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REQ ID: 81501
JOB TITLE: Senior Software/DevOps Engineer
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 30/06/2022
LOCATION: Warwickshire
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 main purpose of this role is to be the Senior Software Engineer responsible for delivering software solutions for development tools and infrastructure. Responsibilities include taking feature requests and refining into technical requirements and designs.


In addition, implementing complex solutions in software and verification to ensure the solution meets the features requests. As a Senior Engineer technical leadership and mentoring of other developers is required to build a high capability team.


In this role, you will be measured against KPIs such as Sprint Velocity, Business Value Increment per Sprint, Technical Debt Baklog and Progress to 'North Star' for Software Development Process within Jaguar Land Rover.




To be a successful candidate, you will be expected to design off-board software tooling to enable the software teams to produce high quality products efficiently and to high quality, design cloud-based infrastructure to provide stable and scalable platforms for development tools and you will need to be able to refining and converting backlog stories and into tasks and requirements that the team can implement.


You will be expected to be providing guidance and technical growth for the team in terms of supporting junior / early career team members via coaching, review and pair programming, as well as enabling effective Agile planning through review and refinement with the Scrum Master and Product Owner to identify and estimate stories, tasks and the value of technical debt.


You should work across squads with software architects to promote aligned technology roadmap for tools development and undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience




  • Track record of successful technical delivery of complex software projects through the use of Agile techniques
  • Experience in a wide range of design patterns and implementation languages
  • Proven ability to technically lead high performing software development teams
  • Experience in working with multiple cloud platforms (e.g. AWS, GCP) using infrastructure as code to produce scalable solutions
  • High level of experience and skills in Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) within an automotive environment
  • Experience in delivering embedded software solutions in an automotive environment
  • Ability to communicate with excellence to business stakeholders and technical teams
  • Critically review solutions and provide technical direction and leadership to a team
  • Proven ability to commnucate complex technical issues to stakeholders at all levels




  • Negotiation and influencing skills
  • Knowledge of Jaguar Land Rover toolset for software development
  • Experience of building and managing multiple internal and external relationships in complex stakeholder environments




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.


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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