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Senior On-board Software Architect

Jaguar Land Rover
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30 Nov 2022

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As a Lead Software Architect, you'll be reporting into the Software Architecture Manager. You'll be responsible for the coordination of architecture and requirements activities and the resolution of technical delivery issues.

Day to day, you'll be supporting the software development of a product within a squad in Product Engineering. You'll be working with the other squads to ensure interfaces are well defined and dependencies between the squads are clear and resolve architectural or development issues. You'll be active in the management and mitigation of technical risks, ensuring that the requirements can be realistically delivered by the underlying technology components.

You'll have the opportunity to be involved in the development of new and exciting features 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

As a Lead Software Architect, day to day, you'll be supporting the software development of a cockpit domain controller and a body controller module, focussing on the system platform. Your key accountabilities will include, feasibility studies, requirements, architecture, high Level Design and review and sign-off of Low level design.


As a Lead Software Architect you will be an individual with a customer first mindset and a strong desire to deliver the best results for our customers and all our stakeholders. You will be dependable and strives to deliver to commitments made and be a good communicator with the ability to explain complex ideas to technical and non-technical stakeholders. You will have the ability to analyse and resolve complex hardware and software interrelated issues and provide realistic and executable project-related technical estimations. A relevant degree or equivalent experience is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience


System requirements analysis using software system design process
UML Software Design
Good experience of software development


Experience in working on embedded system platforms
Cloud architecture knowledge
Working knowledge of C++ or React
Ability to plan and organise a team of engineers
Ability to communicate technical design concepts to business and technical stakeholders
Cockpit controller and connected car System knowledge


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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