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REQ ID: 79342
JOB TITLE: HV Electrical Systems Engineer (SVO)
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 31/08/2022
LOCATION: Warwickshire
Jaguar Land Rover is harnessing technology to make driving smarter, safer and cleaner. You can help create a world in which responsible, sustainable vehicles revolutionise the driving experience for generations. Our vision is to leverage the incredible potential of technology to build vehicles that not only offer a premium, all-encompassing digital experience, but that also make our customers lives better.




This opportunity is to join our Special Vehicle Operations team, this team showcases the very best of Jaguar Land Rover with a range of exclusive SV-badged halo models, limited-run collectors’ editions and uniquely engineered projects. We are looking for a HV Systems Engineer for this team to focus on the leadership of technical delivery of the HV electrical and electronic systems associated with battery solutions.


The technical leader is responsible for leading the cross functional planning, coordination and delivery of all engineering design, verification and launch activities with associated engineering teams. You will be the technical specialist within SVO Propulsion for HV Electrical / Electronic systems associated with Batteries.


The role demands strong technical leadership utilising cross functional resource, planning and reporting status and the versatility to deal with changing circumstances both identifying risks and possible solutions to challenging issues. You will have a clear direction and balancing of attribute trade-offs whilst considering the programme deliverables on quality, cost, weight, function and timing are critical aspects of the role.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

You will be responsible for the delivery of HV systems within Special Vehicle Propulsion across a range of Jaguar Land Rover vehicles. As an HV Systems Engineer you will assist and contribute to the generation of targets and verification methods that are driven by Customer, Function Requirements and Failure Modes and Effects Analysis. You will also be responsible for providing technical leadership and steering for the HV electrical / electronic components of specific battery projects.




As an HV systems Engineer you will have good relevant experience of working in a HV Systems Engineering environment - ideally within the Automotive Sector legislative requirements. You will have experience in applying Systems Engineering and in solving complex technical issues using a structured approach. Relevant experience of HV system definition, system architecture development, requirements specification, design/performance modelling, systems integration, system assessment and acceptance are highly desirable. A relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred. Hands on practical experience with Live working practices, creating HV battery and EV propulsion health and safety procedures and documentation, and Knowledge of automotive EMC compliance in HV design are highly desirable.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience



  • Strong electrical / electronic engineering technical background with proven knowledge and delivery of HV components associated with battery system development and industrialization or similar complexity
  • Experience designing electrical battery architecture and specifying protection devices such as fuses and contactors and their coordination
  • Excellent electrical engineering foundations for automotive HV (ideally ~800V)
  • Hands on practical experience with HV systems either on rigs or vehicles
  • Requirements Management (RM) and component specification for HV battery components / systems such as contactors, fuses, busbars, connections, DCDC, Chargers.



  • Experience diagnosing faults through electrical communications networks (CANbus)
  • BMS software calibration
  • Experience with specification of On-Board charging systems and knowledge of charging landscape
  • Experience with specification of HV DCDC’s and HV inverters and motors








Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.


This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At Jaguar Land Rover, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage. 


Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.


Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.


At Jaguar Land Rover, we are passionate about our people. They are at the heart of our business. We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of our global customers and the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work, and reach their full potential.


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