Lead HIL Test Engineer

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8th December 2023





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A leading premium automotive business that are leading the transition towards electric autonomous vehicles.



This is a fantastic opportunity for a Lead HIL Test Engineer to join the testing team at our Software Centre Of Excellence in Shannon. In this role you will develop Hardware In the Loop (HIL) rigs test capabilities based on Vector supplier test systems as per software test requirement needs. This will include the scope to include HIL design and setup, Test scripting/automation and Test execution. This is to enable the ECU software system level testing on vehicle network management, diagnostics, power supply control (12V only) and software flashing (inc. software over the air).

In this position you will be responsible for the day to day HIL rig maintenance to enable smooth manual and automated ECU software testing. You will develop the simulation strategy based on test requirements in order to achieve the departmental virtual validation objectives as well as supporting rig planning, test booking, execution and ECU product defect debug to leverage the maximum efficiency of the HIL rig software validation. In addition to this you will


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

In this role you will provide rig modelling and rig system debugging to support rig commissioning and the customer test request as well as providing technical advice and guidance on collection and measurement of data.

Further responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Responsible to specify the BoM (Bill of Material) to enable the HIL platform setup.

Testing capability development including test automation scripting and test execution where required manually or automatically.

To collate, manipulate and interpret data which will be used to inform engineering decisions.

To support continuous improvement activity with the goal of improving test efficiency and/or product quality.



Knowledge, Skills and Experience

We are looking for an experienced Lead HIL Test Engineer that has a proven track record of developing and delivering HIL rigs and experience of developing junior Engineers.


Electronic engineering background preferred and having good software programming skills.

Experience to interpret specific test requirements and vehicle circuit diagram into HIL test setup and wiring mapping to enable the ECU software system level test.

Good knowledge of vehicle architecture and vehicle network knowledge such as CAN, LIN and Ethernet BroadReach/SomeIP

Proven project management skills to enable HIL rig planning and efficient delivery.

Knowledge of DSpace, Vector or NI test system is an advantage on top of Vector test system.

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