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Title:  Senior Software System Engineer


Hethel (Remote Start), GB

Department:  Propulsion & Chassis
Date:  06-Jun-2021

Lotus Cars builds world class, high performance and lightweight sports cars that are sold all around the world. The current range – which is 100% ‘For The Drivers’ – includes the Evora coupe, the critically acclaimed Exige and the iconic Elise.


The latest new Lotus is the Evija, our all-electric hypercar that is the world’s most powerful series production model. All Lotus cars are rightly regarded as being the benchmark for exceptional ride and handling, lightweight engineering, exceptional steering, efficient aerodynamics and driver-focused interiors.


Our founder Colin Chapman always believed that a driver wants feedback and control, instant response, precision and agility, the power to accelerate and the ability to stop almost instantly. Over the last seven decades, Lotus has remained true to this ethos. Our core values, our pioneering approach to automotive engineering and our rich heritage – both in road and race cars – are guiding our future.


The ongoing transformation of Lotus is laid out in the company’s Vision80 strategy, which states what Lotus will be in 2028 when we celebrate our 80th anniversary. We welcome talented, creative and motivated people to join us on our journey.


More information on working at Lotus,  Vision 80 and the exciting future for Lotus can be found  https://uslot.lotuscars.com



Senior Software Systems Engineer - Permanent Role - Hethel (Remote start with ongoing flexibility) - Relocation support available

We're looking for a Senior Software Systems Engineer to progress Lotus' capability in model based software development for Body Electronics and Chassis Control systems. You'll be working on future Lotus vehicle programmes that support our ambitious Vision80 Strategy which will see the company going through transformational growth. With a rich history in Engineering excellence and innovation, we're always on the lookout for skilled and passionate people to join us on our journey.


As Senior Software Systems Engineer you'll support the simulink software development by initiating the toolchain, processes and standards required to develop production AUTOSAR compatible model based software.


This role requires a wide breath of knowledge in the model based software development process in the chassis and EV control domains for both prototype software and production level software. It also requires an awareness of DevOps and Continuous Integration, software management and release, and software configuration control. 


Day to day responsibilities include: 

  • Chassis control Simulink Software development
  • Torque management Simulink software development (Torque vectoring, arbitration, traction control)
  • Charge interface management software in Simulink
  • AUTOSAR and MISRA Compliant Simulink development
  • Dev ops toolchain setup for build configuration and management
  • Software version control and configuration management
  • Development of software requirements from system level requirements


Skills/ Experience & Knowledge required: 

  • Model based control system development in Simulink
  • Torque control algorithm development
  • Chassis control algorithm development
  • Simulink AUTOSAR Development
  • Production model based software development
  • MISRA Compliant Simulink development
  • DevOps & Continuous intergration implementation experience


We offer you all the advantages of working for a prestigious high-tech automotive company. You will find a purpose-built facility, with all the tools and equipment you need to do an outstanding job. You will benefit from our fast-paced learning environment and our track record in designing and manufacturing thoroughbred sports cars over the last seven decades.


Our benefits package includes Bonus Scheme, Pension Plan, Bupa Health Cover and more.


More information on working at Lotus,  Vision 80 and the exciting future for Lotus can be found  https://uslot.lotuscars.com