ADAS Software Development Engineer - Embedded Safety


On Site
Full Time


Embedded software
Software development methodology
Software development
Embedded C
System integration
Software architecture
Systems architecture
Systems design
Process improvement
Computer science
Electrical engineering
Electronic engineering
Software engineering
Embedded systems
Computer hardware
Analytical skill
ISO 9000
Quantum mechanics
Regulatory Compliance
Value engineering

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Job Description

At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. We also believe in providing you with the freedom to define and realize your dreams. With our incredible plans for the future of mobility, we have a wide variety of opportunities for you to accelerate your career potential as you help us define tomorrow's transportation.

The Advance Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) program uses technology to solve the human problems of driving and make it safer, easier, and more enjoyable. Our Safety Electronics team designs and develops hardware, functional models, and software for best-in-class performance on features like Adaptive Cruise Control, Automatic Emergency Braking, Cross Traffic Alert, Active Park Assist, and 360 Camera Systems. The ADAS Development Tools and Calibration team supports all software development activities by providing the necessary tools to generate, test, and calibrate ADAS features. We're helping the world access tomorrow, today.

In this role...

We seek a diligent, self-driven professional to support our Driver Assist Technologies Embedded Software development activities. This involves applying engineering principles and analytical techniques in Embedded Safety in support of ADAS Software development.

What you'll do...
  • Implement the functional safety software development process per ISO 26262 Chapter 6 / DO-178 C and OEM-specific strategy.
  • Strong in Model-based development using Matlab Simulink and embedded C.
  • Review feature technical safety requirements and other ASIL/QM partner requirements to develop software safety requirements.
  • Work with the software safety architect to implement the software safety requirement to the architecture.
  • Support software unit verification in MIL/SIL environment based on software unit design.
  • Support software integration testing in simulation/bench/HIL environment based on software architecture design.
  • Support embedded software testing in HIL/vehicle environment based on software safety requirements.
  • Support feature owner and application team to build and maintain common/project-specific calibrations.
  • Create vital work products per ISO 26262 Chapter 6 / DO-178 C and collect required test evidence to build software safety cases.
  • Support the functional safety manager and internal/external functional safety specialist to ensure ISO26262 / DO-178 C compliance including functional safety auditing.
  • Support system architecture and system engineer to build ECU/module system design and technical safety concept.
  • Perform safety analysis on the system and software level (FTA, DFMEA, and DFA).
  • Contribute to process improvement to achieve ASPICE compliance.

The minimum requirements we seek:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, or a related field or a combination of education and equivalent experience
  • 5+ years' experience in System/SW/HW development per ISO26262 / DO-178 C
  • 3+ years' experience in software development and code generation using Matlab, Simulink/Targetlink (coursework/internship/co-op experience allowed).

Our preferred requirements:
  • Master's degree in computer science, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, or a related field.
  • 9+ years' experience in System/SW/HW development per ISO26262 / DO-178 C.
  • 5+ years' experience in embedded software development for a safety-critical system.
  • 3+ years' experience in applications engineering for active safety systems such as ACC, AEB, LKA, LKS, and Collision Avoidance.

What you'll receive in return:

You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we've outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!

As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a change maker, a technical expert, a culture builder...or all of the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:

Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage

Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up child care and more

Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases

Tuition assistance

Established and active employee resource groups

Paid time off for individual and team community service

A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year's Day

Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.

For a detailed look at our benefits, click here:

Ford Motor Company 2022 New Hire Benefits Summary GSR HTHD

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