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Job titleSoftware Controls Engineer
Job typeAuto Innovation
Salary GBP
LocationUK South
Bonus Package
Job description

Do you have a strong track record in the design of software and controls used in HV batteries or electric powertrains? Do you want to work for a leading electrification company in the aviation/aerospace market? An industry-leading company specialising in highly technical projects focused on the electrification of the aerospace and aviation markets is currently looking for an Software Controls Engineer to join their team.


The company

Operating in the aerospace and aviation market, our client is truly leading the way in zero-emissions, electric flight as well as the design and manufacturing of bespoke energy storage solutions. They have a strong heritage in the aviation space as well as a background in both the F1 and automotive markets. This combination makes them a market leader in aviation/aerospace electrification, working on innovative, highly technical projects.

Working on projects ranging from battery systems, to thermal management systems, to power electronics, out client lead the way in the electrification of the aviation space and aim to be a driving force in the shift to electric across the market.


The role

As Software Controls Engineer you’ll be responsible for the design of software and controls used in high-voltage batteries and electric powertrains. You’ll be developing novel control algorithms from a clean sheet. You’ll also be involved in hands-on testing and debugging as and when required.


The requirements

You will have at least 5 years of experience in the design of software and controls used in HV batteries and powertrains, as well as…

  • Relevant science/engineering degree
  • Demonstrable experience using MATLAB/Simulink/Stateflow
  • Knowledge of software development V model
  • Experience with requirements management
  • Experience with DO-254, DO-178, ARP 4754 and ARP 4761
  • Aerospace experience preferable
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects/activities
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (written and verbal)
  • Able to work collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders
  • Strong technical skills with a focus on innovation
  • Membership of an industry-related professional body desirable but not essential


Important information

FMC Contact for this role: Kai Colby (

Reference number: 9171

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    Updated on 2017-08-07T17:04:38+00:00, by Matthew Graham.