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Expert: ADAS and Highly Automated Driving - SSD008

Apply now Job no: 493043
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire
Categories: Product Development

Aston Martin is built upon the passion, skill and creativity of the people who dedicate their working lives to the most iconic brand in the world. Every intricate stitch, beautifully expressed line, and the stirring noise of our engines, is a manifestation of the desire and collective spirit to create the most beautiful cars: the soul of Aston Martin made real.

Due to the significant growth Aston Martin has experienced in recent years we now benefit from being a true multi-site organisation, and as such this role could be based at a number of sites, including Gaydon, Wellesbourne and Milton Keynes

Job Purpose:

To Deliver specialist support for ADAS and highly automated driving development and delivery, focusing on systems development, systems architecture and validation, with aim of developing state of the art performance across both Aston Martin Lagonda product line ups.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

  • To bring and maintain a contemporary international competency in Active Safety and Driver Assistance systems (such as AEB, ACC, Lane keep assist, Traffic Jam Assist etc)
  • Be a key knowledge holder for ADAS systems within the company
  • To contribute to long term ADAS and highly automated driving strategy development and tactical feature deployment across vehicle lines
  • To coordinate and lead active safety and ADAS unique future feature and systems development activities
  • The definition and development of future ADAS and highly automated vehicle systems architecture requirements to support future E/E architecture definition
  • To support company R&D studies and PoC programmes and to lead governmental funding opportunities and applications
  • To develop and maintain relationships with key supplier partners, technology providers and external systems and SW service providers
  • To help develop and refine active safety / highly automated vehicle subsystem target/requirements definition, development and cascade
  • To support pre-concept work and archetype development on production models

Qualifications and Experience

  • Good relevant Engineering degree (or equivalent) minimum 2.1
  • Masters or PhD in relevant engineering (or equivalent)
  • Excellent knowledge of Active Safety related regulations and validation procedures
  • Extensive experience in ADAS development
  • Proven track record of achievement within Active Safety / ADAS development and delivery
  • Understanding of the principals of Functional Safety (ISO26262)
  • Good understanding of highly automated driving systems architecture and sensor requirements
  • Experience with vehicle and systems architectures (CAN/Flex-ray/Ethernet)
  • Experience of using typical development tools such as Vector, CANoe, physical targets and simulation tools
  • Intuitive knowledge of fundamental engineering theory
  • Excellent IT skills and working knowledge of MS word/Excel etc
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to influence at all levels of organisation
  • Self-starting and self-motivated
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Able to learn quickly and integrate into a successful and dynamic team
  • Full UK Drivers Licence and flexibility to travel in UK and overseas


Remuneration Package:

  • Negotiable base salary in line with experience (from £50,000)
  • One management lease vehicle, either a Mercedes or Ford.
  • Up to 5% bonus potential
  • Contributory pension scheme – 3% matched for years 1 & 2, rising to double matched contributions from year 3 to a maximum employer contribution of 12%.
  • 26 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays.
  • Private Health Insurance – Single Cover.
  • Private Dental Plan – Single Cover.
  • A wide range of discounts with associated partners.

How to apply

There really has never been a better time to join Aston Martin Lagonda, with strong financial results, a significant growth plan in place, a new site nearing completion and arguably the strongest model line up in the Company’s history, so if you feel ready to take the next exciting step in your already successful career and become part of the AML family apply today for consideration

Please click on the 'apply now' button to submit your application.

PLEASE NOTE: We reserve the right to close the vacancy to applications earlier should we receive sufficient applications.


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