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HIL Test Engineer

Posted 30 May 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
Discipline EV & Electrical Systems
Contact NameVerity Joynson

Job description

Position: HIL Test Engineer

Location: Gaydon

Position Type: 10 month rolling contract

Inside / Outside IR35: Inside

About the company

I am currently recruiting on behalf of a Luxury Automotive OEM based in Gaydon who are seeking a HIL Test Engineer to join their team

Job Description

As HIL Test Engineer your main responsibilities are:

  • To work within Component and Sub-System Testing (CST) in the Clients' Engineering Laboratories, a collection of world-class, cutting-edge testing facilities.
  • Act as an integral part in physical Verification & Validation (V&V) within the Clients' systems engineering landscape, directly influencing the delivery of the world's most desirable vehicles.
  • Work within the mHIL testing landscape, responsible for supporting the definition, development and delivery of harmonised system test solutions that support the integration of mechatronic and software layers into physical test activity

Qualifications / Skills required

  • Knowledge of model-based systems engineering and visual model interpretation tools (e.g. MatLab/Simulink & IPG Carmaker)
  • Knowledge of hardware/vehicle system in the loop simulation (e.g. dSpace & XPACK)
  • Familiar with acquiring and interpreting data utilising data acquisition tools (e.g. Vector Tools CANape/CANalyzer)

Qualifications / Skills preferred

  • Knowledge on Vehicular Networks and Communications (e.g. CAN/Flexray)
  • A good understanding of systems Engineering, V-Model, specifically requirements-based testing and design verification & validation.
  • Knowledge of programming/scripting languages (e.g. MatLab script & C/Python)
  • General understanding of mechanics of physical components and systems.
  • Experience executing vehicle mechatronic control systems level test activities according to defined test procedures.
  • Calibration, instrumentation and data measurement including SW related sensor knowledge

Why work through Contechs?

Contechs is a strategic partner to the automotive industry, providing innovative design and engineering services to global OEMs, from concept to production. Founded in 1997, Contechs has since established itself as a leading automotive recruitment specialist, recruiting across all disciplines in the product development process.

Its dedicated Contractor Care Team plays a pivotal role in providing an effective and successful placement for external employees, supporting them throughout their contract, from pre-placement to contract renewal.

How to Apply

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