REQ ID: 75269
JOB TITLE: Senior Solution Engineer - Technology and Services
POSTING END DATE: 31/01/2022
Join Jaguar Land Rover as we drive a revolution in luxury vehicles and digital experiences. We believe in the power of software technology to create a seamless customer experience within our vehicles, our dealerships and our connected lives.
Todays opportunity is profound; to rapidly grow digital capabilities to meet the needs of our luxury brands and an evolving market. This is a real moment of change, for a big brand in an exciting and unique industry in the North, and it's happening right now.
We are Jaguar Land Rover Technology and Services and we are building our new connected data and developer platforms to provide the technology and services for our connected vehicles and customers.
Working with our best in class technology teams in Manchester you will be part of the full lifecycle: designing, building and running a greenfield API and Events platform. You'll help us to power the revolution through developer-centric services. Establishing our Experience, Core and Process APIs, you will have the freedom to explore new technology and innovate with protocols and asynchronous architectures in order to solve complex problems.
You'll learn and grow along the way, and we'll give you the tools, tactics and career progression to be successful in our DevSecOps environment.
Gain unique insights into how our platform is being used and design optimisations and features to support our users
Design, prototype and guide the development team on building APIs using open standards (AsyncAPI, OpenAPI spec)
Understand our data, process and APIs enabling you to answer questions from internal and external engineers utilising our products
Take technical ownership of a specific domain in our API platform (/customer, /orders etc.) and explore how we integrate and expose that through, experience, process and system APIs.
Federate our platform standards allowing other teams to deploy APIs
We welcome applications from anyone with:
Experence in Software Engineering, or similar background
Working knowledge of software engineering and architecture patterns, with the ability to understand how a wide variety of technologies and systems interact with each other
Working knowledge of protocols and standards such as REST, GQL, GPRC
Understand and have practical experience of working with the Open API Spec
Technical proficiency in a programming language such as GoLang or Java
Not sure this is you?
We provide the support for less experienced candidates to grow into the role
What it's like working at Jaguar Land Rover Technology and Services?
Jaguar Land Rover is a world leader in Engineering - we make incredible luxury vehicles. Our aspirations are no different for Software Engineering. Our people, our teams, and our culture of sharing, support and quality are at the heart of everything we do. We are natives of the agile and “DevOps” world and are here to solve complex technical challenges.
We're working hard for an environment that is diverse and inclusive. We are looking to add to our talented team with people from all backgrounds and cultures; we’re looking forward to making you feel welcome.
Speaking to our teams you'll find that flexibility and work-life balance are a core value. We trust our employees to get the job done and respect their choice in the environment to do so, at home or in the office. Whether you have family commitments or personal appointments, work/life can fit around you. We have excellent workspace facilities (with the best view in town) located in the centre of Manchester where our teams can get together to collaborate. You will join as part of a team, a strong cohesive unit that supports each other to deliver value. Everybody has their part to play and nobody works alone.
All engineers get the chance to spend 20% of their time working on internal projects and levelling up their skills, we see this as a key part of our engineer's personal development.
We invest in people and help them grow - there is always something to learn!
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. #tec