Senior Engineer - Chassis Electronics

Salary: £38,000-£42,000

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27659ms

Expiration date: 07 February 2018


Job Purpose Aston Martin’s state-of-the-art headquarters in Gaydon, Warwickshire is built upon the passion, skill and creativity of the people who dedicate their working lives to the most iconic brand in the world. Every intricate stitch, beautifully expressed line, and the stirring noise of our engines, is a manifestation of the desire and collective spirit to create the most beautiful cars: the soul of Aston Martin made real. EE Systems Engineer to work on a Variety of hardware and software based control Systems for Comfort Electronics. Supporting the Body systems PMST. Development, Diagnostics and Validation.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks
Responsibilities:

• Support Body system Programme Management Sub Team and Commodity Engineer Role.
• System requirements definition,
• Functional specification,
• Body Electronics Diagnostics Specification and Delivery, creation of Diagnostic help text (sub system repair).
• Develop Simulation testing of systems,
• System validation and verification.
• System Failure Modes and Effects Analysis
• Software Failure Modes and Effects Analysis
• Functional Safety analysis.

Tasks:

• Produce Validation Plans, Test specifications and Provide Verification.
• Lead Fault/Product Investigation on electrical systems.
• Develop validation and verification techniques.
• Produce Technical specifications/Requirements.
• Develop simulation and test of Body systems.
• Validation of CAN signals, frames and scheduling.
• System Failure Modes and Effects Analysis
• Functional Safety Analysis
• Produce Engineering Reports
• Provide Status/metrics on Functional Integration by feature. (FiP)
• Author and Validate Diagnostic requirements.

Systems:

• Body Electronics
• Vehicle Security System
• Passive Entry and Passive Start
• RKE
• Body Sensors
• Locking
• Trailer tow

The post holder will undertake other duties as may be required to achieve the Company’s objectives, commensurate with the grading of the post.

Qualifications & Experience
The successful applicant will possess the following skills and attributes:

• Engineering Degree or Equivalent Qualification.
• Experience within Automotive Electronics related design or test work.
• Extensive Experience and development of Vehicle Body Electrical Systems.
• Working knowledge of Relevant Regulations and approvals.
• Project managed a Hardware and Software project.
• Extensive experience of vehicle diagnostics, Developing, authoring, validation.
• Ideally will have worked with Vector network tools.
• Expert use of Vehicle Network Tools to analyse Vehicle data bus. (CANalyser/CANoe)
• Use and adapt vehicle diagnostic tool.
• Be able to specify CAN Signals, Frames and scheduling.
• Experience of Software development, Software testing techniques, Configuration Management Be able to analyse waveforms/ traces for analysis.
• In Depth knowledge of Failure Mode and Effects Analysis /FTA Hazard analysis.
• Experience of Functional Safety Analysis
• Must have a clean and valid driving license.

The successful candidate must hit the ground running with a well-established team under significant daily pressure of work whilst showing strong character attributes as well as the necessary knowledge and experience above. The ideal candidate will be open-minded and lateral thinking in the face of stiff timing and product targets whilst being proactive and trusting their initiative using minimum supervision to produce practical solutions.
Must have a clean and valid driving license.