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Principal Embedded Software Engineer

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Job Description

TAE Power Solutions. The Next Paradigm Shift: Accelerated.

The future is electric, but only if it’s better — for businesses, consumers, and the planet. We bring electrification to the next level, to enable and sustain a cleaner planet.

At TAE Power Solutions, we design power management systems that use less but do more. From electric vehicle drivetrains and ultrafast charging to stationary energy storage and grid efficiencies, we develop a clean energy ecosystem of proprietary technology designed to go faster, perform stronger, travel farther, and last longer.

About the Role:

As a member of the Embedded Software team within TAE Power Solutions, you will be working on a range of demonstrator and production projects, developing software for embedded systems in automotive applications. You will be involved in all stages of the software development process, and liaise directly with customers, suppliers, and other engineering teams.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical delivery and leadership of embedded software activities
  • Support and mentor other more junior engineers within the team
  • Creation and management of software requirements
  • Architectural design of the software
  • Development and testing of embedded C code
  • Integration of application and base software
  • Support system integration activities, and provide debugging capability during development
  • Interface with customers and suppliers
  • Work closely with other engineering teams like hardware electronics or controls

Safety & Environmental

  • Ensures Environmental Health & Safety policy is always adhered to.
  • Promotes Environmental Health & Safety awareness.
  • Responsible for adhering to EHS procedures & policies to ensure compliance.

Required Education & Experience:

  • Degree qualified in an Engineering or Science related discipline as a minimum
  • Minimum 10 years of experience successfully delivering projects in an engineering environment, either in an OEM, Tier 1 or Engineering Consultancy for production or R&D programmes
  • Supporting systems engineering processes and software development lifecycle
  • Embedded firmware development, deployed onto and interfacing with bespoke hardware
  • Significant experience of C/C++ languages in real-time embedded systems
  • Design of functional safety compliant software, as per ISO 26262
  • Software development to AUTOSAR and MISRA C coding standards and guidelines
  • Authoring required documentation, including requirements specifications, technical reports, test specifications, user manuals, work instructions, etc.
  • Bench testing and practical validation of software functionality and safety requirements
  • A history of interfacing with external stakeholders (e.g. customers or suppliers) for dealing with technical queries and resolving technical issues

Desired: It would be beneficial if the applicant has experience in the following areas:

  • Automotive communications protocols e.g. CAN, CAN-FD, Flexray, UDS, OBD, J1939 etc.
  • Development of low-level drivers and software for xEV components e.g. BMS, inverters, DC/DC converters, etc.
  • Familiarity with Automotive SPICE development framework
  • Use of standard automotive diagnostics and calibration tools
  • The application of systems and software modelling languages (e.g. UML, SysML) and tools (e.g. Simulink, Targetlink)

Personal Attributes

  • Self-motivated, creative, and adaptive team player
  • Willingness to take on roles, responsibilities and challenges required to achieve company goals and objectives
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Able to prioritise and organise project workloads, schedules, and tasks
  • Strong presentation, report writing and communication skills

Other Features of job

  • Eligible to work in the UK.
  • This role is based at our Head Office at Birmingham Business Park, 0900 to 1700, including 30-minute paid break 5 days a week.
  • Travel occasionally

About Us:

Imagination, skill, and will

We are a team of over 250 engineers, scientists, professionals, and big thinkers from over 40 countries. We work daily at the frontiers of science, to deliver products that lead humanity into a brighter era. We are not afraid to reach for the stars and build the future with fusion and science.

We are looking for passionate candidates who bring their skill and will every day to accomplish our mission.

At TAE Power Solutions, we design power systems that use less but do more. Systems that charge faster, run stronger, go farther, and last longer. We inspire better ways to move, work, play, and live. The future is electric, because it’s powered by TAE.

Confident, collaborative, and creative

We are unwavering in our expertise and knowledge, separating fact from fiction and proof from hypothesis.

You will be a successful member of TAE Power Solutions if you have these traits:

  • You are confident in your skills, based on your credentials, technical accomplishments, and positive impact on your teams/organizations.
  • You are collaborative, and work well within and with teams to approach challenges with respect, transparency, optimism, and confidence to succeed together.
  • You are creative, with determination to learn continuously, break new ground, and push the cutting edge.

What we offer:

  • A collaborative environment: An organization, where talents and interests can plug in to different groups outside of direct job description
  • Generous payment rewards: For novel research, patents, and talent referrals
  • Potential for equity participation
  • Hybrid/remote work options for certain positions
  • Robust team-building events on and off-site

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TAE Power Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

We ensure all individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform essential job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment.


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