Battery & Hybrid Systems Software Engineer

The Fuel Group Limited
West Bromwich
£28k - £45k pa
14 Apr 2018
22 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

World-class research and development organisation are looking for a Battery & Hybrid Systems Software Engineer to work at their West Midlands base.

Main purposes of the job:

  • Developing complex battery management (BMS) and xEV control strategies.
  • Software simulation and modelling of electric vehicle propulsion systems, including hybrid control and BMS strategies.

Key Functions:

  • Software modelling of electric vehicle propulsion systems including battery management, hybrid powertrain control and ancillary systems.
  • Automotive strategy development through prototype modelling, utilising Matlab/Simulink/Stateflow.
  • Sizing and simulation of xEV drivetrains for proposals.
  • Developing safety related control systems utilising ISO26262 methodologies.
  • Supporting the generation of system and software level requirements.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Relevant engineering degree with a minimum of 2:1 or comparable qualification with relevant experience.

Essential Experience:

  • Matlab/Simulink/Stateflow skills for development of software control strategies and plant models.
  • Domain knowledge of vehicle propulsion batteries (including modelling of cells and battery management strategies).
  • In-depth technical knowledge of at least some elements of electric/hybrid vehicle powertrains.
  • Working with requirements and contributing to requirements capture at system and software level.
  • Producing documentation to a high standard (e.g. design, analysis, results).
  • Appreciation of Functional Safety.

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