Hybrid Controls Software Engineer (Idiada, ES)

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Practitioner / consultant

No restraints. No limitations. We don’t simply push boundaries. We completely rethink them. McLaren Automotive exists to create breath-taking performance road cars.

With innovation at the core of all we do, every challenge starts with the same question. How can we do it better? This restless spirit runs right through McLaren Automotive. And the search for perfection is evident in everything we do.

To ensure McLaren Automotive continues its desire to be “the sportscar company”, we are looking for a Hybrid Controls Software Engineer to join our team.


  • Model-based, auto-coded software prototyping and production implementation
  • Support vehicle software testing and calibration
  • Excellent Control theory background
  • Excellent knowledge of Battery Management Software
  • Excellent knowledge of Hybrid Software
  • Excellent knowledge of Hybrid Torque Structure
  • Good knowledge of Traction Control systems at System Architecture Level

Skills, knowledge, abilities

  • Battery Management Software expertise
  • Hybrid SW Torque Structure expertise in presence of different hybrid architectures
  • Hybrid Control SW expertise
  • Software requirements capture and detailed software design into specifications
  • Model-based control software development and verification
  • AUTOSAR software components generation and integration
  • Verification testing in MIL, SIL and HIL environments, and in-vehicle integration
  • Compliance to industry standards such as ISO26262 and ASPICE
  • Working knowledge on Bosch ESP and ECM systems
  • Demonstrative experience in the automotive sector
  • Mechanical or Automotive Engineering Degree 2:1 or above

Personal Attributes

  • Self-motivated
  • Long term view on solutions and problem solving
  • Conscientious and excellent attention to quality, reliability and safety
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent personal and team working skills
  • Pro-activity in facing potential problems and in possibly anticipating them
  • Willingness to work in team and to collaborate actively inside it
  • Willingness to work in a high paced environment and available to work extra-hours
  • Travelling to proving grounds in all seasons (winter/summer testing)
  • Driving Licence

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