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REQ ID: 49015
JOB TITLE: Solution Architect
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 30/10/2020

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.




We’re reinventing what tomorrow looks like at Jaguar Land Rover. There’s a revolution underway in our industry – and we’re leading it. We’ve always been innovators. But our future will be driven by the possibilities created by new technologies as never before.


Jaguar Land Rover has 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 and DevOps could take your career in many directions.


You will lead our architectural vision for connected vehicle and media cloud system. you will be a valued member of our Global Digital Development Centre Team, contributing to the strategic direction of the technology and solutions delivered. This role sits within the software development centre for digital engineering in Manchester and will focus on the software architecture for various elements of our connected vehicle and media cloud system.


You will be responsible for the architectural authority elements of our connected vehicle and media cloud system and the production of solution architectures for components of the off-board elements of the digital platform. You will support the development of strategies and architectures covering all aspects of the product lines, especially reference architectures, and architectural patterns.



You will have the technical knowledge with hands-on practical experience (3 years +) of Java, Cloud Technologies (AWS/GCP), API’s, Microservices architectures, Interaction with mobile environments, Security, Data (Relational/No-SQL). In addition, a proven track record in delivering/governing appropriate solutions integrating cross-technology solutions covering a variety of technologies.


Ideally, you will also possess:

  • Strong exposure to Agile/Scrum based methodologies
  • Experience in working in agile/DevOps driven software development environment
  • Proven ability to think strategically, analyse data and information and develop appropriate, innovative and effective solutions.




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.


JLR considers that this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the Home Office Shortage Occupation list. Therefore, JLR will not support an application for visa sponsorship and all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work in the UK.


Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.







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