Job Title
Preevision Engineer
Ref #
Date posted
Friday, February 9, 2024
United Kingdom
Business area
Electrical and Controls - System Architecture
Position level
H - Qualified
Working time
Full Time
Contract type
Working pattern
9am - 6pm Monday to Friday

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Purpose of Role

You will be instrumental in all aspects of EE Architecture Network design.

You will be working hands-on yourself with the implementation plus with outsource partners and suppliers to deliver the network design.

The EE Architecture Networks will be developed in accordance with the various industry standards for security and safety.

You will ensure the network architecture design is robust, safe, and flexible from initial concept though to series production and beyond.

Principal Accountabilities

Optimize the vehicle network architectures of LIN, CAN (Controller Area Networks) and Ethernet and support the product life cycle with the required database releases.

Design signals, frames and PDUs for all LIN, CAN, and Ethernet networks according to system requirements.

Manage and track the implementation of changes using a ticketing system for traceability.

Develop and maintain the EE architecture networks required to satisfy the security and safety requirements.

Review and provide feedback on components requiring communication on LIN, CAN, or Ethernet.

Contribute to defining the network standards to be used within the network design team and to support system and component owners to deliver them.

Contribute to development of the systems engineering process and develop a culture within engineering for the product development life cycle.

Communicating with various stakeholders across the business in different forums

Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • 2+ years automotive engineering experience in EE architecture network design.
  • Knowledge in EE architecture design tools for communication networks (PREEvision preferable).
  • Comprehensive understanding of the LIN, CAN & Ethernet standards.
  • Exposure to AUTOSAR classic or adaptive.
  • University degree in an Electrical or Electronics engineering topics.
  • Knowledge on Functional Safety and Cybersecurity standards.
  • A positive, proactive attitude with a prominent level of self-motivation to deliver excellence. 


Personal Attributes

  • Technical mindset with the ability to work from fundamental engineering principles.
  • Conscientious with excellent attention to detail for quality, reliability and safety
  • Is action-orientated, proactive and works at pace.
  • Is transparent, progressive & entrepreneurial. Customer Focused
  • Is adaptable, resilient, and open to change.
  • Proven personal & team workload management skills.
  • Collaborative, working effectively across teams & departments to deliver on time & to quality.
  • Effective communication, analytical and problem-solving skills