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REQ ID: 111723
JOB TITLE: Stability Control System - Lead Engineer
SALARY: £44,000 - £54,000
POSTING END DATE: 31/12/2022 
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.


Overview of Department:


The Stability Control Systems department is primarily responsible for developing and delivering stability functions such as Dynamic Stability Control, Torque Vectoring by Braking, Traction Control, etc within the Vehicle Dynamics department.  The work covers all aspects of the controller design from requirements writing to testing and developing to a tuneable condition as well as tuning and calibration to meet vehicle attribute targets.  The core group of delivery engineers for these functions are grouped together in one team to create a flexible workforce and to maximise knowledge transfer between them.


Job Description


The System Leader owns the delivery of the Stability Control System onto a programme/platform.  Consultation is taken from the System Owner to determine applicability of requirements to a programme and within a Vehicle Dynamics Agile Squad, a development plan is created with the control system supplier to determine resources, test properties and rigs and spares to support delivery. 


The System Leader then executes that plan in collaboration with the supplier to programme gateways.  Sign off documentation is provided to close off requirements in RMDV at <FDJ> and <LRR3>.   Throughout the delivery process the System Leader will support the daily scrum meetings and provide programme status to the Product Owner for reporting purposes and use appropriate escalation routes for issues identified.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


Test planning to verify and calibrate the software


  • Ensuring Rigs &Test Kits, test properties and people are available to meet the delivery
  • Leading testing at remote test sites
  • Liaising with the supplier to ensure road release and software calibration plans are met
  • Working with the System Owners and Calibration Lead to ensure the Stability Attribute is met
  • Providing the sign off reports and close off requirements in RMDV


Key Interactions


  • Other team members in the Vehicle Dynamics Squad
  • SCS Calibration Leader
  • Product Owners and Scrum Masters
  • Application leader for the control system supplier
  • Workshops


Knowledge, Skills and Experience



  • Experience of automotive chassis engineering and vehicle dynamics gained in an OEM or First Tier supplier environment
  • Experience in tuning a Stability Control System
  • Experience with Bosch MM6, Vector and INCA toolset
  • Excellent team-working, organisation and communication skills and able to adapt into a multi-disciplinary environment within an Agile Squad
  • JLR 3PG Driving Permit
  • Self-motivated and able to work to a high standard with minimum supervision.
  • Candidates must be committed, flexible and able to work under pressure and beyond normal working hours when required.




  • Experience with the DOORS and RMDV requirements management tool
  • Experience in the application of HiL and / or SiL for system development and validation
  • Experience with Control System development




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.


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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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