General information

Job Title
Design & Engineering Support Analyst
Ref #
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
United Kingdom
Business area
Position level
Working time
Full Time
Contract type
Working pattern
8:30am - 5:30pm Monday to Friday

Description & Requirements


No restraints. No limitations. We don’t simply push boundaries. We completely rethink them. McLaren Automotive exists to create breath-taking performance road cars.

With innovation at the core of all we do, every challenge starts with the same question. How can we do it better? This restless spirit runs right through McLaren Automotive. And the search for perfection is evident in everything we do.

Purpose of Role

The Design and Engineering Support Analyst provides application support for a range of Design and Engineering services in use across McLaren. The role provides excellent customer focus to resolve requests, incidents and problems relating to complex engineering tool sets.

Principal Accountabilities
  • Maintains service operation, performance, and security of applications within McLaren’s  Design and Engineering community
  • Provides operational support and guidance to Service Analysts and McLaren service users
  • Provides system administration of Design and Engineering applications
  • Provides pro-active problem management to identify and resolve root causes
  • Testing of application enhancements / improvements to confirm functionality and user benefit
  • Is a SME in Design and Engineering providing best practice guidance to users
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft operating systems. Linux and/or Solaris knowledge would be advantageous.  
  • Application Management skills e.g., license management, access management, configuration. Experience of CAD and Product Data Management systems like CATIA, ENOVIA, 3DExperience, Teamcenter would be advantageous. 
  • Customer focused approach with good communications and prioritisation skills
  • Attention to detail with a pragmatic determination to solve problems 
  • Have an inquisitive interest in Engineering, Manufacturing and ideally in the Automotive or Aerospace sectors. 
  • Remote desktop/technical support experience
  • IT infrastructure analysis & troubleshooting skills (hardware, network, virtualisation)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft SQL Server or other database technologies
Personal Attributes


Experience in troubleshooting complex software applications

A keen eye for detail

A desire to exceed customer expectations