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REQ ID: 123587
JOB TITLE: Senior System Architect - Onboard Platform
SALARY: Competitive



JLR 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.




Do you want to make a difference?


Do you want to be part of shaping the future?


JLR are looking for a Senior System Architect-Onboard Platform to lead the resolution of complex, cross-functional system designs issues; and ensure that Systems Engineering is delivered to the right level of quality and integrity. You will be part of the System Engineering Community within the Digital Product Platform, and become one of the key technical contributors to the evolution of JLR’s Electrical Electronic and Software Platform


You will be working in a critical role within the era of the Software Defined Vehicle, where the engineering of the E/E physical platform capabilities is a key enabler for decoupling the hardware and software development cycles. Working within the Physical Platform team you will be at the forefront of the developing the future Physical Platform. You will utilise your extensive knowledge of automotive systems, hardware, mechatronics, software and communication technologies, while working collaboratively with colleagues from other disciplines, to develop the next generation of technology that underpin the JLR’s Product Portfolio.


This will enable you to support the development of innovative processes and techniques to ensure that Systems Engineering is delivered to the right level of quality to meet program milestones and be able to lead/enable/mentor other practitioners.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


  • Develop the physical platform roadmap and Body of Knowledge, including the techniques to be used and artefacts to be delivered for each program gateway, increasingly aligned with the techniques being developed by the Systems Engineering Chapter
  • Ensure that a complete and coherent set of systems engineering artefacts are delivered to the right quality level to achieve program milestones.
  • Ensure that all legal and dependability activities required by the Systems engineers have been completed on time and to the required quality level.
  • Identify and lead the resolution of complex, cross-functional and cross-Domain issues.
  • Work with the architects of the diverse disciplines (customer experience, hardware, software, Data, Power, etc.) to develop Architecture Concepts for future systems.




  • Expert level of competence in all aspects of systems engineering: concept design, requirements authoring, logical and solution architecture, functional safety, cybersecurity and legal/regulatory compliance
  • Wide, general understanding of automotive systems and features
  • Proven delivery record in designing and architecting complex systems and architectures.
  • Competent SysML modeller (ideally MSOSA, or equivalent tools)
  • Competent requirements author (ideally TRM, or other requirements management tools)




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 JLR 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 JLR, 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. 


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