Principal Engineer / Servo Design (BBBH13755) Stevenage, England
|Salary:||GBP65 - GBP65 per hour|
An opportunity has arisen with my client for a Principal Engineer/ Servo design to join them on a 6-month contract. The Principal engineers role will involve, leading the design, development and validation of control systems across a range of actuator products.
Role: Principal Engineer/ Servo Design
Pay: £65.00 per hour via Umbrella Company
Contract: 6 Months – Likely to be extended
Hours: Monday – Friday, 37 hours per week - Flexible working with 1-2 days expected onsite per week typically. When undertaking hardware testing the need to be onsite will increase. Testing usually only 1 week in duration.
Security Clearance: Security Clearance Required
The Engineer will work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary design team, owning the design, development and proving of control algorithms and ensuring that Customer performance requirements are successfully met.
Responsibilities may include:-
- Development of control algorithms for both analogue and digital systems, typically in the control of BLDC motors.
- Modelling of Actuation Systems and conducting performance assessments.
- Identification of sub-system requirements (mechanical, electronics, software).
- Identification of suitable electromechanical components (particularly motors and sensors), working co-operatively with suppliers where needed.
- Definition of design proving plans and conducting design proving tests in support of product qualification.
- Experience utilising the MATLAB / Simulink toolset for the generation of control algorithms ready for deployment within embedded systems.
- The ability to derive governing system equations (i.e. system transfer functions) across a range of electronic and mechanical systems.
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to work within a design team from a range of backgrounds.
- Knowledge of position sensors, microprocessors and software development would be beneficial.
- Knowledge of electric motors and drive / commutation strategies e.g. Field Oriented Control (FOC) or Space Vector Pulse Width Modulation (SVPWM) techniques.
- Understanding of DO-178C or DO-331 coding standards would be an advantage.
If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Melanie Cave at Line Up Aviation
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