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Product Engineering: Software Manchester - Undergraduate

Jaguar Land Rover
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Closing date
7 Dec 2022

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REQ ID: 106784
JOB TITLE: Product Engineering: Software Manchester - Undergraduate

POSTING END DATE: 14/12/2022 - Jaguar Land Rover reserve the right to move the closing date at any time based on the volume of applications.    


LOCATION: Manchester. 

Hybrid working is potentially available, depending on the area and manager. 

Jaguar Land Rover is a multi-site business and you’ll be required to spend time working with different departments at several locations. 

On successful completion of the undergraduate programme, you will be considered for a place on one of our graduate programmes. If you are to be offered a place on the graduate programme you will be informed shortly after completing your placement. You would join the graduate programme in the September of the year in which you graduate. 


We are the future of modern luxury 

We are the pioneers creating the next-generation of outstanding vehicles, founded on modern luxury. Each and every one of us are shaping the exceptional with soul. We are reimagining the driving of tomorrow and redefining what’s possible.  


We are the future of movement.  

We can’t wait to see what you can do with us.  


Software Engineering 

Our future-focused vehicles incorporate some of the most advanced technology in everyday use on the planet, utilising software that is essential in Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), infotainment and new electric propulsion. That puts our software engineers at the heart of innovating world-class products, and at the forefront of moving automotive. 

As a successful undergraduate in this area of engineering, you will work alongside seasoned engineers who will guide and support your growth as you become an experienced member of the software engineering community.  

During your placement, you’ll operate within one of our Digital Products Platform (DPP) software teams to deliver the best quality, reliable features that delight customers – giving you experience and insight into robust design and implementation, advanced validation techniques and the development of tools and processes to support the activities of our engineering teams. 


Digital Product Platform (DPP) 

Software is a key component of our cars as the technology in a vehicle continues to increase rapidly to provide the features and functions our customers demand. As a software engineer within Jaguar Land Rover, you'll be key to ensuring our future vehicles have high-quality, reliable features that delight customers. This could be through robust design and implementation, advanced validation techniques or providing tools and processes to enable the engineering teams to work better. In particular, you will undertake low-level software development to ensure our in-vehicle computer systems provide the best balance of performance, using boot charts, balancing processor core loading and refining fast-boot processes. 


What’s required? 

You will need to be on track to achieve at least a 2.2 degree in software engineering, computer science, cyber engineering or a related discipline. 

You will have a real passion for problem solving and the curiosity to understand business challenges and deliver innovative solutions. You will also have strong numerical and interpersonal skills and the confidence to champion new initiatives. 

Please note that our undergraduate placement opportunities are open only to penultimate-year students (those who will be returning to their final year of study after their placement with us). All our undergraduate programmes have a fixed start date, commencing 3 July 2023. 


Rewards and benefits 

We haven’t yet confirmed our 2023 undergraduate programme salary, but in 2022 this was £19,452. You’ll also enjoy 26 days’ holiday, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, an excellent pension scheme and access to a wide range of deals and discounts from retailers and sports clubs. 


Apply Now  

You will use your innovation and creativity to the full every day as you develop all the skills for a fast-moving career. With ongoing support from industry-leading experts, backed by continual learning opportunities, you’ll quickly realise that our programmes are as inspiring as the vehicles you’ll help to create.  

Please be aware that we close our programmes at any point and at short notice based on the volume of applications. To give yourself the best chance of being considered for a place on this programme please apply early.  

 You can find out more about our undergraduates and how they play their part on:  


Facebook – @lifeatJLR  

Twitter - @LifeatJLR  

Instagram – @lifeatjlr  


We have a clear vision. We are reimagining the future of modern luxury by design. The future of movement is happening today. This has never been a more exciting time to start a career with us. Our creative, innovative and focused people are the big thinkers behind this big change. Together, we use our diverse skills and experience to grow tomorrow and redefine what’s possible today. We’re shaping the truly exceptional. And we’re doing it with soul. Together, we are the future of movement.

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