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REQ ID: 87668
JOB TITLE: Senior Software Engineer
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 15/05/2022
LOCATION: Manchester

We’re reinventing what tomorrow looks like at Jaguar Land Rover. There’s a revolution underway in our

industry – and we’re leading it. We’ve always been innovators. But our future will be driven by the possibilities created by new technologies as never before.


Today we are the largest investor in automotive research and development in the UK. Which means we want even more passionate minds that can think beyond, pushing the boundaries of what our industry deems possible.


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. Your talents in software development and DevOps could take your career in many directions. Get ready to dream for tomorrow.




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. We are looking for great engineers who have a passion for innovative problem solving, quality-first coding and practicing Continuous Integration. You will have a chance to work in dynamic and creative start-up environment, but also enjoy the security, resources and influence of an established and successful organisation.

Working with our best-in-class technology teams in Manchester, you will be part of Software Engineering Team working in our DevSecOps environment. You'll be a passionate software engineer with innovative  problem-solving skills who wants to become a technical leader. You’ll be working closely with other multi-disciplined engineers with opportunities to learn and enhance your career, as well as inspiring and influencing the wider organisation as we transform how Jaguar Land Rover builds and operates digital vehicles.

You will form part of a collaborative, iterative and agile process within 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.


This role provides a unique opportunity to help support and grow an entirely new software development capability within Jaguar Land Rover.




Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • You will be owning & supporting the SDLC, software development from discovery to deployment in production and support in a cross-functional team,
  • Building application using modern Java Script frameworks such as REACT JS,
  • Design and build software in line with our modern software engineering and DevSecOps practices including TDD, pair programming, code review and CI/CD; Follow coding standards.
  • Ensure software meets levels of quality, automating at every opportunity,
  • Participate in workshops to help identify, design and refine user requirements,
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of engineering practices and standards.
  • Work with technical and non-technical business stakeholders to understand and implement software features.
  • You will form part of a collaborative, iterative and agile process within a multi-disciplined team helping deliver best in class digital solutions.




  • Extensive Full stack engineering experience with client-side Javascript libraries, JS Frameworks such as REACT JS, Java, Spring Boot or another OO language and ideally strong object-oriented programming skills,
  • Experienced advocate for DevOps mindset & practices such as Test-Driven Development and Pair Programming; Following coding standards
  • Experience in cloud-native development with special focus in event-driven microservice architecture, API development, RESTful APIs and message queues
  • Worked with relational & NoSQL database technologies such as MySQL or MongoDB.
  • Quality focussed with experience writing automated unit, integration and acceptance tests
  • Built and managed automated CI/CD pipelines for building, testing and deploying your code using Dockers, Kubernetes


The following skills and experience are nice to have:

  • Worked in a true DevSecOps culture, owning and feeling responsible for your code in production, including monitoring and observability with tools such as ELK, Prometheus and Grafana
  • Experience of working with application security techniques,
  • Experience with Kubernetes and cloud infrastructure (GCP/AWS/Azure)


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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