System Dynamics and Controls Engineer

Research and Development, Nottingham, United Kingdom

System Dynamics and Controls Engineer
Location: Nottingham

System Dynamics and Controls Engineer will work on the development of methods for the simulation of dynamic systems that include and integrate mechanical, electrical, thermal and controls. He/She should be highly proficient in the use of 1D tools such as Simulink, Amesim etc., not just from a practitioner’s point of view but also from first principles. In case you would like to learn more, please continue reading.

  • Development of methods for the simulation of dynamic systems that include and integrate mechanical, electrical, thermal and controls
  • Becoming a part of the Research & Innovation Team to develop new methods for simulating all sorts of engineering systems - electric vehicle drive systems, mechanical and electrical
  • Liaising closely with other teams across Hexagon, especially the software development teams for Romax Evolve, Adams, Easy5 & Romax Spectrum
  • Closely cooperating with Electrical, Electronics & Controls team in Applied Solutions – to put the newly developed methods into practice
  • Split between Theoretical and Applied part of work - 2/3 Theoretical and 1/3 Applied

  • Degree in Engineering, Physics or Mathematics - ideally a PhD. or MA. With strong industrial experience
  • High proficiency in the use of 1D tools such as Simulink, Amesim etc. - not just from a practitioner’s point of view but also from first principles
  • Familiarity with FMI/FMU for data exchange and co-simulation
  • Strong Mathematics and Physics
  • Being keen to develop simulation approaches that surpass the current best-practice
We offer:
  • Very interesting position which lies halfway between academic and industrial application
  • Opportunity to set up new principles in the field of simulation
  • Working in hi-tech environment that really makes an impact on future trends
  • Friendly and casual working environment

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