Controls Engineer - Automotive

£competitive + bonus + pension + 27 days holiday

Hullavington

Description

Dyson has an opportunity for a Controls Engineer to join the Powertrain group within in its Electric Vehicle Engineering Team based at its Hullavington HQ.

Market Overview

Hullavington is tucked away in countryside famous for the landmarks of Isambard Brunel, who revolutionised modern engineering. Our secluded rural location helps us to protect our ideas and stay independently–minded.

Function Overview

We’ve begun work on a battery electric vehicle – that’s no secret. It has remained our ambition to solve the worldwide problem of air pollution for nearly 30 years. Now that we have the ability to bring all our technologies together into a single product, we’re able to solve this problem at the source. For now, it’s all about finding the right people to make it all happen for 2020.

Accountabilities

The Controls Engineer will be responsible for developing control algorithms for the powertrain supervisory vehicle control unit. The Vehicle Control Unit (VCU) provides management, coordination and supervisory functionality for the for high voltage, powertrain, braking and suspension subsystems.

Responsibilities:

• Design control algorithms for vehicle supervisory functions including Torque Delivery, Regenerative Braking Control and Energy Management.

• Develop model based designs using Matlab / Simulink / Stateflow.

• Develop software requirements from system level functional requirements.

• Generate software using Mathworks Embedded Coder.

• Develop and run test cases for MIL and SIL testing.

• Work with Functional Safety team to develop and ensure compliance with safety requirements.

Skills

• A Degree level qualification in a Software/ Control Engineering Discipline.

• 3+ years’ experience of designing control algorithms for embedded real time systems, preferably for automotive applications using Matlab / Simulink / Stateflow.

• Experience with automatic code generation and integration.

  • Experience developing models for implementation within an Autosar environment is preferred.

• Experience generating software requirements specifications.

• Experience of using Software Configuration Management tools.

• Ability to plan and estimate development tasks.

• Experience of developing MIL / SIL / PIL test cases.

• Experience working with automotive powertrain supervisory control systems preferred.

• Working knowledge of embedded hardware and software, preferably with experience of embedded C software development. • Experience working with safety critical systems is preferred, specifically ISO26262.

• Experience of working with formal requirement management tools such as DOORS.

  • Knowledge and execution of software quality and processes such as ASPICE.

• Experience of FMEA Development and Reviews.

• Excellent communication skills.

Benefits Overview

At Dyson we are encouraged to think differently, challenge convention and be unafraid to make mistakes. We’re creative, collaborative, practical and enthusiastic, but most of all we’re hugely passionate about what we do. We are looking for individuals who wish to invent, design and develop leading products for the global market. By working in our world class Research Design and Development department, these individuals have the opportunity to work alongside other leading technical specialists and highly motivated creative people, to develop products which fulfil our ambition of being truly different and better than our competitors. Dyson monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy a profit-related bonus, generous leave and life insurance. However, financial benefits are only the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound.

Posted: 24-Jul-2018

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