Research Controls & Systems Integration Engineer

Seismic Ltd.
Peterborough, UK
16 Jul 2019
14 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Research Controls & Systems Integration Engineer - Peterborough - up to £51,500 per annum, plus excellent benefits

Key Responsibilities of the Research Controls & Systems Integration Engineer
  • Build, validate and optimise Controls Orientated Models across multiple execution platforms
  • Coordinate with software and control specialist to develop embedded controls architectures, interfaces and physical test and simulation tools, within a wider end to end controls system and powertrain development process
  • Coordinate with the design specialists and test facility (internal or external) to ensure mechanical and electrical components are fit for purpose and available for test on time
  • Work with multi-disciplinary teams (Physical test, Controls, Multi-scale modelling etc) to support continuous improvement of embedded controls and the powertrain development process
  • Validation of implemented code through SiL, HiL, on test bench and with-in demonstrator applications

Key skills & experience required of the Research Controls & Systems Integration Engineer
  • Requires an accredited engineering degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent experience and excellent analytical skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to interpret data, identify quality issues and understand performance interactions
  • Have a high level of competency in the use of data-analysis tools (e.g. Excel, Minitab, Matlab/Simulink etc.)
  • Understand requirements of embedded controls models, HiL and Hierarchical Model Interface (HMI) methods
  • Demonstrate knowledge of implementation of control strategies into production systems
  • Understand underlying theoretical principles of embedded control systems
  • Be familiar with modelling of complex systems, including at least some of: Physics based differential and difference-based systems, empirical modelling, system or parameter identification
  • Be able to define test instructions understanding test bed control, instrumentation and data-logging
  • Be able to lead the build of and validation of electrical systems within test cell and machine systems

For further information please contact Francesca on

This advert represents a summary of the full role description. To apply, please submit a copy of your up to date CV clearly indicating your relevant experience. Applicants must have an existing right to work in the UK and evidence of eligibility will be required. Suitable candidates will be contacted.

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