Controls Software & Simulation Engineer

05 May 2017
04 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description For Vacancy No: 233218
Consultant: Tim Bees

Job Location: Derbyshire

Job Position: Controls Software & Simulation Engineer

Overview of the role: We have an opportunity for experienced software, electronics or mechatronics engineer to join an established team working on future engine applications and technologies. The role involves developing and maintaining various software and simulation tools to support the Calibration and Controls team.

Qualifications: About you:
A strong engineering background and a Degree/HND in either Software Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Mechatronics or equivalent experience
Experience of Matlab / Simulink / StateFlow tools and their application in HIL systems
Production of prototype / bespoke harnessing for rigs, simulators and data logger installations
Experience of structured programming in a high level language such a ANSI-C
Software validation and testing.
Good verbal and written communication skills
Self-disciplined and organised
Good numerical and analytical skills.
Knowledge of automotive electrical & electronics systems
Understanding of diesel or gasoline engine fundamentals useful.

Responsibilities: Your Responsibilities as a Controls Engineer:
The successful applicant will be responsible for the development and maintenance of software and simulation tools used by the Calibration and Controls team during engine calibration development. This includes:
DSpace Hardware In the Loop (HIL) engine simulation rigs
Matlab / Simulink model based engine simulations
Configuration of electronic service tool
Use of rapid prototype development tools such as ATI "No Hooks/On Target"
Development of scripts for automated testing.
Configuration of machine data loggers
Processing and analysis of data logs
Writing technical reports and procedures
Creating of specifications and validation test plans.

Basic Hours: 8am - 5pm Monday - Thursday
8am - 1pm Friday

Salary/Rate: £40,000- £50,000 (possibly more for highly experienced Engineer)

Fringe Benefits: Excellent remuneration, benefits and relocation support packages.
Support for continuous career development.
Opportunities to progress your career in the UK and overseas.
Discounted health and dental care schemes.
Fitness centre and sports facilities.
Excellent and easy access to regional transport links.
Company Lift Share and Cycle to Work programmes.