2018 PD – Software Development FCG Program Former Interns Only

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2018 PD – Software Development FCG Program Former Interns Only
Ford Motor Company

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Ford Motor Company Product Development

At Ford Motor Company, we are dedicated to designing, manufacturing and selling high quality vehicles that meet the diverse needs of our customers. We believe our employees and the different perspectives that they bring to the business are the driving force behind our success. Come discover a company that is focused on the quality and safety of our vehicles, the environment, the community and the world in which we live.

Global Product Development: Developing high quality products and high quality people.
Product Development (PD) engineers are responsible for delivering exciting products that are world class in cost, quality, function and time to market. As ONE team, we are committed to delighting our customers and employees by executing consistently while using common global standards, methods and processes with rigor and discipline.

We are looking to hire Ford College Graduates in the following areas:

Electrical & Electronics Systems Engineering (EESE)
Electrified Powertrain Engineering (EPE)
Powertrain Controls, Calibrations, and NVH (PCCN)
Research & Advanced Engineering (R&A)- Autonomous Vehicles


Software Development Ford College Graduate Program

The 32-month Ford College Graduate (FCG) rotational, developmental program in Software Development offers challenging assignments in various areas of the Electrified Powertrain Engineering with a focus on software design, development, and testing. Software Developers at Ford work on many different technologies, such as High Voltage Battery Control Systems, Motor and Inverter Control Systems, Electrified Vehicle Controls and Engine Control Strategies, Control Systems, Engine & Transmission Control Systems, In-Car Infotainment (Radios, Navigation, SYNC), Driver Convenience & Safety Features, Connected Vehicles, and even Fully Autonomous Vehicles. FCG assignments may include: Real-time Embedded Software/Controls development in C/C++ and MATLAB/Simulink/Stateflow, Software Validation & Testing, Autonomous Vehicle Control Systems Development, Wired and Wireless Networking Technologies, Modeling & Simulation of Vehicle Controls, Human/Machine Interfaces, Robotics, Object Detection & Tracking and Many More!

To begin your program, you are assigned a "home" organization based on your interests, background and our business needs. You will be assigned a mentor, a member of PD management within your area, to advise and guide you through a core set of developmental assignments related to your home organization. These assignments are structured to develop your skills and help to build your understanding of your home organization and the product creation process. Your development will be further supported by a number of technical and professional training opportunities. Once you complete the program, you will be placed within your home organization to continue building your engineering career and developing technical expertise.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Must have completed and passed an co-op or internship with Ford Motor Company or Ford Credit Company within the past 24 months.
  • Pursuing Bachelor’s, Master’s Degree or Ph.D in one of the following fields:
    • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    • Computer Engineering
    • Computer Science
    • Computer Network or Systems Administration
  • 3.0 overall GPA
  • Graduation date by August 2018
  • Willing to relocate to South East Michigan
  • 0-3 years of relevant work experience
Preferred Requirements:
  • 3.4 overall GPA
  • Involvement with IEEE or similar extracurricular activities, strong communication skills, ability to work within diverse teams
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 Motor Company, 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 Motor Company, 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 Motor Company 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.

Ford Motor Company is 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.