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Principal Control Systems Engineer

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Salary: £65,000.00 per annum

Greater London, London

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MCGinley Recruitment
Registered: 16 Jul '14
Postings: 215
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Are you lookingto work with a leading high-performance engineering company in the motorsports industry, specialising in EV technology, offeringan unparalleled experience at the forefront of innovation in the Wellingborough area.

As a Principal Control Systems Engineer you will be responsible for the technical aspects of the design, development and testing of software for controlling powertrain components and associated equipment, focusing on delivering solutions to a high quality standard.


* Own the design, development, test and documentation of the control code for various powertrain components such as including motors, inverters, chargers, DC-DC's and vehicle/powertrain control units and the associated equipment (i.e. manufacturing and test equipment).
* Define a standardised approach to the control architecture, following industry best practice and functional safety considerations.
* With support from Functional Safety Engineers, specify the functional and safety requirements for the system and ensure alignment with other engineering functions such as Electrical Engineering.
* As a Principal Control Systems Engineer you will lead the development of device drivers and algorithms for state estimation in vehicle control systems, optimisingperformance.
* To develop fault management strategies appropriate for each application.
* Documenting and maintaining the BMS Boundary Diagram, and BMS FMEA.
* Define testing procedures for software related functions and supporting tests where necessary.
* Working with cross-functional teams to ensure plans are in place for the delivery of supporting software and hardware,identifying resource requirements to maintain on time, on cost and on budget delivery.
* Liaise closely with the mechanical and electrical engineering teams to ensure that designs are optimised at all levels, across all departments.
* Perform calibration of sensors and instrumentation.
* Develop strategies for thermal management of powertrain components.
* Integrate vehicledynamics functions into the vehicle control system code where necessary, such as longitudinal slip control, supported by code generated by vehicle dynamics and simulation engineers.
* Support the selection of hardware and software capabilities, particularly control unit selection, I/O allocation, software tools/compiler requirements, etc.

Experience required:

* Degree inSoftware / Hardware / Electronics / Electrical Engineering or other relevant Engineering degree
* Experience in design and delivery of automotive powertrain control systems from design to launch/production in automotive or motorsport applications as partof an OEM, Tier 1, or consultancy.
* Extensive knowledge of ICE & EV powertrain components and architectures.
* A highlevel of competency with typical software coding tools and software validation tools such as Matlab, Simulink, C++, etc.
* Familiarity with Functional Safety methodology and requirements.
* Experience with developing vehicle control systems for ICE and/or electric vehicles
* A good understanding of vehicle test and approval standards

Benefits include:

* 25 days holiday, plus Bank Holidays (increasing to 30 with service)
* On-site gym
* Employee assistance and wellbeing programme
* Privatehealthcare
* Company pension scheme
* Retail discounts
* Discounted car scheme
* Cycle to work scheme
* Death in service cover

If you are the Principal Control Systems Engineer for this role then please apply or contact me on 07584 591 222 to discuss further.

Industry: Engineering

Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Onsite gym, Wellbeing program, Car scheme

Salary Benefits: Onsite gym, Wellbeing program, Car scheme

Vacancy Type: Permanent

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Contact Name: Joshua Masih

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