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Senior Controls Engineer

Job description

Senior Controls Engineer

As the Senior Controls Engineer, you will work as a member of the Systems Architecture Design & Controls Team supporting development of my clients' products. This role will support the execution of embedded controls development projects, working with hardware, software, validation test and system integration functions.

 

Your Responsibilities:

  • Develop controller models for system level control algorithms and logic that provide superior performance, enhance reliability and diagnostics.
  • Execute model-in-the-loop simulations to verify control behavior and performance.
  • Support system and sub-system level integration testing to ensure control system behavior meets functional and non-functional requirements. Review and analyze system test data.
  • Mentor and supervise team members.
  • Work with software development teams to integrate model-generated software into application software.
  • Adhere to model development standards and processes.
  • Collaborate with System integration teams and Product management.
  • Drive project execution to achieve project milestones.
  • Develop and execute team technology and process strategies.
  • 10% travel anticipated.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Computer Science required. Other technical degrees may be considered with relevant work experience.
  • At least 12 years experience in controls, electronics, systems or software engineering is required.
  • Master’s Degree in Control Theory is strongly preferred.

 

Key Competencies:

  • Experience with model based design processes and modeling & simulation of complex systems is required.
  • Understanding of control system design. Classical control knowledge required (PID control, linear control, digital filtering). Advanced control knowledge preferred (modern control theory, model predictive control, non-linear control, adaptive control, fuzzy logic).
  • Advanced proficiency with Simulink and Stateflow is required.
  • Understanding of optimization techniques is preferred.
  • Experience with MAAB, J-MAAB, IEC 62304 standards or equivalents are preferred.
  • Experience in automating processes is preferred.
  • Proficiency in SVN, Jenkins or Dymola beneficial.
  • Knowledge in refrigeration, vapor compression or thermodynamics/fluid dynamics is a plus.
  • Knowledge in compressors, engines or power electronics is a plus.

For more information, please contact Emma on 091 455 307.

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