Manager of Software Engineering - Ford Pro Intelligence

Location: Dearborn, Michigan US

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Job Number: 10778

External 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.

Fleet Telematics is a relatively new and growing category of software and cloud services that allows companies with small and large fleets of vehicles to know where all of their assets are at all times, driver behavior, vehicle condition and any needed or scheduled maintenance. These systems are driven directly from data collected from the vehicles in near real time. It is a very complex category that helps companies use data to reduce costs, improve vehicle availability, and improve driver effectiveness driving down direct costs, insurance costs, and improving vehicle utilization efficiency.

What you'll be able to do:
The Manager of Software Engineering for Ford Pro Intelligence, will be responsible for partnering with product management to prioritize all feature request, planning and executing deliverables, and collaboratively growing the FPI business. Fleet Telematics is a $1B category and the transition to electric vehicles provides Ford a unique opportunity to gain significant market share. To accomplish our business growth goals this role will manage a multi-discipline engineering team, help with planning exercises for the engineering team, support engineers to follow sound development practices and achieve high quality for all features released.

As a multi-discipline engineering manager and business owner, you will:

  • Prioritize feature work with Product Management
  • Partner with product management to drive revenue and share growth
  • Manage overall service OpEx and CapEx budgets constantly working to reduce COGS.
  • Help implement and manage a robust cloud-based architecture with high geo-redundant multi-cloud reliability
  • Help implement A/B testing strategy along with controlled feature rollout and rollback

The minimum requirements we seek:
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related field.
  • 8+ years of software industry experience.
  • 5+ years of experience managing engineers and developing a learning culture.
  • 5+ years of experience managing software development processes and teams.
  • 5+ years of experience as a technical leader delivering cloud based solutions

Our preferred qualifications:
  • Masters Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related field.
  • Outside the Box Thinking - You will be presented with problems to solve where you will need to work around gaps in the target platform
  • Ability to Navigate through Ambiguity - We often have to dig in to learn all of the details of a potential solution
  • Experience with multiple tech stacks including cloud environments
  • Demonstrated success creating evolutionary architectures with appropriate operational characteristics: scale, reliability, security, performance, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience guiding and influencing solutions for products
  • Comprehensive knowledge of industry trends, and upcoming technologies.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills with the ability to influence the enterprise
  • Demonstrated success building large scale complex data driven SaaS solutions.
  • Familiar with one or more of the major cloud IaaS solutions such as AWS, Azure, or GCP.
  • Strong executive communications skills and large team management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to grow EICs (Early In Career) technical team members.

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 not available for this position, TN holders may be considered.

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.
https://corporate.ford.com/content/dam/corporate/us/en-us/documents/careers/2022-benefits-and-comp-LL6-sal-plan-1.pdf

At Ford, the health and safety of our employees is our top priority. Vaccination has been proven to play a critical role in combating COVID-19. As a result, Ford has made the decision to require U.S. salaried employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless employees require an accommodation for religious or medical reasons. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or an approved medical or religious exemption.

Job Number: 63571BR

Community / Marketing Title: Manager of Software Engineering - Ford Pro Intelligence

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