Systems Engineer - Engine Electronic Systems
Systems Engineer - Engine Electronic Systems Our client, a major engines manufacturer based in Stafford with a globally recognised brand, has just made available a permanent opportunity for an Engine Electronic System Development Engineer to join their European Large Engine Systems Team. The salary on offer is up to £42K with a 10% performance bonus and benefits including pension and share scheme. The team responsibilities include definition of requirements, systems engineering, model based software development, software verification / validation, integration testing, system tuning and application support. The team engages with other Global software teams to utilise shared software development and testing resources. It also leverages common tools, processes, software and system solutions with our client's other platforms. The main focus of the Engine Electronic System Development Engineer role is to work on system developments for several engine programmes to meet the next generation technologies and to meet more stringent emissions legislation. This role will enable the successful candidate to be a member of a small, focussed development team, working on diverse projects, having direct influence on some of our client's largest Engines, developing systems and strategies for leading edge technologies for these platforms. This role would suit an engineer looking to expand into a systems role. The role will be working directly on-site with the internal development partner who is based in Stafford, UK and will require periodic travel to development partner facilities. Key Responsibilities of the Engine Electronic System Development Engineer - Work with development partners to develop and document system requirements - Select suitable electronic components and work with the development partners to suitably apply them - Develop system design documentation, including input/output assignments and schematics - Plan, coordinate and perform electronic and mechanical validation activities along with the associated FMEA aspects - Work with calibration engineers to ensure software flash files include the required data - Perform on-engine fault finding and coordinate problem resolution activity - Work to defined development processes Qualifications and Experience required for the Engine Electronic System Development Engineer role Essential - Degree, or equivalent, in Electronics/Electrical, Mechatronics, Mechanical, Software or Automotive Engineering. - Able to actively participate in system FMEAs and the related validation activities. - Understanding of control system elements (sensors, actuators, controllers) - Understanding of engine control related aspects of engine subsystems ( eg: fuel, air system, after treatment) - Ability to use electronic system calibration tools e.g. Vector CANape to record data and alter controller parameters. - Ability to use electronic test instrumentation (oscilloscope/analysers) to resolve issues - Ability to build relationships Desirable - Experience of control system development and the related New Product Introduction processes - Experience of working directly with development partners - Experience of communication standards including J1939 datalinks - Familiarity with Mathworks tools (Matlab, Simulink and Stateflow) for model based software design and development - Familiarity with dSPACE HiL testers or equivalent - Familiarity with requirements capture tools Key Competencies of the Engine Electronic System Development Engineer - Good collaboration skills with globally diverse team members - Good engine, electronic system, software and electronic development tool technical skills - Problem solving, analysis and decision making - able to quickly evaluate the pros and cons in order to reach the most appropriate technical solution - Managing Work/Information Monitoring - capable of successfully meeting the assigned deliverables - Focus on Quality - uses quality processes to develop robust solutions and minimise defects - Initiating Action - Identifies issues at an early point and take prompt action to resolve problems To apply, please send us a copy of your up to date CV clearly indicating your relevant experience. Candidates must have an existing right to work in the UK and evidence of eligibility will be required. Suitable candidates will be contacted immediately.