of 3 years experience of delivering complex control strategies for a complex system. Experience Preferred: "Experience in developing hardware specification for Automotive Electronic Control Units an advantage. Expperience of Hybrid Vehicle Control Systems development an advantage.. Knowledge of eHorizon (ADAS horizon) technologies an advantage. Knowledge of Powetrain Control Systems (Engine or transmissions) an advantage. Experience of DOORS requirements management tool an advantage. Familiar with running of engine test facilities and vehicles. " Education Required: "Qualified to degree level in a relevant subject Full driving licence" Additional Info: The role will require some travel between test sites within the Midlands.

Salary / Rate

£30.87 Per Hour Limited Company Rates Negotiable

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Education / Level

"Qualified to degree level in a relevant subject Full driving licence"

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