Control Software Engineer

A career at CMB.TECH means joining one of the world's first developers and integrators of hydrogen solutions, focusing on engineering, hydrogen infrastructure, industrial, on-road, off-road, and marine applications.

To strengthen our team, we are currently looking for a Control Software Engineer

You will report to the Principal Engineer.

Previous applicants for this role should NOT reapply.

You must have a UK work visa or permit to apply for this vacancy.

Control Software Engineer

Job title: Control Software Engineer

Work type: Full Time - Permanent

Location: Brentwood, Essex


What are we looking for?

  • Support the development and integration of Fuel Storage Management Control Systems, human-machine interfaces (HMI) and integration of Engine Control Units (ECUs) for hydrogen dual fuel systems used in heavy-duty/industrial and marine applications.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams including Chief Engineers, Principle Engineers and Electrical Engineers/Designers to ensure seamless integration of Hydrogen Controls into the overall hydrogen system architecture.
  • Support the design and implementation of control algorithms, communication protocols, and safety features to optimise the performance, efficiency, and safety of the hydrogen dual fuel systems.
  • Understand the critical dependencies within the vehicle/machine/vessel and test cases, ensuring we cover integrated testing between components, systems and features.
  • Identify the relevant Standards and Regulations for system safety and cybersecurity.
  • Conduct thorough testing and validation of Hydrogen Controls, ensuring they meet regulatory requirements, industry standards, and internal quality benchmarks.
  • Troubleshoot and debug hardware and software issues in control systems, utilising diagnostic tools and methods to achieve reliable system performance.
  • Participate in design reviews, risk assessments, and technical discussions to provide valuable input and contribute to the continuous improvement of the hydrogen system engineering process.
  • Stay current with industry trends, advancements, and best practices related to hydrogen fuel systems, dual fuel technology, and industrial control system development.


What do you bring?

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Control Engineering, or related Engineering field.
  • Proven experience in the design, development of industrial or automotive control systems and testing of Controller Units and PLCs, preferably for hydrogen or alternative systems.
  • Strong proficiency in PLC programming languages (IEC 61131-3 Standard) or other relevant languages used in embedded systems development such as C/C++, Python, Matlab.
  • Strong proficiency in modelling and simulation software, such as Matlab/Simulink.
  • Familiarity with communication protocols (CAN, Ethernet, etc.) and real-time operating systems (RTOS) for embedded systems.
  • Knowledge of control algorithms, sensors, actuators, and feedback systems.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment.
  • Effective communication skills to convey complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Prior experience in the heavy-duty vehicle, industrial, or marine sectors is advantageous.
  • Understanding of safety standards and regulations related to automotive or industrial control systems, including functional safety.
  • Ability to travel 10% of the time to support new products sign-off, launch and quality actions. Travel may also include visiting the CMB.TECH Antwerp Headquarters and partners.


Our offer

  • We offer you an exciting and challenging position within a stable and ambitious company with a family corporate culture. With us you can continue to grow and get more and more responsibility.
  • We provide a competitive salary and benefits according to your experience and competences.


Would you like to contribute to this innovative story?

Please send your CV to: careers@cmb.tech
Reference: Control Software Engineer

Advertised: 21st of March 2024