Vehicle Controls Software Engineer (Idiada, ES)

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Job Title: Vehicle Controls Software Engineer
Department: Software Development Team

Reporting to: Controls Software Principal Engineer

Purpose of the Role

A rare and exciting opportunity to join our highly successful HVAC controls software development team as a Vehicle Controls Software Engineer. The successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of embedded control algorithms, diagnostics and calibration for whole vehicle, performance related control systems. The role brings unparalleled levels of responsibility, ownership and direct involvement with our world leading products.


  • Model-based, auto-coded software prototyping and production implementation
  • Support vehicle software testing and calibration
  • Very good Control theory background
  • Support production ramp up and series development

Skills, knowledge, abilities

  • Mechanical or Automotive Engineering Degree 2:1 or above.
  • Thermal management expertise
  • Implementation of actuators (pumps, valves) with LIN communication
  • Software requirements capture and detailed software design
  • 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

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Model in the loop and hardware in the loop software validation
  • Vehicle-based software calibration
  • Hybrid and Cabin cooling Software Development
  • Aero Software development

Personal Attributes

  • Self-motivated
  • Conscientious and excellent attention to quality, reliability and safety
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent personal workload management skills
  • Pro-activity in facing potential problems and in possibly anticipating them;
  • Willingness to work in team and to collaborate actively inside it;
  • Flexible approach to working hours
  • Travelling to proving grounds in all seasons (winter/summer testing)
  • Driving Licence

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