Lead Onboard Software Developer

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Lead Onboard Software Developer

The successful candidate for the above role will retain their current employer, i.e. if you are a Jaguar employee you will continue to be administered on the Jaguar grading structure with the associated terms and conditions. If you are currently on BAC or EMC terms, you will retain your current employer but will transfer to a JLR contract and the associated terms and conditions. 


What To Expect


As a lead on-board software developer, you will play an integral part in the development of embedded diagnostic platform creation for automotive applications. You will work within an agile framework with engineers to ensure that valid content is specified, developed and arrange verification activity to support the vehicle health management applications which meets best software programming practices for quality, cost and time.


What You Will Need


In this challenging yet rewarding position, you will participate in the development of Jaguar Land Rover’s development of future embedded software components aimed at delivering modern luxury to our customers through vehicle health management. This encompasses, vehicle event resolution engine, vehicle diagnostics and signal handlers. You will contribute towards low level design of new features into core software components as well as aiding the development of new features for existing components whilst delivering this in an agile environment. You will join code review sessions and contribute to code quality standard discussions, whilst supporting general integration activities.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience



  • Programming and scripting languages (C++, C, Python, Bash)
  • Knowledge of Embedded operating systems (Linux, QNX Neutrino, etc)
  • Knowledge of DevOps (Gitlab CI/CD, Docker)
  • Working knowledge of SOLID principles




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.