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REQ ID: 66761
JOB TITLE: Senior On-board Software Architect
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 30/11/2022
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.




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



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. #tec


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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