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Control Systems Engineer - Motorsport / F1

Control Systems Engineer - Motorsport / F1

Job Title: Control Systems Engineer - Motorsport / F1
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Milton Keynes
Industry:
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: NG-4437-1
Contact Name: Nick Green
Contact Email: nickgr@gerrellandhard.co.uk
Job Published: May 01, 2019 14:59

Job Description

Our F1 client are seeking a Control Systems Engineer to join their team based in Milton Keynes. The key objective of the role is to develop on board control software for the ESS battery and other systems supporting Honda’s Formula 1 programme in order to ensure that performance and reliability targets are met. This role is accountable for all aspects of ESS software from initial concept, simulation study and architecture to software development and verification including all the necessary tools, equipment and process. You will be required to liaise with development teams in Honda Sakura, chassis team, supplier and to deliver software according to the schedule defined by management.
 
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
ESS software development and plant model development
Requirements analysis and system specification
Software and digital communications architecture
Modelling and simulation of battery control systems
Software reliability and fault tolerant design
Software validation and testing
Software development process, documentation and releasing
Tools supporting development and testing
Fault diagnosis and factory-based support of trackside activities
Development of bespoke software for test equipment and experiments
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
 
A qualified embedded software or control engineer with an excellent track record in a large technical organisation within F1 or similar technology business
Experienced in the application of best practice software process and tools
Ability to identify root cause of issues both in design and process
Fluency in spoken & written English is essential. Competence in Japanese or another European language is desirable
Competence and licence to drive in the UK
Domestic Travel and Travel overseas will be required