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Base Software Engineer

Jaguar Land Rover
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11 Aug 2022

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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 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 Accounatibilites and Responsibilities

As a Software Engineer you will develop re-usable libraries applicable for all In-House Propulsion applications, keep Simulink models up to date with latest tooling versions, and support implementation of AUTOSAR system architecture design for In-House Propulsion applications. You will use Embedded Coder to auto generate code from models and design and implement tests at model level to ensure compliance to standards and guidance, using tools such as Model Adviser. Key responsibilities will also include building content and input artefacts for embedded control system software builds in the delivery ‘stream' and undertaking control system software builds for prototype and production using semi-automated and CI pipeline.

You will work with the control system function engineers and test engineers to deliver high quality software on time ensuring commonality wherever possible with other applications. Review, manage and fix control system bugs found during the build process, following up with root cause analysis to develop lessons learnt to improve future quality, and support regular project meetings with the status of embedded control development and software integration & build activity.


The ideal candidate will be passionate about creating and delivering high quality software, be self-motivated, with strong personal management capabilities, and able to work with minimal supervision, engaging a wide range of stakeholders effectively. You will have the ability to balance different technical and business parameters to deliver the right solution for the customer and business.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience


MIL & SIL Testing
Embedded C Code experience within a Real Time environment
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
Excellent communication & interpersonal skills, including strong engagement skills
Strong project management and self-management skills
Relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred


Automotive Control System 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
Knowledge of ISO26262 for software development


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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