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REQ ID: 84122
JOB TITLE: Software Engineer
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 31/10/2022
LOCATION: Manchester
 
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.

 

WHAT TO EXPECT 

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.

 

We are looking for a software engineer with proven experience, or demonstrable interest, in developing and maintaining the Kafka infrastructure of big data platforms, and building applications that enable us to stream data via Kafka topics as part of a cross-functional team. Your skill-set should be able to demonstrate how you have/can delivered/deliver and maintained/maintain cost-effective solutions that enable high data streaming throughput via Kafka in production environments. Your background should include exposure and advocacy for modern DevSecOps practices, and being able to put in place and work with tooling to enable such practices (think “testing in production”!). Being able to advise others on Kafka engineering best practices is also something we’d be interested in.

 

This role provides a rare opportunity to support and grow an entirely new data capability within Jaguar Land Rover’s Global Digital Development team. You will form an essential part of a collaborative, iterative and agile process within a team of designers, software, DevSecOps and quality engineers helping deliver best in class digital solutions to the business and its customers.

 

Do you thrive in an exciting, dynamic and creative start-up environment, but also enjoy the security, resources and influence of an established and successful organisation? Would you excel within a world-class and passionate team that loves what they do? Are you looking for an influential role that can truly make a difference?

 

With scope to become a single component, or component group, technical lead, you will be a valued member of the Global Digital Development team, contributing to the strategic direction of the data technology and solutions delivered.

 

You will be responsible for the following:

  • Responsibility for developing and delivering systems / software applications to meet the business requirements on time with appropriate quality and at the right cost
  • Support the planning, co-ordination, delivery and reporting of the resource planning model development status
  • Support colleagues in conflict and issue resolution within the Centre of Competence and across functions
  • Manage and develop status reporting, providing a coherent status for senior management
  • Support colleagues by interfacing between Product Strategy, Transformation, Vehicle Programmes and Engineering colleagues to ensure the application created covers all resource requirements
  • Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested

 

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

Essential:

  • An individual with a customer first mindset who is easy to do business with and makes people feel special, driven to deliver experiences that are personalised, transparent and dependable
  • An individual, who works independently, is results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver operational plans in a complex, highly demanding environment.
  • A passion for continuous technical improvement
  • An individual with the capability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with medium  term planning
  • A resilient and enthusiastic who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs
  • A good communicator with the ability to communicate complex ideas
  • A effective team player, actively develops and supports team members

 

 

Desirable:

  • An individual with the ability to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style

 

SO WHY US?

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.

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

 
 


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