Graduate Software Engineer - Battery and Hybrid systems

Location
Nuneaton
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
26 May 2017
Closes
23 Jun 2017
Ref
HQ00013088
Contact
Alex Ronald
Clearance Level
SC
Job Type
Permanent
Working for this world-class, independent engineering consultancy, operating in multiple locations around the world, to support vehicle manufacturers and their supply chain with cutting-edge engineering and testing expertise.
They offer full-system design, test and integration expertise to automotive, defence, rail and transport industries and also specialise in developing low carbon and autonomous and co-operative driving technologies.

Graduate Software Engineer - Battery and Hybrid systems
The new position is to support the continued growth of the xEV/ BMS Software Simulations and Modelling team. The primary role within the team is:
Software simulation and modelling of electric vehicle propulsion systems, including hybrid control and battery management (BMS) strategies.

Experience

Working with requirements at system and software level.
Appreciation of Functional Safety.
Broad understanding of Electrical and Electronic systems.
Technical knowledge of at least some elements of electric/hybrid vehicle powertrains.
Desirable experience for this role would include:
Domain knowledge of Vehicle Propulsion Batteries (including modelling of cells and battery management strategies).
Development of hybrid vehicle control strategies in Simulink.
MIL, SIL and HIL validation methods.
Specific exposure to automotive functional safety (ISO26262).
Working with configuration management and change management systems.
Proficiency in C programming.
Demonstrable experience in working to full software V-Cycle.
Understanding of vehicle control architectures

Skills
Essential skills for this role would include:
Matlab/Simulink/Stateflow skills for development of software control strategies and plant models.
Software modelling of electric vehicle propulsion systems including hybrid powertrain control, ancillary system control and battery management strategies.
Automotive strategy development through prototype modelling, utilising Matlab / Simulink / Stateflow.
Concept and development documentation.

Qualifications
Relevant engineering degree or Higher degree (relevant MSc, Eng. D or Ph.D.)

Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, able to convey technical content to team members with differing technical ability
Used to working in a team adopts a collaborative and open working ethos and also demonstrates the ability to perform critical reviews
Be willing to travel and work flexibly: The job is likely to involve periods of 1 week at a time spent overseas approximately 2 or 3 times per year. The job may also involve extended placements at customer facilities within the UK.
Be willing to engage in the security clearance process for UK MoD contracts.
Have a full UK driving license.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability to Alex Ronald MREC.
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