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Job Reference

AT003

Job Title

Embedded Software Architect (AT003)

Location

Gaydon, Warwickshire

Description

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 Assistance (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 start-up 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 supporting software documentation and release activities.

Experience And Skills

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 preferably 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 such as 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

Salary / Rate

£30.87 Per Hour Flexible depending on experience

Job Type

Contract

Education / Level

Degree

Date Posted

27/11/2015