Software Engineer, Platform Systems SDV/FNV


On Site
Full Time


IT program management
Software engineering
Computer hardware
Technical drafting
Functional requirements
User experience
Behavior-driven development
Test-driven development
Root cause analysis
Systems engineering
Apache Maven
Continuous integration
Continuous delivery
Video streaming
ISO 9000
Use cases
Design architecture
Development testing
Computer networking
Systems architecture
Intellectual property
Software development
Regression analysis
Usability testing
Load testing
Analytical skill
Problem solving
Computer science
Electrical engineering
Systems design
Operating systems
Embedded systems
Cyber security
Cloud computing
System integration
Enterprise application integration
Value engineering

Job Details

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.

Ford has led the automotive industry for over a century, and Ford Model e is poised to lead the electric vehicle market through innovative vehicles and digital features that power them. We are building a world-class software and cloud service engineering team and are excited to grow our Technical Program Management capability.

Key specialist in next generation vehicle platform design and development, helping the fusion of system and software engineering disciplines to create revolutionary digital experiences in the vehicle.
Champion automation of software and system quality measures at all stages - requirements, design and development, integration- leveraging tools and techniques like TDD, BDD, Jira, TestRail, Google test etc.
Apply data-driven approach in selecting design and development choices at software and hardware layers.
Champion Technical Design Reviews, solicit feedback from all partners, ensure agreement including Privacy/Legal, Security, Safety (if required) in addition to functional and non-functional requirements.
Definition and documentation of customer use cases, user experience, performance measures, and system interfaces between key components for vehicle telematics systems and features and using programmatic tools to define this (interface definition languages, BDD tools etc).
Apply test-driven-development mindset in progressing a system concept to implementation through various stages (from requirements to integration and launch).
Own and craft DFMEA's through the standard development process. Apply experience in supporting product/feature validation and failure root cause analysis.
Drive contract negotiation with product dependency systems, partners and vendors
Align with partners, internal in-vehicle subsystem teams, vendors and other stakeholders on end-to-end architecture blueprint.
Knowledge of general security postures in automotive.
Experience capturing design using standard modelling tools (UML), SysML.
Champion programmatic and automated design and development validation using tools and frameworks.

You'll have
Bachelors degree in computer science, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics or Robotics or related field
  • 3+ years of experience in Systems Engineering preferably in Automotive domain
  • 3+ years of work experience in Agile project involvement
  • 2+ years of Prototyping experience
  • 2 years Code quality tools (42Crunch, SonarQube, CheckMarx, etc...)
  • 2 years GIT hub, Jenkins, Maven, Gradle and CI/CD tools.
  • 3 years Programming in C / C++ / Python
  • Experience in Video streaming technologies highly preferred
  • Familiarity with ASPICE, ISO 26262 and SAE standards
  • Familiarity with Domain controller and distributed systems
  • Familiarity with Connected Vehicle distributed systems.
  • Familiarity with embedded automotive development boards (Renesas, NXP etc..).
  • Knowledge of sysML and modeling language/tools.
  • Experience progressing customer use-cases and concepts through design, architecture, development, testing and integration cycles.
  • Automotive domain experience in component-level system design and integration using automotive network technologies (LIN, CAN, Ethernet), networking fundamentals (TCP/IP, IPv4/6), in-vehicle embedded telematics technology, body & security electronic systems architecture.
  • Experience in Connected Cars / Automated Driving / Electric Vehicle areas in architecture, design, implementation system integration phases
  • Knowledge of Autosar software stack, domain controller architecture, software defined architecture.
  • Knowledge of communication protocols like MQTT, gRPC, SOME/IP.
  • Hands-on technical role engaged in developing, implementing, and supporting software applications.
  • Knowledge of MISRA coding standards
  • Unit, integration, regression, user testing and load testing
  • Strong documentation and writing skills
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Great collaboration and communication skills.

Even better, you may have...Master's degree in computer science, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics or Robotics or related field

Proven experience in embedded robotic systems design with real-time operating systems
Experience in hands-on development and troubleshooting of embedded systems
Experience in vehicle cybersecurity
Experience in device driver development in CAN, LIN, Ethernet, SENT, I2C, SPI etc.
Understanding of clean code practices
Knowledge of cloud-based application integration, enterprise application integration, and service-oriented architecture concepts, and microservices architecture principles is a PLUS.

What you will receive in return:

As part of the Ford family, you will enjoy excellent compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous PTO, retirement, savings and stock investment plans, incentive compensation, and much more. You will also experience exciting opportunities for professional and personal growth and recognition.

If you have what it takes to help us redefine the future of mobility, we would love to have you join us.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

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 childcare 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:

Please see our Company Profile.
This position is a salary grade 8.

Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

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