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REQ ID: 88161
JOB TITLE: Hardware Lead Engineer
LOCATION: Budapest


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.




As In-Vehicle Infotainment becomes an increasingly important differentiator in customer’s buying decisions the Infotainment function must strive to offer up-to-date, cutting edge solutions to keep pace with the growing capabilities of consumer electronics. The Electronics and Acoustics Group is a key part of the Infotainment function within Digital Product Platform and focuses on concept, development and integration of the electronic components across the whole Jaguar Land Rover product range. 


As a Lead Hardware Engineer your responsibilities will be:

  • Lead development of our new electronic and hardware components portfolio including Bill of Design creation and improvement activities
  • Utilise and improve Failure Mode Avoidance and Evaluation tools to ensure risk is managed appropriately.
  • Create, develop and update requirements and standards to cascade cross-functionally ensuring effective collaboration and understanding. 
  • Lead vehicle packaging of electronic components across the current and future vehicle platforms
  • Systems integration, system assessment and acceptance using test vehicles or test rigs




  • Experience in HW electronics development (firmware design experience is a benefit)
  • Significant relevant experience of system definition and Model based engineering (MBE)
  • A good understanding of specification creation process, design verification and issue tracking (Jira is an advantage). 
  • Good understanding of Failure Mode Avoidance techniques
  • Experience in solving complex technical issues using a structured approach
  • Knowledge of automotive networks (CAN, Ethernet) and diagnostics (A2B would be an advantage)
  • Excellent verbal and written communications in English
  • Effective team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Degree in Electrical / Electronic Engineering, or relevant equivalent experience preferred.



  • Appreciation of in-vehicle electrical hardware integration.
  • A passion for automotive technology.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Previous experience working in SW design and development in an engineering discipline.
  • Design for EMC
  • Experience in building up test environment (Python is an advantage)




  • Join us for the next level of your career and help developing solutions that shape the future of cars
  • Be part of an international, inclusive and open-minded team where you have actual influence on the processes
  • See the product you’re working on come to life from testing all the way to production
  • Work flexibly with high percentage of home office or from our award-winning office
  • We honor your work with a competitive salary and performance related bonus scheme
  • Benefit from our health and life insurance and cafeteria package
  • Embrace our culture through various company programs such as charity events or our regular board game club








Our brand new office is located in the centre of Budapest’s prime office Váci corridor. Five minutes from downtown, GTC White House is easily accessible by public transport and car.


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