Exciting Opportunity: Connected Car TCU Design Engineer
Salary: £29.60 per hour (equivalent to £60,028 annually)
We are currently seeking a highly skilled Connected Car TCU Design Engineer to join a globally recognised automotive company based in Cranfield. This is a long-term contract role, offering an excellent opportunity to contribute to the development of cutting-edge automotive technology.
Develop TCU software improvements to enhance features and quality for mass production vehicles in the AMEIO region.
Establish a robust FOTA (Firmware Over-The-Air) process for quick deployment to the market.
Generate and release TCU configuration data.
Manage Tier 1 suppliers to ensure the delivery of products meets Quality, Cost, and Timing targets.
Coordinate in-house and supplier TCU validation to meet design standards before new software releases.
Collaborate with Off Board Connected Car teams, test teams, and customer-oriented engineering teams to confirm connected car functionality and performance.
Work closely with Sales, Marketing, and Purchasing teams to align technical solutions with business objectives.
Collaborate with related engineering sections to ensure proper packaging and connection of all system components, meeting design and regulation requirements.
Provide regular status reports to management at all levels.
Manage project KPIs (Cost, Quality, Delivery) and development schedules.
Generate and implement cost optimization ideas.
Oversee post-SOP (Start of Production) quality improvement activities.
Contribute to telematics feature development.
Conduct component and system design reviews.
Qualifications & Experience:
2+ years' experience in automotive electrical and electronic development or equivalent experience on a major development program.
Understanding and experience in telematics system development.
Experience in managing Tier 1 suppliers for complex electronic product development.
Familiarity with IoT and vehicle-level protocols (MQTT, TCP/IP, CAN, UDS, Ethernet).
Experience in liaising with 3rd party telematics service providers and Mobile Network Operators (MNOs).
Coordination of complex Bill of Materials (BOM) releases.
Effective communication skills in a cross-cultural and cross-functional team environment.
Proactive approach and ability to self-manage.
Flexibility regarding working practices and hours.
Availability for occasional international travel (typically a few days to 2 weeks).
Hours & Pay:
Monday to Friday
39 hours per week
£29.60 per hour (equivalent to £60,028 annually)
If you are a dynamic and experienced Connected Car TCU Design Engineer ready to contribute to the future of automotive technology, we invite you to apply. Join our team and be part of a forward-thinking company at the forefront of innovation in the automotive industry.
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