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Salary: Market related

Location: Woking, Surrey

Job Type: Permanent

Date Listed: 15 Nov 2021

Reference: 5203

Principal Engineer - Embedded Software
Shift: Days – 45 hours per week
9am - 6pm Monday to Friday

Principal Engineer – Embedded Software required to join a well-established company based in Woking on a permanent basis.

Our client is an automotive luxury brand, with a global reputation for producing luxury performance vehicles. Working with some of the most iconic designs using modern engineering this company is one of a kind and their attention to detail is second to none.

Purpose of Role

  •      The Principal Engineer is accountable to deliver a robust embedded software platform for AUTOSAR electronic control units whilst also meeting industry standards for functional safety, diagnostics & software development.
  •      The Principal Engineer is fully responsible for technical delivery (on-time to several projects simultaneously) for all aspects of the basic software & embedded systems for ethernet based zonal domain controllers.
  •      Leads a team of 8+ engineers with line management responsibility for internal heads & delivery responsibility for external engineering services.

Principal Engineer – Embedded Software role:

  •      The Expert in the business on embedded software & AUTOSAR basic software.
  •      Line management responsibility for a team of 8+ engineers. Includes technical leadership - mentoring & developing their team. Promote good software practice to ensure reliable, maintainable, and safe code.
  •      Collaborate with hardware component owner & electrical architecture team to define embedded systems requirements which will deliver competitive performance & required industry standards, & achieve programme cost targets.
  •      Deliver an embedded software platform for AUTOSAR electronic control units. Lead AUTOSAR BSW development, architecting AUTOSAR ECU solutions to meet overall system architecture and requirements. Working from concept to production - refining configurations,  leading software integration throughout & resolving software bugs as necessary to achieve platform targets on-time for vehicle builds & programme milestones.
  •      Project delivery responsible – workload allocation & planning across internal & external team at a detailed task level through JIRA for 8+ engineers. Also, responsible to maintain close links with hardware component owner, controls engineers & electrical architecture team throughout the project to ensure that the embedded system meets business requirements at FOK.

Principal Engineer – Embedded Software

  •      Engineering Degree 2:1 or above in Controls, Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Mechanical or Automotive.
  •      Deep knowledge of the AUTOSAR architecture and software stacks, preferably Vector.
  •      Expert in developing and integrating AUTOSAR Basic Software.
  •      Extensive experience of approaches & techniques required to achieve compliance to industry standards for functional safety, diagnostics & software development
  •      Experience with Agile software delivery methodologies, including use of JIRA tools.
  •      Conscientious with excellent attention to detail for quality, reliability, and safety
  •      Long term view on basic software platform evolution to enable controls system competitiveness to be maintained.
  •      Clean Driving Licence to enable prototype vehicle testing.