We are the movers of the world and the makers of the future. We get up every
day, roll up our sleeves and build a better world -- together. At Ford, we're
all a part of something bigger than ourselves. What will you make today?
The Ford Motor Credit Company team helps put people behind the wheels of
great Ford and Lincoln vehicles. By partnering with dealerships, we provide
financing, personalized service and professional expertise to five thousand
dealers and more than four million customers in over one hundred countries
around the world.
Ford Credit is actively seeking an experienced, hands-on Principal Architect
to spearhead our Cloud Native modernization on Google Cloud Platform (GCP).
The ideal candidate will bring a deep understanding of cloud-native
technologies, CI/CD, DR / public traffic security and scaling, observability,
automation, and best practices. Prior experience in Machine Learning
Operations (MLOps) and GraphQL is a strong plus. As a Principal Architect,
you will not only design and implement cutting-edge cloud-native architectures
but also collaborate with various teams to ensure optimum performance,
security, and scalability. This position will report directly to the VP of
Enterprise Architecture & Innovation.
If you are a hands-on Principal Architect with a strong background in GCP and
cloud-native technologies, and enjoy working in a collaborative environment
with a fantastic team-oriented culture, we encourage you to apply. Experience
with MLOps and GraphQL would be a significant advantage. Join our team in
driving innovation and transforming our applications and infrastructure.
What you'll do
Lead the design and hands-on implementation of cloud-native architectures
and solutions on GCP, using industry best practices and standards.
Lead engineering teams to implement robust CI/CD processes, automation,
and standards to enable efficient, reliable, and frequent deployment of
applications and infrastructure.
Champion observability by creating and implementing monitoring, logging,
and tracing systems that provide actionable insights into system and
process performance, behavior, and health.
Drive automation initiatives to streamline processes, increase efficiency,
and minimize manual intervention in the deployment, monitoring, and
management of cloud-native infrastructure.
Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams, including engineers,
developers, and product owners, to define technical requirements and
devise solutions that align with business objectives.
Continuously evaluate and integrate new GCP features, services, and
technologies to enhance the performance, reliability, and scalability of
our cloud-native applications and infrastructure.
Develop and maintain documentation for cloud-native infrastructure,
architecture, best practices, and workflows.
Mentor and guide team members in the adoption of cloud-native
technologies, best practices, and methodologies.
Identify, troubleshoot, and resolve complex technical issues related to
cloud-native applications and infrastructure.
Facilitate the integration of machine learning workflows into our
operations, if applicable, ensuring the scalability, reproducibility, and
efficiency of ML models.
Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field.
Minimum of 10 years of experience in software development, infrastructure
engineering, or a related field.
Minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience with GCP, AWS, or Azure,
including designing, deploying, and managing cloud-native applications and
Excellent programming and scripting skills in languages such as Python,
Go, or Java.
Excellent understanding of containerization technologies, including Docker
Strong analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills, with the
ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment.
Even better, you may have
Master's degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field
Experience with Machine Learning Operations (MLOps) and deploying
machine learning models in production environments.
Experience with GraphQL and creating efficient, flexible APIs.
GCP Professional Cloud Architect or GCP Professional Machine Learning
Experience with other cloud platforms, such as AWS or Azure.
Familiarity with service mesh technologies.
In-depth knowledge of GCP services such as Cloud Storage, Cloud Run, Cloud
Functions, Pub/Sub, Firestore, BigQuery, and Vertex AI.
Strong experience with infrastructure as code (IaC) tools such as
Terraform, and configuration management tools like Ansible or Puppet.
Proficiency in CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, GitLab CI, or Google Cloud
Expertise in observability concepts, tools, and frameworks, such as
Dynatrace, Prometheus, Grafana, and OpenTelemetry.
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 childcare and more
Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management
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:
2023 Ford New Hire Benefits Summary
Visa sponsorship is not 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 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 117 open jobs at
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