QAO - Electrical Intagration Engineer

Salary: £42,000-45,000 per year

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27603bu

Expiration date: 14 July 2017

The purpose of this role is to provide a focal point and leadership for all electrical/electronic engineering, specification and integration aspects of Special Vehicle Programmes for Q Advanced Operations, Main focus being on the AMRB001 Programme.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks
• Work with Chief Engineer and QAO Engineering Team to define and specify electrical/electronic features and content of new vehicle content
• Producing automotive network architecture designs for automotive communication systems for the entire vehicle.
• Design and maintain communication matrix.
• Developing ECU signal configurations for automotive networks such as LIN and CAN as well as ideally WiFii, BLE, 3G and other wireless standards
• Testing and analysis of network communication.
• Identifying and correcting faults in communication networks.
• Identifying communication networks security threats and propose methods to mitigate them
• Creating and confirming requirements for bus load and latency for all network frames.
• Liaising with function owners and systems engineers to ensure that system level decision making reflects implications for vehicle networks.
• Own the successful integration of all Software required for each build phase of each model
• Participate in supplier sourcing process.
• Ensure that internal/external engineering team and suppliers deliver all commodities to programme targets.
• Assist with development of, and oversee delivery of DFMEAs and DVP test plans.
• Provide link service department, manufacturing, purchasing, Marketing, Legislation etc, as required.
• Support with Programme Gateways (Mission), and engineering development: SDS and other AML PD procedures.
• Deadlines, milestones, other timing events driven by VPP, DVP, ETRS and commodity workplans.
• Create new functions and find ways to integrate into existing architecture according to QAO requirements.
• Testing and sign off of any and all signal/network changes.

Qualifications & Experience
• Engineering degree or equivalent
• Extensive experience in automotive electrical or electronics engineering – Experience and knowledge of vehicle programme delivery from an electrical/electronic perspective
• Intuitive knowledge of fundamental engineering principles and theory
• Wide knowledge of all vehicle electrical systems.
• Experience Authoring technical documentation (specifications, Procedures, references).
• Extensive knowledge of Vehicle networks (CAN, Flexray, LIN)
• Ability to capture requirements and define the layout of a complex electrical systems
• Expert in the development and application of vehicle communication systems
• Proficient in the use of Network tools including (CANoe, CAPL scripting, Data Loggers).
• Industry standard vehicle network design tool chains such as Mentor Graphics VNA/VSA or Vector PREEvision.
• OSEK Network Management principles.
• Design factors, constraints and considerations impacting on vehicle network architecture design.
• Tools and techniques for network measurement and analysis to confirm specified behaviour.
• Optimisation of vehicle logical and physical network topologies
• Ability to plan and estimate development tasks and deliver on schedule to meet project timing requirements.
• Ability to work in a challenging and fast moving environment
• Innovative, full of ideas and keen to develop new ways of working.
• Out of the box thinker and problem solver.
• Self-guided and eager to take responsibility.
• Excellent in written and verbal English language skills.