Hardware In the Loop (HIL) Engineer (Contractor)

25 April 2018
Location : Birmingham

Contract Type : Contract

Description :

Job Purpose

Specify, develop and execute Hardware In the Loop (HIL) tests for all Powertrain Control related projects

Personal Specification

  • 1st degree or equivalent in automotive, electrical/electronic, mechanical or control engineering
  • Maintaining and developing strong numeracy and literacy skills
  • Good logical reasoning and problem investigation/resolution
  • Have certain years' experience of Hardware In the Loop (HIL) testing. Automotive experience is preferred but consideration will be given to candidates with relevant experience from other industries (e.g. aerospace, rail)
  • Preferred tool experience using dSPACE HIL or ETAS Labcar
  • Must have experience of test specification and test automation, preferably using dSPACE or ETAS technology
  • Good knowledge of full development lifecycle with a focus on verification and validation including DFMEA and DVP
  • Working knowledge of ISO26262 would be an advantage
  • Preferred working knowledge of Matlab/Simulink
  • Familiar with CAN analysis tools (e.g. Canalyser and calibration tools (INCA preferred)
  • Experience of Model Based System Engineering would be an advantage
  • Ability to work in cross functional teams
  • Proven ability to overcome cultural barriers

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Specify and implement HIL tests for powertrain control projects
  • Define automated HIL tests and optimisation of V&V activities as part of the overall development lifecycle.
  • Work closely with System Design team to validate system DFMEA’s
  • Take pro-active part in the definition and implementation of system DVPs
  • Work closely with Functional Safety team to implement HIL based FS testing
  • Work closely with Diagnostics team to implement HIL based diagnostics testing
  • Work closely with control system design team and software design team to ensure delivery of complete system
  • Support functional safety development and analysis

Other Features of Job

  • Working as part of an integrated multifunctional product team which is responsible for delivering the project.
  • Role based in the UK. Occasional travel to other CA sites and to visit suppliers is a requirement.
Package : competitive rate, negotiable depending on background and experience.