CONTROLS ENGINEER

Competitive   |    Permanent   |    Engineering

Silverstone

Posted 22nd September 2022

Delta Cosworth is an electrification specialist delivering electric and hybrid solutions. Our main business streams are Battery Systems, Power Generation and Vehicle Systems Integration.

Delta provides world class technical innovation, engineering and testing services to deliver energy efficient performance to our customers, meeting the challenges of the 21st century: Efficiency, Sustainability and Mobility.

As a business, we are constantly seeking innovative ways to lead technology development while striving to deliver the reliability that our customers expect.  Therefore, we are hiring innovative professionals to join our team here at Silverstone.
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 Battery Management Systems Team is responsible for delivering the software on the BMS, including both safety and application specific software functions, at a high-quality standard that has been coded according to our internal guidelines & standards, and tested with our offline & rig testing capabilities.

This role will suit a candidate that will work well in a team, able to communicate with other departments, and take initiative to think “outside of the box” to resolve some of the unique challenges we face on our prototype development systems.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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

KEY SKILLS:

  • 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

DESIRED QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Degree qualified in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Experience of working on HaV systems, particularly in HaV battery packs at 400/800V
  • Familiar with laboratory equipment and test facilities
  • Experience in compliance engineering to external standards, such as battery handling, EMC, vehicle safety, functional safety IS026262 etc.
  • Familiar with measurement, calibration & diagnostic CAN software tools such as Vector’s software suite (CANalyser, CANape, CANoe).
  • Exposure to other coding languages (C, C++, C#, Python)
  • Familiar with good software practices, coding standards, version control/management, issue tracking, and testing
  • Basic knowledge of electronics & embedded microcontrollers (Texas Instruments, STMicroelectronics, NXP, Analogue Devices)
  • Minimum 1 – 2 years experience in a full time engineering role

BENEFITS:

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

  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Workplace pension matched up to 6%
  • Free onsite parking
  • Private Medical Insurance (optional opt in after probation period)
  • Income Protection
  • Life Assurance
  • Family friendly policies
  • Flexible Working Options (depending on position)
  • Plus much more

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