Ford Motor Company

Engineer - Body Software

United States

Closing in 5 days

Job Description

Ford Zonal Software team is responsible for developing the zonal software to control the in-vehicle body hardware, such as lighting, seats, climate, locks, windows and more. By joining the team, you will be a part of the creating new technologies and concepts for the next generation of the Ford vehicles.

The System Integration Engineer will be responsible for end-to-end integration and bring-up of software to work with zonal hardware and eventually to integrate into a vehicle. The engineer will identify and resolve interface issues, both externally between ECUs and internally between software layers. You will be involved in HiL, Breadboard, Yellow board and other integration and/or testing activities.


What You Will Do:

Lead the integration efforts and software bring-up on various test assets such as Q2, HiL, Breadboard and Yellow board.

Lead issue initial trouble shooting and triage.

Interface with software development teams and feature teams to identify changes.

Collaborate with hardware teams, testing teams to support integration effort.

Provide support to duplicate issues, take logs, and issue tracking.

Working with suppliers to debug hardware and software issues.

Managing hardware variants for trims and programs.


Minimum Requirements:

  • B.S. in Electrical, Mechanical, Computer or Software Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience on embedded software development and/or validation with real hardware.
  • Able to read/debug code, familiar with Git, Jira and software development lifecycle
  • Working experience with Vehicle network Protocols, such as CAN, LIN and Automotive Ethernet
  • Familiar with tools, such as CANoe, CANalyzer, Wireshark, Radmoon.
  • Familiar with basic electrical peripherals, such as SPI, IIC, High-side driver, Low-side driver, H-Bridge.
  • Experienced with AUTOSAR architecture and embedded RTOS.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Preferred Requirements:

  • M.S. in Electrical, Mechanical, Computer or Software Engineering
  • Full stack development and integration experience, from prove of concept, requirement analysis, software design and implementation, to hardware / software integration and product launch.
  • Proven technical expertise in mirrors, windows, lighting, climate or other body control systems with motors, actuators, sensors, etc.
  • Familiar with TCP/UDP, and SOME/IP is preferred.
  • Experience in simulating sensors, actuators
  • Experience with hardware variants management for different vehicle programs and trims.
  • Experience with vehicle manufacturing and EOL process.
  • 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.

    For a detailed look at our benefits, click here:

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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.

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    Engineer - Body Software


    Ford Motor Company


    United States


    March 31, 2024

    Application deadline

    April 30, 2024

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