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Controls Engineer – Battery Management Systems

Controls Engineer – Battery Management Systems

Hernshead Recruitment

Controls Engineer – Battery Management Systems

Job duties:

  • Development of battery management system software algorithms in Mathworks’ Matlab/Simulink environment
  • Communication with the Test & Development team on cell testing requirements to feed battery models/maps
  • Support the Test & Development team during battery system commissioning sign-off
  • Able to be flexible on work location and prepared to travel within the UK and internationally on short assignments
  • Documenting & reporting battery system architecture & algorithm developments to the Head of Battery Management Systems

Key skills:

  • Knowledge of battery system architectures and battery management systems
  • Experience of using model-based development languages such as Matlab & Simulink
  • Knowledge of battery system algorithms such as state of charge, state of power, state of health, state of function, fault diagnostics, contactor control etc.
  • Ability to generate battery system commissioning & validation sign-off plans
  • Data analysis & reporting on system performance
  • Proactive, self-motivated with a keen attention for detail
  • Willing to learn new skills & problem solve on exciting, technically challenging projects

Desired qualifications & experience:

  • Degree qualified in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Experience of working on HaV systems, particularly in HaV battery packs at 400/800V
  • Familiar with laboratory equipment and test facilities
  • Experience in compliance engineering to external standards, such as battery handling, EMC, vehicle safety, functional safety IS026262 etc.
  • Familiar with measurement, calibration & diagnostic CAN software tools such as Vector’s software suite (CANalyser, CANape, CANoe).
  • Exposure to other coding languages (C, C++, C#, Python)
  • Familiar with good software practices, coding standards, version control/management, issue tracking, and testing
  • Basic knowledge of electronics & embedded microcontrollers (Texas Instruments, STMicroelectronics, NXP, Analogue Devices)
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