Software Developer

Ford Motor Company
April 17, 2024
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Job Description


You will be joining a dynamic team responsible for delivering some of the most highly utilized functions of a modern in-car infotainment system. You will be working as part of a motivated team in a fast-paced working environment, where quality and attention to detail are vital. You will design and implement customer-visible features that are used by millions of people every day. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to test your software under real conditions in Ford test vehicles. Media playback is a critical piece of the modern in-car infotainment system, everybody interacts with it and expects it to work flawlessly. The challenge and the reward are getting that playback experience so flawless people don't even think about it. Whether it's a library of MP3s on a USB stick, or the latest Apple Radio streaming service from an iPhone, we make it accessible and intuitive to enjoy, with lots of creative and efficient code under the covers to make the magic happen.



  • Leverage industry best practices to design, implement, test, and support new feature development
  • Work in an agile team of software developers and test engineers
  • Investigating, debugging, understanding, and fixing bugs in the product
  • Investigate options for how to design new features, reviewing these options with the rest of the team
  • Write an appropriate amount of unit tests to properly prove out your code
  • Review other team members code, supplying constructive feedback for their changes
  • Develop proof of concepts and prototypes of potential new features
  • Participate in design reviews with the team
  • Qualifications


  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, software engineering or related field of study
  • 10+ years of total work experience
  • 2+ years of experience developing on Android
  • Experience with the AOSP level of Android (could include writing headless services, APIs, AIDLs, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented design and development
  • Strong grasp of data structures and algorithms
  • Experience with Multimedia and/or USB
  • Familiarity with QNX, Linux or other UNIX-like operating systems
  • Experience with TDD
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Strong knowledge of Java and Kotlin.
  • Experience with the Agile methodology, and a firm understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle.
  • Experience writing applications for Android and using tools such as ADB.
  • Experience with unit-testing and mock frameworks (Robolectric or Mockito)
  • An understanding of how streaming works over various technologies such as Bluetooth or USB.
  • Advanced debugging experience (with gdb) and the ability to use and understand the output of code analysis tools like SonarQube.
  • An understanding of different media formats, and the containers they may come in. (H.264 video in an MKV container for example)
  • A power-user level of experience with Linux.
  • Experience in embedded development in either mobile or automotive spaces.
  • Experience designing/developing in a distributed architecture.
  • 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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    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 164 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.

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