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Senior Systems Engineer - Automotive

Ref no. BHN562800
Benefits Pension, Hybrid working
Location Kent, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Excellent opportunity for a Systems Engineer with experience of real-time Control Systems development using Matlab, Simulink / Stateflow tools. Working on development of cleaner more efficient propulsion systems.

Key skills required for this role

Control Systems, Simulink


Systems Design , Matlab

Job description

About Us: Advancing Sustainability Today, Powering Carbon-Free Tomorrow

Embark on a journey with us as we revolutionize internal combustion engine (ICE) technology at the forefront of sustainability. We are a leading innovator, crafting premium fuel and electrical systems for vehicles and industrial applications. Committed to quality and a century-long legacy, our mission is clear: carbon-free combustion for a brighter future.

Position Overview:
Design and develop real-time, safety-critical powertrain systems for passenger and commercial vehicles. Be at the forefront of clean and efficient ICE technology.

Roles & Responsibilities:
Design control algorithms & strategies using Matlab Simulink/Stateflow
Autogenerate code for production intent software
Develop system diagnostics and CAN communication specifications
Create validation tests for electrical test bench, HiL, and vehicle
Implement functional safety strategies to EGAS standard
Analyze and capture customer requirements
Provide expertise for investigations and problem-solving activities
Support engine and vehicle testing for customers
Contribute to system and hardware FMEA
Guide and mentor systems engineers and peers

Proven experience in developing real-time embedded systems
Proficiency in Matlab Simulink and Stateflow
Use of CCP calibration tools (e.g., INCA, ATI Vision, CANape)

Experience in fuel injection systems, engine control features, or powertrain diagnostics
Understanding of sensors, actuators, and protocols (CAN, UDS, J1939)
Tier 1 supplier experience in the automotive industry
Production intent auto-coding environment experience
Familiarity with CAN tools (e.g., Vector toolchain) and activity management tools (e.g., Jira)
Understanding of C language in source code

Self-motivated with a flexible work attitude
Excellent communication skills at all levels
Team-oriented with great attention to detail
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Prioritization and organizational skills
Respect for colleagues and diversity

27 days holiday + bank holidays
Long service holiday (if applicable)
37 working hours per week
Pension Scheme
Dental plan
Onsite parking
Staff discount with selected retailers + wellbeing platforms
Discounted gym membership at Roko
On-site Gym (£10 per Month)
Subsidized canteen
Friendly working environment
Relocation package of up to £6,000 (Subject to Criteria)

Join us in shaping the future of sustainable powertrain technology!

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