2017 Ford Smart Mobility LLC Summer Intern (AV Bus Sol & GFL)

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2017 Ford Smart Mobility LLC Summer Intern (AV Bus Sol & GFL)
Palo Alto
Ford Motor Company

Job Description

Ford is looking for talented, career-oriented people to be our next generation of leaders.

If you have...

· A Passion for Learning: For you, every job is a chance to grow and apply what you know.

· An Adventurous Spirit: You look at a career as a series of exciting opportunities that can take you across the country or around the world.

· A Desire to Have an Impact: Whether it’s through supporting your communities or reaching personal goals, you thrive on making a difference.

· A Distinctive Personality: You’re someone who embraces your individuality and appreciates the uniqueness in your teammates.

...then Ford Smart Mobility LLC may be the RIGHT PLACE to discover and pursue your dreams for success.

Ford Smart Mobility LLC
Ford Smart Mobility LLC supports Ford’s vision to make people’s lives better by changing the way that the world moves. FSM LLC furthher progresses Ford’s expanded business model helping the focus from an auto to an auto and mobility company.

The Opportunities -
As a software engineer you will be responsible for:

  • Designing and implementing native application around areas of mobility.
  • Working with several Software Frameworks, designing and implementing new mobile applications while collaborating with engineers and designers to create innovative user experiences.
  • Developing prototypes quickly to validate interactions and prove product designs.
  • Optimizing applications for usability and modularity.
  • Building libraries and frameworks that support externally developed client applications.
As an analyst you will support the commercialization of Autonomous Vehicle business solutions such as:
  • Collaborating with internal and external partners to support prioritization of needs.
  • Researching and providing core findings to leadership.

Providing input to and supporting development of appropriate solutions.

Minimum Requirements

  • Juniors pursuing a Bachelor’s with a concentration in a field such as Computer Science, Engineering, or Natural Science and a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 Scale (or equivalent)
  • Strong foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design optimized for embedded systems.
  • Some programming experience in Android, Objective-C, iOS etc.
  • Expected graduation date is no later than September 2018
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word

Preferred Requirements

  • PhD or Master's candidates with a concentration in a quantitative field such as Computer Science or related technical field and a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 Scale (or equivalent)
  • Critical thinking skills that demonstrate the ability to use existing and discoverable data to solve business problems
  • Ability to interact with stakeholders from a cross section of backgrounds
  • Ability to handle multiple projects within a given timeframe
  • Passion for mobility industry
  • Motivated to be a contributor to making a better world
  • Self-starter, able to work both collaboratively and with a high degree of autonomy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Note positions based in Palo Alto.

The distance between imagination and …. Creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. And, it can be a road you start traveling right now. When you join Ford Smart Mobility LLC, your journey begins. You become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

At Ford Smart Mobility LLC, the distance between you and an amazing career has never been shorter. Join the Ford team today, and discover the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader.

Candidates for positions with Ford Smart Mobility LLC must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

By choice, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce.