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Infotainment Engineer

Infotainment Engineer

Job Title: Infotainment Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bedfordshire
Industry:
Salary: £competitive
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: NG4414
Contact Name: Simon Davey
Contact Email: simond@gerrellandhard.co.uk
Job Published: September 07, 2018 15:12

Job Description

Infotainment Engineer
Permanent
Bedfordshire
 
At this OEM there’s a wide range of unique opportunities available to suit some of the best people and brightest minds in our industry. 
So, if you’re looking for a key role in shaping the future of the car industry, we’ve got the stage and the tools necessary for you to make it happen.
 
To successfully deliver company quality targets & secure a successful launch of vehicle projects into the European & AIME market. As part of the Vehicle Validation team you will be responsible for validating the functional operation & reliability of Infotainment systems on the vehicle against company specifications and regulatory requirements.
 
Main Tasks and responsibilities
Develop testing methods & procedures that comply with company specifications and regulatory requirements to ensure robust validation on various navigation and telematics systems.
Confirm vehicle level quality, function & reliability standards are maintained with changes of Navigation & Telematics HW & SW
Support supplier/in-house sound quality tuning for both Audio and Hands free systems
Cross functional working with project quality, management and engineering teams to ensure early response & transparency to concerns
Conduct Root cause investigation of complex concerns on vehicles under the guidance of the component or system engineer
Creation of test reports in line with vehicle development schedule / Gateways
Provide technical support to the production plant.
Some management of suppliers and hosting of guest engineers
To understand and operate within the Health and Safety rules defined by company.
 
Background and Experience
Be degree qualified (or equivalent) in a relevant engineering discipline
Have relevant experience in automotive electrical and electronic development relating to vehicle body electronics, HMI, navigation systems or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience on a major development program, e.g. in aerospace, telecoms or similar.
Have knowledge of the electrical architecture of modern vehicle electronics and experience of fault finding.
Understand electrical theory and the operation of electronic devices
Be able to risk assess hardware & software modifications and develop appropriate test plans
Understand network communications and multiple bus principles (CAN, LIN)
Be able to operate CANalyzer software or similar and interpret the results
Be able to follow system circuit diagrams and identify electrical connections
Be able to demonstrate and have practical experience in problem solving tools and techniques
Be conversant with digital oscilloscopes, and basic electrical test equipment.
Have good written and verbal communication skills.
Competent with PC applications including Microsoft excel and Microsoft project.
Have ability to prioritise and multitask between multiple projects simultaneously
Be self-motivating and self-managing. Pro-active. Positive. Energetic personality and flexible regarding working practice and working hours.
Be able to travel abroad, typically a few days to 2 weeks, but on rare occasions travel may be long distance and or at short notice.
Valid UK/European driving licence is MUST.
 
 
Additionally the following may be an advantage.
Awareness of VDA test requirements and procedures.
Knowledge of software programming and software quality assurance.
Knowledge of Antenna or Communications technology.
Understanding of electronic mass production techniques and processes.