Senior Software Architect

Job Description

REQ ID: 105301
JOB TITLE: Senior Software Architect
SALARY: Competitive
LOCATION: Shannon, Ireland

Dreaming for tomorrow is about more than ideas and ambitions. We’re already building the next generation of vehicles, using repurposed and brand-new technology and techniques. We’re doing more than dream, we’re creating the future of mobility and automotive for years to come.

 

What To Expect

 

This is an excellent opportunity for Senior Software Architect to join the organisation at an extremely exciting and crucial time. You will be responsible for ideating, designing and developing software solutions to address complex problems. You will be able to provide technical leadership and mentorship to the development team, while taking the lead in code and pipeline reviews. The Senior Software Architect will have design authority in a highly collaborative environment and actively engage in the development process, proactively acting as a bridge between Software Requirements and Implementation.

 

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

 

  • Lead Architectural reviews and understand and plan for evolutionary paths

  • Manage risk identification and risk mitigation strategies associated with the architecture

  • Oversee architectural approaches from conception to installation

  • Conceptualize software solutions for JLR ECUs and innovative vehicle topologies

  • Choose the technologies for the implementation of each component and connections between the components

  • Collaborate with managers and developers to determine project scope and roadmap

  • Decide on the platforms, frameworks and coding standards to be used in project development

  • Evaluate existing software solutions to identify areas for reusability and improvement

  • Analyze modifications for existing software to upgrade performance

  • Ensure architectural integrity of software solutions

  • Maintain thorough documentation of systems and applications

 

What You'll Need

 

Essential

 

  • Ability to communicate clearly the complex concepts from the system level to the component level

  • Proven hands-on experience on embedded systems, C and/or C++ programming and debugging

  • Good understanding of Hardware – Software interactions

  • Understanding of software requirements derivation and allocation to the Software Architecture

  • Experience in both low-level operating system functionality (e.g. memory/resource management, scheduling, process control) as well as high-level real-time and/or embedded applications

  • Understanding of system requirements analysis and elicitation

  • UML and SySML hands-on experience, clear understanding of modelling

  • Understanding of Model Based System Engineering

  • Excellent understanding of networking and security


Desirable

 

  • Requirements management tools DOORS/DOORS-NG

  • Knowledge of architectural tools: IBM Rhapsody, Enterprise Architect

  • Experience in Agile methodologies

  • Expertise in Autosar Automotive Technologies and Vehicle Network Architecture

  • Understanding of Functional Safety standards (ISO26262) and security mechanisms

 

 

So Why Us?

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 private medical cover. 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.