Senior Vehicle Controls Software Engineer

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Location: Idiada, GB

When our founder Bruce McLaren passed away at the age of 32 he left behind a legacy that has shaped who we are today. We have an unrivalled heritage which has its roots in racing; but McLaren Automotive is now creating a story of its own and we want you to be a part of it. For the next 6 years as part of McLaren’s Track 22 plan, we are looking to invest £1 billion into Research and Development, leading to the launch of 15 all-new cars or derivatives during this period.
 

An exciting opportunity has opened to join our highly successful software development team as a Senior Control Systems Engineer within our Idiada office in Spain. The successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of embedded control algorithms, diagnostics and calibration for whole vehicle, performance related control systems. The role brings unparalleled levels of responsibility, ownership and direct involvement with our world leading products.


Principal Accountabilities:
Model-based, auto-coded software prototyping and production implementation
Support vehicle software testing and calibration
Support production ramp up and series development
Functional Safety work product tracking and external supplier management.
Development and Series concerns support
 
Essential Skills and Experience:
Diagnostic protocol implementation
Reliability analysis (FMEA, FTA).
Software requirements capture and detailed software design
Model-based control software development and verification
AUTOSAR software components generation and integration
Verification testing in MIL, SIL and HIL environments, and in-vehicle integration
Compliance to industry standards such as ISO26262 and ASPICE.
 
Desirable Skills and Experience:
Fault tolerant system design and development.
Statistical analysis
Predictive maintenance.
Condition monitoring.
Automotive HEV or BEV experience
Vehicle dynamics expertise
Automotive Transmissions
Vehicle-based software calibration


Personal Attributes:
Self-motivated
Conscientious and excellent attention to quality, reliability and safety
Excellent communication skills
Excellent personal workload management skills
Flexible approach to working hours
Travelling to proving grounds in all seasons (winter/summer testing)
Driving Licence


We recognise that we can only achieve our vision with the dedication and collaboration of our world class employees.  It is our aim to become the employer of choice within the global automotive industry. 

At McLaren Automotive we are constantly looking to improve. To become the employer of choice we are always looking to develop our employee offerings. We currently offer a range of benefits to employees at all levels of the business. We also offer a range of discounts with our partner organisations. 
 

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