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REQ ID: 75266
JOB TITLE: Senior Data Engineer - Technology and Services
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 31/01/2022
LOCATION: Manchester

Join Jaguar Land Rover as we drive a revolution in luxury vehicles and digital experiences. We believe in the power of software technology to create a seamless customer experience within our vehicles, our dealerships and our connected lives. 


Todays opportunity is profound; to rapidly grow digital capabilities to meet the needs of our luxury brands and an evolving market. This is a real moment of change, for a big brand in an exciting and unique industry in the North, and it's happening right now.

We are Jaguar Land Rover Technology and Services and we are building our new connected data and developer platforms to provide the technology and services for our connected vehicles and customers.


Working with our best in class technology teams in Manchester you will be part of the full lifecycle: designing, building and running a greenfield API and Events platform. You will help us connect our existing IT estate through data pipelines and our microservice architectures so we can get the right data, to the right people, at the right time.

You'll learn and grow along the way, and we'll give you the tools, tactics and career progression to be successful in our DevSecOps environment.


You will:


  • Focus on a specific data domain (Customer, Vehicle, Product) designing and enriching the current data model

  • Establish operational and transactional datasets in our new Digital and Data Platform using pipelines, change data capture and ETL/ELT practices

  • Work closely with our API teams on data consumption and update patterns

  • Enforce data quality by working with a network of people in your data domain to solve data issues at the source

  • Define the data engineering toolset in conjunction with the engineering leadership


We welcome applications from anyone with:


  • Experience in data engineering or data architecture

  • Proven skills in building data pipelines

  • Experience working with at least one of the major cloud providers (GCP, AWS, Azure)

  • Understanding of cloud-native practices and containerisation

  • Strong understanding of at least one programming language (GoLang, Java, Python etc.) in a data engineering context

  • Proven skills in SQL and Document-based database technologies such as; MongoDB, MySql or equivalents

  • A deep understanding of integration patterns and data architecture in a tool-agnostic context

  • An interest in taking a luxury automotive manufacturer into a digital, data-driven age

  • Not sure this is you?

    • We provide the support for less experienced candidates to grow into the role


What it's like working at Jaguar Land Rover Technology and Services?


Jaguar Land Rover is a world leader in Engineering - we make incredible luxury vehicles. Our aspirations are no different for Software Engineering. Our people, our teams, and our culture of sharing, support and quality are at the heart of everything we do. We are natives of the agile and “DevOps” world and are here to solve complex technical challenges.  

We're working hard for an environment that is diverse and inclusive. We are looking to add to our talented team with people from all backgrounds and cultures; we’re looking forward to making you feel welcome.


Speaking to our teams you'll find that flexibility and work-life balance are a core value. We trust our employees to get the job done and respect their choice in the environment to do so, at home or in the office. Whether you have family commitments or personal appointments, work/life can fit around you. We have excellent workspace facilities (with the best view in town) located in the centre of Manchester where our teams can get together to collaborate. You will join as part of a team, a strong cohesive unit that supports each other to deliver value. Everybody has their part to play and nobody works alone.


All engineers get the chance to spend 20% of their time working on internal projects and levelling up their skills, we see this as a key part of our engineer's personal development.

We invest in people and help them grow - there is always something to learn!


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. #tec


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.


Find out what to expect at each stage of the process along with some hints and tips.


Find out more about working here in our JLR Life Blog:


We look after our employees by offering a host of benefits and investing in their talent through award-winning training

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