Lead Software and Controls Engineer

24 April 20232023-04-24
£45,000 - £50,000 per Annum
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Lead Software and Controls Engineer


Competitive Salary

Our client is recruiting for an experienced Lead Software and Controls Engineer to join their growing team!

Lead Software and Controls Engineer roles and responsibilities:

  • Design, development, delivery, and testing of model-based software and/or embedded code across a variety of projects

  • Advancing the existing control system design processes, with a particular focus on functional safety for projects moving towards production

  • Supporting generation and management of requirements from both the external and internal customers

  • Following relevant design standards and engineering design process

  • Maturation of engineering design process with a focus on functional safety and product development

  • Ensuring a coherent design development between hardware and software

  • Generation of model-based software using MATLAB Simulink

  • Generation of embedded code, typically in C

  • Systems commissioning and calibration

  • Code unit testing and debugging

The ideal Lead Software and Controls Engineer will be:

  • Educated to degree level in Software Engineering or other relevant discipline

  • 10+ years’ experience in relevant role and industry skills

  • Experience in leading a software and controls team within a relevant industry and of C low level driver development

  • Knowledge of Matlab, Simulink and Stateflow toolchains

  • Experience of interfacing embedded control with real-world hardware such as sensors and actuators using a variety of protocols including I2C, SPI and CAN

  • Able to work across project types from proof of concept through to production

  • Familiarity of automotive standards and processes for software such as AutoSAR, MISRAC is desired

  • Working knowledge of the implementation of ISO26262 or DO178B/C within a product-based business is desired

  • Experience of automotive series production software development is desired


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