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Senior Control Systems Engineer

Salary: £50,000 - £75,000

Requiring a solid understanding of control system and control theory, this position will involve working directly under our Head of R&D and Engineering. The Senior Control Systems Engineer will play a key role through all aspects of the technology development lifecycle, taking concepts through to commercial product for customers.


What you will need:

A proven ability across the software engineering lifecycle with a good knowledge of system and architecture design, modelling and development using MATLAB and Simulink. 

  • Strong skills using MATLAB/Simulink.

  • Experience in signal processing and control system algorithm development.

  • Experience using MATLAB/Simulink auto code generation tools.

  • Strong delivery focus, taking on end-to-end ownership of projects and/or products

  • Self-management and drive; willing to proactively take on complex challenges


It would be useful to have:

  • Experience setting up MATLAB/Simulink hardware in the loop testing frameworks.

  • Experience in embedded C/C++ development for real time systems

  • Knowledge of Power Systems and/or Power Converters

  • Proven track record of on-time and high-quality project delivery.

  • Experience working in both start-up environments as well as larger technical organizations

  • Good understanding of digital control of power converter control techniques

  • Up to date knowledge of the latest developments in power electronics engineering especially in the area of converter and filter technologies, with a focus on utility substation systems (transformers, solid state systems, fast signal processing) and industry

  • Experience in developing (Analysis and Synthesis) advanced control strategies, measurement processing and protection algorithms and firmware for power electric converters

  • Various techniques and algorithm development for voltage and current control of multi-level inverters (MMC)

  • Experience and background in Programming and Debugging of C / C#, C++ or Python language and Assembler, Familiar with MATLAB / Simulink tool

  • Knowledge of embedded DSP / microcontrollers Real-Time Operating Systems RTOS 32, ARM Core RISC software and solid state PWM modulation control

  • Knowledge of electrical safety regulations and certification

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

Your benefits:

  • Flexible working schedules - You can be based in our brand-new West London offices but will have the flexibility for hybrid work-from-home arrangements. Talk to us at the application stage about any scheduling preferences you may have.

  • Employee Option Plan – You get equity in IONATE, so as we succeed so do you.

  • Career Development – It’s important to us that you have the opportunity for ongoing professional development and career growth.

Apply by sending your CV to Mark here

IONATE has a friendly team of engineers that collaborate and support one-another. Even if you don’t fit all of the description above, but you are passionate about the work we are doing and could add value to our team, please apply! We believe in making positions fit the skills of people, not the other way around. We are also committed to provide equal opportunities, an inclusive work environment, and fairness for everyone. We value diversity in race, gender identity, sexuality, age, family or civil status, disability, religion, or ethnicity and encourage you to apply wherever you come from.

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