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REQ ID: 113155
JOB TITLE: Software Architect
SALARY: £ 44,000-£58,200
POSTING END DATE: 29/08/2023
We’re re-examining our vehicles and what a vehicle means in the emerging world of automation, connectedness, electrification and the shared economy. New ideas, new technology, and new approaches to mobility are our business. Join a team of next generation thinkers.


The Opportunity


As an On-board Software Architect, you’ll be part of the Maps and Routing squad in the On-Board Software Architecture Chapter. You will be responsible for the coordination of architecture, interfaces and requirements to deliver a suite of exceptional Jaguar Land Rover infotainment features.


You’ll be delivering the solution architecture for our Maps and Routing infotainment software, working with the architects from other squads and Tier 1 suppliers to define system architectures, author requirements, define interfaces, align dependencies between squads and to resolve architecture or development issues. You will support the team in case of critical technical delivery issues in your product group/domain.


You’ll have the opportunity to be involved in the development of the future of automotive and will be influential in the development of the Software platform and features for Jaguar Land Rover vehicles across the range.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


•    Work closely with the squad’s product owner and systems engineers to translate customer/business needs into system requirements and high-level designs.
•    Collaboration with other squads to ensure interfaces between components are well architected.
•    Conduct root cause analysis on defects, identify interim and permanent fixes.
•    Engagement with Tier 1 suppliers


Knowledge, Skills and Experience


•    Proficiency in requirements definition and analysis
•    Relevant experience of system definition, system architecture development, requirements specification, systems integration, system assessment and acceptance.
•    Comfortable with fundamental software design concepts
•    Experience with the Android operating system.
•    A good communicator with the ability to communicate complex ideas to both technical and non-technical colleagues.
•    Experience with model-based systems engineering tools and techniques.
•    Experience in solving complex technical issues using a structured approaches e.g. Six Sigma.


If you are an existing Jaguar Land Rover employee at the same grade as this position, please be aware that no pay increases are applied to lateral moves. For promotions, the salary offer will depend on a variety of factors including the size of and skills required for the role, the external market value of the role and your individual knowledge and experience.

Please note that if you elect to apply for a role in another country and are successful you would need to be hired as an external candidate on local terms and conditions rather than transferring on your existing terms. 
JLR considers that this role meets the criteria to be considered for a Skilled Worker Visa. Therefore, JLR will support an application for visa sponsorship. The SOC code is 2139 

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.


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