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REQ ID: 122399
JOB TITLE: Chapter Lead - Charging SW V&V
SALARY: £65,096 - £80,000
POSTING END DATE: 26/02/2024
We’re re-examining our vehicles and what a vehicle means in the emerging world of automation, connectedness, electrification and the shared economy. New ideas, new technology, and new approaches to mobility are our business. Join a team of next generation thinkers.


What to expect


Are you an experience professional in the area of software test & verification, looking to lead a high-performing team where you can get hands-on experience of a Modern Luxury product? Are you looking to be a part of a strategy to re-imagine cars and reduce exhaust emissions to zero? Does the thought of being a key part of the team launching more new car lines in the next 5 years than ever before – all of which are electric?


One of the fastest developing technologies in the automotive sector is that of the electric propulsion system, and particularly the area of charging. The Charging Group at JLR is expanding it’s capability and bringing in-house some of the key software components, in order to stay ahead of the competition, offering the highest availability of vehicle charging infrastructure support.


This role is responsible for leading the team of software test engineers, who are rapidly and rigorously testing the next generation of on-board charging and battery control systems. The team are challenged to seek out all bugs before the release gets anywhere near a car, thus supporting the wider engineering team by maximising their development time on vehicles and providing the highest quality to our customers.


What you’ll need


You will lead a team of skilled software test engineers, who are responsible for: Software Development Test Engineering (High Tech) work focusing on developing software to test multiple types/categories of software including end-user applications and operating systems/utility software (which provides a platform for running end user applications for external customers.


The scope of work includes: Developing and directing the preparation and execution of comprehensive test plans, quality assurance plans, procedures, and schedules planning and conducting software testing (including using programming languages to write code for use in testing the application/software code), performing analysis of test results, and tracking/reporting risk levels during test execution.


You will be expected to run test automation platforms, MiL, SiL and signal-level HiL test environments whilst defining, planning, tracking and manage the required resource profile to cover the deliverables as set out by the Product Owners in the Charging Group Squads.


You will perform the role of line manager for the SW V&V chapter members, tracking hours, absence, overtime, performance and development. Additionally, you will report the status of the chapter to the Senior Manager – Charging Systems Delivery in terms of resource utilisation, skills gaps, development pathways and employee satisfaction.


Knowledge, skills & experience



  • Previous line management responsibilities for a team of 5 or more
  • Experience in recruiting and developing a team
  • Experience with operating test automation platforms
  • Experience in developing and running MiL, SiL and signal-level HiL test environments
  • DevOps or similar working practice experience





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, private medical cover and performance related bonus scheme. As a manager, you’ll also be able to select one of our luxury premium vehicles to lease at a fraction of the cost. All this and more makes JLR 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 JLR, 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. 


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