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Software Release Engineer - 12-month FTC

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Salary: £42k - 60k per year

Location: Woking, Surrey

Job Type: Contract

Date Listed: 30 Nov 2021

Reference: 5206

Software Release Engineer – 12-month FTC
Shift: Days – 45 hours per week
9am - 6pm Monday to Friday
Salary: £42,000 - £60,000 per annum
12-month FTC with the possibility of a permanent contract

Software Release Engineer required to join a well-established company based in Woking on a 12-month fixed term contract initially, to oversee software release and diagnostics, with a salary of between £42,000 - £60,000 per annum.

Our client is an automotive luxury brand, with a global reputation for producing luxury performance vehicles. Working with some of the most iconic designs using modern engineering this company is one of a kind and their attention to detail is second to none.


Purpose of Role

  • Software Development is a fast-moving, challenging, and rewarding area, and it extends to a wide range of technologies, such as legacy and AUTOSAR, waterfall and Agile, traditional, and state-of-the-art Zonal E/E Architecture.
  • In this complex environment, the Software Release Engineer coordinates the software deliveries of in-house software team and software supplied externally, acting as a reference point for the software development team and the first point of contact for software delivery for Manufacturing and Aftersales.
  • The role is oriented to deliver a high-quality software to the final customer, focusing on the continuous enhancement of the software delivery process and the optimisation of Continuous Delivery through DevOps techniques.

Software Release Engineer role:

  •      Manage the software bug tracking tools and generate software KPI’s for project reporting.
  •      Generate the Engineering Records within SAP to manage the software part numbers in the Bill of Material (BoM) to support manufacturing process.
  •      Conduct production software signing for all ECUs.
  •      Maintain the planning of software platforms across programmes in line with development and programmes’ needs
  •      Chair software project meetings for each vehicle programme to ensure on-time software delivery and feature content.
  •      First point of contact for software delivery for Programmes, Manufacturing, and Aftersales
  •      Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  •      Embedded Software and Electronics experience in automotive
  •      Management of software parts in the company ERP (SAP)
  •      Knowledge of State-of-the-Art Automotive Diagnostics protocols, ECUs bootloaders including cybersecurity requirements
  •      Knowledge of bug-tracking tools on administration side, such as Jira and MantisBT
  •      Knowledge of different types of software development process, such as V-cycle and Agile
  •      Experience with database administration and developing reports in Microsoft Power BI
  •      Knowledge of DevOps techniques and ability to develop scripts to increase the interoperability of software release tools, such as JFrog Artifactory and Jenkins
  •      Ability to write software in multiple programming languages (Java preferable)


Software Release Engineer

  •      Self-motivated, able to work as a team member and across diverse team
  •      Effective time management and prioritisation of tasks between multiple projects
  •      Conscientious and attention to quality, reliability, and safety
  •      Master degree in either engineering, information technology, computer science or similar.