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Recruiter: Jaguar Land Rover
Listed on: 16th June
Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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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.


A Senior Software Engineer with a passion for quality, and proven experience of full stack software development and design, is required for a variety of digital projects being delivered for Jaguar Land Rover in Gaydon. We are looking for great engineers who have a passion for innovative problem solving, quality-first coding and practicing Continuous Integration.

  • You will thrive in an exciting, dynamic and creative start-up environment, but also enjoy the security, resources and influence of an established and successful organisation
  • You'll excel within a world-class and passionate team that love what they do
  • You'll be mentoring and sharing your skills with fellow developers

You will form part of a collaborative, iterative and agile process in a multi-disciplined team helping deliver best in class digital solutions. This role provides a unique opportunity to help support and grow an entirely new software development capability within Jaguar Land Rover.

You will be consistently delivering to challenging business objectives, with a focus on testability, robustness, and performance for exciting new projects. You will work on real projects alongside experienced engineers and will be expected to take on some mentoring and coaching of less experienced engineers in the lab.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Software design and code development to internal standards and practises
  • Guide and lead the development of parts of the software system
  • Contribute to CICD and DevOps practises
  • Support all agile development ceremonies


 Knowledge, Skills and Experience

We're looking for Software Engineers with the following:

  • 5+ years' experience with Java, Spring Boot or another OO language

We are keen to speak to people who also have the following skills:

  • 5+ years' experience developing bespoke built enterprise scale cloud-native applications
  • Strong experience with database technologies such as NoSQL i.e. Mongo DB or similar
  • Strong experience with API development and technologies
  • Experienced advocate for practices such as Test Driven Development
  • Experience with Microservices architectures, RESTful APIs and message queues
  • Strong Object Oriented programming skills
  • Experience with source code management and version control (Git/GitHub/GitLab)

The following skills and experience are nice to have:

  • Experience with observability and monitoring tools such as ELK, Prometheus, Grafana
  • Experience with Kubernetes or other cloud infrastructure (Google Cloud Platform, AWS, Azure)
  • Familiarity with polyglot persistence and experience with a MySQL
  • Familiarity with Kafka, Okta, Redis, Apache Solar 


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.

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.