Powertrain Control and Electronics Jobs

Senior or Principal Engineer - Powertrain Base Software (Permanent or Contractor)

09 January 2019
Location : Birmingham

Contract Type : Full Time

Description :

Job Purpose

 Lead the development of Powertrain Control Base Software for prototype and production development projects.

Personal Specification

  • Degree qualified or similar qualification
  • Strong numeracy and literacy skills, including the ability to write clear documentation
  • Certain years post graduate experience is essential and preferably some of this will be in automotive Powertrain Development
  • Good logical reasoning
  • Demonstrates depth of knowledge in Embedded Software Development including analysis, design, implementation and test
  • Experience of HiL Rig based testing
  • Direct hands on experience of developing electronic control unit Base Software for hard real-time high integrity control systems
  • Ideally have experience in the use of auto code generation, compilers and debugging tools
  • Ability to work in cross functional teams
  • Desirable to have professional membership and be working towards Chartered status
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team to demanding deadlines
  • Able to overcome cultural barriers
  • Some appreciation of mechanical systems
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Eagerness to learn

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the specification and test of Base Software to deliver a robust embedded control platform
  • Develop advanced V&V techniques for Tier -1 Supplier Software Platforms and implement these techniques on series production products
  • Create high quality prototype base software within demanding timescales
  • Implement software within a quality and safety managed environment
  • Contribute to the continuing development of software process and methodology
  • Mentor more junior members of the team both in the UK and China

Other Features of job

  • Role based in the UK with core Changan UK Team
  • Occasional travel to other Changan sites, on development trips and to visit suppliers is a requirement
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK
Package : competitive salary, negotiable depending on background and experience