Software Validation Lead Engineer - Charging

Job Description

REQ ID: 109761
JOB TITLE: Software Validation Lead Engineer - Charging
SALARY: .Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 31/03/2023
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.



An ever-evolving heritage. A truly exciting future. Two of the world’s most iconic brands. Jaguar Land Rover is revered across the globe. Continually pushing the boundaries of innovation and redefining the benchmark for excellence, we set the standards others want to follow. We want to keep it that way too. Which is where you join the journey.

Jaguar Land Rover are engineering our highly integrated charging and battery management systems for our next generation of electrified vehicles. This is a rapidly growing area in which our in-house software is critical in enabling a world class charging experience for our customers. Our teams plan, design, integrate and validate the charging system software to ensure we deliver our charging systems on time and to quality.




In this role you will be working in an Agile environment to lead our in-house software verification using the latest hardware in the loop and test automation capability. You will be part of a team that is engineering visionary charging products.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


  • Lead a diverse team to validate in-house SW for our charging/discharging products

  • Develop and execute test plans associated with our product roadmap

  • Write test cases and methods identifying test automation opportunities

  • Implement test frameworks to enable the verification of functional and non-functional requirements.

  • Responsible for ensuring test cases are linked back to requirements and standards

  • Responsible for the ensuring that the test data results are repeatable, and data is accurate

  • Lead issue resolution using problem solving tools

  • Build, maintain and manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders




Knowledge, Skills and Experience



  • Proficient and experienced in validation of embedded software

  • Experience in testing ASIL rated software. Knowledge of ISO26262

  • An understanding of charging technology and/or power electronics (i.e.AC/DC, DC/DC topologies)

  • Experience using dSpace toolsets.

  • Proficient in root cause analysis and debugging system failures.

  • Programming skills in a range of languages such as Python / C & C++.

  • Knowledge of Agile/Scrum, continuous integration and deployment with exposure to GitLab, Jenkins, Jira.

  • MSc/MEng level qualification in Software or Electronics engineering or similar

  • Highly motivated, capable of prioritising workload and motivating others




  • Experience working with charging systems or power electronics validation

  • Experience of test automation toolchains

  • Knowledge of vehicle level architectures and automotive networks

  • Experience delivering embedded software in a real time control environment for charging power electronics with working voltages up to 1000V and power ratings in excess of 250kW


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.