Principal Software Engineer

Ford Motor Company
April 06, 2024
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Job Description

Imagine what you could do here at Ford! Great ideas evolve into extraordinary products and customer experiences. When you bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you will accomplish. The Digital Manufacturing Systems team is seeking a highly motivated distinguished software engineer to help imagine, invent, and implement technology used to manufacture the next generation of Ford vehicles. Our environment fosters product innovation, rapid iteration, and a liberating amount of autonomy. Our development stack is varied and involves a wide variety of technologies including low-level and server-side programming. As a senior engineer you will be expected to implement never done before solutions on not yet shipped hardware. Our team believes in fun, camaraderie, learning, and collaboration at work, and are looking for someone that shares those values. We hold each other and our solutions to the highest standards, and maintain that through constructive code reviews, brainstorming sessions, and pair programming when appropriate. We also value personal relationships and take the time to get to know each other and our partners. Sound good? We'd love to hear from you.



You will be building software and collaborating across a broad spectrum of teams and various factory, IT, and testing teams to design and develop innovative solutions for Ford's factory lines. You will also enjoy responsibility for maintaining and improving existing software.

Responsibilities Will Include:

- Creative thinking about highly complex challenges at scale

- Anticipating the needs of our end customers often before they do

- Perform code reviews and redesign existing

- Develop test plans and integration plans and help debug production issues

- Provide constructive feedback for testability and suitable solutions relying on data to support technical decisions

- Some travel will be required (25-50%)


Key Qualifications

  • High attention to detail
  • Strongly empathetic with the ability to partner with broad variety of internal partner teams and internal clients
  • Extensive software development experience in multiple environments and multiple languages
  • Experience with data persistence and manipulation (snowflake, splunk, etc.)
  • Experience or strong interest in Statistics, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning
  • Ability to think through factory/manufacturing implications of your solutions in order to build the right things, the right way, the first time.
  • Ideal Qualifications

  • 5 plus years experience with Swift/Objective-C
  • 5 plus years experience with C or C++
  • 5 plus years experience with Python or Ruby or Erlang
  • 5 plus years experience implementing Actor Model based software solutions
  • 10 plus years experience in software engineering or Masters Degree/Ph.D. in CS
  • 10 plus years experience in Machine Learning or Masters Degree/Ph.D. in AI
  • 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!

    What you'll receive in return:

    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.
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    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.

    About Us

    At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. With our incredible plans for the future of mobility, we have a wide variety of opportunities for you to accelerate your career and help us define tomorrow's transportation.

    About the Team

    We build world-class vehicles in our plants around the world, constantly developing new technologies and processes to further increase our efficiency. It's our people who really make the difference. We encourage all of our employees to think outside the box to help us find better and more efficient ways to manufacture our vehicles.

    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 157 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.

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