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Systems Engineer – Software & Electrical Architecture in Guildford, Surrey


Guildford, Surrey





Gordon Murray Automotive is a UK-based global luxury brand dedicated to creating and manufacturing the world's greatest driving cars. These ultra-exclusive cars are engineered and designed without compromise to provide unrivalled driving experiences and driver-centric connection.

With multiple sites in Shalford, Dunsfold, Warwick and a new purpose-built HQ on its way in Windlesham, the Gordon Murray Group continues to grow with multiple vehicle programmes currently in development. As a result, we currently have exciting opportunities for a Systems Engineer - Software & Electrical Architecture to join our Team based in Shalford.


Systems engineering with responsibility for concurrent engineering of Gordon Murray hyper cars, focusing on software systems.
Work in collaboration with various stakeholders to deliver the software-controlled aspects of technologically advanced vehicle systems.
As part of a team, develop a model-based understanding of systems architecture and the interactions between different vehicle systems, humans, and the environment.
Apply systems architecture principles to support the development of electrical architecture within the unique constraint spaces defined for each program.
Participate in analyses and reviews to ensure that the vehicle system meets applicable quality, safety, security, and legal requirements.
Develop requirements and interface definitions (including network definitions) for subsystems and components, ranging from simple binary functions to complex distributed functions.
Provide technical and project oversight for software related developments undertaken by our technical partners and Tier 1 suppliers.
Participate in the planning and provide guidance around network and distributed functions integration activities.
Employ technical management methodologies to effectively coordinate the development of components and systems with suppliers, managing risk, quality, configuration, and timing.
Manage engineering changes and issues that occur during the engineering lifecycle.
Use engineering design artefacts to perform impact and root cause analyses of issues understanding the impact on vehicle systems, and work with stakeholders and domain experts to ensure timely solutions.
Experience and Qualifications:

Significant relevant experience of systems engineering delivery within an automotive, aerospace or e-mobility engineering environment.
Experience with model-based systems engineering methods, languages and tools such as SysML, Capella, etc.
Demonstrable understanding of electrical architecture and underlying vehicle networks and diagnostic technologies.
Working knowledge of software architectures, development methodologies, test and validation strategies, and development environments.
Experience of project engineering with Tier 1 suppliers, preparation of project documentation and reports. Risk management, mitigation, and recovery planning.
Experience of delivery within lean and/or agile engineering frameworks and full product lifecycle activities.
Exposure to Functional Safety and Cybersecurity standards, as well as familiarity with regulatory compliance processes, would be advantageous.
Articulate, self-motivated, and able to work well on own initiative.
Possession of a Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Automotive or similar honours degree. Other recognised qualifications combined with relevant experience will be considered.
Full driving license is essential and no visa or other restrictions for working in the UK or travelling in the European Union.
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
Holiday Loyalty Bonus Scheme
Enhanced Personal Pension Plan
Car Scheme
Enhanced Maternity & Paternity Pay
Cycle to Work Scheme
Employee Recruitment Referral Incentive Scheme
Parking Onsite
Gordon Murray Group 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 either Advanced Resource Managers Limited, Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited or Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited ("ARM"). ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. 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 122447_1705919603
Date posted 22 January 2024

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