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Senior Systems Engineer

Posted 03 June 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Discipline EV & Electrical Systems
Contact NameDanielle White

Job description

Order Ref: 37006

Position Title: Senior Systems Engineer

Duration: Permanent

Location: Coventry

  • Our Client is the world's largest privately owned and independent company for the development of powertrain systems, E-mobility applications, and instrumentation and test systems.
  • Our Client is currently seeking an experienced Senior Engineer with a proactive attitude, who is a self-learner and highly motivated able to support and thrive in the area of Systems Engineering.


  • The role requires working with the Client and customer team members to deliver projects according to the plan. This will include some of the following key activities:
  • Software and Control Development of various systems and features of the electrified powertrain (energy management, thermal management, torque control etc.)
  • Electric and Electronic Architecture development, Integration, Commissioning, Testing and sign-off of electrified system and interactions within the vehicle powertrain
  • Developing and Managing requirements for System, Software, or Electronic Hardware applications
  • Testing and Validation of developed features and architectures against requirements to ensure successful product delivery
  • Interfacing with customers and reporting on project deliverables
  • Facilitating project delivery with other team members and leading the way from a technical and process perspective
  • Managing supplier to delivery components for customer projects



  • MSc / MEng or PhD in Electrical/Electronic/Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Experience of automotive control systems
  • A working knowledge of vehicle architectures, communication protocols and components
  • Experience with V-cycle automotive development, System Engineering and Quality tools
  • Experience with MatLab Simulink, dSpace, Vector or ETAS engineering tools
  • Willingness and ability to interface constructively with a global team
  • Experience leading project delivery activities
  • Excellent time management and communication skills
  • Exceptional customer facing attitude
  • Driving license valid for driving in the UK


  • Experience using the Agile methodology for product development
  • Knowledge of high voltage components (power supplies, DCDC converters, inverters, chargers, etc)
  • Experience in high voltage tests, component verification, EMI, etc
  • Project Management, Product Quality, DOORS or similar
  • Knowledge of ASPICE
  • Experience managing a team from both a technical and process perspective