Systems Engineer

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands Salary:
Sector: Engineering Type: contract

We are working with a customer in the automotive sector who are looking for a Senior Systems Engineer for a 6 month contract. The following skills and main duties are detailed below.

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

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

If you are interested in this role please send an up to date CV.

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