Elements Of The System 2

Software Applications Engineer - Simulation

Location: AB Dynamics, Bradford on Avon UK

An opening exists to work within the advanced Vehicle Driving Simulator (aVDS) team. Programming in a real time environment and interfacing with both hardware and software. This role will also involve the integration of vehicle dynamics modelling packages, tyre models and virtual traffic systems into the aVDS project.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Product Development including Integration of all commonly used vehicle, tyre and steering system models, ADAS test software and traffic modules into the AB Dynamics software tool chain.
  • Hardware and software in the loop integration covering a multitude of Realtime systems
  • Writing specifications for code development 
  • Production of code to provide additional functionality to the aVDAS
  • Learning and understanding 3rd party modelling software and integrating through APIs into the project
  • Testing and development of software
  • Contributing to version control and software release systems
  • Demonstration of new software functionality, as required, to customers/potential customers
  • Technical support of demonstrations (both in advance and during demonstrations)
  • Support of Project Engineers to commission and deliver simulators 

Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience:


  • Degree qualified
  • C++
  • Interest and ability to learn new software packages
  • Understanding of full code development life cycle


  • Experience in creating Dynamic Link Libraries
  • C#
  • Experience in 3D Simulation
  • GIT
  • Atlassian tools:Jira, Confluence, SourceTree
  • Simulation/driving simulator experience
  • Vehicle dynamics simulation experience
  • Working with Real Time systems (Concurrent Real Time, dSPACE etc)
  • Matlab/Simulink/ Linux
  • Hardware in the Loop/Software in the Loop 

Willingness to travel and work abroad would be a benefit, but would only constitute a very small part of the role

To apply for this vacancy, please email your CV and cover letter to recruitment@abdynamics.com

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