HiL System Configuration Engineer

  • Contract
  • Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, UK
  • 41927727

PE Global is currently recruiting for a HiL System Configuration Engineer for an initial 12-month contract role with a leading manufacturing client based in Stevenage – hybrid role.

Job Description

An engineer skilled in engine control software testing processes and equipment to develop and maintain our UK based hardware-in-the-loop (HiL) systems and associated tools for our validation teams to use. The team primarily use dSPACE and Vector tools to develop automated test scripts but a significant proportion are created in Python. The successful candidate will need to be fully conversant with all these tools.

Job Responsibilities

  • Developing and maintaining an Automation Desk / Python based test automation environment for others to use to develop test plans.
  • Advising others on how to implement test plans.
  • Manage deployment of HiL configurations to our UK based test systems
  • Manage other supporting software (calibration / service tools etc) on HiL systems
  • Conduct ad-hoc tests to validate or troubleshoot issues.
  • Run flash file calibration validation tests


  • dSPACE – ControlDesk, AutomationDesk, EESPORT, ConfigurationDesk, Installation Manager, Firmware Manager – Able to use those tools for system configuration and test automation
  • Python – Able to create test scripts in versions 2.x and 3.x
  • Test processes / procedures
  • Electronic System Knowledge – Knowledge of power system and diesel engine control system components (controllers, sensors , actuators etc) sufficient to devise test plans
  • Mathworks – Matlab, Simulink, Stateflow
  • Vector – Able to set up devices / networks for CANape and CANalyzer and use the tools manually of via automation.

Interested candidates should submit an updated CV.
Please click the link below to apply, call Veronica on +44 20 3966 9800 or alternatively send an up to date CV to

***Please note our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in UK***

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