Systems Engineer - Diesel Engines

£33000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, plus benefits
07 Mar 2017
04 Apr 2017
Marcus Roberts
Contract Type
Full Time
The development of real time systems for use within the Commercial Vehicle Electronic Control Systems, controlling diesel fuel injection equipment and other integrated engine and vehicle electronic systems.


1 Systems Design
2 Capture, analysis and implementation of customer requirements
3 Definition and review of system requirements (including sensor/actuators and control strategies meeting industrial standards and legislative requirements.
4 Model the system and control implementations to verify the designed solutions to the requirements.
5 Produce executable specifications using Mathworks/Matlab toolsets.
6 Produce and review implementation specifications that will be used by the Software Engineering team to produce the required software solutions.
7 Perform safety analyses’ (hazard analysis, safety testing, FMEA etc).
8 Engage with the engineering teams to ensure the maximum reuse of ideas, concepts and strategies
9 Work with hardware teams to cascade current and future requirements into future hardware programs


1 Design and review system level test documentation
2 Support system level functional testing and validation
3 Participate in software debug and analysis
4 Support production test and validation

Customer Support

1 Visit customer sites when necessary
2 Commission features / engines with the customer
3 Tune/Support tuning of data on engine/vehicle
4 Support customer’s engine and vehicle testing.

Qualification and Experience:


1 Educated to degree level
2 Experience in embedded applications/Systems
3 Experience of developing real time systems (ideally with diesel applications & associated fuel injection equipment)
4 Good working knowledge of Matlab, Simulink and Stateflow
5 Configuration management experience (preferably Clearcase)
6 CAN/CANalyzer, J1939, KWP/KWP2000, UDS and Diagnostics usage and protocols
7 Whitebox/Blackbox, Functional and regression testing/validation
8 Strong process discipline
9 Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

Desirable additional characteristics

Experience of:

1 Automotive engineering and MISRA coding Guidelines
2 Multi-processor/Multi-core developments
3 PRQA(QAC), Clearquest, GNU toolchain
4 On and Off shore Team Leading Experience
5 Engine Test/Test Bed/Calibration
6 Ethernet

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