Software Engineer

Mercedes AMG HPP are seeking an exceptional production software lead to join our world Championship winning team at Brixworth. As the Production Software Lead within the Automotive Engineering Centre you will be responsible for defining scope, specifying, developing and driving testing low-level embedded software for high performance production vehicle hybrid control units, both for yourself and for others within the team. This includes support through the full product lifecycle including integration and test on HIL, Rig, Dyno and Vehicle. The role demands a high degree of contact with the electronics hardware designers, application and embedded software engineers and other design functions both within and external to the company 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. In this position, the Production Software Lead is empowered to act autonomously, ensuring accountability, cost and other key programme metrics.

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Job no: 496925
Work type: Permanent
Location: Brixworth
Department: X1 Hybrid Systems & Software (Div)

To Be successful in this role you will...

·         Deliver world class engineering solutions of the highest quality in order to meet project targets

·         Develop low-level embedded C code for high performance production vehicle applications.

·         Support requirements definition, detailed design, implementation and test.

·         Develop safety related and critical systems to the highest standard, including ISO26262 based requiremtns

·         Specify, develop and oversee validation tests on various platforms (HIL, Rig, Dyno, and Vehicle)

·         Support and champion software development best practice.

·         Provide rapid root cause failure analysis solutions to the business

·         Work efficiently to deliver the best solution possible to the customer.

·         Day-to-day management of their tasks


Therefore you will need to demonstrate the following skills, Knowledge and Experience...

·         Minimum of 5 years in a software development in the Automotive environment.

·         Experience of delivering to the full production software lifecycle including requirements, design, code and test

·         Excellent knowledge of Internal combustion engine and Hybrid powertrain operation and control, including design of systems to control high voltage and high speed rotating machines

·         Good understanding of the AUTOSAR architecture and Vector AUTOSAR tools.

·         Experience developing base software for embedded systems, including task management and scheduling.

·         Experience developing in C or C++ for embedded systems.

·         Experience coding to industry standards such as MISRA-C.

·         Code generation from Simulink Coder and TargetLink

·         Use of automotive CAN, calibration and diagnostic tools (e.g. INCA, CANalyzer, CANape, etc).

·         Experience based knowledge of automotive communication protocols (e.g. CAN, LIN, Flexray)

·         Experience based knowledge of embedded systems architectures

·         Previous experience of highly successful technical prioritisation within given area of responsibility·        

·         Experience following a structured development process such as SPICE, ISO26262 or IEC61508.

·         Understanding of Internal combustion engine and Hybrid powertrain operation and control.

Hold the Following Qualifications...


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


•          5+ years post graduate experience in challenging, and relevant engineering environment

•          Chartered Engineer Professional Registration


And Be...

·         Highly self-motivated, proactive and have good organisation skills

·         Creative, innovative and inquisitive

·         driven to deliver engineering of the highest quality

·         Able to to work to strict deadlines

·         Able to demonstrate problem solving skills

·         Able to demonstarte good verbal and written communication skills

·         A team player, promoting a diverse culture of collaboration

·         Able to demonstrate pragmatism, accountability and credibility

·         Flexible in the approach toward working hours

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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