Back to vacancies arrow icon

Graduate Control Systems Engineer

LOCATION:

Banbury, Oxfordshire, England

Capture

Date Posted:

21st November 2022

Sector:

Motorsport

Industry:

Graduate Roles

Job Type:

Permanent

Reference:

MSGSE0722

At Prodrive we combine our motorsport ethos with free thinking to redefine the possible. We support a variety of programmes including full works teams in international race and rally series. Our Technicians, Mechanics, Fabricators and Engineers all work together every step of the way with one goal; to win.

We're seeking a talented and motivated Graduate Control Systems Engineer to join our team of engineers developing and supporting electrical & electronic solutions use on our race, rally and road projects.  This role will work alongside other departments in a highly dynamic environment and will assist with developing embedded software, control strategies and overall electrical and electronic implementation in our products.

 Essential responsibilities

  • Assist with hardware selection, I/O allocation and software development
  • Work together with electrical department to specify requirements for looms
  • Calibrating and tuning strategies for race & rally use
  • Maintenance & operation of test rigs
  • Maintenance and development of  PC tools to assist race & rally engineers

Background and technical skills

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Motorsport or Electronic Engineering
  • Strong automotive or motorsport understanding of electronics and embedded systems
  • Good all-round technology knowledge, especially full powertrain operating principles and calibration.
  • Interest in model based software development using MATLAB & Simulink and setting up cross compilers and tool chains.
  • Development of PC software in tools such as C# and Python
  • Interest in MIL, SIL & HIL testing
  • Understanding various communication protocols and their limitations such as CAN, LIN & Ethernet
  • Understanding requirement, specifying, and implementing sensors
  • Ability to read basic electronic schematics and follow electrical wiring drawings
  • FMEA preparation & documentation
  • Strong fault finding and working through problems methodically, both in hardware and software
  • Data analysis using time series data loggers and health checking of vehicles

 Attributes

  • Effective spoken and written communication skills
  • Ability to operate both independently and in a collaborative, team environment
  • Excellent organisation, prioritisation, and coordination skills
  • Ability to work effectively and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Willingness to travel and support cars on event or test

What we offer in return:  

Competitive salary to attract the best, 25 days holiday and bank holidays, life assurance, flexible benefit options including pension, car, bike and holiday purchase salary sacrifice schemes.

Apply Now

“Come and make a difference”

Can’t find the job you’re looking for? Send us your details.