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HIL Systems and Plant Model Engineer in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire



Leamington Spa, Warwickshire





HIL Systems and Plant Model Engineer

Job Reference No: ID 643

Gordon Murray Technologies combines the expertise of visionary designers and engineers to bring disruptive technologies and low environmental impact innovations to the mobility sector. Critical to the implementation of iStream Superlight are integral modules and systems engineered to deliver a range of electrical functionalities - these technologies also being scaleable to serve the delivery demands of any specific platform configuration.

With multiple sites in Shalford and Warwick, the Gordon Murray Technologies continues to grow with multiple vehicle programmes currently in development.

As a result, we currently have exciting opportunity for a HIL Systems and Plant Model Engineer to join our Team in our Midlands offices.


  • Create and maintain HIL Plant and Dynamic Models, accurately representing vehicle components and systems.
  • Develop modular simulation models for HIL rigs, utilizing interface & plug-in concepts to allow seamless integration of multiple simulation plants and controllers, and continuous increase in the level of HIL test automation.
  • Plan, implement and maintain upgrades to the HIL hardware, software tool chains and environments supporting manual and automated software testing across multiple domains: Chassis, Body, Electrification, Autonomous Drive, Digital Cockpit, and Connectivity.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and technology partners to support the delivery of software-controlled vehicle functions, ensuring alignment with the overall Electrical Architecture and technical roadmaps.
  • Create and maintain detailed documentation for the HIL hardware, models, environments, and configurations.
  • Specify, develop and execute scripted and manually driven test plans.
  • Stay updated of the latest trends in HIL testing techniques and methodologies. Apply findings to optimize test efficiency and accuracy.
  • Drive the design and implementation of tools interoperability solutions allowing continuous and nightly test runs, automated issue reporting and regression testing.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science Engineering or a related field.
  • Proven experience in designing and implementing HIL test systems for automotive applications, having participated in the delivery of at least one full program.
  • Proven experience of using Matlab Simulink toolchain for generating and maintaining vehicle plant models.
  • Proven Experience of using dSPACE / National Instruments hardware and toolchain for set up and functioning of a HIL Rig. Understanding of usage of National Instruments Toolchain (LabVIEW, VeriStand)

What's on Offer:

As well as the opportunity to work with a fantastic team, the position comes with:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Private medical scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Enhanced personal pension
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • On-site parking

Gordon Murray Technologies is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of age, sexual orientation, gender, pregnancy, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, disability, medical history, race, marital status, genetic information or parental status. We strive to promote a workplace that celebrates diversity and encourages individuals to express their opinions and beliefs.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch should you require any reasonable adjustments to assist with your application.

All applicants must have the Right to Work in the UK.


This vacancy is being advertised by Optamor Limited. Optamor is a specialist Recruitment Process Outsourcing provider. We provide a flexible full recruitment solution which takes care of all recruitment requirements from planning to on-boarding. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.

Job reference 643_1717680877
Date posted 06 June 2024

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