Technical Program Manager

Ford Motor Company
February 15, 2024
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Job 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.

Ford has led the automotive industry for over a century, and Ford Model e is poised to lead the electric vehicle market through innovative vehicles and digital features that power them. We are building a world-class software and cloud service engineering team and are excited to grow our Technical Program Management capability.

In this position you lead initiatives for product launches in our software and services division. Success in this role requires someone who is centered around product and engineering excellence with a bias for action; thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; successfully partners with a wide group of people at multiple levels of the company; and embodies our practices for leading diverse teams.

You will own delivery of multiyear features, define project goals and roadmaps, identify opportunities that positively impact your feature area. Ideal candidates will have experience delivering cross-functional program management and leading teams to success. You will engage with complex engineering programs, lead in a principled way, build healthy partnerships and have excellent interpersonal and communications skills.


What you'll be able to do:

  • Owns ensuring delivery of features with mid-term to multi-year time horizons, including managing the schedule and backlog.
  • Defines project goals and builds a delivery roadmap across future milestones, including staging technologies; builds strategies that optimizes project resources against priorities.
  • Defines and monitors Technical Success Metrics including KPIs.
  • Converts customer requirements into actionable software specifications for multiple functional teams; Identifies opportunities and gaps to improve.
  • Defines data sets needed, analyzes and frames decisions that have impact to feature area.
  • Brings cross functional teams together and collaboratively manages relationships to create holistic, customer centric solutions, identify technical interdependencies and deliver on the roadmap.
  • Drives outstanding technical issues to closure. Anticipates, defines and develops mitigations for program risks. Leads escalations. Owns DCRs.
  • Leads status reporting that spans multiple features and time horizons.
  • Serve as a technical advisor to educate and evangelize feature areas; proactively helps teams understand the technical implications of design decisions and specific features.
  • Owns retrospectives/Kaizen methods for ensuring continuous improvement.
  • Qualifications

    Minimum requirements we seek:

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent work experience.
  • 5+ years of experience in direct product/technical program management in complex systems or equivalent experience.
  • 4+ years of experience managing cross-functional and/or cross-team projects.
  • Our Preferred Requirements:

  • Demonstrated technical experience in the domains of the features being developed.
  • Advanced knowledge of the software development life cycle, specifically as it applies to building products.
  • Demonstrated success delivering cross functional work streams and driving results across multiple teams.
  • Excellent ability to communicate, influence, and resolve conflict effectively at multiple levels, including leadership.
  • Demonstrated success building partnerships across a diverse set of functions and stakeholders.
  • Excellent analysis and problem-solving skills working with disparate data sources to create a comprehensive view and recommendations.
  • Experience estimating effort and sizing of work for successful delivery of multiple features.
  • 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.

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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 seek to provide the thought leadership essential to achieving Ford's strategic objectives. We translate insight into action by driving toward robust points of view, timely decisions and responsible allocation of enterprise resources.

    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 144 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.

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