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Software Engineer (DR176)


Gaydon, Warwickshire


Job Title: Engineer Software Job Type: Contract (40 weeks, 40 hours per week) Salary: Up to £30.87 per hour Location: Gaydon Consultant: Alex Townsend Reference: 29172 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: "This role is for an experienced and highly motivated embedded software architect, with the responsibility for the specification, development, delivery and ongoing maintenance of software architecture for in-house developed ECUs. This role has particular focus on Advanced Driver Assistsance (ADAS) features. Tasks include: ¿ Software architecture design within the AutoSAR framework ¿ Work with the systems, controls, and software engineers to decompose incoming 'black box' level change requests down to the software unit level ¿ Interface definition to support integration of multiple software components from in-house and 3rd party software teams ¿ Define startup and shutdown process, sequence diagrams and task scheduling requirements ¿ Definition and support for integration test activities ¿ Acting as arbitrator where multiple solutions exist, to ensure the ECU internal architecture remains consistently structured ¿ Definition of network interfaces to ensure requirements of the software units are met ¿ Development and execution of related engineering standards and processes, including to support software documentation and release activities."

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Experience Required: 3 key skills; Thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle for embedded applications, including model based development (Matlab / Simulink / Stateflow) and embedded C Experienced in software architecture definition. This must include AutoSAR, and preferablly multi-core or multi processor systems. Experience of software quality processes such as Automotive SPICE or similar. Education Required: " ¿ Thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle for embedded applications, including specification, architecture design, implementation, build and integration process, test, release and maintenance. ¿ Experience of model based development using Matlab / Simulink / Stateflow, understanding of the 'C' programming language, ¿ Experienced in software architecture for AutoSAR components and preferably multicore / multiprocessor systems. ¿ Knowledge of model based and code based software development principals, and relevant standards such as MISRA. Automotive SPICE ¿ Specification authoring, requirements decomposition and change management. ¿ Development and execution of software integration test ¿ Strong organisational, project management and communication skills essential ¿ Knowledge of MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Project) ¿ Degree in Electronics, Computer Science / Software, Automotive / Aerospace engineering or similar subject, or equivalent industry experience ¿ Must be eligible to work within the UK without sponsorship" Education Preferred: " ¿ Understanding of dSpace Targetlink or similar tools such as Mathworks Coder ¿ Definition of Hardware-Software interfaces ¿ SysML and associated tools such as IBM Rhapsody ¿ Use of requirement and change management tools such as IBM Rational DOORS, RTC, SVN or similar. ¿ Automotive knowledge including vehicle electrical architectures including CAN bus, Flexray, and diagnostics and fault handling techniques. ¿ Robustness analysis and test techniques (e.g. noise factors, design tolerances) ¿ Quality and safety tools and processes e.g. Fault Tree Analysis, FMEA, ISO26262 ¿ Experience working with offshore software development teams and / or 3rd party ECU suppliers"

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£30.87 Per Hour Limited Company Rates Negotiable

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