Published 18 days ago
Full time
Cambridge, - United Kingdom
Electronics Engineer
Required degree level: Bachelor
1-3 years experience is required


Location: Cambridge   COUNTRY: UK

Cosworth is a global technology business that delivers propulsion and intelligent solutions for customers in the automotive, aerospace and marine sectors. It is also well known for its longstanding association with global motorsport. As a business we are constantly seeking innovative ways to lead technology development while striving to deliver the reliability that our customers expect.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and ambitious engineer with a broad development skill set to join a small team of talented engineers.

The Hybrid Applications Engineer will provide first class hybrid system development and calibration assistance for a current project. This would include trackside and dyno facility support in addition to office-based working.

The successful candidate will be qualified to degree level with relevant low voltage design and calibration experience. Having a strong technical ability, you will be establishing new, and maintaining long-term relationships with clients.

If this role is for you, please apply via the form below.


Provide 48V Hybrid System technical direction and leadership.

Lead Cosworth hybrid development in the area of batteries and 48V components.

Develop, maintain, and communicate 48V battery knowledge including industry and technical innovations.

Completion of FMEA (Failure Mode and Effect Analysis) process documents.

Plan and manage DV/PV testing

Develop Hybrid systems plan from proof of concept through to product verification and validation

Collaborate and communicate with stakeholders on system design concepts, status and decision making.

Support commercial team in the preparation of technical proposals and documentation.

Prepare Risk Assessments covering the deployment of Hybrid systems trackside.

Prepare and maintain project plans to ensure on time and fully functional hybrid system deployment.

Manage the safe transportation of batteries and hybrid equipment


The ideal person will hold the below skills and experience:

Essential Experience:

Qualified to degree level in a related engineering discipline

Excellent engine control strategy understanding

Working knowledge of mechanical and electrical/electronic systems relevant to the position

Excellent problem-solving skills

Ability to operate under pressure, often with tight deadlines

Familiarity with the motorsport data analysis software packages

Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills

Excellent team working capabilities

Willingness to lead and take responsibility, reliably delivering on tasks and objectives

Willingness to travel

Desirable Experience:

Experience in a customer support role

Experience and training in High Voltage Hybrid Systems

Track record of Hybrid system development, integration and deployment.

Proven project management skills

Appreciation of auto-coding and developing engine control strategies in Matlab/Simulink

Proven track record in delivering high end motorsport products and features

Knowledge of motorsport wiring loom design and manufacturer

Understanding of vehicle communication methods such as RS232, CAN, LIN, Ethernet and EtherCAT

Basic understanding of computer programming languages such as C# and Visual Basic



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