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REQ ID: 82402
JOB TITLE: Systems Integration Steering Engineer - EPAS
SALARY: £33,500 - £40,000
POSTING END DATE: 03/04/2023
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.




As a Steering Systems Integration engineer, you will be responsible for the end to end delivery from requirements capture through to software delivery, testing, calibration of the steering system, and delivery of the complete software package into production.  You will work closely with; system, network, diagnostic, release, Hardware in the Loop engineers, dynamic tuning engineers, supplier support engineers, ADAS engineers to develop and deliver the steering software.   The role involves driving the vehicles with a direct hands on approach to the steering assessment, debugging in real time the PSCM software and the interaction with other systems on the vehicle.


As a steering engineer you could be working on the front or rear steering systems and the purpose of this role is to coordinate the design, development, testing, commodity plan and introduction of Electric Power Assisted Steering (EPAS) software and functionality into existing and new vehicles. (The EPAS software and hardware is sourced from the first-tier supplier into Jaguar Land Rover).   The role is joining experienced EPAS engineers, Electronic, network and system engineers within the Steering Power pack team. 


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


  • Delivery of EPAS steering Power Pack system functionality to the required timings and gateways.
  • Driving the vehicles with the development software to evaluate and debug issues to enable a road release onto public roads, working with the Vehicle Dynamics team and ADAS teams.
  • Manage vehicle test plans, including detailed planning of test and development stages through to sign off and support Engineering test teams with rectification of issues
  • Work closely with vehicle attribute teams and the EPAS supplier to develop software functionality and calibrations to achieve targets
  • Working collaboratively with ADAS lateral motion systems to develop system controls.
  • Debugging and investigation of customer warranty issues
  • Liaise with the HIL Steering system engineers, and diagnostic engineers to develop test cases.
  • Working with the ODX/OTX engineers to design and develop structured diagnostic flows, and to test the diagnostic flows on the HIL rig
  • Releasing software
  • Prepare road test reports
  • Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested




Knowledge, Skills and Experience




  • Full Driving licence
  • System Design
  • Problem solving and fault debugging techniques
  • Serial communication systems
  • Project and delivery planning
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • PC Microsoft programmes
  • Motivation to succeed
  • A good working knowledge of product and system definition
  • Management experience
  • Delivery of complex systems to time and budget
  • Degree qualified or equivalent experience preferred  




  • Previous experience within Automotive engineering departments
  • Software coding C / Python
  • Network analysers such as Vector or Intrepid tools
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


Personal Profile




  • An individual who is results driven, demonstrates, tenacity, drive and perseverance, with the ability to deliver in a complex, highly demanding environment.
  • An individual with the ability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with longer term planning
  • An individual who is resilient, energetic and enthusiastic, able to deliver results under pressure, whilst responding constructively to challenging new ideas and inputs
  • An individual who is able to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style
  • A good communicator who can communicate complex ideas
  • An effective team player, actively leads, develops and supports team members




  • An individual who enables speed in decision making through establishing alignment, clarity, appropriate resources and sense of urgency whilst bringing others along
  • An individual, who works independently, is results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver results in a complex, highly demanding environment.
  • A resilient and enthusiastic who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs
  • A good communicator with the ability to communicate complex ideas
  • An effective team player, actively develops and supports team members
  • An Automotive Engineer with experience of Steering Systems.




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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