Senior Controls Engineer

Coventry £ 50,000 - £ 60,000 p.a. Permanent

Job Reference: 012327

A global leader in future automotive technology is currently looking for a skilled Control Systems engineer, with experience developing whole vehicle models to support control software development, testing and validation. This is a hands-on role for an engineer who enjoys designing and implementing control software & simulation models, as well as the creative problem solving, and testing required to ensure they function as intended.


Commutable From: Warwick, Leamington, Coventry, Stratford-upon-Avon, Redditch, Birmingham,

Salary: £ 50,000 p.a. - £ 60,000 p.a.


The Role

Design, implement and test (utilizing MIL/SIL/in-vehicle validation) control software using a model-based development approach
Design, implement and correlate BEV & HEV component and vehicle models for component sizing and performance analysis
Support the transition of control systems software from Sprint Power to clients
Support prototype vehicle builds and development at Sprint Power and client sites
Write relevant specifications, requirements and test plans / reports
Maintain good relationships with customers
Evaluate the impact of work delays, interruptions or changes in plans to develop an appropriate course of action


The Candidate

A degree or similar in engineering with a minimum of 5 years relevant industry experience.
Experience in automotive control systems design, ideally working on BEV/HEV projects
Detailed control systems/ plant models design, implementation, and validation experience
Experience in writing system and software specifications, requirements & test documents
Experience with software version control tools, requirements management, software change request (SCR) management
Familiar with electrical debugging on vehicle, e.g. LV harnessing, continuity checking, isolation checking, etc
Advanced capabilities in Microsoft Office and applications.
Experienced user of MATLAB/Simulink/Stateflow for embedded control system design and validation, along with a familiarity with powertrain modelling.
Experience with CCP & CAN based tools, e.g. INCA/CANape and CANalyzer
Experience and knowledge of whole vehicle electrical systems (high and low voltage)
Understanding and application of industry and legal standards relating to control systems


For more information or to apply for this role, please forward you CV to Rachel Barton by applying online.
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