Validation Engineer

Job Title: Validation Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £42 per hour + LTD Company
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1707-81_1501579759
Contact Name: Ashley Henson MIRP
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 01, 2017 10:29

Job Description

Validation Engineer -- 7082235 -- 24 months -- Pay rate up to £42.00 p/hr LTD Company

Sitec has an exciting opportunity for a Validation Engineer for our client Perkins Engines, at their facility in Peterborough. This is a contract role, for an estimated 24 months initially.

The European Division of Advanced Components & Technologies (AC&T) designs and develops electrical and electronic control systems for Caterpillar engine and machine prime products developed and produced in Europe.

The Machine Systems Team is part of the (AC&T) European division and is responsible for development and implementation of control strategies for machines developed by Caterpillar in Europe and involves working closely with process partners to ensure the software delivers the required functionality. The main team responsibilities include electrical and electronic system design, requirements capture, software development and software verification/validation.

The successful candidate will be working in the machine systems team based in Peterborough, focussing on the software used for the control of Caterpillar machines.

Key Responsibilities:
" Working directly with system engineers to understand software requirements for new components and systems.
" Integration of (model based) software features into new and existing software
" Developing software for real-time embedded control systems.

Essential experience:
" Degree-qualified software engineer with experience in C-code development for real-time embedded control systems.
" Knowledge of control algorithm development auto-coding using the Matlab / Simulink tool set.

" Knowledge of / development experience with Autosar/Vector Da Vinci tool set would be highly beneficial

Background - The Validation Engineer will ideally have a preferred portfolio of experience which would include; diesel engine or off-highway machine control system development (or comparable experience with automotive, marine or military vehicle control systems)

Rates:- Pay rate up to £42.00 p/hr LTD Company

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.