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REQ ID: 112442
JOB TITLE: Test Platform Hardware in the Loop (HIL) Engineer
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 30/04/2023
We’re re-examining our vehicles and what a vehicle means in the emerging world of automation, connectedness, electrification and the shared economy. New ideas, new technology, and new approaches to mobility are our business. Join a team of next generation thinkers.



The Successful candidate will develop Hardware In the Loop (HIL) rigs based on Vector supplier test systems as per software test requirements. This is an exciting opportunity to support the delivery of future electric vehicle architectures at Jaguar Land Rover


You will:

  • Develop the simulation strategy based on test requirement to achieve the departmental virtual validation objectives.
  • Responsible to specify the BoM (Bill of Material) to enable the HIL platform setup
  • Provide rig modeling and rig system debugging to support the test needs.
  • Day to day HIL rig maintainence to enable smooth manual and automated ECU software testing.
  • Support the rig planning, test booking, execution and ECU product defect debug to leverage the max efficiency of the HIL rig softare validation.
  • Analytical skillset to interpret the data generated, debug the issues to identify the root cause.
  • Capture and log network signals, plot and measure them as required by the validation team.
  • Ensure virtual tools and HIL rig coverage for future model changes
  • Provide technical advice and guidance on collection and measurement of data. To collate, manipulate and interpret data which will be used to inform engineering decisions
  • To support continuous improvement activity with the goal of improving test efficiency and/or product quality
  • Oversee commissioning and acceptance testing of measurement equipment




  • Electronic engineering background preferred and having good software programing skills.
  • Proven experience in Matlab, Simulink and Simulation toolset
  • Plant modelling and Behavioural modelling experience, based on requirements.
  • Proficient in using dSPACE tool chain especially configuration desk and Control Desk
  • Experience to interpret specific test requirements and vehicle circuit diagram into HIL test setup and wiring mapping to enable the ECU software system level test.
  • Good knowledge of vehicle architecture and vechicle network knowledge such as CAN, LIN, Flexray, BroadRReach
  • Good working knowledge of vehicle diagnostics and understanding of ISO standard (ISO 14229-1) of vehicle  (UDS) protocol,



  • Ability to collect and summarise customer requirements and align work with strategic themes
  • Proven skillset on Data analysis and reporting of test data.
  • Good project management skills to enable HIL rig planning and efficient delivery.
  • Knowledge of processing tools such as JIRA, SVN,GIT are preferred.
  • Knowledge of dSpace or NI test system is an advantage on top of Vector test system.
  • Propulsion system knowledge and BEV basic knowledge




Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At Jaguar Land Rover, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage. 

Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.


At Jaguar Land Rover, we are passionate about our people. They are at the heart of our business. We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of our global customers and the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work, and reach their full potential.


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