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Job Description

Our client is a leading UK driverless vehicle and mobility company expanding internationally and, on a mission, to find the very best people to be part of our success and join the driverless revolution that will disrupt and transform the world of transport. Due to year-on-year growth, they are recruiting an experienced Systems Engineer Lead.

We are looking for a Systems Engineer Lead with a background in self-driving vehicles and systems, you will be working on a Next Generation Lift-and-Shift Self-Driving Platform that may be integrated with any vehicle.

You will be working with our UK AV Lead and CTO to define, designing, architecting, and specify our self-driving solution to ensure we have a robust and safe engineered solution. You will get a chance to work with real vehicles running in Coventry for testing. You will work with other team members to solve and integrate work from 3 different continents (Europe, Australia, and Asia).

You will: 

  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders
  • Represent the company in technical discussions and presentations
  • Capture and document system and business requirements
  • Evolve and lead the system architectural definition, specification, design and implementation
  • Provide AV know-how and technical leadership to the systems engineering team
  • Working with the Technical Project Manager and Product Owner to define Sprint requirements and deadlines
  • Liaise with an international development team to ensure delivery against the requirements and specifications


  • Knowledge of Self-Driving Vehicles or Robotics
  • Knowledge of automotive engineering best practices including 26262
  • Proven experience in Systems Engineering (e.g UML, EA) and associated tool/processes
  • Strong documentation and communication
  • Technical team leadership
  • Applying agile methodologies to deliver against V-model artifacts
  • Working Independently
  • Proven experience in presenting and representing organisations

Nice to have:

  • Advanced Degree

Desirable Attributes:

  • Can-do, positive, and pragmatic attitude.
  • Inspire and motivate the team, as a genuine team player.
  • Strong organizational, planning and time management skills
  • Strong sense of accountability and ownership
  • Do the little things that make a difference to our customers.
  • Intelligence, listening and learning, with the ability to adapt to an environment where priorities evolve.
  • Proactivity, energy, and enthusiasm with a strong sense of accountability and ownership
  • Collaborative and non-hierarchical style of working.
  • Able to adjust approach and communication style in empathy with the audience, both in speaking and writing forms.
  • Able to demonstrate courage and conviction to deliver better strategic outcomes

In return, you will get a great package that includes training, development, succession planning, a structured career path and a healthy bonus related to hitting key personal and company milestones.

If joining a growing cutting-edge technology organisation with great prospects in an emerging £billion sector and working with a brilliant, motivated team appeals to you, please apply with an up-to-date CV as soon as possible, along with your availability and your salary expectations.