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REQ ID: 72331
JOB TITLE: SW Architecture Chapter Lead
SALARY: £65,000 - £77,000
POSTING END DATE: 31/08/2022
LOCATION: Remote work, head office in Gaydon
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 SW Architecture Chapter Lead, you will be part of the On-Board Architecture Chapter. You’ll be responsible for the coaching and mentoring of a team of SW architects and their allocation to agile product squads. You will make sure a coherent solution architecture is in place and support the team in case of critical technical delivery issues in your product group/domain. Day to day, you will be reviewing and advising on cross domain options & risks, guiding and facilitating tech decisions and bringing together a coherent vision for your group of products. As part of your role, you will be ensuring process, methods and tools are formalised, facilitating knowledge sharing and identifying career growth opportunities within your team. You’ll have the opportunity to be involved in the development of the future of automotive and will be influential in the development of the Software platform and features for Jaguar Land Rover vehicles across the range.


Key responsibilities will include:

  • Allocation of SW architects to product squads

  • Solution architecture across products

  • Mentoring

  • Process, methods and tools




As the senior solution architect, you will have experience of system requirement analysis. You will have experience with UML or SysML for systems of software design. You will have the ability to communicate technical design concepts to business and technical stakeholders. You will hold a Relevant degree or equivalent experience.



  • UML Software Design

  • Proven experience in people management

  • Experience in one of: embedded, automotive, aerospace, transportation SW




  • Relevant degree



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.


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


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