Ford Motor Company

Embedded Platform Software Engineer

United States

Closing in 15 days

Job Description

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?

Ford's Model E team is charged with delivering the company's vision of a fully electric transportation future. Model e is customer-obsessed, entrepreneurial, and data-driven and is dedicated to delivering industry-leading customer experience for electric vehicle buyers and owners. You'll join an agile team of doers pioneering our EV future by working collaboratively, staying focused on only what matters, and delivering excellence day in and day out. Join us to make positive change by helping build a better world where every person is free to move and pursue their dreams.

Being on the Ford Model E team means building the future as Ford's center of innovation and

growth through electric and connected vehicles and services.

Ford Model E Platform Architecture Engineering is looking for an embedded software engineer.

In this role you will be responsible for the development of automotive software solutions and

embedded software modules for electric vehicles developed by Ford.

You will be expected to pivot quickly on new ideas. Failing fast will be normal.


What you'll do

  • Work with architects, engineers, and other technical specialists to design embedded
  • software solutions.

  • Implement new software modules using modern programming languages such as C, Rust
  • and Python and utilizing CAN, LIN or Ethernet protocols.

  • Contribute to definition of objectives, scopes, timelines, milestones, deliverables, etc.
  • Develop automatic validation and ensure proper code coverage.
  • Validate new software modules on prototyping vehicle platforms.
  • Coordinate with system owners on planning, implementation approaches, testing, documenting, and maintaining software solutions using defined processes and tools.
  • Analyze and enhance efficiency, stability, and scalability of systems.
  • Qualifications

    You'll have

  • Bachelor's degree in software engineering, computer science or a related field or a combination of education and equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years of software development experience.
  • 1 + year of programming experience in Rust, C or C++ on embedded systems.
  • 1 + year experience implementing Matter (highly preferred), Zigbee or Thread IoT standards for shipping embedded devices
  • Even better, you may have

  • Experience in hands-on development and troubleshooting of embedded systems.
  • Familiarity with continuous development and software development processes
  • Strong documentation, writing, and communications skills
  • Working experience in automotive software or hardware engineering
  • Knowledge of automotive Ethernet, CAN, LIN, and the latest automotive communications standards
  • 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 builderor 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.

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    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.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. In the United States, if you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability, please call 1-888-336-0660.


    More Information on Ford Motor Company

    Ford Motor Company operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Dearborn, MI and Palo Alto, CA. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903. It has 175633 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 155 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.

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    Embedded Platform Software Engineer


    Ford Motor Company


    United States


    February 07, 2024

    Application deadline

    March 08, 2024

    Job type




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