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REQ ID: 49020
JOB TITLE: Senior Software Engineer
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 28/08/2020
LOCATION: Manchester


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.




You will form part of a collaborative, iterative and agile process in a multi-disciplined team helping deliver best in class digital solutions. This role provides a unique opportunity to help support and grow an entirely new software development capability.


Reporting to the Principal Software Engineer and working closely with other multi-disciplined engineers, you will be a valued member of the Digital Delivery Centre team, consistently delivering to challenging business objectives, with a focus on testability, robustness, and performance for exciting new projects. You will work on real projects alongside experienced engineers and will be expected to take on some mentoring and coaching of less experienced engineers.


We have long pushed the boundaries of technology. Now digital innovation lies at the heart of our business – because it is central to our future strategy. We are focused on the development of electric, connected and driverless cars that will reshape the whole industry. Joining us is your chance to help redefine who we are and where we’re going. Your talents in software development could take your career in many directions. Get ready to dream for tomorrow.




Java experience or similar is the first and foremost requirement, we are looking for great engineers who have a passion for innovative problem solving and quality-first coding. We are keen to speak to people who have experience developing bespoke built enterprise scale cloud-native applications and have strong experience with relational database technologies such as MySQL or similar. You should have a good knowledge of Service Oriented Architectures as well as experience of practices such as Test Driven Development and Pair Programming.


We are looking for those who have experience with Service Oriented Architectures: ReSTful APIs and Microservices as well as experience with modern web technologies such as HTML5 and CSS. Strong Object Oriented programming skills are valued as is experience with source code management and version control (Git/GitHub/GitLab). Experience with modern CI/CD tools and techniques are advantageous as is previous involvement in all stages of the software delivery lifecycle.


The following skills and experience are nice to have:


  • Experience with observability and monitoring tools such as ELK, Prometheus, Grafana.
  • Experience with Kubernetes or other cloud infrastructure (Google Cloud Platform, AWS, Azure).
  • Familiarity with polyglot persistence and experience with a MySQL.
  • Familiarity with Kafka, Okta, Redis, Apache Solar.





Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career working with a world-class team in state-of-the-art facilities. We offer acompetetive salary and performance related bonus scheme. As a manager, you’ll also be able to select one of our luxury premium vehicles to lease at a fraction of the cost. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey. 


Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.







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