Software Engineer

Job Category:
Software Developer/Engineer
Job Type:
Level of IT Experience:
5-10 Years
North Ireland
Salary Description:
Competitive salary offered
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About Wrightbus

Wrightbus manufactures the World-first zero-emission hydrogen double-decker, alongside midibuses, full size single deckers, two and three axle double deckers and articulated vehicles. Wrights Group has recently focused increasingly on its zero-emission hydrogen buses.

Job Spec:

To design software systems for the vehicle control system and driver's display. To integrate vehicle chassis, powertrain and body systems into the overall vehicle control strategy. To engage with suppliers of third-party systems to specify software and parameters to meet specifications.


Holidays - 237.5 hours.
Pension - 5% employer, 3% company
Medicash scheme. You can claim back on medical appointments and free counselling etc.
Life insurance
Canteen onsite,
Free parking and local befits


HND/HNC in Software Engineering or related subject
BEng (hons) level or BSc (hons) Software Engineering or related subject (Desirable)
1 years relevant engineering experience
Knowledge of Electric and Hybrid Vehicle control systems (Desirable)
Knowledge of traction battery control systems (Desirable)
Knowledge of chassis powertrain and driveline systems (Desirable)
Knowledge of software programming using PLC based logic, or similar
Engineering Report Writing
Good communication skills
Demonstrable ability in software testing and debugging
Highly motivated and positive attitude
Creative and innovative
Analytical mindset
Structured Approach
Keeps detailed records Flexible and adaptable

Job Descrpition:

Program design, development and delivery for vehicle primary control system using PLC based application software.
Program design, development and delivery for vehicle display systems using graphical application software.
Work closely with system supplier teams to successfully design, develop and deliver software and parameter sets for chassis, powertrain and body systems.
Support the design of electrical hardware systems for chassis, powertrain and body systems for diesel, hybrid (HEV) and electric (EV) vehicle platforms
Design of control systems for chassis, powertrain and body systems for diesel, hybrid (HEV) and electric (EV) vehicle platforms
Design and development of CAN communications systems and architecture.
Design and development of vehicle diagnostic systems and tools.
Provision and co-ordination of test plans for vehicle commissioning, testing and data logging of vehicle control systems.
Support vehicle testing and validation of systems and components.
Provision of system technical documentation.
Documentation, validation, FMEA and review of all vehicle control system programs.
Vehicle control system fault diagnosis.
Provide technical assistance to development and production teams.
Support aftersales teams with customer problems and technical queries.
Investigation and rectification of warranty problems.
Continuous improvement of vehicle electrical control systems to improve vehicle reliability, performance and reduce cost of manufacture.
Undertake any other duties or training conducive with the efficient conduct of the post.

Job Type: Full-time

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