Systems Engineer – Chassis Systems Design and Integration

Role Title:Systems Engineer – Chassis Systems Design and Integration
Reporting To:Chief Engineer – Core Systems Engineering  
Location:Head Office at Birmingham Business Park.
Ref. No.RRF-089
Role Purpose:As a Chassis Systems Design and Integration Engineer, you will be involved in the requirements capture, development and conformance of system/subsystem requirements for the Electrical and Electronics Integration of the chassis systems on a Supercar project with one of the most prestigious automotive companies in the world. You will liaise directly with a range of stakeholders to provide and deliver effective engineering solutions; ensuring they are delivered to time, cost and quality. The project is currently in the delivery phase and, as such, the activities are focused around the Validation and Verification activities and resulting design changes against agreed requirements.

Key Aspects of the role:

  • Support the commissioning of active systems.
  • Decompose regulations and standards into technical requirements.
  • Conduct appropriate analysis (use cases, sequence diagrams, simulations, state machines etc.) for defining system behaviour and deriving functional requirements.
  • Deliver internal departments / external supplier technical deliverables.
  • Support the system-level fault response and reconfiguration activities.
  • Support reliability and safety analysis (e.g. ITD, FMEA, FTA, HARA etc).
  • Use requirements management tools for capturing requirements at all levels and generating specification documents.
  • Interface between software and hardware engineers to support system delivery.
  • Perform or support the development of test plans and test cases.
  • Work closely with suppliers to ensure that requirements, timescales, and costs targets are tracked and achieved.
  • Perform or support verification and validation activities and feedback of results into the system design.
  • Ensure project documentation is correctly managed, maintained and released in line with company processes and standards.
  • Deliver engineering tasks in line with project milestones.
  • Support the governance of requirements management processes, toolchain, and model ontology.

Technical summary:

  • A degree or similar qualification in an engineering/technical discipline, i.e. Electrical, Mechanical, Systems Engineering or Computing or Science degrees.
  • Relevant experience of system design and/or electrical/electronic engineering disciplines.
  • A sound understanding of engineering, physics and applied mathematics and their application to solving real world problems.
  • Familiarity with automotive spice and systems engineering processes from requirements validation, through to system verification.
  • Familiar with the development of safety-critical systems.
  • Proficient in developing and maintaining Design Verification Plans.
  • Possess basic project management and reporting skills.

Personal Attributes

  • Self-motivated, creative and adaptive team player. 
  • Willingness to take on roles, responsibilities and challenges required to achieve company goals and objectives. 
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills. 
  • Able to Prioritize and organize project workloads, schedules and tasks.  
  • Strong presentation, report writing and communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills are essential in this role.

Other Features of job

  • Eligible to work in the UK.
  • This role is based at our Head Office at Birmingham Business Park, 0900 to 1700, including a 30-minute paid break 5 days a week. UK Travel very occasionally.
  • UK Travel very occasionally.

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