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REQ ID: 75464
JOB TITLE: Senior Software Engineer in Test - Technology and Services
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 31/01/2022
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.



Join Jaguar Land Rover as we drive a revolution in luxury vehicles and digital experiences. We believe in the power of software technology to create a seamless customer experience within our vehicles, our dealerships and our connected lives. 


Todays opportunity is profound; to rapidly grow digital capabilities to meet the needs of our luxury brands and an evolving market. This is a real moment of change, for a big brand in an exciting and unique industry in the North, and it's happening right now.


We are Jaguar Land Rover Technology and Services and we are building our new connected data and developer platforms to provide the technology and services for our connected vehicles and customers.


Working with our best in class technology teams in Manchester you will be part of the full lifecycle: designing, building and running a greenfield API and Events platform. You'll help us to power the revolution through developer-centric services. Defining and coaching your team on testing and quality, you will be empowered to balance quality and speed. As a team, you will have the freedom to define how we deliver quality applications as you engage with users, gather insights through our observability tools and enhance our CI/CD pipelines.


You'll learn and grow along the way, and we'll give you the tools, tactics and career progression to be successful in our DevSecOps environment.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities 


As a Software Engineer in Test, you will advocate for defined quality criteria throughout the SDLC in a cross-functional team, ensuring that the team quality is a team responsibility. You will gain insights into the usage of our APIs through observability tools and working closely with our users and ensure performance & security requirements are continuously tested, using CI/CD principles where possible. You role will be to own and support software from development to testing to operation and beyond working closely with other engineers and disciplines within the wider Technology and Services team and help define the wider API testing strategy and continuously improve the engineering practices in Jaguar Land Rover. You will participate in workshops to help identify, design and refine user requirements and work with technical and non-technical business stakeholders to understand and implement software features. 




Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Experience developing and testing bespoke built enterprise scale cloud-native applications 

  • Passion for mentoring and technical coaching 

  • Working knowledge and experience of event-driven microservice architectures, RESTful APIs and message queues 

  • Experience with a variety of automated quality tooling such as Cypress, Postman, Puppeteer.  

  • Experience with modern CI/CD tools and techniques



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


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.


Find out what to expect at each stage of the process along with some hints and tips.


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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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