Embedded Software Engineer

Recruiter
Entech
Location
Peterborough
Salary
£30 - £36/hour
Posted
08 Jul 2017
Closes
07 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
We Currently require an Embedded Software Engineer with experience / skills within Mathworks tools (Matlab, Simulink and Stateflow)

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Create sub-system software models using Matlab, Simulink and Stateflow to meet engine control requirements.
- Troubleshoot and resolve electronics / control system issues encountered during engine running on testbeds and in machine.
- Conduct control system tuning / calibration activities on test bench and / or on engine / machine to achieve desired system performance.
- Conduct sub-system FMEAs, documenting potential failure modes, identifying and completing design and validation actions and managing subsequent updates.
- Plan and execute verification and validation testing for electronics / control system software in SiL, HiL or on engine or development machines.

KEY COMPETENCIES:

1.Customer focus
2.Innovation
3.Initiating action
4.Good problem-solving, analysis and decision-making skills
5.High work standards
6.Good planning and organisational skills

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Essential:
1.Strong technical background (good technical degree preferred in mechanical, electronic, electrical, control systems or automotive engineering) though other qualifications / experience will be considered.
2.Experience of using Mathworks tools (Matlab, Simulink and Stateflow) for model-based software design and development to create embedded software.
3.Ability to translate and develop customer requirements and objectives into production-ready software models.
4.Ability to robustly tune closed loop controllers to meet stability and response objectives.
5.Knowledge of software FMEA and validation plan creation.
6.Excellent communications skills
7.Strong customer focus

Desirable:
1.Good understanding of at least some of the technologies used to meet power and emissions requirements in off-highway diesel engines and the techniques used to control them (emissions and combustion, governing, fuel system, air system, aftertreatment thermal management and SCR technologies).
2.Experience of Caterpillar control software processes and tools.
3.Experience of dSPACE HiL test equipment and the ability to programme automated tests.
4.Knowledge of software version control systems, ideally GiT or Clearcase.
5.Knowledge of / prior experience of developing software to meet functional safety requirements