E/E Architecture Manager

Location: Woking, GB

E/E Architecture Manager


Purpose of the role:

Electronic Systems at McLaren Automotive are a key element characterising the performance and attributes of our cars. The features and applications we develop are fundamental for the performance of the vehicles, and highly influencing our customers’ perception of the quality of our products.

McLaren Automotive has introduced in the Artura a brand new high-performance Zonal Electrical and Electronic Architecture, embedding cutting-edge technologies such as Ethernet backbone, Over-The-Air software update, Cybersecurity, AUTOSAR.

The McLaren E/E Architecture is designed to host complex electronic systems, such as Hybrid Powertrain systems, fine Chassis controls, luxury Body/Comfort systems, advanced HMI, state-of-the-art ADAS, Connectivity systems.

The E/E Architecture Manager coordinates a high-performing team successfully delivering the hardware and software Architecture of all McLaren Automotive vehicles.

With exposure to a variety of systems and platforms across programmes, the E/E Architecture Manager is responsible for strategy, design, and implementation of the whole-vehicle E/E architecture, systems interactions, distributed functionality.


Skills & personal attributes:

  • Electrical, software or automotive engineering degree 2:1, or above
  • Deep passion for Automotive E/E Architectures and Electronic Controls Systems
  • Excellent knowledge of automotive network protocols, e.g. Ethernet, CAN, LIN
  • Excellent knowledge of Electrical Distribution Systems, including circuit design, wiring harnesses, and power distribution
  • Previous experience with Architecture design and analysis software tools, e.g. PREEvision, CANoe, CANdela, DOORS
  • Significant working experience with vehicle level system integration in terms of hardware and software
  • Naturally technical, able to employ fundamental engineering principles
  • High self-motivation, willingness to learn and develop
  • Team leadership and advanced project management skills
  • Ability to manage personal and team priorities understanding programmes’ needs