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System Validation Engineer

Ref no. BHN506187
Salary £30 - £45/hour
Location South East England, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 12 Months
Job status Open

Job summary

An exciting contract for an Automotive System Validation Engineer with experience of writing and executing test cases in the Automotive Sector. Electronics background, use of Matlab, Simulink and ideally knowledge of OBD.

Key skills required for this role

System Validation, CAN, Test Cases, Matlab, Simulink, dSpace, HiL, Electronics, Commercial Vehicles


System Validation, CAN, Test Cases, Matlab, Simulink, dSpace, HiL, Electronics, Commercial Vehicles

Job description

The Job

This role has been determined INSIDE IR35.
System Validation Engineer
Location: South East with hybrid working

Rate: £30 -£42 ph Umbrella

Purpose of Role:

To develop real-time safety critical embedded software, to execute within a passenger car or commercial vehicle Electronic Control Unit, controlling the Powertrain or after-treatment equipment. The main responsibilities are in section below but the main job is to make sure that Test case creation and execution for the project is done with good quality and within the delivery timing.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
The main duties of the role will consist of one or more of the following:

- Writing test specifications/plans for customer projects.
- Write Test based on Requirements
- Debugging and supporting the Impact analysis for fails raised
- Developing validation tests for electrical bench, dSpace HiL and vehicle.
- Reviewing the Test Cases/Test Specification
- Executing Test Cases and maintaining traceability.
- Analysing the Failures
- Managing verification & validation metrics for the project.
- Responsible for all the validation on a customer project.
- Automating the test cases wherever required by project team

Essential/desirable requirements:
Educated to HND or degree level in an engineering discipline.

Experience required:
- Have 2 or more years' experience as validation engineer or software validation.
- Experienced in writing test specifications based on requirements as well as designs.
- Experienced in executing tests on different environments e.g. vehicle, bench, HIL.
- Experienced in using requirements traceability tools.
- Experience on Power Electronics domain.
- CAN tools experience (CANstress, CANoe etc.).
- Knowledge of Excel/XML/XSLT standards.
- Understanding of Matlab-Simulink blocks

- Knowledge of OBD

- Knowledge of FM (Fault Manager) Testing.

Advantageous Experience:
- Understanding of engine control strategies, ECU hardware and sensor/actuator interfaces.
- Experience in the automotive, rail or aerospace fields.
- Python skills will be really added benefit.
- Understanding of ALM/PLM requirement based tools.
- Clearcase (or similar configuration management tool).
- Knowledge of ATI
- Executing tests on dSpace HiL.
- Experience with Jenkins or Hudson tools.

Skill and Attributes required:
- Self-motivated with a strong and flexible attitude towards work
- Ability to Communicate at all levels
- Excellent attention to detail
- Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines when required
- The ability to prioritize and organize own workload
- Treat colleagues and work colleagues with respect (Equality and Diversity)

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