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Senior Software Engineer

Due to new projects our client is looking for a Senior Software Engineer who would like a varied role within a small but dedicated team. You'll be writing code, validating and testing software with inputs from system modelling as required in the development of present and new Power Electronics products.
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Write code for embedded microprocessors in new power electronics product developments, working in a collaborative code development team.
Tune existing embedded code on present products.
Write well-documented code that adheres to company’s programming conventions
Development and implementation of control algorithms, communication protocols, troubleshooting control systems during system-level testing, and test plan development.
Development and implementation of modelling solutions (first principles and system identification), and conduct trade studies and analysis of system/subsystem performance.
Assist manufacturing and field support activities.
Take part in peer reviews of own and others work.
Take part in the definition of the strategy for and delivery of, cost-effective, high-quality, high-reliability modular power conversion and control electronics to integrate with the companies systems.
Ensure engineering delivery is rigorously executed with robust control of configuration, standards, quality, utilising a systems engineering approach.
Application of balanced risk management in the execution of engineering scope, both from a development and diagnostic perspective, using FMEA, FTA etc
Support the supply chain team with supplier quality issues and new supplier validation.
Work closely with production engineering to incorporate best practice in our manufacturing operations and on DfMA projects.
 
KEY BACKGROUND, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
 
Degree or equivalent in a relevant subject: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Physics, or Math
At least 5 years of experience designing, coding and testing software in C for bare-metal (no RTOS) industrial or automotive applications.
ARM embedded cores, C2000, DSP, PIC. 
J1939, UART, TCP/IP, USB, JTAG buses / interfaces
Experience with 50 to 500kW grid-tied inverters, preferably for the renewable sector. 
Experience with modelling and simulation of electrical drives, power converters or power systems using SimPowerSystems / PLECS / PSIM.
Practical understanding of control theory
 
Other Beneficial Expereince
 
Understanding of Engineering systems, process, best practice.
Experienced in balancing engineering risks and business priorities.
Strong analytical ability and a clear thinker.
Ability to assimilate and analyse large amounts of data quickly.
Good understanding of different production methods, models, metrics etc.
Understanding of 3 phase electrical systems and high power converters, e.g. motor drives, UPS systems or grid connected converters.
 
Package Info:
Up to 47k + Benefits such as health cover + family, 25 days hols, life assurance, pension, bonus scheme, share options, free parking
Hours of work are Mon to Thurs 8.30-5 and 1.30 on Friday and flexitime is also available