HIL Development Engineer

03 August 2017
Location : Birmingham

Contract Type : Full Time

Description :

Changan UK R&D Centre - based in the Midlands is currently recruiting for a HIL Development Engineer.  This is an exciting career opportunity to work within a World Leading Powertrain R&D Centre.

Job Purpose:

Engineer responsible for building and maintaining hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) equipment, models and  routines for testing automotive control systems.

Personal Specification:

  • Degree qualified in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Ideally has a minimum of 5 years relevant automotive system integration experience
  • Maintaining and developing strong numeracy and literacy skills
  • Good logical reasoning
  • Experience in implementation of MIL/HIL systems
  • Experience using dSpace, ETAS, or similar HIL equipment
  • Experience in Matlab/Simulink or similar CAE tools
  • Experience of CAN development and integration
  • Experience of utilising automated test tools e.g. AutomationDesk, Labcar Operator, TestWeaver
  • Experience of Systems targets development and verification.
  • Motivation to learn new technologies and employ systems engineering techniques
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work within a team

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Set-up, and management of the HIL systems to support multiple powertrain development projects
  • Providing management of HIL facilities including maintenance and upgrade work
  • Work closely with simulation team to support the integration of new and updated plant models for use with HIL systems
  • Develop and maintain detailed documentation of HIL system hardware and software components
  • Development of automated test facilities including the capability of fault insertion and diagnostic facilities in support of System integration and verification.
  • Perform verification and validation testing on HIL, to include test design, analysis, reporting and issue management.
  • Co-operation with our China HIL team to ensure best practice is learnt and applied by both teams

Other Features of Job:

  • Must be eligible to work in The UK.
Package : Competitive salary, negotiable depending on background and experience.