Simulation HIL Engineer

Simulation HIL Engineer

NIO Nextev (UK)
Date Posted
15th May 2018
Simulation Eng./Technician
Oxford / UK
Competitive Salary

Role Overview:

To lead the development and maintenance of our HIL test rig for real-time electronic control systems development and validation.

This exciting opportunity will involve the set up of our HIL test rig and simulation environment from scratch.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Set up of our HIL test rig from scratch.
  • Design, implementation, maintenance and upgrades of the hardware and software to support the Hardware in the Loop test rig.
  • Preparation of simulation models for HIL environments
  • Liaise with other engineering groups in order to perform pre-race simulations and data analysis
  • Preparation and support of control systems for trackside events.
  • Work with control systems engineers to assist in the development of real-time control systems.
  • Generation of technical documentation to cover trackside operation, test programmes, procedures and updates.
  • Liaison with other engineering groups, technicians and race drivers.


Qualifications, skills and experience required:


  • Degree level academic background in engineering, computer sciences or related academic subject
  • Demonstrable experience with HIL testing in an automotive or motorsport setting.
  • Understanding of embedded control systems, hardware in the loop system development, vehicle networks, MATLAB and Simulink.
  • Experience with dSpace family of HIL testing software and supporting systems e.g Control Desk, Automation Desk.
  • Ability to use Simulink/Stateflow and Embedded Coder for real time embedded control.



  • Experience with McLaren Electronics Systems software tools such as System Monitor and ATLAS
  • Experience of developing control systems for hybrid or electric powertrains

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