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Senior Electrical & Electronic Systems Integration Engineer


Banbury, Oxfordshire, England

Pe Office

Date Posted:

21st May 2024


Advanced Technology



Job Type:




At Prodrive we believe there’s no limit to what can be achieved when the brightest minds come together. Joining one focused and driven team, you will challenge boundaries in order to change the game for our customers. Our Advanced Technology business is where we combine our pace and agility with free-thinking to deliver complex engineering solutions and specialist manufacturing programmes to the automotive, aerospace, marine, and defence sectors, accelerating the net zero journey for our customers.

We are seeking electrical & electronic systems integration engineers to design and deliver integrated systems across a diverse range of engineering projects varying in size and scope.

Key responsibilities.

  • Enable electrical & electronic architectures through successful delivery of integrated electrical & electronic systems.
    • Electrical & electronic system definition, specification & requirement capture
    • Identification and selection of suitable electrical & electronic systems/hardware (sensors, motors, actuators, compute) and supporting other functions in carrying out the same
    • Define system behaviour and performance based on requirements
    • Creation and maintenance of detailed system design documents
    • Deliver in-vehicle network design (e.g CANbus) and message definition
    • Carry out research activities into new electrical & electronic items or technologies
    • Follow industry standard techniques to ensure a robust design, e.g. DFMEA
    • Lead system and component-level safety case development
    • Interface directly with clients on technical issues, working closely with the client’s engineering team
    • Lead electrical & electronic concept and/or detailed design activities within a project, meeting the quality standards of Prodrive and/or the client
    • Technical liaison with internal multifunctional teams and manufacturing partners
    • Lead the definition and use of suitable functional or analytical tools, including hand calcs where appropriate, to optimise the design of systems
  • Electrical & electronic system commissioning, verification & validation activities.
    • Define and execute suitable commissioning plans for electrical & electronic systems within project context (Hands on system debugging and fault finding)
    • Develop and execute appropriate system test cases as part of electrical & electronic system verification & validation
  • Other responsibilities as required.
    • Lead provision of engineering input into the quotation process for new business
    • Contribute to the strategic development of their department in terms of organisation, process, tools and facilities

Who are we looking for?

Essential skills/experience:


  • Automotive or motorsport engineering background, 10+ years relevant experience
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in relevant engineering subject
  • Experience in a variety of vehicle architectures and networks (including BEV and HEV)
  • Excellent planning and communication skills
  • Systematic thinker with proven problem solving mentality
  • Capable of independent working in a customer-facing environment
  • Coordinate and support junior team members

Electrical & Electronic Systems Engineering:

  • Experience in electrical & electronic systems design/development/integration
  • Specification of electrical system requirements developments and design validation
  • Understanding of CANbus physical and communications layers, including message definition
  • Familiarity with Functional Safety (ISO26262) standard
  • Hands on experience in vehicle prototype interfacing, development and fault finding

Software Tools:

  • Advanced capabilities in Microsoft Office applications
  • Competent user of industry-standard CAN tools, e.g. Vector CANalyzer
  • Working understanding of industry-standard calibration tools, e.g. Vector CANape; ETAS INCA
  • Experience in drawing tools for creation of electrical & electronic system designs (e.g. MS Visio, enterprise architecture, drawio etc.)
  • Experience of diagnostic tools

Desirable skills/experience:

  • Experience in low carbon powertrain system design & specification
  • Experience in electrical &  electronic systems integration in an Electric and/or Hybrid vehicle environment
  • Familiarity with Hybrid & EV electrical and physical architectures
  • Understanding of Hybrid & EV control systems
  • Familiarity with Fuel Cell electrical systems and powertrains
  • A working understanding of High Voltage standards and practice
  • Understanding of broader in-vehicle network technologies including: LIN, Flexray, Ethernet Familiarity with Matlab/Simulink
  • Competent user of ETAS INCA and/or Vector toolsuite (CANalyzer/CANape/CANoe)
  • E-CAD systems: Siemens Essentials or Vesys

What can we offer you?

  • An attractive salary which will grow in line with your ongoing development and impact
  • 25 days holiday (which increases with long service) with an opportunity to purchase up to 15 extra days
  • Training opportunities for continuing professional development
  • Onsite subsidised staff restaurant
  • Car and pension salary sacrifice schemes
  • Cyclescheme
  • Exercise classes
  • Paid time off for volunteering
  • Consultations with our Fit 4 Life expert
  • Social events throughout the year
  • Exclusive company discounts
  • Life assurance

We are an equal opportunities employer.

At Prodrive we are committed to attracting and nurturing the best talent and creating an inclusive workplace. We value individual differences and diversity amongst all staff so that everyone has the widest opportunities to maximise their potential. We aim to ensure that no job applicant is placed at a disadvantage by practices or requirements which disproportionately impact protected groups and which are not justified by the demands of the job. If you feel you are right for this role, we welcome your application.

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