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REQ ID: 62741
JOB TITLE: Senior Software Developer
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 30/11/2021
LOCATION: Manchester
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.



A Senior Software Engineer with a passion for quality, and proven experience of full stack software development and design, is required for a variety of digital projects being delivered for Jaguar Land Rover in Manchester. We are looking for great engineers who have a passion for innovative problem solving, quality-first coding and practicing Continuous Integration.


  • You will thrive in an exciting, dynamic and creative start-up environment, but also enjoy the security, resources and influence of an established and successful organisation
  • You’ll excel within a world-class and passionate team that love what they do
  •  You’ll be mentoring and sharing your skills with fellow developers


You will 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 within Jaguar Land Rover.


You will be a valued member of the Global Digital Development 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 in the lab.



Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


  • Software design and code development to internal standards and practises
  • Guide and lead the development of parts of the software system
  • Contribute to CICD and DevOps practises
  • Support all agile development ceremonies
  • Coach and mentor junior developers
  • Lead on Issue investigation and resolution
  • Define and implement technical roadmaps for key areas of focus in the code base
  • Implementation of all applicable testing for software
  • Lead / Implement code reviews where appropriate.




Knowledge, Skills and Experience


We’re looking for Software Engineers with the following:


●             Extensive experience with Java, Spring Boot or another OO language


We are keen to speak to people who also have the following skills:


●             Proven experience developing bespoke built enterprise scale cloud-native applications

●             Strong experience with database technologies such as NoSQL i.e. Mongo DB or similar

●             Strong experience with API development and technologies

●             Experienced advocate for practices such as Test Driven Development

●             Experience with Microservices architectures, RESTful APIs and message queues

●             Strong Object Oriented programming skills

●             Experience with source code management and version control (Git/GitHub/GitLab)

●             Experience with modern CI/CD tools and techniques

●             Previous involvement in all stages of the software delivery lifecycle

●             Passion for mentoring and technical coaching of developers

●             Excellent verbal and written communication skills


The following skills and experience are nice to have:


●             Experience with observability and monitoring tools such as ELK, Prometheus, Grafana

●             Experience with Kubernetes or other cloud infrastructure (Google Cloud Platform, AWS, Azure)

●             Familiarity with polyglot persistence and experience with a MySQL

●             Familiarity with Kafka, Okta, Redis, Apache Solar 


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 Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

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.


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

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

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