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REQ ID: 111709
JOB TITLE: Brakes Lead Engineer
SALARY: £44,000 - £52,000
Jaguar Land Rover is harnessing technology to make driving smarter, safer and cleaner. You can help create a world in which responsible, sustainable vehicles revolutionise the driving experience for generations. Our vision is to leverage the incredible potential of technology to build vehicles that not only offer a premium, all-encompassing digital experience, but that also make our customers lives better.




The Brakes Control Lead Engineer is responsible for software requirement specification, issue resolution, calibration and validation of brakes control functions (Such as Regenerative braking, brake temperature model, fade warning assist, active brake cooling ..etc).  Leading delivery of their allocated brakes control functions from specification to sign off across all platforms into Jaguar Land Rover vehicles alongside key stakeholders such as Brakes Performance, Refinement & Powertrain. 


 Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:


  • System Functional and Non-Functional Analysis - carry out a range of analysis and investigations of the customer requirements to define the expected system functionality and their performance targets.
  • Evaluate multiple system design concepts and maintain integrity between system and its components to arrive at a harmonised solution
  • System Functional and Physical Architecture - Liaise with architecture teams to maintain alignment with the specified programmes, as well as electrical and physical vehicle architecture.
  • System Design Specification – prepare system requriements specification and developing functional designs, demonstrating how the system satisfies the defined customer requirements
  • System Integration – Define system logical and physical architecture, Interface Control Document and a system integration plan.
  • Verification and Validation - Design and develop system integration tests
  • Lead cross-functional technical reviews on the systems
  • Adhere to the defined systems engineering process





  • Experience in applying Systems Engineering and in solving complex technical issues using a structured approach
  • Advanced knowledge of the brake system
  • Requirements Management using IBM Rational DOORS or equivalent
  • Good verbal and written communications
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Track record as an effective team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Relevant experience of system definition, system architecture development, requirements specification, design/performance modelling, systems integration, system assessment and acceptance




Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.


This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At Jaguar Land Rover, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage. 


Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.


Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.


At Jaguar Land Rover, we are passionate about our people. They are at the heart of our business. We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of our global customers and the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work, and reach their full potential.


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