Software Engineer - Vehicle Systems

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Date: 12-Feb-2017

Location: Woking, GB

The Role:

  • We have a requirement for an Applications Control Engineer to support the development and integration activities of electronic control systems within our Vehicle Systems team. 
  • The team is responsible for all aspects of the design and development of bespoke On Car ECUs for both powertrain and body. The development activities will be varied and could cover diverse areas such as chassis control, fault management, data integrity and data networks.
  • You will meet exacting functional and safety requirements through all prototype and production phases of development. The wide range of design tasks and the bespoke target platforms provide a challenging environment suited to an engineer who can work either closely with other members of a multidisciplinary team or independently as required by the demands of the task.
  • The current systems employed operate on both inhouse and 3rd party OS with applications developed in Mathworks Simulink Graphical environment.
  • Exposure to Model Based Design Concepts,  time critical software and an understanding of the target hardware environment are essential.


  • Have a First class degree or upper 2nd in a related engineering subject or equivalent experience;
  • Are able to engage with a broad range of stakeholders and work within a matrix organisation;
  • Have a thorough understanding of the design process from concept to design, implementation and test, ideally within a ISO26262 or  IEC61508 project environment;
  • Are from an Automotive, Aerospace or similar safety critical development environment;
  • Understand and can resolve problems at both system and code level;
  • Have awareness of developing and using industry standard components for embedded systems (e.g.Embedded C) is advantageous not essential
  • Have experience of CAN, FLEXRAY or Ethernet networks;
  • Operate to MISRA, MAAB or equivalent standard;

The following skills and experience are desirable:

  • Matlab/Simulink/Embedded Coder
  • Embedded C configuration tools (DaVinci, K-Sar or Volcano)
  • Diagnostic Tools (CANape, INCA, CANoe)
  • Automotive applications
  • ISO26262, safety related requirement capture and testing
  • Software test tools (Polyspace, QAC or LDRA)
  • On target development experience (hardware in the loop)


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