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Vehicle Systems Analyst, Thermal (Simulation)


Provide leadership in vehicle simulation at the system architecture level (through knowledge of the thermal subsystems and interactions).

Relied on as knowledge expert in thermal systems for BEV’s (HVAC, HeatPumps, battery thermal characteristics, etc.).

Generate technical proposals for system level assessments and create Layouts. These are crucial to drive requirements through simulation for specialized test setups.

Evaluate, through simulation, competition technology (this includes pumps, advanced valves, integrated modules, thermal storage, etc.).

Provide objective evaluation of new concepts through sub-system and vehicle level simulation. This includes knowledge of standard drive cycles, especially those pertaining to BEV’s.

Develop numerical models in GT-Suite and Matlab/Simulink.

Preparation of concise reports with clear recommendations for stakeholders and customers.

Accountable for effective technical project tracking to achieve annual objectives .

Continually evolve core simulation competencies as the state-of-the-art changes and as technology requirements change.

Contribute to driving needs for advanced testing and benchmarking (SiL, HiL).


Minimum B.Eng. with experience and track record associated with advanced simulation.

Passionate about automotive and topics such as electrification, thermal management, cooling system concepts, vehicle powertrain and numerical simulation.

Very good CAE tool knowledge (GT-suite, Matlab/Simulink, Altair HWU HPC core tools).

Willingness to learn new tools as necessary.

Good knowledge of vehicle systems, practical knowledge an asset also. (Working understanding of mechanical, thermal, and electrical systems, sensor systems, ECUs, and how they interact with an automotive system)

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to learn quickly and effectively.

An understanding of statistical analysis with strong ability to apply to decision making.

A solid understanding of modern engineering test techniques, from simulation coupling, to advanced modern testing HiL/SiL tools – would be an asset.

Min. 6 years’ experience in the automotive or related industry.

Demonstrable experience in system simulation in an Automotive OEM or 1st tier development supplier – or equivalent.

Proven ability to tackle new problems with a strong physics background and ability to come up with novel solutions.

Additional Information:

  • Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.


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