HIL Development Engineer

16 October 2019
Location : Birmingham

Contract Type : Full Time

Description :

Job Purpose

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

Personal Specification

  • Degree qualified in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Ideally has certain 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. ECU-Test, 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

  • 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.
  • Develop test methodology against system requirements. Automatic test execution and reporting.
  • Co-operation with our China HIL team to ensure best practice is learnt and applied by both teams.
  • Problem investigation and resolution.
  • Supporting benchmarking and requirement capture activities.
  • Supporting hazard and safety analysis based on ISO26262
  • Working as part of an integrated multifunctional product team which is responsible for delivering complex projects.

Other Features of job

  • Role based in the UK. Occasional travel to other CA sites and to visit suppliers is a requirement.
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK 
Package : Competitive salary, negotiable depending on background and experience