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Software Architect Lead

Location: Birmingham, GB

POSTED DATE: 07/12/2017

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LOCATION: Gaydon, Warwickshire

SALARY: £38,000 - £50,000

END DATE: 21/12/2017


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.




As Software Architect Lead you’ll be responsible for interface and message definition and control, including specification and ownership of interfaces and messaging structures. You’ll assist device suppliers and service providers with the integration of devices and services to the supporting platforms. You’ll own the design and specification Connected Car Service integration


Defining message structure and content to support features and services, you’ll also work to design and specify the integration of new services into the Connected Car platform and on new architectures, including Cloud.


You’ll also maintain relationships with key suppliers and vendors to ensure consistency of implementation and will own the interface specification, managing version compatibility, release, and documentation.


In order to identify risks, problem areas and service improvement opportunities you’ll analyse incident data to find trends. You’ll develop and implement a continuous improvement model for internal support processes and procedures to drive business excellence. Finally, you’ll analyse incident data to find trends in order to identify risks, problem areas and service improvement opportunities




As Software Architect Lead you’ll have previous experience in Software Architecture and messaging systems. With knowledge of encoding methods and data structures e.g.: JSON, XML, ASN.1, Avro, you’ll also have experience of working with IT service providers along with strong IT skills.  Able to analyse data for reporting purposes and follow work instruction, you’ll also have the ability to create and maintain accurate specifications.

Finally, with experience of Agile methodologies, you’ll also have knowledge of defect tracking systems.




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.



Jaguar Landrover is committed to equal opportunities for all

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