Senior Control Systems Engineer

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At Prodrive we believe there’s no limit to what can be achieved when the brightest minds come together. Joining one focused and driven team, you will challenge boundaries in order to change the game for our customers. We are the world’s leading independent motorsport company and the business behind some of the greatest names and achievements in motorsport over the last 40 years. Our skilled Technicians, Mechanics, Fabricators and Engineers work together every step of the way to design, build and run elite competition cars on the track and off-road across the globe. For more than 15 years we have been the team behind Aston Martin Racing and our GT Customer race programme is experiencing unprecedented growth. We are also involved in an expanding Rally Raid Championship team and customer programme. 

We're seeking a talented and motivated Senior Control Systems Engineer to join our team of engineers developing and supporting electrical & electronic solutions use on our race, rally and road projects.  This role will work alongside other departments in a highly dynamic environment and will be responsible for embedded software, control strategies and overall electrical and electronic implementation in our products.

Key responsibilities.

  • Select hardware, allocate I/O and software design and development
  • Commissioning and testing SIL and HIL systems
  • Function and model development in Matlab Simulink
  • Work together with electrical department to specify requirements for looms
  • Calibration and tuning strategies for race & rally use
  • Development & operation of test rigs
  • Development of PC tools to assist race & rally engineers

Who Are We Looking For?

  • Multiple years of experience in function development and application within motorsports.
  • Strong automotive or motorsport understanding of electronics and embedded systems.
  • Good all-round technology knowledge and experience, especially full powertrain operating principles and calibration.
  • Experience in model based software development using MATLAB & Simulink and setting up cross compilers and tool chains.
  • Development of PC software in tools such as C# and Python
  • Experience of MIL, SIL & HIL testing
  • Understanding various communication protocols and their limitations such as CAN, LIN & Ethernet.
  • Experience in motorsport or automotive ECU and data loggers
  • Strong fault finding and working through problems methodically, both in hardware and software
  • Data analysis using time series data loggers and health checking of vehicles
  • EV systems & safe working practices an advantage
  • Awareness of ISO26262 and functional safety goals & methods

You will also have:

  • Effective spoken and written communication skills
  • Ability to operate both independently and in a collaborative, team environment
  • Excellent organisation, prioritisation, and coordination skills
  • Ability to work effectively and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Willingness to travel and support cars on event or test

What we offer in return.

A modern, spacious working environment with free onsite parking, competitive salaries as well as a tailored range of benefits, which include: life assurance, free fitness assessments and advice from our ‘Fit 4 Life team’, a subsidised canteen, onsite exercise classes, opportunity to join our group personal pension, 25 days holiday, with an opportunity to purchase extra, and company discounts e.g. merchandise… and much more!

We are an equal opportunities employer.

At Prodrive we are committed to attracting and nurturing the best talent and creating an inclusive workplace. We value individual differences and diversity amongst all staff so that everyone has the widest opportunities to maximise their potential. We aim to ensure that no job applicant is placed at a disadvantage by practices or requirements which disproportionately impact protected groups and which are not justified by the demands of the job. If you feel you are right for this role, we welcome your application.

Come and make a difference.

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