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REQ ID: 112334
JOB TITLE: System Engineer
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 23/06/2023
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.





The journey to an ACES (Autonomous, Connected, Electrified, Shared) future is enabled by vehicles that can adapt over time and that are highly available. The successful candidate will join the Remote Connected Vehicle Diagnostics team (part of Product Engineering) on that journey through the roll out of advanced over-the-air functionalities. Connected Diagnostics Services (diagnostics over-the-air) will support of remote prognosis, diagnosis and even correction of erroneous vehicle behaviour without the need to visit service and the long-term monitoring of whole vehicle fleet performance. Software Over the Air (SOTA) was first launched on the 2020 Land Rover Defender and is being rolled out across to all vehicles with the aim of eventually supporting all of the vehicle’s ECUs. Features Over the Air (FOTA) will allow the user to add new functionality to their vehicle as it becomes available or as they need it (on a subscription basis, for example).


The Software Over The Air System Engineer will report to the Senior SOTA System Architect and be part of a multi-disciplinary systems engineering team which are responsible for the functional and behavioural definition of OTA functionality for current and future vehicle architectures, both “On-Board” the vehicle and Off-Board in Cloud environments.


The Software Over The Air System Engineer will support the generation and maintenance of the SOTA requirements in the Traceable Requirements Management system (TRM) and model-based systems engineering tools (Catia Magic System of Systems) and ensure that requirements meet the required quality standards for content and traceability.


The successful candidate will be:


  • Authoring system and component level requirements for the selected architecture.
  • Maintaining requirement quality and traceability.
  • Generating change request documentation for internal and external suppliers.
  • Supporting failure mode analysis for the selected architecture.
  • Supporting functional safety analysis for the selected architecture.
  • Generating and maintaining SysML/UML Models for selected architecture.
  • Participating in design and quality reviews with internal / external suppliers and teams.







  • Proficiency in requirements definition and requirements management tooling.
  • Experience of requirement definition and management within a complex software or electronic project (ideally within the automotive or aerospace sector).
  • Understanding of systems engineering “V” lifecycle.
  • Understanding of SysML/UML Modelling concepts
  • Good verbal and written communications.
  • Track record as an effective team player with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Experience of model-based systems engineering tools and techniques (ideally Catia Magic System of Systems).




  • Understanding of automotive software download and diagnostic concepts.
  • Experience of Dassault 3DExperience toolset
  • Experience of Failure Mode Analysis techniques.
  • Experience of designing ISO26262 Functional Safety relevant systems.
  • Experience working in Agile/DevOps development environment
  • Full driving licence.


Personal Profile




  • 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 is highly focussed and detail oriented.
  • An individual with the ability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus as well as a strategic vision which will drive the diagnosis vision forward.
  • An individual who is resilient, energetic and enthusiastic, able to deliver results under pressure, whilst responding constructively to challenging new ideas and inputs.
  • An individual who is able to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style.
  • An individual that is self-motivated and tenacious.
  • A good communicator who can communicate complex ideas and encourage others to do the same.
  • An effective team player that supports team members.






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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