Senior Software / Electrical / Electronics Engineer

  • Location

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Rail Jobs and Transportation, Rail Electrification and Plant

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  • Salary:

    £60 - £70 per hour

  • Contact:

    Rail Technical Team

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Our client are a UK based company that designs and manufactures electric drive systems and components for wide range of vehicle types, they are UK's largest manufacturer of drive systems for commercial vehicles. They work extensively with OEM, Tier 1 commercial suppliers and defence suppliers in the UK and Sweden on specialist vehicle installations.

Outline Specification:
Knowledgeable and experienced professional covering the following disciplines

Engineering Design of Software for the Control of Electrical Equipment and Installations within large commercial and passenger service vehicles within all transportation sectors involving
* Software Code writing
* Control System Design involving Electrically powered drive line systems
* Equipment definition
* Equipment selection
* Equipment mounting
* Equipment layouts
* Equipment packaging

Proven Expertise required:
* Generation of Software for Vehicle Control Systems including
o Analogue, Digital & Power Electronics
o Control Circuit Design
o Appreciation of PCB Layout requirements
o AC/DC Converters
o DC/DC Converters
o Design Verification Testing
o Production Testing
* Generation of Bills of Material
* Component selection
* Software Verification & Validation
* Software Risk Analysis & implementation of Mitigation's to achieve ALARP Risk levels
* MTBF Analysis
* Telematics
* Thermal Management
* Technical Report Writing
* Technical Specification writing to support procurement processes
* Meeting Reports
* Problem Solving

Proven Capability in the use of Software:
* Circuit Studio (preferably) or Altium
* Simulation Software

* Microsoft XL Spreadsheets
* Microsoft Outlook
* Microsoft Word
* Microsoft Powerpoint

Our client would also consider candidates looking to work on a permanent basis, salary banding between £60k - £70k