Functional Safety Software Engineer


On Site
Full Time


Product development
Design thinking
User experience
Software design
Embedded software
Computer hardware
Mechanical engineering
Embedded systems
Software engineering
Electrical engineering
Computer engineering
Control system
ISO 9000
Value engineering

Job Details

Job Description

Functional Safety Software Engineer

We are the movers of the world and the makers of the future. We get up every day, roll up our sleeves and build a better world -- together. At Ford, we're all a part of something bigger than ourselves. Are you ready to change the way the world moves?
Product Development uses design thinking & user experience methods to deliver breakthrough products and services that delight our customers. We bring innovative, exciting, and sustainable ideas to life.We have opportunities around the world for you to contribute to advancements in autonomy, electrification, smart mobility technologies, and more!

This position will involve developing and testing next-generation Powertrain and Driveline functional safety software in an Agile based enviornment. Primary focus will be on matching driveline controls with next-generation electrical architecture.

What you'll do...
  • Work in a SAFe Agile based environment
  • Given Technical Safety Requirements for powertrain and driveline features, develop and document a software design to meet those requirements
  • Implement embedded software to meet safety requirements
  • Develop a validation plan to test safety software
  • Participate the validation and debugging of the software using Software/Model in the Loop, Hardware in the Loop and Vehicle testing

You'll have...
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical, Mechanical or Computer Engineering or related degree; or foreign equivalency degree, or a combination of equivalent experience and education.
  • 5+ years of experience in developing, validating and documenting embedded control systems software using either C or Model Based Software Engineering (MBSE)
  • 2+ years of experience in automotive powertrain or driveline control systems

Even better, you may have...
  • Masters of Science in Electrical or Computer Engineering or equivalent with focus on control systems
  • Proficient in Automotive Functional Safety (ISO26262) software/requirements development
  • Working knowledge of vehicle dynamics
  • Working knowledge of in-vehicle calibration development tools (ATI Vision, ETAS Inca, etc.)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

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 changemaker, 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, vision and prescription drug coverage

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

Family building benefits including adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, fertility treatments, 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.

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This position is a range of salary grades This position is salary grade 6-8 .

Visa sponsorship is available for this position.
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