Senior SW System Architect

Job Description


REQ ID: 120323
JOB TITLE: Senior SW System Architect
SALARY: Competitive
LOCATION: Various Locations ( Gaydon (UK), Portland (USA), Shannon (Ireland), Shanghai region (China), Bangalore (India), Seoul (Korea) )
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.




Join our team of next generation thinkers! As a Senior SW System Architect, you’ll be part of the On-Board Architecture Chapter. You’ll be responsible for the coordination of architecture, interfaces and requirements activities and support the team in case of critical technical delivery issues in your product group/domain.


Day to day, you will be supporting the development of the solution architecture within the Digital Product Platform of the vehicle, ranging from ADAS, to Infotainment or Chassis systems, resolving technical blockers and advising the right technical strategy. You will be working with the architects from the other squads to ensure interfaces are well defined and dependencies between the squads are clear and resolve architectural or development issues. You will be active in the management and mitigation of technical risks, ensuring that the requirements can be realistically delivered by the underlying technology components.


You will have the opportunity to be involved in defining the strategy driving the future of automotive and will be influential in the development of the Software platform and features across the range of JLR vehicles.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


Your key accountabilities and responsibilities will include the generation and curation of system and vehicle wide requirements, architecture design and generation with evidence of technical feasibility, and review and sign off of high- and low-level design.




Knowledge, Skills and Experience




  • Knowledge across several programming languages, including C/C++

  • SW development and architecture in one of: embedded, automotive, aerospace, transportation SW

  • Extensive OS systems / SW platforms knowledge (at least one of Unix/QNX/Autosar/Android)

  • UML Design

  • A good communicator with the ability to explain complex ideas to technical and non-technical stakeholders

  • Relevant degree or equivalent experience




  • Knowledge of networking systems and protocols

  • Ability to lead and organise a team of engineers





We offer a FREE company license for Udemy and Pluralsight for technical training - develop your skillset and enhance your knowledge!


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, private medical cover and performance related bonus scheme. As a manager, you’ll also be able to select one of our luxury premium vehicles to lease at a fraction of the cost. All this and more makes JLR 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 JLR, 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.


JLR is committed to equal opportunity for all.