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REQ ID: 65981
JOB TITLE: Lead Solution Architect
SALARY: £65,000 - £75,000
POSTING END DATE: 31/10/2021


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 role identifies, develops, and delivers IT solutions to enable resolutions to specific business issues, either directly or via supporting and guiding specific delivery teams. With responsibility for all aspects of IT Solutions Delivery, this role will also ensure these solutions are aligned with the architectural strategy and standards and help develop the strategy by feeding back ‘real world’ experiences and factors.

Key responsibilities will include:

· Being accountable for the technical excellence of technology solutions delivered across the enterprise

· Support and guidance of the solution delivery teams to develop solutions in line with architectural development documentation

· Overseeing and supporting the assessment of solution excellence to core KPI’s as well as independently rating and assessing solutions

· Maximising value from solutions through technical sustainability, longevity, and reusability

· Supporting stakeholders across the business with the setup of delivery teams.

· Governing the technical excellence of multiple projects via oversight and guidance

· Supporting product roadmap creation and strategy development


As a Lead Solution Architect, you’ll have experience within IT solutions architecture governance at portfolio level. You will hold a formal qualification within a relevant discipline such as IT, Computer Science and have relevant experience with solution architecture.


· Strong IT solution architecture delivery experience

· Strong experience working with and influencing senior stakeholders across the business

· Good analytical and problem-solving skills

· A good communicator who can communicate complex ideas

· An effective team player, actively leads, develops and supports team members


· Experience working with within an engineering/ manufacturing organisation ideally highly regulated such as Automotive, Aerospace, Defence

· Experience of recognised architecture framework such as TOGAF

· International experience ideally working for Blue-Chip organisations.




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, private medical cover and performance related bonus scheme. As a manager, you’ll also be able to select one of our luxury premium vehicles to lease at a fraction of the cost. 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.


Jaguar Land Rover has long pushed the boundaries of technology. Now digital innovation lies at the heart of our business – because it is central to our future strategy. We are focused on the development of electric, connected and driverless cars that will reshape the whole industry. Joining us is your chance to help redefine who we are and where we’re going.

Find out more about working here in our JLR Life Blog:

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


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