Senior Engineer – Embedded Systems and Diagnostics


The role is within the Product Development Organization.

Leyland is the centre of light/medium duty truck expertise for PACCAR, and a team of approximately 100 engineers are responsible for the design of the LF range.

The role

  • To deliver embedded systems solutions and their application into the business, meeting project/program objectives while managing planning, milestones and KPIs.

  • To develop embedded system functional control strategy, interface (hardware and network) systems engineering design/integration and diagnostics.

  • To develop the corresponding design validation/verification ie, test of diagnostics, control system, functional performance, hardware, software, firmware and network/CAN.

  • To produce detailed component and system level technical specifications, baselines, functionality definitions and development plans.

  • To project manage component and system suppliers, adding value from a comprehensive working knowledge of embedded electronics systems at all levels ie. concept, architecture, network/CAN, and diagnostics.

  • Stakeholder in the development of automated functional and systems testing solutions.

  • Become the recognised system owner for embedded systems / ECU’s / features

  • To provide technical input, guidance and advice at all levels of the company

  • To perform design analysis tasks including using D-FMEAs and Six Sigma techniques.

  • To work within a V cycle development process using requirements management.

  • To work with diagnostic applications and parameter/programming data.

  • The position is likely to involve some travel and participation in global embedded projects for PACCAR.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Practical proven experience and working knowledge of embedded electronic, software and systems engineering solutions – ideally from an automotive or related industry field.

  • Significant experience of delivering/managing ECU and software/hardware/electronics systems projects with a demonstrable ability of achieving objectives both individually and as part of a team.

  • Use of Network/CAN and diagnostic design/verification tools.

  • Detailed experience of creating and managing technical specifications and requirements and managing projects from concept to completion.

  • Experience and a relevant degree or equivalent qualification within an embedded systems engineering discipline.

  • Knowledge of functional safety, cyber security and IATF processes.

  • Good communication, interpersonal, planning and organisational skills, with the ability to interact effectively with all levels of the company.



Circa £50-55K per annum

We Offer

At Leyland Trucks you will work in a professional, innovative and safe environment with a lot of autonomy and responsibility.  We offer you a career with growth potential.

In addition to a good salary Leyland Trucks offers you the following working conditions:

  • 37 hour working week

  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays

  • Defined contribution Master Trust pension arrangement, provided by Aviva

  • Medical Scheme, including dental, optical and outpatient provision

  • Professional development is encouraged and supported, such as education programs and (online) training courses.

Drive your career, join Leyland Trucks.

Contact info

If you recognise yourself in this profile and would like to take on this challenge, we invite you to apply. 

Please email your CV to for attention of Jody Clayton.