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Date Added: Wed 25/01/2023

Electrical Systems Engineer

Warwick, CV34, UK
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Company: OPTAMOR

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Electrical Systems Engineer



Electrical systems engineering responsibility for concurrent engineering activities for the current range of Gordon Murray hyper cars.
Working in collaboration with aftersales and system owners, to deliver the vehicle level software-controlled features, functions and issue resolution in accordance with the concurrent engineering update plan.
In collaboration with aftersales and system owners, capture requirements and follow through the engineering change process with suppliers and validation activities on test assets.
Changes may range from simple binary functions through to complex distributed functions.
Investigate and establish root cause for reported issues, enlisting assistance from component suppliers and system owners where required.
Manage issue resolution with suppliers and ensure solutions are fully tested and signed off at vehicle level ready for customer release.
Provide technical and project oversight for software related developments undertaken by our technical partners and Tier 1 suppliers.
Ensure compliance with process driven development.
Support in terms of guidance for network integration, distributed functions, signal database activities, interaction with UI systems and diagnostics.
Co-ordinate multi-party activities to ensure synchronised delivery and testing.

Implement mitigation strategies when things go off-plan.

Use network of experts to help solve complex issues.
Management of technical deliverables such as release content trackers, software timing plans, issues trackers, signals databases and open issues decks.
Participate in system review, verification & validation activities including FMEAs, DVP planning, ISO26262 functional safety impact assessment and other tests throughout the development lifecycle.
Hands-on electrical development and testing in collaboration with testing and validation colleagues. Fault identification and resolution including management of issues to closure.
Tier 1 supplier management and co-ordination including support for Procurement, Logistics and Quality throughout the project lifecycle.

The Person :

Significant relevant experience of vehicle / system / sub-system software development and delivery within an automotive, aerospace or e-mobility engineering environment.
Demonstrable understanding of electrical architectures and underlying network and diagnostic technologies.
Working knowledge of software architectures, development methodologies, test and validation strategies, and development environments.
Working knowledge of CAN, FlexRay, LIN networks and vehicle diagnostics.
Experience of project engineering with Tier 1 suppliers, preparation of project documentation and reports. Risk management, mitigation, and recovery planning.
Experience of system / component delivery within an APQP, six sigma or similar framework (FMEA, DVP, quality planning, PPAP etc) and full product lifecycle activities.
Articulate, self-motivated, and able to work well on own initiative.
Possession of an Electronics, Control Systems, Software Engineering, Automotive or similar honours engineering degree. Other recognised engineering qualifications combined with relevant significant experience will be considered.
Full driving licence is essential.
No visa or other restrictions for working in the UK or travelling in the European Union

About Us

Gordon Murray Electronics formed in 2021 and will support Gordon Murray Design to develop advanced electrified powertrains for global automotive manufacturers and technology companies. Gordon Murray Electronics will be used for both current and future Gordon Murray Group projects, as well as providing a resource to undertake third party programmes, working for global OEMs.


This vacancy is being advertised by Optamor Limited. Optamor is a specialist Recruitment Process Outsourcing provider. We provide a flexible full recruitment solution which takes care of all recruitment requirements from planning to on-boarding. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission
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