Ford Motor Company

Engineer - Body Software

United States

Closing in 11 days

Job Description

Engineer - Body Software

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!

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.

In this position

The Zonal Software Platform team is a growing team dedicated to creating Ford Specific common components and enhancing existing software components that integrate with existing architectures as well as our next-generation vehicle systems.

Join our diverse global team located in Dearborn, MI and develop embedded software in areas related to cloud-based computing, ad-hoc computing, and embedded platforms.

What you'll do

Ford is seeking to hire a person with embedded software development expertise. This team develops control algorithms and produces code for vehicle features related to climate, starting, locking, lighting, alarms, windows, powered enclosures, and seats. Responsibilities include owning and reviewing requirements, creation of high-level functional specification design, and delivery of quality code using Matlab/Simulink or C in an Autosar Classic environment.

They must possess the capability to conduct design reviews for new content, resolve vehicle/bread board software issues, unit test content, and ideally have 5+ years of engineering work experience and domain knowledge.

Generate functional requirements and manage change requests to the software design

Deliver AutoSAR Classic software using Matlab/Simulink and/or C code

Define software interfaces both at the AutoSAR Composition and ECU boundary for Signals and Services (SOME/IP)

Provide software unit testing including familiarity quality code coverage metrics (Condition, Decision, MCDC and tools like Model Advisor/Polyspace)

Resolve issues during internal software Integration or at vehicle breadboard

Directly test software function using virtual and physical hardware

Support vehicle launch

You'll have

Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a related field of study

5+ years of engineering work experience

3+ years of experience in Matlab/Simulink

3+ years of experience in Algorithm Design for Embedded hardware and/or software design

1+ years of vehicle network (CAN/LIN) experience

Even better, you may have

Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a related field of study

7+ years of engineering work experience

5+ years of experience in Matlab/Simulink

5+ years of experience in Algorithm Design for Embedded hardware and/or software design

2+ years of vehicle network (CAN/LIN) experience

Understanding of embedded hardware and software design is desired

Knowledge of control theory and algorithm design is preferred

Matlab/Simulink, Jira, and Github experience required (Jama a plus)

Familiarity with CAN/Ethernet tools, AutoSAR, and Functional Safety (ISO26262)

5+ years of engineering work experience

Would consider less than five years of experience, if the candidate has a demonstrated working knowledge of the subject matter.

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 146 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.

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Engineer - Body Software


Ford Motor Company


United States


February 11, 2024

Application deadline

March 12, 2024

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