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REQ ID: 95404
JOB TITLE: Software Quality Scrum Master
SALARY: £44,000 - £54,000
POSTING END DATE: 08/07/2022
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What to expect


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Software Quality Scrum Master to join our growing team in Gaydon, UK. Chassis Motion Control System (C&MCS) is part of Body and Chassis Commodity Group, in Product Engineering. You will be part of the System and Software Quality Team in C&MCS, designing and implementing safe, deterministic software and ISO26262 compliant processes for our Autonomous, Connected, Electric and Shared architecture of the future.


As a software quality scrum master, you will be working on innovative, high-profile projects within our growing portfolio of products, within C&MCS. You will be working to further improve our embedded, safety-critical software processes that demonstrate the completeness and correctness of our control and monitoring systems software.


The role is leading agile methodology as well as defining software quality adherence plan, detailed methodologies, training that meet the requirements of software intensive, safety critical control systems. You will also work alongside the software process owner, defining ways of working, processes and software tooling. This role has a focus on project management within the agile methodologies of Kanban and Scrum whilst remaining technically involved in defining the software quality process.


Key Accountabilities


  • Own and manage project plan at high level for the entire team. Report out at regular intervals.
  • Helping the agile team focus on creating high-value product increments which meet requirements.
  • Ensuring that scrum events take place and are positive, productive, and kept within the timebox.
  • Safekeep and deploy methods for effective Product Goal definition and Product Backlog management.
  • Facilitating stakeholder collaboration as requested or needed.
  • Provide system and software quality expertise in the development of Reliable embedded software solutions.
  • Support audits/assessment in the project regarding reparation and follow up on findings to maintain departmental and company standards & procedures
  • Tailor centralised system and software development strategies, software verification strategies and tool qualification strategies (termed “plans” by ISO26262) to suit the project needs.
  • Ensure the adherence to JLR system and software engineering processes, standards, plans and frameworks
  • Establish and deploy best technical practice; knowledge transfer in terms of formal training and mentoring regarding to Software Quality Processes, Procedures, Plans and Standards.
  • Engage with suppliers on System and Software Quality matters.
  • To leverage industry standard techniques and best practices to influence our system and software development process.


What you'll need


Knowledge, Skills and Experience



  • Expert level project management experience working with large project teams
  • Degree level qualified ideally in relevant discipline e.g. Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in authoring of Project Plans for process compliance (e.g. Software Safety Plan)
  • Experience in Software Quality Assurance methods (ISO29148, ISO29119, ISO21434,ISO26262, ASPICE) through full Software Development Life Cycle.
  • Experience in System engineering processes.
  • Experience working with Requirement Management Software Tool e.g. Rational Doors, TRM Dassault
  • Good knowledge of software verification activities such as requirements-based testing, code coverage (modified condition/decision structural coverage), static code analysis, stack and heap usage analysis.



  • Competent Knowledge in reading autogenerated C code, C code and MATLAB/Simulink Models
  • Experience of designing and developing safety-critical system and software in compliance with automotive, aerospace, industrial automation or medical standards (e.g. IEC61508 SIL-3, ISO26262 ASIL-D or DO-178 level A)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to confer complex technical and procedural topis in a clear and concise form, confidently presenting with stakeholders



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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