General information

Job Title
Engineer - Transmission Controls Software
Ref #
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Business area
Product Development
Position level
H - Qualified
Working time
Full Time
Contract type
Working pattern
9am - 6pm Monday to Friday

Description & Requirements


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

With innovation at the core of all we do, every challenge starts with the same question. How can we do it better? This restless spirit runs right through McLaren Automotive. And the search for perfection is evident in everything we do.

Purpose of Role

Reporting to the Principal Control Software Engineer, the Transmission Controls Software Engineer will be working on all aspects to define, design and deliver transmission control functions including requirements, interfaces, and algorithms

Principal Accountabilities

  • Implement control functions in MATLAB Simulink/Stateflow
  • C-code generation and analysis
  • Conduct SW components testing using MIL and SIL techniques
  • Testing SW components within the system on the HIL
  • SW components verification & validation against requirements
  • Work cross-functionally to deliver SW components

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Mechanical or Automotive Engineering Degree
  • Model-based, auto-coded software prototyping and production implementation
  • Support vehicle software testing and calibration
  • Good control theory background
  • Good knowledge of control and calibration of hydraulic or transmission systems
  • Good knowledge of transmission system at architecture level
  • Software requirements capture and detailed software design into specifications
  • Model-based control software development and verification
  • AUTOSAR software components generation and integration
  • Verification testing in MIL, SIL and HIL environments, and in-vehicle integration
  • Compliance to industry standards such as ISO26262 and ASPICE
  • Mechanical or Automotive Engineering Degree 2:1 or above

Personal Attributes

  • Passion for software, electronics, and automotive control systems.
  • Technical mindset with the ability to work from fundamental engineering principles
  • Conscientious with excellent attention to detail for quality, reliability, and safety
  • Self-motivated, pro-active in anticipating & addressing potential problems, willingness to learn and develop
  • Proven personal & team workload management skills
  • Collaborative, working effectively across teams & departments to deliver on time & to quality.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to work in a high paced environment with flexible attitude to working hours/ business trips
  • Travelling to proving grounds in all seasons (winter/summer testing)
  • Driving Licence