Senior Control Engineer

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    West Sussex, England

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    £35000 - £45000 per annum

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    Michael Day

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    9 months ago

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Senior Control Engineer

You will be required to provide control and software engineering support as part of the Systems Engineering function group. As a Senior Control Engineer you will be the main point of contact for key customer programmes, where occasional off-site customer facing, and control calibration support will be required. Key tasks will be system design support from a control perspective, control requirements capture, modification of existing control strategies and calibration for new applications. You will also contribute to the ongoing development of Fuel Cell control software.

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver project control development and calibrations for customer programmes
  • Support the development of Fuel Cell Power Systems, products and components through control software changes and bespoke software builds.
  • Work with the wider systems team and test department to support software calibration and issue resolution.
  • Engage with end users of the control software to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Deliver timely support and rapid issue resolution.
  • Design, implementation, test and documentation of new control software features.
  • Occasional design, manual modification, test and troubleshooting of electronics hardware

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Electronic Engineering degree or similar high-level qualification.
  • Minimum 3 years' experience related to the above accountabilities, preferably in the automotive or aerospace sectors.
  • Strong experience of software development using Matlab / Simulink and Embedded Coder
  • Experience of modern high-level programming languages such as C/C++ and Python
  • Experience of electronics hardware design and troubleshooting desired
  • Experience with electronic control systems and common communications protocols such as CAN and Modbus.
  • Knowledge of standard software development processes and industry best practice.
  • Familiarity with automotive calibration tools such as ATI Vision, CANape or similar.
  • Sound verbal and written communication skills to enable effective liaison with colleagues, and the exchange of complex software concepts with inexperienced users.
  • Willingness to adapt and tailor working practices to suit the demands of the business
  • Be a fast learner of domain knowledge and terminology