Test Platform Technical Architect

Job Description

REQ ID: 112443
JOB TITLE: Test Platform Technical Architect
SALARY: £41400£54700
POSTING END DATE: 7 March 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.




This is where it all begins. We develop the new concepts that go on to become new Jaguars and Land Rovers. So, the emphasis is on building strong strategic, technical and financial foundations right from the start. 


The role will be based within Testing As A Service within the Engineering Delivery Platform (EDP) Tech Centre and dedicated to supporting design and development of automated test asset platforms. You’ll become part of the Digital Product Platform where you’ll have a key responsibility in enabling test capabilities for automated test frameworks and platforms within the test domains of  In-Vehicle Infotainment, Hardware in the Loop and Vehicle in the Loop. You will also be developing best in class process and methods to implement a DevOps approach to management of the test estate.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for leading the design and integration of infotainment test automation capabilities as part of a team.
  • Work closely with Product Owner, Delivery Managers, Architects and BA’s to promote a comprehensive, approach to test estate management.
  • Work closely with Product Owner, scrum team and developers to ensure that designs are fully understood and support development through to delivery
  • Good awareness of industry best practice and solutions in validation automation.
  • Ensuring that any code is written following best practices, performant and scalable, in line with the Department’s standards
  • Ability to lead small agile teams in a timely manner with quality fit for use in an enterprise environment.




Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Understanding of Test Automation Architecture, including considerations for  Software Architecture and test framework architecture
  • A high level of IT literacy and desire to continue to learn new data tools and skills. 
  • A proven track record of translating business requirements and needs into prioritised Hardware/System/Network/Platform Requirements.
  • Ability to manage groups of affected stakeholders across the business, and help them to work collaboratively.
  • A mind for improvement of process and a drive to understand and overcome challenges.



  • Electrical Architecture development skills and experience (creation of the design rules).
  • An ability to solve complex problems and communicate the solution to the wider business.
  • An excellent level of ability to structure, analyse/ interpret data
  • Understanding of National Instruments test platforms
  • An understanding of the Electrical Vehicle Architecture


Personal Profile:


  • An individual, who works independently, is results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver operational plans in a complex, highly demanding environment.
  • An individual with a customer first mindset who is easy to do business with and makes people feel special, driven to deliver experiences that are personalised, transparent and dependable.
  • An individual with the capability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with long term planning.
  • A resilient and enthusiastic individual who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs
  • A good communicator with the ability to communicate complex ideas
  • An effective team player
  • Fosters collaboration across the wider team





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.