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REQ ID: 102837
JOB TITLE: Senior Software Engineer in Test
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 31/10/2022
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.



Join Jaguar Land Rover as we drive a revolution in luxury vehicles and digital experiences.


Our mission is to power Jaguar and Land Rover's Digital Transformation, by rapidly growing digital capabilities to meet the needs of our luxury brands and an evolving market.


We believe in the power of bespoke software technology to create a seamless customer experience within our vehicles, our dealerships and our connected lives.


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.


Working with our best in class technology teams in Manchester you will be part of the full lifecycle: designing, building and running one of our products. You'll help us to power the revolution through developer-centric services. Defining and coaching your team on testing and quality, you will be empowered to balance quality and speed. As a team, you will have the freedom to define how we deliver quality applications as you engage with users, gather insights through our observability tools and enhance our CI/CD pipelines.


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:

  • Advocate for defined quality criteria throughout the SDLC in a cross-functional team. Ensuring that the team quality is a team responsibility.
  • Gain insights into the usage of our products through observability tools and working closely with our users.
  • Ensure performance & security requirements are continuously tested, using CI/CD principles where possible
  • Own and support software from development to testing to operation and beyond working closely with other engineers and disciplines within the wider Digital Engineering team
  • Help define the wider testing strategy and continuously improve the engineering practices in Jaguar Land Rover Participate in workshops to help identify, design and refine user requirements.
  • Work with technical and non-technical business stakeholders to understand and implement software features.




  • Experience developing and testing bespoke built enterprise scale cloud-native applications
  • Experience advocating for quality and ownership throughout the SDLC
  • Passion for mentoring and technical coaching
  • Working knowledge and experience of event-driven microservice architectures, RESTful APIs and message queues
  • Experience with a variety of automated quality tooling such as RestAssured, Cypress, Postman or K6.  Extensive experience with modern CI/CD tools and techniques





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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