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Advertiser: Sitec Professional Services Ltd

Job Title: Senior Engineer - Embedded Software
Rate:£38 to £42 Per Hour    Benefits: LTD Company
Description: Senior Engineer - Embedded Software -- 6741656 -- 6 months -- Pay rate 38.00 to 42.00 p/hr (LTD Company (dependent on exp.)

Sitec has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Engineer - Embedded Software for our client Perkins Engines, at their facility in Peterborough. This is a contract role, for an estimated 6 months initially.

Key Responsibilities:
• Work with process partner teams (primarily IPSD L4 Performance) to gather and develop requirements for engine controls and software for the IPSD small and medium diesel engines (C1.7 to C7.1)
• Create sub-system software models using Matlab, Simulink and Stateflow to meet engine control requirements.
• Troubleshoot and resolve electronics / control system issues encountered during engine running on testbeds and in machine.
• Conduct control system tuning / calibration activities on test bench and / or on engine / machine to achieve desired system performance.
• Conduct sub-system FMEAs, documenting potential failure modes, identifying and completing design and validation actions and managing subsequent updates.
• Plan and execute verification and validation testing for electronics / control system software in SiL, HiLor on engine or development machines.

‘Must Have’ key skills and competencies for this role
• Strong technical background (good technical degree preferred in mechanical, electronic, electrical, control systems or automotive engineering) though other qualifications / experience will be considered.
• Tool Chain experience - Experience of using Mathworks tools (Matlab, Simulink and Stateflow) for model-based software design and development to create embedded software.
• Ability to translate and develop customer requirements and objectives into production-ready software models.
• Ability to robustly tune closed loop controllers to meet stability and response objectives.
• Knowledge of software FMEA and validation plan creation.
• Excellent communications skills
• Strong customer focus

Desirable’ key skills and competencies for this role:
• Good understanding of at least some of the technologies used to meet power and emissions requirements in off-highway diesel engines and the techniques used to control them (emissions and combustion, governing, fuel system, air system, aftertreatmentthermal management and SCR technologies).
• Experience of Caterpillar control software processes and tools.
• Experience of dSPACE HiLtest equipment and the ability to programme automated tests.
• Knowledge of software version control systems, ideally GiTor Clearcase.
• Knowledge of / prior experience of developing software to meet functional safety requirements.

Background of the Senior Engineer - Embedded Software: Ideally diesel engine or off-highway machine control system development (or comparable experience with automotive, marine or military vehicle control systems)

Rates:- Pay rate up to 42.00 p/hr LTD Company

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.
Skills Required: none specified
Job Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP     Duration: Est. 6 months
Contact: Ashley Henson MIRP Contact E-mail: Click
Contact Tel: +44 (0)1179 792396 Contact Fax:
Reference: 1703-74 Added: 02-10-2017
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