HIL Software Test Engineer at Semcon, Essex/Remote, 12 Months, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Hybrid (Essex, UK)
  • Nov 13, 2023
6 Months or more

Contract Description

HIL Software Test Engineer

As HIL Software Test Engineer you’ll be responsible for the design and execution of automated tests on Powertrain Controls Hardware in the loop test rig.

Experience / Skills Required:

  • Strong software development skills in the field of automation scripting
  • Proven experience and skill in using dSpace HIL rig software (Control Desk, Automation desk) or equivalent (e.g. ETAS labcar)
  • Vehicle electrical architecture knowledge
  • Powertrain Controls domain knowledge i.e. the control operations of a diesel and electric engines
  • Python or similar scripting highly desirable
  • Ability to use calibration tools such as ATI Vision, ETAS INCA, Vector CAN tools etc.
  • A good understanding of Mathworks tools.
  • Good debugging and analytical skills.
  • At least 2 years relevant industry experience
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to represent work in a global team.

Skills Preferred:

  • A good understanding of Powertrain controls embedded software
  • A good understanding of engine controls
  • Design and development of control systems or plant model systems in Simulink
  • The design and commissioning of Hardware In the Loop test rigs.
  • Use of version control systems e.g. Accurev or SVN.

Education Required:

  • Software engineering, computer science or similar degree

Hours, Location & Additional Information:

  • Rate - Negotiable
  • 37.5 hours
  • 12 month contract
  • Hybrid working with three days per week on site in Essex
  • Travel may be required to Germany and Turkey for short period dependent on program
  • Position confirmed inside IR35