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Systems Lead Engineer

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Recruiter: Jaguar Land Rover
Listed on: 4th January
Location: Fen End
Type: Permanent
Start Date: 2022-01-04

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A leading premium automotive business and leading to move towards electric autonomous vehicles.


Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) are a key part of the SO Organisation delivering World Class Products that amplify our core brand values in Ultimate Luxury, Ultimate Sports Performance and Ultimate Capability. SVO are a Performance based organisation with a Formula 1 team mind-set that requires the best engineers to strengthen its capabilities.

Lead the definition, development and delivery of electric vehicle powertrain systems for the flagship Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) division, creating world-class luxury, performance and capability.

Working closely with the relevant Centres of Competence (CoCs) within SVO and Core Product Engineering, you will be analysing and combining high voltage battery systems and electric drive units to meet challenging vehicle programme attributes and requirements.

The Lead Systems Engineer will be responsible for helping to define and implement the future electric propulsion systems for Jaguar Land Rover's halo product.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

Delivery of electric vehicle powertrain systems within the Special Vehicle Operations Propulsion department, across the enture range of Jaguar Land Rover SVO vehicle programmes
Assist, steer and contribute to the generation of propulsion system targets and verification methods that are driven by customer-derived functional requirements and Failure Modes and Effects Analysis
Contribute to the delivery of the propulsion systems onto all programmes, in line with the Systems Engineering dicipline outlined by Product Creation Systems
Provide technical support and assistance across the wider operational team on topics relating to the integration and harmonisation of multiple interconnected components including issue resolution and objective data analysis
Work with Technical Specialists and Research Engineering on Attribute and Function Forward Strategies, including new Function Definition and Failure Mode Avoidance
Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested


Demonstrable experience related to the integration of high voltage vehicle systems, including high voltage battery, electric drive units and charging systems.
Working knowledge of electric vehicle legislation & standards, including UN ECE R100, LV123 & FMVSS 305
Relevant experience of system definition, system architecture development, requirements specification, design/performance modelling, systems integration, system assessment and acceptance
Appreciation of vehicle functional system legislation & standards including ISO 26262
Experience of working in a Systems Engineering environment - ideally within the Automotive Sector
Strong verbal and written communications
Analytical and problem solving skills
Track record as an effective team player with strong interpersonal skills
Full driving licence
Relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred


Experience in applying Systems Engineering and in solving complex technical issues using a structured approach
Experience in Model-based Systems Engineering (MBSE) and SysML using IBM Rational Rhapsody
Experience in IBM Rational DOORS
Willingness to be involved with overseas testing. Note: Typical testing locations in which SCS Engineers may have to operate, depending on vehicle type & functions under investigation: UK, Europe, Sweden, USA, UAE
Class 3 and 4PG driver training level (JLR internal process), or equivalent. Area will support internal process