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Date Added: Fri 13/01/2023

Principal Engineer

Stevenage, SG1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Principal Engineer / Servo Design
6 Months (likely to be extended)
Stevenage (Hybrid 1-2 days per week on site)
Up to £65 per hour via Umbrella Company

Overview of department:

You will work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary design team, owning the design, development and proving of control algorithms and ensuring that Customer performance requirements are successfully met.


Development of control algorithms for both analogue and digital systems, typically in the control of BLDC motors.
Modelling of Actuation Systems and conducting performance assessments.
Identification of sub-system requirements (mechanical, electronics, software).
Identification of suitable electromechanical components (particularly motors and sensors), working co-operatively with suppliers where needed.
Definition of design proving plans and conducting design proving tests in support of product qualification.Skillset/experience required:

Experience utilising the MATLAB / Simulink toolset for the generation of control algorithms ready for deployment within embedded systems.
The ability to derive governing system equations (i.e., system transfer functions) across a range of electronic and mechanical systems.Desirable Skills:

Knowledge of position sensors, microprocessors and software development would be beneficial.
Knowledge of electric motors and drive / commutation strategies e.g., Field Oriented Control (FOC) or Space Vector Pulse Width Modulation (SVPWM) techniques.
Understanding of DO-178C or DO-331 coding standards would be an advantage.Please Note: Our Client requires all workers to be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance relevant to the role.

If you would like further details, please call Kris! on (phone number removed) quoting reference 68192
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