Systems & Software Team Leader

Location: Banbury, Oxfordshire

Job Type: Permanent

Job Skills: control systems embedded stateflow simulink ISO26262 manager team leader

Salary: £55 - £60 per annum


  • Systems & Software Team Leader

On behalf of an Oxfordshire based automotive motorsport company, we are actively looking to recruit for a (Controls) Systems & Software Team Leader. The candidate will need experience of automotive control software, strong embedded software knowledge and experience in either managing or leading a small team of software engineers.

Software Responsibilities:

  • Lead and build the software team (currently one engineer but you will have additional 3 engineers available to do some work items)
  • Develop and deploy team processes relating to software development, coding standards and version control management
  • Real time embedded control software design and development in Matlab, Simulink and C.
  • Potential to develop other on and off car systems such as on-car HMI systems or off-car tools/systems for development, calibration, analysis.
  • Assist with consultancy on software system, architecture and functional safety aspects of design
  • Documentation of all steps in the process

Systems Responsibilities:

  • Road and race car electronic systems design
  • Concept, prototype and production applications
  • Vehicle level system architecture design
  • Role may include design of mechanical, thermal and other associated systems.
  • Safety analysis and design processes
  • Application test, calibration and validation
  • Documentation of all steps in the process


  • Knowledge of vehicle control systems, sensors and actuators.
  • Ability to develop, test and document embedded software in C and Simulink/Stateflow for real time on-car control applications.
  • Interact with customer to clarify specs/requirements up front and report/inform customer on progress throughout.
  • Very detailed technical approach with ability to really get into how a system works and a ‘never give up’ approach to development and problem solving.
  • Capability to take on all of the above to manage projects.

Would like:

  • Ability to design vehicle control systems, specify actuators/sensors, draw looms and produce detailed specifications for all parts.
  • Understanding of V Cycle techniques and ISO26262/ISO9001 safety quality systems.
  • Race and road car systems knowledge preferred but not essential.

Location: Banbury, Oxfordshire

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