Ford Motor Company

Engineer - Body Software

Job Description

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.


What you'll do:

  • 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
  • Qualifications

    You'll have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Automotive Systems Engineering, or related degree
  • 5+ years of proven engineering working experience -(will consider less than 5 yrs. experience with demonstrated working knowledge)
  • Understanding of embedded hardware and software design
  • Must have experience with AutoSAR Classic (not AutoSAR Adaptive)
  • Experience using Matlab/Simulink, Jira and Github (Jama a plus)
  • Familiar with CAN/Ethernet tools and Functional Safety (ISO26262)
  • Knowledge of control theory and algorithm design
  • 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 builderor all 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

    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


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

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    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 170 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.

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    Engineer - Body Software


    Ford Motor Company


    United States


    March 22, 2024

    Application deadline

    April 21, 2024

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