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REQ ID: 82703
JOB TITLE: Lead Software Tools Engineer
SALARY: Competitive

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 Lead Software Tools Engineer that will be responsible for supporting the Propulsion Controls department with the development of propulsion calibration, simulation toolsets, processes, and procedures for streamlining calibration development, data analytics and improving working relationships with suppliers.


As a Lead Software Tools Engineer, you will possess the ability to future-proof the software using a forward-thinking approach and understanding the companywide vision is essential to maintaining/improving the current toolsets whilst developing new features & functions for a constantly changing environment.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


  • Developing desktop-based toolsets to import, visualize, check and improve data efficiency through the calibration teams
  • Manage and utilize CAE data to create vehicle models that improve desktop calibrations, model-based engineering; altitude compensation/road load/vehicle acceleration/shift logic rulesets
  • Manage shift quality/drivability analysis toolsets - creating events, metrics, and targets for common vehicle manoeuvres to ensure vehicles are meeting target-sets
  • Manage the reporting of calibration, vehicle log and diagnostic data against targets/rulesets to create standardized reports that establish a robust image of the calibration quality
  • Manage cloud data pipelines, storage, analysis, and visualization of test logs to ensure KPI’s are visible at each stage of the development process
  • Manage the conversion of desktop-based Matlab toolsets into desktop and cloud-based Python toolsets in-line with company/data analytics best practices to improve the speed and quality of data processing
  • Support the vision for the future of data-driven engineering within propulsion controls – from the body of knowledge through to data analysis, visualization, and feedback for continuous improvement




You will possess experience and knowledge in transmission, hybrid calibration, controls and software development, powertrain driveline systems and controls. You will be responsible for the development of a desktop calibration application with a cloud-based backend performing big data scale processing and machine learning.


You will possess the ability to lead simulation, desktop, and cloud-based calibration activities internally and externally with major suppliers by using Matlab and Python-based toolsets.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Data engineering, analysis & visualisation
  • Development of vehicle models using program assumptions, e-motor performance, vehicle acceleration, physics of motion
  • Experience with Python, Matlab, JavaScript and SQL
  • Experience with computing services such as Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services, Azure, Data Studio, Tableau
  • Cloud-based analysis experience
  • Management of scalable end-to-end data ingestion, processing, and management pipelines
  • Management of server-based and serverless backend data interfaces
  • Software development methodologies, Dev-ops and management
  • Agile, Scrum, KanBan




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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