Jaguar Land Rover

Digital and Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship - Software Pathway

Job description

Jaguar Land Rover subject matter experts have worked with our partners in WMG at the University of Warwick to develop the BSc degree in Digital and Technology Solutions.

You’ll spend your first three months at university, where you’ll gain programming skills, further develop your knowledge in math and start to build your professional business skills. After this time, you’ll typically attend university for one week in every six to achieve your Bachelor’s degree and study at the new Degree Apprenticeship Centre in the heart of the University of Warwick campus.

You’ll contribute to the business in your assigned role, as well as undertake additional study in your own time, to achieve your academic award. A network of apprentice tutors and line managers will regularly review your progress and offer advice along the way, to support you performing at your best.Join us on this apprenticeship programme and you’ll be placed within one of the areas below:

Product engineering
As the sophistication and automation of our vehicles continues to grow, our design and development teams in electrical, electronic and software engineering; and powertrain engineering increasingly require software and network engineering expertise to help create and maintain the millions of lines of code for our vehicles. Increased connectivity produces large amounts of data which can be used to continuously improve our products, and provide new services to our customers to give them experiences they love for life.


As a growing global business continuously investing in our facilities, our IT teams ensure that our people have the infrastructure and tools required to do their jobs. Our software and network engineers support existing infrastructure and the deployment of new technical solutions. Our analysts use data from multiple sources to support day-to-day operations, drive improvements and help forecast our future requirements so that the optimal solutions can be deployed.

Embedded business technology across our enterprise
In a world of ever greater connectivity, digital technology solutions play a role in virtually everything we do and experience. Our global teams across our business are increasingly using data from multiple sources to make critical decisions and drive outstanding performance.

Data analytics, the management and manipulation of relevant data is essential for us to continue to offer a world-class experience to our customers whilst remaining commercially viable. To take on this challenge you should enjoy problem solving, have good analytical proficiency and be comfortable manipulating and working with large amounts of data.

We’ll continue to invest in our systems and deploy new architectures to get the most out of the data around us. Fast reporting, data visualisation and trend identification will enable the business to outperform the competition in all areas. Artificial Intelligence will play an increasingly important role in us maintaining relationships with our suppliers, customers and employees which are trusted and personalised.

Join us as a Digital and Technology Solutions Degree Apprentice and you’ll start influencing our success in activities across our entire business helping us to deliver our extensive plans for further growth. You’ll learn about cyber security, artificial intelligence, big data, Internet of Things, and the project management and life cycles required for them to be deployed in our business. Alongside this you will also start to gain accreditation for professional membership such as Incorporated Engineer (IEng).

What you'll need
Maths GCSE grrade B/level 6 or above, English language grade C/level 5 or above plus a further three GCSEs including a STEM subject at grade C/level 5 or above or an ICT vocational qualification at level 3 of 90 credit value 540GLH or above.

Software/Network Engineer pathway: A Level maths grade C or above; plus one further A Level in science, engineering or technology grade C or above or A level maths grade C or above plus completion of a higher apprenticeship (Level 4/5) in IT, software, web and telecoms.

Data Analyst/Software with Data pathway: A Level maths grade B or above plus one further A Level in a science, engineering or technology subject grade C or above.

Rewards and benefits

Your innovation and creativity will be challenged every day, as you develop a rigorous and commercially focused approach in your work. And, with on-going support from industry leading experts and continual learning opportunities, you’ll quickly realise that our programmes have been designed to be as inspiring as the pioneering vehicles you’ll help produce.

Whichever part of the business you join your hard work and contribution deserves recognition. Our salaries are competitive, and we will also pay for your tuition and course fees and give you a generous holiday allowance as part of your package. You will be able to access a range of deals and discounts from various retailers and sports clubs. And there are regular social events so plenty of chances to make friends and have fun too.


Level 6 Apprentices will be selected for one of the following routes:

  • Software engineering, in our engineering and IT teams
  • Software engineering with data analysis, in our engineering and manufacturing teams
  • Data analytics with a variety of functions across our enterprise
  • Network engineering in our engineering and IT teams

Additional job details

UK wide
Competitive salary

How to apply

For this programme we encourage applicants to apply early as Jaguar Land Rover reserve the right to move the closing date at any time based on the volume of applications.

Jaguar Land Rover will not support any applications for visa sponsorship for this role and all applicants must have the unrestricted right to work for an indefinite period in the UK.

On making your application please use your personal email address and not a university or school address.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 31 March 2020

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Closing date:  31 March 2020

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