DSpace Integration & Validation Engineer (613)

Hinckley,, Leicestershire

Other Specialisms » Diagnostics

Competitive salary

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DSpace Integration & Validation Engineer

Job role overview:
To allow for the introduction of new and exciting automotive technology across our range of vehicles, the Electrical and Electronic Systems team is looking to bring in an Integration and Validation SME with dSPACE systems and real time control unit (closed loop) HIL test experience to support immediate project requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Define and develop dSPACE rigs hardware configuration (Configuration Desk) for bench testing.
  • Create test plans for control systems for our new Electric Platform.
  • Create, review and modify test specifications and test cases for motorcycle electrical systems (Vehicle Supervisory controller, Integration with ABS/IMU, HMI) and motorcycle components (Accelerator, Driver Handlebar Interface, pumps, etc…).
  • Align activity with the Control Software release plans.
  • Maintain the HIL rig layout and user interface for other users and software developers.
  • Execute manual tests and convert them to automated tests.
  • Create test automation using dSPACE tool chain (e.g. Automation Desk).
  • Collect & analyse test results and generate periodic test reports.
  • Work within the Project Team (following Agile methodology).
  • Continuous improvement to advance design procedures, best practices, efficiency improvements and test structures etc.
  • Comply with standards and best practises to meet functional safety requirements and ISO26262.
  • Define guidelines and create test methodology and best practises.
  • Document and track issues found during testing.
Education & Qualifications:
BEng in Electrical / Electronic Engineering or Systems. HND in relevant subject and relevant experience.

  • Detailed knowledge of the dSPACE toolset for HIL rig real time testing in closed loop (Configuration Desk, Control Desk).
  • HIL rig hardware configuration and integration of electrical components. Familiar with version control tools (SVN or Gitlab).
  • Proficient in Systems test and validation.
  • Manual / Automated Test case generation.
  • Proficient in Microsoft packages including Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills.
  • Proficient in vehicle communication systems (CAN, LIN) design and debugging

  • Previous experience of working within an automotive / manufacturing / industrial environment.
  • Experience with Defect resolution tools (e.g. JIRA).
  • Familiar with plant modelling concepts using Matlab/Simulink.
  • Script development e.g. Python, Matlab, CAPL.
  • Proficient in dSPACE AutomationDesk software package for reusable test development
  • Working with E-Powertrain and Battery Management Systems
  • Experience with Vector PREEvision

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