HiL Development Engineer

“Mercedes AMG HPP are seeking a HiL Development Engineer to join our world championship winning team at Brixworth.” • As HIL Development Engineer you will be responsible for specifying, developing and maintaining the HIL test systems used to validate embedded software related to high performance hybrid drive system control units. This includes detailed hardware, software and configuration setup and support to the software validation process. • The role demands a high degree of contact with the application software engineers, electronics hardware designers, other design functions to deliver complex system solutions efficiently and in a timely manner. You will be responsible for ensuring that the agreed systems function to requirements at the point of delivery and also for ensuring that issues and faults arising are dealt with rapidly.

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Job no: 492352
Work type: Permanent
Location: Brixworth
Department: Performance and Controls

If you're successful in this role, you'll...

  • Develop the HIL testing capability of the software group.
  • Design plant models and communication interfaces to allow detailed closed-loop testing of control ECU’s.
  • Specify the hardware and communication interfaces to control ECU’s and support the build of custom wiring.
  • Support and champion software testing best practice.
  • Provide rapid root cause failure analysis solutions to the business

Therefore we need you to be skilled at...

Delivering solutions of the highest standard on fast paced and technically challenging projects.

Have experience of…

Minimum of 1 year in a software development/testing environment, preferably Automotive.

Demonstrate knowledge of…       

  • Knowledge of the full software lifecycle including requirements, design, code and test.
  • Knowledge of dSPACE HIL testing hardware, configuration and setup.
  • Understanding of Internal combustion engine and Hybrid powertrain operation and control.
  • Knowledge of automotive communication protocols (e.g. CAN, Flexray, Ethernet)
  • Experience of scripting languages such as M-Script, Python, CAPL, etc.
  • Use of calibration, diagnostic and measurement tools such as System Monitor, CANalyzer, ATLAS
  • Hardware schematic understanding for interfacing UUT with test system
  • Practical problem solving approach.         

Hold these qualifications…


  • BEng / BSc qualified (2:1 minimum) in Degree level or higher in software or engineering related discipline.


  • Post graduate experience in challenging, and relevant engineering environment
  • Chartered Engineering Professional Registration


  • Be highly self-motivated, proactive and have good organisation skills

In return you’ll get the chance to be part of a team with some of the best in the world, at a state of the art facility, with a very real chance to make history.

We look forward to meeting you!


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