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REQ ID: 75067
JOB TITLE: Software Project Coordinator
SALARY: £30,000 - £40,000
POSTING END DATE: 31/01/2022
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.



Hybrid and Electrified powertrains support Jaguar Land Rover’s objective of delivering clean and efficient products to our customers. In-house development of the embedded base software provides Jaguar Land Rover with the capability to rapidly develop and deploy a platform for the application control software, maximising the benefits of these technologies through a short time to market, delivering unique industry leading features. In the Software Project Coordinator role, you will play a key part in project management, coordination and delivery of the Base Software for our next generation of Electrification components.


You will be responsible for all project management aspects of the Base Software delivery, working closely with JLR or partner software and hardware teams as well as suppliers and JLR purchasing in the planning, tracking and execution of the project.


Your experience in embedded software project management will enable you to quickly gain control of the plan, keep track of open issues, deliveries and releases, prepare status reports & metrics and enable the project through procurement of the necessary tools and supporting software. In return you will have the satisfaction of seeing software you helped deliver embedded within the most advanced Jaguar Land Rover products of the future.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


As a Software Project Coordinator, you will be working with the software development team, input to the software sprint planning activities to define the content of software sprints, ensuring a logical incremental delivery to mature the product to meet the functional roadmap and all requirements are met. You will support daily and weekly project meetings with the status of base software development and build activities, and lead weekly meetings with suppliers, capturing open issues and driving these to conclusions through work with the software development team and software Sprint definition. You will support ODEC partners in their delivery, via open issue tracking and resolution of engineering and logistical issues, and adhere to JLR & ASPICE defined software project management processes, working to realise efficiency improvements in the software process.




The ideal candidate will be passionate about creating and delivering high quality base software as part of an embedded control system, be self-motivated, with strong personal management capabilities, and be able to work with minimal supervision, engaging a wide range of stakeholders effectively. They will have the ability to balance different technical and business parameters to deliver the right solution for the customer and business. A relevant degree (e.g. Electronic Engineering, Software Engineering) or equivalent experience preferred, as well as, Automotive domain experience being highly desirable. Experience of Battery, Power or Charging Electronics, Software & Control experience, experience of the specific vendor AUTOSAR stack’s, e.g. Vector, EB, Mentor and an understanding of Jaguar & Land Rover engineering processes is beneficial to the role.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Software project management, coordination and delivery in a team environment

  • Embedded Software development experience within a real time control environment

  • Knowledge of AUTOSAR and/or the base software layer

  • Experience of working with suppliers & customers, both internal and external, in the delivery of embedded control software and sourcing of software modules

  • Experience working to a quality process, aligned to standards such as ASPICE, CMMi etc

  • Experience using Change, Version and Configuration Management Tools

  • Experience of Agile software development working principles

  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills

  • Strong self-management skills



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


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