ADAS Embedded Software Engineer

Location: Dearborn, Michigan US


This position is no longer open.

Job Number: 8121

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.

Do you have what it takes to make smart vehicles for a smart world? Join the Ford Product Development team. Utilizing Design Thinking & User Experience methods, you'll work to deliver breakthrough products and services that delight our customers. We're seeking forward-thinking, laser-focused professionals with a passion for bringing innovative, exciting, and sustainable ideas to life. We have opportunities around the world for you to contribute to such advancements as autonomy, electrification, smart mobility technologies, and more!

What you'll be able to do:

We're seeking a diligent, detail-driven professional to provide vital expertise in support of our manufacturing process engineering activities. We're looking to optimize our efforts in safety, quality and efficiency. This involves applying engineering principles and analytical techniques to advance continuous improvement of manufacturing processes and products. You will:
  • Craft and develop embedded C++ software for Ford's next-generation ADAS systems, including software which supports automated parking, hands-free driving, trailering features and other autonomy level 1-3 technology
  • Collaborate with Ford's internal research teams to bring ideas from proof-of-concept into production
  • Apply sophisticated software engineering techniques to optimize C++ code to minimize use of system resources
  • Leverage object-oriented design techniques, the C++ Standard Template Library, design patterns, and other higher-level features of C++ to create robust and reliable embedded software
  • Support real-world testing of ground breaking ADAS features by flashing and debugging your code in preproduction and prototype vehicles.
  • Build software where the movement of data underlies everything: between threads, between processes, between processors, between ECUs, and even between the vehicle and the cloud.
  • Apply your knowledge of communication techniques and protocols, including TCP/IP, UDP, SPI, and SOA to ensure robust and reliable communications.

The minimum requirements we seek:

  • Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a closely related field of study
  • 5+ years of experience in software/firmware development using C/C++
  • 5+ years of experience designing and testing embedded systems for high performance, high reliability computing applications
  • 2+ years of experience with UNIX and/or POSIX-based embedded applications
Our preferred requirements:
  • 7+ years of experience with embedded software design and development for automotive, industrial, or aerospace/military applications with proven success in a fast-paced, cross-functional engineering team environment
  • Experience developing software which meets functional safety requirements
  • Knowledge of Agile software development methodologies
  • Experience with embedded RTOS(s)
  • Experience with code optimization
  • Proficient in scripting languages, such as bash and Python
  • Knowledge of SPI, Ethernet and Can communication
  • Familiarity with sensor modalities used in robotics and autonomous driving applications (Camera/Vision, RADAR, LIDAR, INS/IMU)

What you'll receive in return:

As part of the Ford family, you'll enjoy excellent compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous PTO, retirement, savings and stock investment plans, incentive compensation and much more. You'll 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'd 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 may be available for this position.

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.

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Job Number: 53613BR

Community / Marketing Title: ADAS Embedded Software Engineer

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