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Electrical Vehicle Architecture Lead Eng

Jaguar Land Rover
Closing date
7 Dec 2022

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What to expect

As an Electrical Vehicle Architecture Lead Engineer within the Platform Services Group, you will be taking on a role that is critical for delivering the Electrical Vehicle Architecture across multiple present and future Model Years for Jaguar Land Rover. Your focus is within the team that establishes, develops and qualifies the Vehicle Networks to be utilised in the EVA (Electrical Vehicle Architecture).

Within the Platform Services Group you will have the opportunity to work in an Agile Squad, driving the future of innovation in the Automotive Industry. Within the squad you will be responsible for designing in the platform capability and completing the network qualification for Ethernet and FlexRay, these are required to support the PO's and commodity delivery teams to build and deploy their features on the platform

This role will be accountable for developing and defining Physical and DLL (Data Link Layer) Requirements as well as associated wiring and harness requirements for both Ethernet and FlexRay to be utilised in the EVA (Electrical Vehicle Architecture) Platform.

Key Performance Indicators
All content is driven to appropriate maturity by EVA Continuum unit program gateways to support the squads to robustly define the hardware and software platform requirements.
All technologies are qualified and validated in accordance to the EVA North Star principles and design rules.
Physical & DLL requirements and test cases aligned across Network, EDS, Component and Packaging Squads.
Requirements and Test Cases are Authored, Cascaded, Validated and Managed in the agreed JLR tools
Aligned to agile ways of working and JLR Creators code

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities
Accountable for application across the vehicle of Ethernet and FlexRay Physical, DLL and Wiring/Harness Requirements

Responsible for Identifying, documenting and validating the capability and constraints of the Technology and communicating these across the business.

Responsible for Leading the Physical Automotive Ethernet qualification activities inc Commercial
Responsible for Authoring & Maintaining Physical, DLL and Wiring/Harness Requirements for FlexRay and Ethernet in design tools such as Dassault Requirements Manager (TRM)
Responsible for Authoring & Maintaining Physical, DLL and Wiring/Harness Test Cases for FlexRay and Ethernet in tools such as Atlassian Jira
Responsible for coordinating with the ECU owners on application and validation of the established requirements

Key Interactions

Semiconductor Vendors
Platform and Domain Architecture and Delivery Squads
Electrical Component Delivery Groups
EDS (Electrical Distribution System Squads
EMC (Electromagnetic Compatibility) Squads
Commercial Finance Teams

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Understanding of network technologies.
Understanding of Automotive Ethernet and associated interface communication protocols and physical layer requirements.
Ability to manage a large number of internal and external stakeholders and help them to work collaboratively.
Proven ability to deliver large complex electrical system design or Network Application projects on time with high quality.
A mind for improvement of process and a drive to understand and overcome challenges.


An ability to solve complex problems and communicate the solution to the wider business.
An excellent level of ability to structure, analyse/ interpret data
Background in Network or Component Design
Proven ability to make financial forecasts for new technology developments and manage associated budgetary spend.
Understanding of FlexRay and associated interface communication protocols and physical layer requirements.
A high level of IT literacy and desire to continue to learn new data tools and skills.
A proven track record of translating business direction and needs into prioritised Requirements.

Personal Profile
An individual, who works independently, is results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver operational plans in a complex, highly demanding environment.
An individual with a customer first mindset who is easy to do business with and makes people feel special, driven to deliver experiences that are personalised, transparent and dependable.
An individual with the capability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with long term planning.
A resilient and enthusiastic individual who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs
A good communicator with the ability to communicate complex ideas using a structured approach to problem solving and value com
An effective team player
Fosters collaboration across the wider team
Ability to provide onsite support for technology testing inc EMC.


An individual who enables speed in decision making through establishing alignment, clarity, appropriate resources and sense of urgency whilst bringing others along.
An individual with the ability to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style.


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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