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REQ ID: 37359
JOB TITLE: Senior Software Developer
SALARY: £45,000 - £53,000
POSTING END DATE: 20.09.2019
LOCATION: Manchester


Dreaming for tomorrow is about more than ideas and ambitions. We’re already building the next generation of vehicles, using repurposed and brand-new technology and techniques. We’re doing more than dream, we’re creating the future of mobility and automotive for years to come.



As the Senior Software Developer you’ll form part of a collaborative, iterative and agile process in a multi-disciplined team helping deliver best in class digital solutions. This role provides a unique opportunity to help support and grow an entirely new software development capability.

Reporting to the Principal Software Engineer and working closely with other multi-disciplined engineers, you will be a valued member of the Digital Delivery Centre team, consistently delivering to challenging business objectives, with a focus on testability, robustness, and performance for exciting new projects. You will work on real projects alongside experienced engineers and will be expected to take on some mentoring and coaching of less experienced engineers.

The Senior Software Developer will also be is responsible for providing technical leadership within their team, as well as utilising Agile Technical practices, Pair Programming, Continuous Integration and Delivery.  


Java experience or similar is the first and foremost requirement, we are looking for great engineers who have a passion for innovative problem solving and quality-first coding. We are keen to speak to people who have experience developing bespoke built enterprise scale cloud-native applications and have strong experience with relational database technologies such as MySQL or similar. You should have a good knowledge of Service Oriented Architectures as well as experience of practices such as Test Driven Development and Pair Programming.

We are looking for those who have experience with Service Oriented Architectures: ReSTful APIs and Microservices as well as experience with modern web technologies such as HTML5 and CSS. Strong Object Oriented programming skills are valued as is experience with source code management and version control (Git/GitHub/GitLab).


Experience with modern CI/CD tools and techniques are advantageous as is previous involvement in all stages of the software delivery lifecycle.


It’s desirable for you to have experience with Pivotal Cloud Foundry or other cloud infrastructures (Google Cloud Platform, AWS, Azure) as well as experience building mobile apps using frameworks such as React Native.

Familiarity with polyglot persistence and experience with a NoSQL database engine (Mongo, Neo4j, etc) is also desirable. The successful candidate will thrive in our exciting and dynamic environment and will have excellent mentoring skills to develop others around them.




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.


Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.







Jaguar Land Rover has long pushed the boundaries of technology. Now digital innovation lies at the heart of our business – because it is central to our future strategy. We are focused on the development of electric, connected and driverless cars that will reshape the whole industry. Joining us is your chance to help redefine who we are and where we’re going.

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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