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Mechatronics Software Engineer

Mechatronics Software Engineer

Job Title: Mechatronics Software Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Norfolk, Thetford
Industry:
Salary: Competitive Salary
Reference: PW4789
Contact Name: Paris williams
Contact Email: parisw@gerrellandhard.co.uk
Job Published: July 01, 2019 13:34

Job Description

Motorsport & Automotive Global supplier is recruiting a Software Engineer in the Mechatronics Team on a permanent basis.

Mechatronics Software Engineer will be responsible for the development of embedded software that controls electro-mechanical automotive components, such as automotive powered closure systems, adaptive/active suspension systems, powered aerodynamic devices

Key Responsibilities:
Develop control code for prototype and production systems, conforming to OEM and national/international standards
More specifically develop software for mechatronic systems to meet the expectations and requirements of customers including but not limited to:
Software controlling power modules for high current vehicle applications such as brushed and brushless motors
Software for 16bit and 32 bit micro-controller based ECUs for vehicle hardware control
Software for gateway modules for OEM vehicle bus interface
Development of control module software for in-house hardware applications
Diagnosis and repair of existing code for electrical/electronic/mechatronic systems
Establishment, concurrence, documentation and maintenance of software requirements and specifications for assigned projects
Lead the verification, validation and testing of developed software solutions for assigned projects, performing both white-box and black-box level tests for the developed software
Assist in the development of project plans including timing and deliverables
Adhere to version control, requirements and change tracking
Be part of the development of engineering tools and development systems for electronic components
Work closely with other disciplines, such as outside suppliers and mechanical engineers, to achieve the project requirements
Stay up to date on the latest programming techniques, electronic chip technology and general industry trends
Document/present information obtained from conferences and training courses as required
 
Basic Requirements:
University degree in Electrical/Electronics, Mechatronics, Measurement and Control or Computing engineering
Experience working with 16/32-bit controllers from Freescale, Infineon, Microchip etc.
Experience with device-driver level or application level software development
Experience working with varied IDEs, debuggers and tool chains such as Cosmic, Keil, Eclipse, Visual Studio etc.

Experience developing embedded systems using:
C/C++ programming including MISRA Coding Standards, Embedded C(++)
Assembly level programming

Experience with computer-aided design and analysis tools such as:
MathWorks’s Matlab, Simulink, Stateflow or Labview

Experience with communication protocols including network modelling such as:
CAN, LIN, SPI, SENT, SSI

Desirable Requirements:
Experience working with Vector Tools such as VFlash, CANalyzer or CanoE
Experience with AUTOSAR
Understanding of power electronics, DC and AC motors, motor controllers, power conversion, power storage, signal conditioning and digital communication