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Propulsion Software Engineer

Jaguar Land Rover
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31 Oct 2021

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Automotive Industry
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Early Career, Engineer
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Hybrid and Electrified powertrains support Jaguar Land Rover's objective of delivering clean and efficient products to our customers. In-house development of the control software allows Jaguar Land Rover to maximise the benefits of these technologies and deliver unique, industry leading features. In the Software Engineer role, you will play a key part in delivering this software.

Our controller models are developed using a Model Based Development tool chain, incorporating auto-code technology. As a Propulsion Software Engineer, you will work with our controls and software engineers and our suppliers in the software integration and build process to efficiently deliver high quality software to the validation team.

Your experience in embedded software development will enable you to quickly master our tool chain and processes, help us to develop them further, and give you the skills to debug when things go wrong. In return you will have the satisfaction of seeing software you helped create embedded within the most advanced Jaguar Land Rover products of the future.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

As a Propulsion Software Engineer, you will lead and manage build content and input artefacts for embedded control system software builds in the delivery ‘stream'. You will plan and undertake control system software builds for prototype and production, tracking builds relative to predecessors and work with the control system function engineers and test engineers to deliver high quality software on time ensuring commonality wherever possible with other applications.


As a Propulsion Software Engineer, you will be passionate about creating and delivering high quality software, be self-motivated, with strong personal management capabilities and be able to work with minimal supervision, engaging a wide range of stakeholders effectively. You will have strong project management and self-management skills, as well as, excellent communication & interpersonal skills, including strong engagement skills. A relevant degree or equivalent experience is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience


* Embedded C Code experience within a Real Time environment
* Experience of embedded software environments, covering topics such as RTOS, memory, data integrity
* Experience of software build environments, from code to machine executable and familiarity with accompanying meta-data and debug output files.
* Experience of liaising with suppliers, internal and external on software related issues
* Working to a software quality process
* Experience using Change, Version and Configuration Management Tools


* Automotive Powertrain Control experience
* Experience working with propulsion management control systems, e.g. engine, transmission, electric motor, battery
* Experience of automatic code generation
* Understanding of Agile development
* Knowledge of ASPICE or equivalent


Innovative. Trusted. Pioneering. These three qualities have always summed up Jaguar Land Rover. They have been encapsulated within the performance, luxury and excellence of all our products. They are what every person working for us lives and breathes.

We have been automotive industry pioneers for more than six decades. Jaguar debuted in 1935. Land Rover made its celebrated entrance in 1948.

From then until now, we have been at the forefront of technical innovation in all areas of vehicle development. Through our revolutionary technologies, performance and craftsmanship, we have pushed the boundaries of what the industry considers possible over and over again. Our efforts have led to some of the most iconic nameplates ever to grace the road.

With an ever-evolving history and exhilarating future, this is the place to drive your pursuit for success. This is where you'll push the boundaries of your potential. This is where you'll put excellence in motion.

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