Senior Systems Simulation Engineer – Powertrain and Electromobility (Automotive)

Vaše náplň práce

For our Engineering Location Porto we search for dynamic and motivated people to join our Driveline & Electrification division.


A system simulation engineer is required to develop, optimize, and test models in Matlab/Simulink, supporting the development of powertrain components for electric vehicles. You will work closely with other engineering disciplines to design and test appropriate system solutions to meet the project´s performance targets.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Development of 1D simulation models for components and subsystems for thermal management, drivetrain components or powertrain system level;
  • Supporting in the design of new systems, parts or functions;
  • Analyzing various test data sets and simulation results;
  • Analysis of customer requirements, functional safety requirements, relevant legislation and performance targets to support the development of system specifications;
  • Work closely with other engineering disciplines to design and develop the system architecture;
  • Problem-solving during system and vehicle development phases within tight timescales.
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Váš profil

Basic Qualifications:

  • Degree-qualified in a relevant science or Engineering disciplines;
  • Experience in simulation and model-based development (MATLAB/Simulink or similar);
  • Good written & verbal communication skills;
  • A team player with the ability to work alone unsupervised;
  • Willingness to work in a global team environment;
  • Analytical and open to constantly learning new subjects;
  • Willingness to travel (<10% of the time) to support knowledge transfer and global activities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in a similar role within a research and development environment;
  • Electric vehicle powertrain knowledge;
  • Basic understanding of thermal management systems in automotive;
  • Experience in requirements analysis;
  • Good test and analysis skills;
  • Knowledge of overall vehicle development;
  • A sense of modern automotive systems and standard automotive practices.
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Co nabízíme


  • Exciting and diversified projects;
  • An inside in innovative technologies of the automotive industry;
  • Wide network to research and development parties;
  • Modern leadership culture;
  • Individual choice of working times;
  • Promotion of personal development;
  • Participation to the company’s success;

If you meet the requirements we will get in touch within the next 15 days.

Ready to drive with Continental? Take the first step and fill in the online application.

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O nás

Since 2006, Continental Engineering Services (CES) has been active worldwide as an independent operating provider of comprehensive engineering services. The extensive know-how and creativity of our engineers, as well as access to Continental’s entire technology pool, provides a unique position for our development: the flexibility and speed of small engineering teams combined with the strength of an internationally leading company. In addition, our adaptability enables established mass production technology to become a reality for small series and applications at economical costs.

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