Blue Cruise Feature Engineer

Ford Motor Company
March 01, 2024
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Job Description

We bring engineering ideas to life. In Product Development, we make driving more exciting, enjoyable and sustainable. Ford's Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) team designs and develops hardware and functional models that provide Best-in-Class behavior for features like Adaptive Cruise Control, Automatic Emergency Braking, Cross Traffic Alert, Active Park Assist, Lane Center Assist, BlueCruise, and 360 Camera Systems. We are seeking seasoned professionals who can contribute to our efforts with experience in the development of sensors, ECUs, models, and software. This position focuses on the engineering for our next generation of BlueCruise features.


What you'll do

  • Support development and refinement of use cases and functional level requirements & targets for our next-generation BlueCruise features.
  • Support upgrades and enhancements to our BlueCruise features, by working closely with feature owners with modeling changes, regression testing, test vector support, data review, issue identification and supplier interaction.
  • Support feature model delivery to meet software delivery & program timing.
  • Support development and refinement of functional safety requirements, item definition, hazard analysis & risk assessment, and functional safety concept in compliance with ISO-26262 / Ford Functional Safety process for BlueCruise features.
  • Develop and mature system and subsystem level design, interfaces, and specifications to ensure production feature delivery across the entire range of Ford Motor Company vehicle offerings.
  • Ensure system design, failure mode analysis, functional safety, and other deliverables allow for seamless integration with existing features and provide a thrilling user experience.
  • Manage feature / functional development timing by suppliers.
  • Support the development and refinement of design validation methods for ensuring proper feature-level performance across a variety of environmental and cross-carline noise factors.
  • Support sign off of feature level performance, in particular first vehicle line application.
  • Support the development of data analysis techniques and methods from data generated by both track and real-world validation methods to ensure feature achieves the desired specifications.
  • Closely coordinate with feature development engineers to support execution of design verification plans to ensure proper feature-level performance.
  • Support the planning and execution of real-world evaluations to identify system problems and issues.
  • Support and coordinate root-cause analysis with internal and external suppliers to ensure delivered system thrills our customers with the user experience.
  • Support Integration and model configuration, and other software packages with a variety of production and other in situ hardware to enable pre- production feature-level verification.
  • Qualifications

    You'll have

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Computer, or Software Engineering, or related field
  • 1 year systems engineering experience in a professional or educational setting, in any combination.
  • Even better, you may have

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace, Controls, Computer, or Software Engineering.
  • Experience with failure mode analysis techniques
  • Experience with ANY of the following areas: Adaptive Cruise Control, Blind Spot Systems, Lane Keeping or Lane Centering Systems.
  • Experience with computer vision & RADAR tracking of humans, vehicles, static roadway obstacles or other typical road objects.
  • Experience with computer vision detection & tracking of signs, lights, lanes and other key artifacts.
  • Understanding of embedded hardware and software design.
  • Experience reviewing, categorizing, and analyzing field data to determine error states / failure modes.
  • Experience developing, conducting, observing, and reporting on statistically relevant experimentation / verification methods across the global population.
  • Experience with MobilEye EyeQ technology
  • Experience with model-based design methods in Simulink for creation/development and enhancement of current / new features.
  • Understanding of Kalman filtering, vehicle dynamics, linear & nonlinear control methods.
  • Software engineering & algorithm development experience. Any development time in any language (C, C++, Python, MATLAB, etc.)
  • Developing and conducting laboratory and vehicle tests, data collection, and analysis.
  • 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.

    For a detailed look at our benefits, click here:

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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.


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