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Posted 24th November 2022

Cosworth is a global technology business that has been delivering world beating innovation for over six decades. The new propulsion era is in its infancy, and we are striving to lead the automotive, aerospace and marine industries into a sustainable future.

As a business we are constantly seeking to develop world class technology whilst delivering the reliability that our customers expect. The people within Cosworth are the reason we are where we are today.

Our future success will only be achieved by the indispensable work undertaken by our talented, passionate team, and we continue to look for driven and motivated people to grow our outstanding team.


Job Description:

As a member of the Battery Management Systems Team, the Controls Engineer would be contributing to the successful development of Delta’s in-house Battery Management System software.

With a primary focus on high-performance battery systems, the software developed will be for a range of battery vehicle applications (automotive, motorsport, marine, aerospace, and off-highway).

The Role:

  • Development of battery management system software algorithms in Mathworks’ Matlab/Simulink environment.
  • Development of embedded software for microcontrollers in C (NXP, Texas Instruments): peripherals, bootloaders, SOTA.
  • Communication with the Test & Development team on cell testing requirements to feed battery models/maps.
  • Support the Test & Development team during battery system commissioning sign-off.
  • Able to be flexible on work location and prepared to travel within the UK and internationally on short assignments.
  • Documenting & reporting battery system architecture & algorithm developments to the Head of Battery Management Systems.
  • Consider the health and safety, environmental and energy impact of all activities.
  • Support the Company’s compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018, following policy and best practice.

Candidate Profile:

  • Knowledge of battery system architectures and battery management systems.
  • Experience of using model-based development languages such as Matlab & Simulink.
  • Experience in developing embedded software for microcontrollers in C.
  • Knowledge of battery system algorithms such as state of charge, state of power, state of health, state of function, fault diagnostics, contactor control etc.
  • Ability to generate battery system commissioning & validation sign-off plans.
  • Data analysis & reporting on system performance.
  • Proactive, self-motivated with a keen attention for detail.
  • Willing to learn new skills & problem solve on exciting, technically challenging projects.


As well as the opportunity to become part of the Cosworth family that will support you in developing your career, we offer a generous benefits package.

  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays.
  • Workplace pension, matched up to 6%.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Private Medical Insurance.
  • Income Protection.
  • Permanent Health Insurance.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Family Friendly Policy.
  • Flexible Working Options (Dependent on position).

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