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REQ ID: 75363
JOB TITLE: DevOps and Software Engineer
SALARY: £35,000 - £40,000
POSTING END DATE: 31/12/2021
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.




We are looking for a DevOps and Software Engineer to join the Digital Engineering Team to provide solutions to understand, process and visualise complex simulation and vehicle data within the Vehicle Dynamics team.


As a DevOps and Software Engineer, you will be responsible for increasing efficiency and robustness, delivered by having common integrated software tools and a high degree of process automation, tailored to serve the needs of Chassis engineering.


The primary focus of the role is DevOps support for the team, but you will also be expected to contribute to software development projects. 


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


  • Project delivery, working closely with internal and external customers
  • Responsible for managing the team’s database servers & testing servers
  • You will be responsible for the team’s app packaging & release process
  • Supporting the team automated testing framework
  • Creating database structures
  • You will be responsible for developing MATLAB toolboxes and processing functions




We are looking for a dynamic and determined individual, committed and results-orientated with significant pace, energy and confidence. You will possess the ability to be able to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with a strategic vision.


You will be able to deliver quality and consistency in a complex, highly demanding environment with a range of expectations on what customer-focused solutions might look like. You will possess a strong understanding and knowledge of an Agile work environment and be an advocate and practitioner that will be responsible for the task delivery in a Scrum team.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience


Essential – 


  • Experience in managing backend infrastructure (e.g. managing SQL database servers, Jenkins servers, app packaging & release)
  • Experience with Object-Oriented Programming languages such as C++ / MATLAB
  • Resilient and enthusiastic - an individual able to deliver results under pressure, whilst responding constructively to challenging new ideas and inputs
  • Project management capabilities and the ability to support multiple projects concurrently
  • Comfortable challenging with strong influencing and engagement skills - able to challenge existing thinking positively whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style
  • A passion for the automotive industry


Desirable – 


  • Agile advocate and Scrum practitioner
  • Previous experience of leading the resolution of business, technical and process issues within a project team environment
  • Good working knowledge of Product Creation Delivery Systems or a similar engineering delivery process
  • Experience in using an automated testing framework such as Jenkins




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.


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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We look after our employees by offering a host of benefits and investing in their talent through award-winning training

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