Virtual Software Engineer

Cattrell Hudson Partners Limited
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
*This role will be within the Virtual Integration of Testing Automation Lab (VITAL) team.

*VITAL is based on Hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) testing environment and used to support embedded software validation testing at full vehicle system level (Level 5).

*Co-ordinate full vehicle HIL Simulink modelling activity to support current and future vehicle program testing.

*Support the integration of powertrain and chassis models into VITAL platforms.

*Identify future HIL simulation capability (e.g. test automation) and work with the HILST Team Leader to develop and deploy new technology.

*Support test engineer/ECU owner test requirement and develop related HIL capability to conduct the test robustly.

*Liaise with program integration team to ensure robust gateway delivery of the ECU software.

Skills Required:


1)Significant experience in hardware-in-the-loop simulation and test (HILST) using dSPACE and MathWorks products such as Simulink, State flow, dSpace control desk NG, Ideally in chassis area such as brake/ABS system.

2)Good understanding of Vehicle electrical infrastructure (e.g. vehicle diagnostics, vehicle CAN/LIN/Flex Ray network and specialized knowledge on some individual ECUs in the vehicle).

3)Good project management skills for effective task delivery.

Experience Required:

*Significant experience of HIL platform setup and ECU testing.

*An Engineering Degree in an appropriate technical discipline such as Control and Simulation preferred.

*Excellent communication and presentation skills.

*The candidate should be able to demonstrate their experience of software development and test activities and illustrate this within their current or previous role.

Experience Preferred:

*dSpace Scalexio platform experience is desirable.

*Engineering experience in Chassis engineering (e.g. ABS) is a bonus.

*National Instrumentation test platform or other test platform experience will also be considered.

*Knowledge of Company processes.

*Experience in test automation methods and tools (MXvDEV, Automation Desk or other tools).

Additional Information:

*40 Hours per week with 3:30pm finish on Fridays

*Recruitment Consultant Pav Due

*Tel: 02476446940

Our clients are unable to provide sponsorship for Tier 2 visas; therefore, only candidates eligible to work in the UK need apply!

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-If you are a limited company contractor or through an umbrella company, all payments are to be invoiced to Cattrell Hudson Partners Limited and will be paid within 30 days

-If you are a permanent employee, this will be paid as a salary bonus

-Candidates must not already be in contact with CH or on our database

-Payment is due only after a placed contractor has completed 26 weeks of the contract

-Payment is due only after a placed permanent employee passes the probation and rebate period

-Payment is only due on initial placement – further placements are excluded

-There is no limit to the number of candidates you may refer

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