Senior Software Engineer

Location: Woking, GB

Job Type: Permanent  

Contract Duration: Permanent

McLaren Racing has one single mission: To win Grands Prix and World Championships.  To design, build and operate a Formula One car at race-winning levels requires focus, ambition, imagination, dedication and attention to detail.

We're looking for an experienced software engineer to help us take our bespoke software applications to the next level.  You'll need an obvious passion for coding and a significant interest in new technologies.  The role will be involved in all stages of the development life cycle from initial analysis to deployment, so you'll need to be able to elicit requirements and see them through to delivery using best practice agile techniques.

About You

  • You have a strong academic background; BSc in Computer Science or equivalent discipline (2:1 or above)
  • You’re an excellent full stack developer and you know what good software architecture looks like, and why it's important
  • You understand how to engineer quality software, and promote the benefits of automated tests and peer review
  • You've lead or participated in development projects working with agile/lean methodologies
  • You recognise the importance of continuous learning and sharing that knowledge with others
  • You enjoy working with people to solve problems, choosing the simplest and most elegant approach then iterating

Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Extensive commercial C#/.NET or Python development experience
  • Web development experience using technologies such as JavaScript, TypeScript, React, and CSS
  • Using git in a collaborative environment (pull requests, git flow)
  • Experience building maintainable codebases using the SOLID principles
  • Experience of multi-threaded application development
  • High competency in written and oral English language


  • Experience with microservice based architectures and Docker
  • Experience using cloud technologies e.g. Microsoft Azure
  • Experience with MATLAB development
  • Experience with SQL and document databases e.g. SQL Server and MongoDB
  • Experience writing data processing, analysis, or visualisation tools within a data centric organisation

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