Software Test Engineer

04_Professionals (technical)
PC04 Eng. Serv., Mot


We have found an answer to the question of what will be the drive for the vehicles of tomorrow: Your skills and passion. You will not simply advance electro-mobility, but you will shape it together with us. Striving to master new challenges and persistently searching for even better solutions are the foundation of our everyday work. A love for cars and automotive technology underscores everything we do. These are the factors that drive us to find even better solutions that move our customers forward consistently and foster excitement.



MAHLE Powertrain is a global engineering consultancy that specialises in the design, development and integration both of electrified powertrain systems and of advanced internal combustion engines. Our dual technological strategy is to lead the development of electro-mobility and, at the same time, the further optimisation of internal combustion engines.



Engineering excellence is at the heart of everything we do. We celebrate innovative thinking, encourage learning and knowledge development and it is important for us to grow our talent internally. We are seeking exceptional engineers to join our team and contribute to the further growth of our technical capabilities.

Your Role & Resposibilities


To work in the Test Engineering team within Build and Test.  Responsible for the data acquisition systems and associated software within the propulsion, vehicle and battery test facilities. Part of the B&T team helping to develop the future capability of the department.  Typical duties outlined below: - 


  • Development of all data acquisition systems, including hardware/software and the test-cell computer network
  • Development of data and control systems for the new facilities such as Battery and e-machine testing
  • Support planning and delivery of software upgrade programmes
  • Work closely with the instrumentation team in the resolution of issues to minimise downtime
  • To monitor the effectiveness of current systems and deliver efficiency improvements
  • Part of the B&T team transforming the facility for e-mobility testing, developing proposals for capital expenditure

Your Skills and Experience 

  • Previous experience of complex data acquisition systems, ideally within an automotive development environment, using dynamometer test beds and test rigs
  • Knowledge of I/O network protocols as CANbus, MODBus etc
  • Familiarity with software such as AVL PUMA, Horbia STARS, NI LabView, INCA an advantage
  • Good understanding of instrumentation techniques
  • Good technical competence in equipment calibration
  • Good problem-solving skills are essential
  • High +300VDC electrical experience an advantage
  • The ability to approach new technical challenges with an open mind






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Facts about the job

Benefits:  Benefits-UK/DI_LI_LS_MP_PE_PH_PP_SA
Entry level:  Experienced hires
Part- / Full-time:  Full Time
Functional area:  R&D - Electronics incl. software development

Northampton, GB

Company:  MAHLE Powertrain Ltd.

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Your future at MAHLE

As a team player and someone who thinks ahead, you can deploy all your skills with us. In cooperation with colleagues from different countries and areas, you contribute in designing the mobility of the future. When selecting MAHLE, you choose trend-setting technologies and strategies. Are you interested in working with us and developing efficient and environmentally-friendly solutions, optimising existing products, and turning innovative ideas into reality? Then MAHLE is the right address for you.

Shape the future with us.

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