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Control Systems Development Engineer

Posted 15 days 13 hours ago by RHL

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Cambridgeshire, Peterborough, United Kingdom, PE1 1
Job Description

We are looking for a Control Systems Engineer to work on power control system algorithms for an industrial power systems manufacturer.

Applicants need to have significant experience in using Mathworks tools:- Matlab, Simulink and Stateflow, and must have used these to create control algorithms for engines or power generators.


  • Work with process partner teams to gather and develop requirements for the advanced engines and power systems being developed for future, more sustainable, low carbon power systems.
  • Create control algorithms / software models to meet engine and / or hybrid power system software requirements.
  • Conduct control system tuning / calibration activities on test bench and / or on test bed / machine to achieve desired system performance.
  • Conduct sub-system FMEAs, documenting potential failure modes, identifying and completing design and validation actions and managing subsequent updates.
  • Plan and execute verification and validation testing for electronics / control system software in SiL, HiL or on-test bed or development machines.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve electronics / control system issues encountered during engine or power system running.


  • Strong technical background, with a good technical Degree preferred in mechanical, electronic, electrical, control systems or automotive engineering, though other qualifications / experience will be considered.
  • Significant, demonstrable experience of using Mathworks tools (Matlab, Simulink and Stateflow) for model-based software design and development to create embedded software. This should have been gained in a engine or hybrid power systems development environment.
  • Ability to translate and develop customer requirements and objectives into production-ready software models.
  • Knowledge of software FMEA and validation plan creation.
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Strong customer focus

RHL act as an employment agency and recruitment consultancy. This is a contract role with a duration of 12 months with the possibility of extension. The rate is c£36-37 per hour PAYE and deemed inside IR35. The client can offer hybrid working, with the expectation to be on site in North Cambridgeshire at least twice a week.

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