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Senior Software Engineer


Full-time (Permanent)
£54,967 - £68,000
Published on
14 May 2024
20 May 2024

JLR currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer with a passion for quality, and proven experience of full stack software development and design for a variety of digital projects being delivered for JLR. We are looking for an experienced Software Engineer who has a proven track record of leading a high performing development team to work on some exciting automotive leading technology projects. The role is based in JLRs' brand new, hi-tech Global Digital Development Centre in the heart of Manchester, where you will be working alongside some of the best software engineers in the world.

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 JLR.

Reporting to the Principal Software Engineer and working closely with other multi-disciplined engineers, you will be a valued member of the Global Digital Development Centre team, 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 and other software engineers within your team delivering said parts of the software system.
  • Contribute to CICD and DevOps practises.
  • Support all agile development ceremonies.
  • Coach and mentor junior developers.
  • Lead on Issue investigation and resolution.
  • Define and implement technical roadmaps for key areas of focus in the code base.
  • Be an advocate for practices such as Test Driven Development and have experience with modern CI/CD tools and techniques. 



  • Expert experience with Java and Spring Boot
  • Previous experience in leading or managing a development team and a passion for mentoring and technical coaching of developers.
  • Experience in developing bespoke built enterprise scale cloud-native applications, ideally in AWS.
  • Strong experience with database technologies such as DynamoDB or DocumentDB.
  • Strong understanding of API development and technologies and Object-Oriented programming.
  • Experience with source code management and version control (Git/GitHub/GitLab) as well at other technologies such as MQTT, HiveMQ, Jenkins, and Agile tools. 


Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career working with a world-class team in state-of-the-art facilities.  We offer a competetive salary and a performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes JLR the perfect place to continue your journey.  

JLR is committed to equal opportunity for all.

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