Senior Software Engineer

Lyra Electronics is a growth-stage high-technology engineering company working at the leading edge of power electronics and battery technologies.
With established roots in motorsport and the automotive industry, Lyra Electronics serves the growing demands of any industry that is looking to embrace electrification to improve its cost performance and environmental footprint. 

Lyra specialises in high efficiency, compact and high performance DC-DC converters, motor drive inverters, battery management systems and other power electronics topologies to support electrification of all industries.
We at Lyra Electronics are looking to recruit the highest calibre engineers to join our highly motivated team to make their own contribution to a fast growing company in a fast moving industry.

About the role
• As a Senior Software Engineer, you will take responsibility for the technical delivery of one    or more projects and ensure that the team of engineers on those projects understand their    tasks and responsibilities.
• You will take ownership for your own tasks and will endeavour to deal with issues using        your own acumen. You will communicate closely with the Project Management team and        will escalate issues when appropriate.
• You will have sufficient technical knowledge and capability that you can understand new        concepts and principles driven by Lyra’s founder and Chief Technical Officer, and drive        relevant work scopes into the engineering team.
• You will integrate your own methods and ideas in order to deliver the company’s technical    innovations.
• You will understand the fundamentals of power electronics both in terms of software and      hardware and you will be driven by your belief in the importance of both for future              mobility, industry and the supporting infrastructure.
• Lastly, you will enjoy working as part of a close knit team where every individual’s                contribution matters and where you will have the freedom to interact directly with every        member of the business.

Minimum educational qualifications
• Degree in Electronics Engineering or equivalent.

Previous Experience
• You will have a minimum of five years working within a similar field of embedded software    design or application ideally for the control of power electronics
• You will have coached one or more junior engineers

Other advantageous skills
• Experience using version control and change management tools
• Experience with Model Based Software Development using Matlab/Simulink and auto C        code generation using Embedded Coder/Targetlink
• Experience with AUTOSAR based toolchain
• Experience in writing ‘apps’ for Android and iOS
• Experience of working in the automotive industry
• Knowledge of writing software for high voltages and high currents
• Experience of DFMEA

To fulfil the role, you will
• Support the development of, and ensure adherence to, project plans
• Interpret internal/customer specifications and ensure adherence to requirements                  documentation
• Analyse, refine and decompose high level requirements to generate software requirements
• Have experience across all phases of V style software development cycle
• Have experience with software architecture design, component identification and interface    definition
• Implement embedded software to drive power electronics components including                  embedded code, APIs and user interfaces
• Demonstrate C programming skills as per coding guidelines such as MISRA
  Have experience with communication protocols such as CAN, I2C, SPI, Flexray, LIN and      writing drivers for them
• Have experience or some familiarity of EV charging protocols such as CHAdeMO, CCS,      OCPP 
• Have experience with 32-bit MCUs such as TI C2000, Infineon Tricore AURIX family etc.
• Understand low-level electronics and be able to trace schematics as required during              software debugging and testing
• Write unit, integration and system level test specification and test the embedded software as per test specifications
• Support simulation activities for power electronics devices
• Have experience working within A-SPICE, ISO26262 (or equivalent) Systems Process management
• Be familiar with ASIL ratings and Functional Safety
• Support product documentation (user manuals, etc.)
• Be comfortable working directly with customers including, from time to time, on site at their premises
• Understand the importance of test, quality assurance and release processes and ensure strict adherence to these at all times
• Demonstrate a self-motivated approach to problem solving
• Be capable of the highest quality of communication with the Project Management team, the Engineering Manager and customers

Company Benefits
• Unlimited leave
• 5% employer’s pension contribution
• Salary sacrifice pension scheme available
• Group life insurance (four times basic annual salary) with Employee Assistance Programme
• Group income protection insurance
• Optional private medical insurance. 

Enough about us, we want to hear about you. Send us your CV!

Lyra Electronics
Warwick University Campus
Wellesbourne, Warwickshire  
CV35 9EF

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