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REQ ID:       39158
JOB TITLE: Software Configuration Management Engineer
SALARY:     Competitive Salary & Benefits
LOCATION: Shannon, Ireland

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.




The automotive industry is in the midst of a once in a generational revolution as it accelerates toward autonomous driving, connectivity and electrification. Join our team to design, develop and shape the future of our electrical and electronic systems; that’ll be your goal as you apply your technical expertise to help develop robust software in our vehicles. This includes everything from autonomous vehicles and advanced control systems to class-leading infotainment, cloud-connected features and integration of consumer electronic technologies, not to mention the opportunity to drive advanced prototype vehicles.


In your position as a Software Configuration Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Develops and maintains SCM procedures and work instructions.
  • Governing body for reviewing and approving change requests under the SCM Procedures and work instructions.
  • Mentors the organization on SCM services, concepts, policies and procedures.
  • Accountable for instituting the established processes and reporting progress statistics based on change requests.
  • Chairs the Configuration Control Board (CCB) and enacts changes as directed.
  • Identifies product baselines as necessary of all products within their assigned projects.


You will facilitate/conducts SCM audits within the Project or Program at scheduled milestone and to develop and maintain artefact’s following correct version control procedures using the SCM procedures and work instructions. You would also be responsible to ensure all SCM procedures and work instructions are implemented and followed for all software, documentation, and/or any other components. Furthermore, you will ensure all technical teams’ work within the specified SCM process and related guidelines as specified in the SCM procedures and work instructions.


This is not a hands-on coding position but rather ensuring all new and existing processes are successfully delivered within the business. You will be working with software developers and project coordinators, understanding the technical elements of various projects, whilst working with our SCRUM teams to define and deliver our world-leading projects. You will be responsible for introducing the established processes for change requests, build and release, BOM’s and identifying product baselines as necessary of all products within the assigned projects.






  • 2+ years of configuration management experience, configuration item (CI) baselining, documentation and reporting, including incident, problem, change, configuration, and release management 

  • 3+ years proven experience with SDLC Waterfall and/or Agile methodologies 

  • Champion in different software configuration management tools used to store, track, and manage configuration items: GIT, JIRA, Confluence, Sharepoint, DOORS, Artifactory 

  • Good knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project 

  • Understanding with change management software 

  • Familiarity with build and release management and associated tools 

  • Ability to interact and influence project team & stakeholders in the delivery process 

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 

  • Committed team player 

  • BSc or MSc in Computer Science, or similar 




Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, membership of a competitive pension plan and private medical cover. 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 awe’re going.

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