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Powertrain Electronics Software Engineer


Job Description:

My client are a leading engineering business to the automotive industry and are looking for a Powertrain Electronics Software Engineer to join them on a permanent basis. The Powertrain ELectronics Software Engineer will will be responsible for developing 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 successful Powertrain Software Engineer key responsibilities and main duties will be;

  • Generation of embedded C code to implement control algorithms typically from MATLAB Simulink & Stateflow diagrams
  • Integration of manually and auto-generated C code into a single application using IBM Rational ClearCase or Plastic SCM
  • Static analysis of C code using QAC to MISRA standards and local guidelines
  • Verification of C code via peer review, electrical test bench and analysis of Unit Test results
  • Software Integration Reviews and Testing
  • Using commercial software for in-circuit debugging (Lauterbach)
  • Use of data acquisition systems over CCP (e.g.INCA, ATi) for calibration and debugging

You will ideally be coming from a similar role with an OEM or first tier provider.

Skills and Experience required for the role;


  • Experience of developing embedded real-time systems using the C language
  • Configuration management experience using IBM ClearCase or similar
  • Experience in an embedded application


  • Multicore exposure
  • Automotive background
  • Strong process discipline (V cycle and/or Agile)
  • Experience of real-time debugging using in-circuit emulation tools (e.g. Lauterbach)
  • CAN and/or J1939 protocol exposure and related tools (e.g. Vector tools)
  • PERL and/or Python skills
  • AUTOSAR awareness
  • Automotive SPICE (ASPICE) awareness
  • ISO26262 awareness

For the successful Powertrain Electronics Software Engineer you will receive a competitive salary and

  • 27 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Long service holiday (if applicable)
  • Working hours are 37 each week (flexi hours are available)
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Dental plan
  • Pension Scheme
  • Onsite parking
  • Staff discount with selected retails + wellbeing platforms
  • Discounted gym membership at Roko
  • Subsidised canteen

Please note; my client are currently not sponsoring Visa's so you must have a right to work in the UK

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Additional Salary Info

    Very strong supporting package - see job description

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Manufacturing
  • Years Experience

    2+ years

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