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JOB DESCRIPTION

EMBEDDED SOFTWARE ENGINEER IN STAFFORDSHIRE

Location Type Salary
Staffordshire Permanent £45k
  • Reference: 008583
  • Contact: Matthew Richards
  • Tel: 0121 230 1070

Embedded Software Engineer sought for leading off-highway vehicle manufacturer in Staffordshire. A unique opportunity has arisen for an Electronic / Embedded Software Engineer to join the engineering department in Staffordshire working on both exciting and challenging new tractor programmes.

Embedded Software Engineer Role:

• Reporting to the E&E Manager, you will join a highly focused, passionate project team, working on the most technologically advanced of products, the Fastrac. Specific duties are adaptable depending on your area of expertise:
• Design and development of new tractor-based embedded safety critical control systems including electronic control units, vehicle communications networks and displays in C language.
• Analysis and calculations of performance levels for Safety Related Parts of Control Systems (SRP/CS).
• Authoring of documentation including requirements specifications, technical documentation, test specifications, reports, user manuals and work instructions.
• Intuitive user interface design.
• Testing and validation of hardware, software and vehicle communication systems.
• Liaising with internal/external customers/departments, as required.

Embedded Software Engineer Requirements:

• You will be a competent engineer, self-motivated and demonstrate initiative, enthusiasm, a sense of urgency; the ability to communicate at all levels, coupled with experience in the automotive electronics sector.
• Knowledge of either agricultural tractors, commercial vehicles, off road vehicles or military vehicles would be a distinct advantage.
• Education to degree / HND level in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or a similar, relevant subject.
• Proficient in the C programming of safety critical software with knowledge of MISRA C guidelines.
• An appreciation that software is component within a complex mechanical system.
• Experience in electronic hardware and real time embedded design to control electromechanical and/or hydraulic actuators.
• Experience of microprocessors, development tools and emulators.
• Experience of software life-cycle management and associated tools (e.g. version control, defect tracking, code reviews).
• Experience of Matlab, Simulink and/or other relevant model-based tools for control systems design and validation.
• Knowledge of CAN bus networks, multiplexing and vehicle harness architecture.
• Knowledge of control systems and control theory.
• Experience of DFMEAs, risk assessment, FMEAs, Environmental Standards and EMC compliance.

Benefits:

Our client offers a competitive salary, bonus and pension scheme, Healthcare and relocation assistance where needed. Opportunities for personal development and career progression. 33 days holiday increasing with service to 38 days. Fully supportive of professional development such as IMeche, IET and CIPD.

Applications:

This vacancy is only available to Candidates with relevant experience as detailed in the job description. Due to volume of applications, we are unable to respond to applicants who do not possess the required skills and experience. Recent Graduates who do not have the required level of industry experience need not apply.

Candidates must be authorised to work in the country where this role is located BEFORE making an application.

If you are interested in this position, please contact Matthew Richards matthew@gentecrecruit.co.uk