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Resident Embedded Software Engineer

bw_wordkay_placeOxford - United Kingdom

bw_wordkay_timeDec 03, 2018

bw_wordkay_optionFull time


BorgWarner is currently looking for Embedded Software Engineers based at our PowerDriveSystem (PDS) offices in Oxford.

BorgWarner PowerDrive System’s software engineers develop and deploy innovative powertrain systems enabling the next generation of efficient, clean and intelligent drivetrain solutions. Our products must provide exceptional performance, efficiency and value in challenging safety-critical environments. To accomplish this, we’re looking for talented, passionate engineers who bring fresh ideas with their unique knowledge and experience to develop elegant solutions to these complex engineering problems.

As a member of the global software team, you will be working on developing and deploying their technologies for key UK customer projects. You will be working very closely with the business’s client building relationships dealing face to face onsite, developing the clients PowerDrive system.

Software engineers each own a stake in the business’s success, and each team member is called upon to help steer the organisation forwards. The team commissions its own processes, methodologies, tools and architectures, allowing them to bring innovative products to market, while preserving customer delivery efficiency and precision.

The successful candidate will join a diverse, collaborative, and talented team, and will work in a professional high-tech environment with an opportunity to change and shape the future of mobility and transportation.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Represent the business and serve as customer interface for ECU development (this will involve regular weekly customer visits to develop and foster good customer relations)
  • Facilitate the investigation, root cause analysis, resolution development, and manage the closure of all relevant program/product issues in support of product development, production, line returns, warranty returns and service issues
  • Embedded software – Demonstrates advanced knowledge of the development of embedded software for real time systems
  • Automobile Powertrain Systems - Demonstrates basic understanding of automobile powertrain products and their functions (e.g. transmissions, all-wheel drive, hybrid and electric drive lines and power electronics)
  • Electrical Hardware - Demonstrates basic understanding of ECU schematics
  • Documentation Skills - Demonstrates ability to write fluently to describe algorithm design, theory and test results
  • Communication Skills - Demonstrates ability to effectively communicate with peers, supervisors and customers
  • Teamwork - Considers and seeks out the impact of his/her actions within the team. Leads and actively seeks collaboration with internal and external team members.

Must have skills and experience in ALL of the below areas:

  • Several years of experience developing embedded software; preferably in the automotive industry
  • Experience working with customers (face to face)
  • Strong working knowledge of C programming language for real-time embedded systems
  • Excellent code debugging skills
  • Expertise working with communication and network protocols (e.g. CAN and/or FlexRay) required and associated tools required
  • Experience with Software Configuration, Release and Change Management is required

Desirable skills and experience in the below areas:

  • Practical experience with AUTOSAR preferred
  • Experienced developing software to a comprehensive software process. CMMI or SPICE preferred
  • Experience working with Model-Based Development tools and code generation
  • Must be able to work alone with minimum guidance, but also be able to operate effectively as part of a team
  • Excellent organisational, time management and interpersonal skills

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering or related degree

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