Engineer – Software & Controls – Alexander Dennis Limited – Falkirk

Alexander Dennis Limited


Engineer – Software & Controls

Location: Falkirk

This position could be based from a number of our UK sites and is therefore advertised across various locations. Please note, however, that there is only one position available.

Come join Alexander Dennis on our mission to save the planet. We are transforming public transport globally by designing, manufacturing, and servicing greener, more eco-friendly, buses and coaches.

Our people are our biggest asset, making us the hugely successful company we are. We are transforming how we work, offering team members more flexibility around how they live and work.

What does that mean for you?

Generous salary package – we reward our people at the level they deserve

A half day every Friday. Yes, a long weekend, every weekend. Giving you more time at the weekend to do the things you love with the people you love

A 37-hour working week, with flexible working options, giving you that much needed work/life balance

Annual leave entitlement which increases with tenure

Pension scheme to help you save for the future

Access to our Employee Assistance Programme which offers practical, impartial support on issues impacting your life

Cycle to work scheme, discounted gym membership, and regular meditation sessions as your health and wellbeing is important to us.

Interested and want to find out more? Check out our YouTube channel here!

Your Dream Role

An exciting opportunity to design, develop and maintain whole vehicle electronic control architectures and associated software applications.

Ensure reliable and safe compliance in global markets and adoption of, or compatibility with relevant emerging systems and technologies.

Undertake the design, development, verification and on-time delivery of control architectures and software for new and existing products and systems throughout product and application lifecycles.

Ensure software management, development and revision control processes provide traceability and controlled access to vehicle software applications and documentation through effective Application Lifecycle Management (ALM).

Our customers mean a lot to us. Interface directly with internal and external customers on technical issues and requirements capture, always ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction.

We are a fast-paced business with priorities shifting all the time. No two days will be the same and you will get involved in things you would not anywhere else.

Learn from the best. All of this will give you the right skills and experience to develop your career further.

What you will bring:

Degree educated in a relevant discipline (or equivalent work experience).

It would be great if you had experience in a similar Engineering position from the Automotive industry.

If you have experience from the bus & coach industry – even better!

We would also welcome those from mobile plant, rail and rolling stock, aerospace, marine, or other similarly complex manufacturing and engineering companies.

We would also welcome any candidates who have recently Graduated and have some relevant work experience.

Have strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to manage projects and guide teams both on site and remotely.

Knowledge of communication protocols and tools, e.g., CAN, LIN, IP.

Experience of model-based software development in Simulink/Stateflow.

Bright, analytical, with a curious mind. Unafraid to challenge the status quo, constantly improving the way we do things.

Relationship building will come easily to you with the confidence to communicate with a variety of different stakeholders across all levels of seniority.

Things can be hectic here. You will have the ability to plan and delivery concurrent tasks and projects.

Generally, someone who is approachable, with a strong work ethic and a desire to succeed.

Next steps:

If this sounds like you, and you’re interested in coming ‘aboard’, then we would love to hear from you. Alongside uploading your CV, please share a short covering letter detailing why you’re interested and why we should hire you!

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Please note – if you are an internal applicant, you must notify your line manager of your application.

We care deeply about being inclusive and we encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Due to the volume of vacancies and applications, we would prefer that you submit your application online. If, however, you require an alternative method of applying, please give us

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