Job Title
Assistant Engineer Interdomain Controls Software
Ref #
Date posted
Friday, July 14, 2023
United Kingdom
Business area
Electrical & Controls - Software
Position level
J - Technician / Administrator
Working time
Full Time
Contract type
Working pattern
9am - 6pm Monday to Friday

No restraints. No limitations. We don’t simply push boundaries. We completely rethink them. McLaren Automotive exists to create breath-taking performance road cars.

It takes a community to do what we do. A diverse group of people with many areas of expertise, united by their passion to deliver visionary products and set new benchmarks.

McLaren Automotive commits to equal opportunity for all. Diversity, Equality and Inclusion is at the heart of our impact, it drives our innovation and enables us to truly create something special. Join us on our journey. 

Purpose of Role

To ensure McLaren Automotive continues its desire to be “the sportscar company”, we are looking for a Graduate Interdomain Control Software Engineer to join our team.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Reporting to the Principal Control Software Engineer, the Graduate Controls Software Engineer will be working on all aspects to define, design and deliver control functions including requirements, interfaces and algorithms.
  • Implement control functions in MATLAB Simulink/Stateflow
  • C-code generation and analysis
  • Work cross-functionally to deliver SW components
  • Conduct SW components testing using MIL and SIL techniques
  • Testing SW components within the system on the HIL
  • SW components verification & validation against requirements
Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Degree level education in a relevant Engineering discipline – electronic, mechanical, automotive, motorsport etc.
  • Strong passion for automotive control design and development.
  • Education or experience in vehicle network, body systems, power management, software functional safety, applications or model-based design desirable.
  • Strong understanding of electrical and mechanical design fundamentals.
  • Great attention to detail and an attitude to produce ‘right first time’ quality work.
  • PC literate and at ease with MS Office products.


Personal Attributes

  • The ideal candidate is an individual with a strong passion for automotive control systems.
  • Flexibility and adaptability are key to become a leading member of our team.
  • Self-motivated
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Long term view on solutions and problem solving
  • Conscientious and excellent attention to quality, reliability and safety
  • Excellent personal and team working skills
  • Pro-activity in facing potential problems and in possibly anticipating them
  • Travelling to proving grounds in all seasons (winter/summer testing)
  • Driving Licence