Graduate Connected Car Engineer

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Location: Woking, GB

Purpose of the Role

Becoming part of the unique team that is responsible for the definition and delivery of the connected car strategy appropriate for the McLaren brand; to add value to McLarens high-valued owners and cross-vertical product development activities within McLaren. Manage and work with global acting suppliers and partners to design and deliver concepts, products, and service in the connected vehicle area.
Principal Accountabilities

  • Define and improve in detail the connected car specifications so that this ecosystem is compliant with the applicable legislations and safety requirements, and providing the highest standards of data security and privacy.
  • Deliver programme gateway work products for connected cars, covering feature content, risks, timing and costs.
  • Coordinate and control the activities executed by the suppliers with a special focus on cyber security, cost control and end-user experience.
  • Define the user acceptance test (UAT) requirements and (road) test the customer experiences associated with connected technologies.
  • Contribute the connected car continuous improvements (CIP) for business development.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

  • Connected car E/E architectures relevant to OEM services
  • Understanding of V2V/V2I communication, eCall and cybersecurity.
  • (Software) projects for automotive, mobile or IT applications.
  • Global service infrastructures and suppliers.
  • Automotive standards and best practice is desirable.
  • Supplier management is desirable.
  • Understanding of IT infrastructures is desirable.

Personal Attributes

  • Self motivated, and ability to work as a team leader and confidently alone.
  • Promote cross functional team working and collaboration between departments. 
  • Conscientious and attention to quality, reliability and safety.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent personal workload management.
  • Flexible approach to working hours.
  • Driving License.

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