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Job title:  Senior Software Engineer

Posting Date:  Jan 26, 2023
Company:  AVL Powertrain UK Ltd

Coventry, GB

Job ID:  33981

AVL is the world's largest independent company for the development, simulation and testing of powertrain systems (hybrid, combustion engine, transmission, electric drive, batteries, fuel cell and control technology) for passenger cars, commercial vehicles, construction, large engines and their integration into the vehicle.


Location:  Coventry 





•    Collect and document software requirements
•    Design efficient algorithms in terms of both time and space complexity
•    Create readable, testable, and well structure code which complies with AVL guidelines
•    Set up, maintenance and enhancement of build environment and development toolset
•    Interaction with internal or external customers
•    Mentoring other engineers
•    Contributing to and leading projects




•    Undergraduate degree in computer science, an engineering discipline, or comparable qualification with relevant experience
•    Understanding algorithm design and data structures
•    Good programming skills in C or C++ or similar
•    Demonstrable ability to use MatLab/Simulink/Stateflow
•    English language (spoken and written)
•    Experience technically leading projects
•    Higher degree in an appropriate discipline (e.g. engineering, computer science)
•    Understanding of AUTOSAR
•    Experience with Basic Software Development
•    Demonstrable ability to use DaVinci Toolset
•    Knowledge of safety as it applies to software (MISRA, ISO26262)
•    Understanding of data driven algorithms (deep learning, machine learning)
•    Experience with using prototype development platform: SpeedGoat, dSPACE MicroAutoBox
•    Programming skills in C#, Python or, JAVA
•    Understanding of control theory
•    Experience of automotive technologies and processes
•    Knowledge of automotive communications (CAN, FlexRay, LIN, Ethernet, TT-Ethernet, MOST, UDS, OBD, J1939…)
•    A second language (German an advantage)


If an offer of employment is made, applicants are required to undergo a DBS check. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory DBS check and the company reserves the right to withdraw its offer in the event that the applicant has unspent criminal convictions.


Annual Remuneration: Due to UKVI compliance requirements, we are obligated to state the annual gross salary (full-time) for this position. The salary range is between £40,000.00 - £50,000.00 and we will offer market-conforming remuneration taking qualifications and professional experience into account.


Job posted on: 27/10/2022

Closing date: 08/03/2023

We look forward to receiving your details for the unique opportunity to join our growing, high-tech, international team.


AVL is not just about cars. It's about changing the future. Together.

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