Hybrid Systems Engineer

Our Reference:J16684
Job Term:Permanent
Location:West Midlands
Job Category:Engineering
Consultant: Adele Middlehurst
Email Address: amiddlehurst@contechs.co.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1268 582 900

Position Title: Hybrid Systems Engineer

Duration: Permanent

Location: Coventry

Our client is the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains (hybrid, combustion engines, transmission, electric drive, batteries and software) for passenger cars, trucks and large engines. The client is an experienced engineer who is highly motivated and with a pro-active attitude. You will be responsible for developing as well as validating and signing off the future generation of hybrid systems for passenger vehicles.


The role requires working with other team members and the customer in order to deliver projects according to the plan. This will include the following key activities:

• Support process for hybrid control system related hardware and software requirements development
• Engage with suppliers and other CoC to review hardware and software attributes
• Engagement in quality and robustness activities (i.e. FMEA, fault tree analysis, boundary diagram)
• Support the development of the Electrical and Electronic architectures
• Validation and sign-off of hybrid system and interactions with other subsystems
• Debugging and troubleshooting of new software and calibration deliveries


• Engineering/Science Degree (or equivalent)
• Automotive engineering knowledge / experience in design, validation and integration for hybrid powertrain systems
• Experience of automotive control systems and calibration
• Relevant engineering experience (ideally Systems Engineering)
• Proficient in office tools (e.g. Word, Excel)
• Excellent communication and presentation skills
• Willingness and ability to interface constructively with a global team

• Experience in hybrid powertrain area
• A working knowledge of vehicle architectures, communication and components
• Experience with Vector tools (e.g. CANalyzer, CANape) or equivalent
• Experience of MATLAB/Simulink
• Project Management