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Lead Vehicle Dynamics & Control Engineer

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Recruiter: Jaguar Land Rover
Listed on: 24th June
Location: Gaydon
Salary/Rate: £42,000 - £52,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: 2022-06-24

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A leading premium automotive business and leading to move towards electric autonomous vehicles.

What to expect

This opportunity is within the Chassis and Motion Control systems team in Body/Chassis Engineering Department. This team develops control systems and delivers software for existing and future Chassis, Powertrain, Electrical and ADAS technologies, enhancing the driving experience with technology.

This role covers a broad range of responsibilities, the focus of which will develop as the programme progress from its initial design stage through implementation to engineering sign-off and completion. You will contribute to delivery of model-based software in accordance with industry best practise and internal standards as well as producing the required documentation.

Key Accountabilities

  • Contributing towards development of model-based control software to meet requirements in line with the relevant quality standards, coding guidelines and technical/ project constraints.
  • Responsible for vehicle dynamics aspects of the RWS system, influencing the model logic and definition of calibratable parameters to allow others to tune the system to meet attribute targets
  • Supporting Functional Safety and Cyber Security analysis of the control system and ensuring compliance to ISO26262 section 6 for software.
  • Contributing towards management of defects and changes to all software artefacts
  • Verification and validation of the software, including supporting road release testing.
  • Generating the required technical evidence.
  • Undertaking any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested from time to time

What you'll need

Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Experienced in Model Based Control System Design, preferably with a chassis related product.
  • Knowledge of vehicle dynamics especially lateral control
  • Prior experience of delivering safety critical systems in accordance with a quality management process.
  • Able to work effectively with a diverse team across different sites and test locations
  • Experience with change/ configuration management
  • An understanding of vehicle network communications, ECUs and electronics
  • A degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Development or equivalent experience.


  • Experience of Agile delivery methods
  • Knowledge of Functional Safety and Cyber Security tools and processes.
  • Able to utilise new digital tools to support the workflow (eg JIRA, RTC, DOORs)
  • An understanding of Chassis Control systems and their influence on vehicle dynamic behaviour.