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Job title:  Systems Engineer

Posting Date:  Mar 17, 2023
Company:  AVL Powertrain UK Ltd

Coventry, GB Basildon, GB

Job ID:  33039

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, West Midlands or Basildon, Essex



AVL is seeking an experienced engineer with pro-active attitude, self-learner and highly motivated. You will be responsible for developing, validating and signing off the future generation of various vehicle systems and features.





The role requires working with other team members and the customer in order to deliver projects according to the plan. This will include the following key activities:

•    Support process for vehicle control system related hardware and software requirements development
•    Engage with suppliers and other stake holders to review hardware and software attributes
•    Engagement in quality and robustness activities (i.e. FMEA, fault tree analysis, boundary diagram)
•    Support the development of the Electrical and Electronic architecture
•    Validation and sign-off of vehicle system and interactions with other subsystems

•    Debugging and troubleshooting of new software and calibration deliveries




•    Degree in Electrical / Electronic Engineering, Automation, Mechatronics, Control Engineering or similar
•    Automotive engineering knowledge / experience in design, validation and integration for vehicle powertrain systems
•    Knowledge of hybrid and electric components fundamentals
•    Experience of automotive control systems and calibration
•    Relevant engineering experience (ideally Systems Engineering)
•    Proficient in office tools (e.g. Word, Excel)
•    Excellent communication and presentation skills
•    Willingness and ability to interface constructively with a global team
•    Experience in vehicle and feature requirements, design, integration, test, verification and control or a higher academic degree (e.g. MSc, PhD) relating to automotive, electronics, control, automation
•    Experience in hybrid powertrain area
•    A working knowledge of vehicle architectures, communication and components
•    Automotive Functional Safety knowledge
•    Experience of MATLAB/Simulink
•    Project Management, Product Quality, DOORS or similar


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 £31,000 - £50,000 and we will offer market-conforming remuneration taking qualifications and professional experience into account.


Job posted on: 26/08/2022

Closing date: 07/04/2023

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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