CODESYS Software Engineer. Electric Vehicles, Battery Systems
CODESYS Software Engineer. Electric Vehicles, Battery Systems
Lancashire £45000 - £60000 per annum + + Benefits
Permanent | CODESYS/APR_1585669010
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CODESYS Software Engineer. Electric Vehicles, Battery Systems

Blackburn, Lancashire. Commutable from Preston, Bolton, Burnley, North Manchester

£ Highly Competitive (depending on experience and seniority) plus benefits

Innovative electric vehicle development company urgently requires experienced Software Engineer with strong CODESYS experience to join their team to program and document their vehicle management units, battery management systems and other ancillary electronic components.

The Role:

You will be expected to bring technical knowledge and guidance of programming CodeSys 2.3 and 3.5 for an automotive application. Ideally you will have working knowledge of vehicle HV battery (BEV) systems and be from a mechanical, electrical and or electronic engineering background. Automotive / Electric / Battery powered systems background is ideal. Your support will ensure the achievement of business objectives and technical development by delivering projects on time and within budget. The role will require you to take responsibility for the development, documentation and maintenance of CODESYS software libraries and systems from development to production. Day to day you will:

Write and analyse programs written in CodeSys 2.3 and 3.5

Work within the parameters of ISO26262 functional safety (with support)

Support vehicle build and advise on the battery and charging design process

Plan and execute vehicle tests

Manage component change including costs

Responsibility for the collation and presentation of data as and when required

Required Skills and Experience:

Proven experience in a similar role/ automotive application

Sound working knowledge and experience in writing programs in CodeSys 2.3 and 3.5

Understanding of battery electric vehicles

Good electrical and electronic skills


Working knowledge of Battery Management Systems (BMS) and their programming

Any working knowledge of LiFePo 4 Prismatic Cells, Lithium Pouch and Lithium Cells

Working knowledge of HV DC battery safe working practices

HV isolation, automatic disconnection and insulation monitoring

An understanding of battery layout, their electrical design and charging capabilities

Excellent computer skills and preferably with knowledge and familiarity of, CAN CANOpen, J1939, Software C-code, CodeSys 2.3 and 3.5, communication protocols, CANMoon and toolchain

Experience of developing control algorithms for EV/HEV automotive applications, including electric motor controls

The Person:

Multitasker and organised

Good team player with the additional ability to work alone unsupervised

Friendly person with good verbal and written communication skills with the ability to fit in

An eye for detail, high standard of work

The Benefits:

My client offers plenty of opportunity for career progression for the right candidates who wish to progress within our successful organisation and offers competitive salary, pension and life assurance, free parking etc

Please send CV now and call Tim Morris on 07739 716815 to find out more

CODESYS Software Engineer. Electric Vehicles, Battery Systems

Blackburn, Lancashire

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