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Diagnose application software on advanced control systems for heavy duty trucks.

DAF Trucks in Eindhoven is part of PACCAR INc. which is one of the biggest global players in the heavy duty truck industry. The known truck brands of PACCAR are Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF. Within PACCAR Inc. DAF engine development is the center of competence for engine development. The Platform Development department within Embedded Engineering is responsible for the development and design of all Electronic Control Units, both software and hardware, of PACCAR engines and DAF Vehicles. The department is divided in three groups: Application Software, Software Engineering and Hardware. You will be working in the Application Software group.

Position:

Senior Engineer Diagnostics Automotive

Company:

DAF

City & country:

Eindhoven , Netherlands

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Your challenge:

The senior Engineer Communications is responsible for the SW diagnostics domain within the department Application Software.

The diagnostics function area comprises functions (e.g. fault manager) which diagnose the application software on different control systems on the truck. Supporting functionalities like KWP/UDS and ODX protocols are part of the work package as well. Also creating input requirements for DAF service tool to assure the integration of this service tool with the control system application software is included.

You will be securing all the knowledge and having the technical lead within the functional domain and maintaining overview of all developments in that specific area. You will create architecture within this functional area, in agreement with the software architect. You will support the function lead engineer application software in planning, prioritizing, analysing and evaluating software implementation. You will discuss functional requirements in your functional area with the author of the software requirement documents. As an owner of the functional knowledge you will support embedded software engineers in designing and testing software implementation. As a central point of contact you’ll be responsible for planning and reporting status of issues in your domain. The senior engineer diagnostics deploys the diagnostic properties in agreement with the property owner diagnostics.

The senior engineer can be part of one or more Agile software development teams, that will analyse and develop software functions according input requirements or issue reports.

In this position you report to the Supervisor of the Application Software group within the department of Platform development and functionally to the system owner application software.

 

Our offer

We know changing your career and country is a big step. We make sure moving to the Netherlands will be a beneficiary step for you, in terms of:

  • Dutch employment contract;
  • Good competitive salary conditions;
  • Holiday pay (8% of annual gross income), 24 vacation days, (max) 7 bank holidays;
  • Overtime, travel and shift compensation according collective labor agreements;
  • Pension scheme, full payment during incapacity of work, accident insurance, supplementary occupational disability insurance and a collective health insurance;
  • We support your relocation to the Netherlands including working permit, social security registration
  • A personal development program and introduction to our large expat community with several social events a year.

Your experience

Education:

  • Technical education on college/university level with a specialisation in control theory, mechanical- or automotive engineering
  • Knowledge of embedded software design processes (according to internal and external standards)


Working experience:

  • At least 3 year of relevant experience in the diagnostics domain.
  • Experience and knowledge of Matlab/Simulink and Stateflow is a plus.
  • Knowledge of model-based design techniques is preferred.
  • Experience with real time embedded systems
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum or Kanban is a plus
  • Experience with process supporting tools for defect management, calibration and programming
  • Affinity with control system domain and application software
  • Knowledge of SW communication layer/protocol (e.g. CAN, LIN, UDS, ODX).
  • Knowledge of automotive safety and standards like ISO 26262, AutoSAR and SPICE is a plus


Personal skills

  • Ability to collaborate across different groups having varying levels of expertise and skill.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, especially listening and synthesizing.
  • Analytical skills and the ability to abstract from the current situation
  • You are able to explain complex technical information clearly and succinctly
  • Fluent in English language - effective communication in both verbal and written form. Willing to learn Dutch language.

About DAF

DAF is a market leader in the development and production of light, medium and heavy-duty trucks and commercial vehicles. Historically a Dutch company headquartered in Eindhoven, DAF is now a subsidiary of the American company PACCAR Inc. The largest truck manufacturer in the world. DAF has facilities in Eindhoven, Westerlo Belgium, Leyland UK and Ponta Grossa in Brazil. Of their 10,500 employees, 6830 are based in their largest factories in Eindhoven.

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About Eindhoven

Eindhoven is a city located in The Netherlands. With a population of over 227.000 people, it is the largest city of the south. Eindhoven is located centrally in Europe and easy accessible via Eindhoven Airport. There are three other airports within a 1,5 hour drive of Eindhoven. Other big cities as Amsterdam, Brussel and Düsseldorf are all within a 1,5 hour drive, which makes it easy to visit these during your free time.

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About The Netherlands

The Netherlands has been voted the 4th happiest nation on Earth, by Forbes, and it’s no wonder why. The great work-life balance, wealth distribution, tolerance and lifestyle all add up to a great place to live and work. The Netherlands can offer top salaries and a low cost of living, all coupled with amazing infrastructure and public services. If you’re thinking of relocating to the Netherlands for work then read our advice pages and learn all about the land famous for windmills and tulips.

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City & country:

Eindhoven , Netherlands

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