Fleet Telematics Engineer (PID) (FCS)

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Fleet Telematics Engineer (PID) (FCS)
Ford Motor Company

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This is a Fleet Telematics Engineer (ePID – Electronic Plug-in Device) position for Connect Vehicles and Services inside Product Development at Ford Motor Company. The successful candidate will be working with a global team to provide Telematics expertise that includes technical support, analyze and resolve functional requirements, and lead various efforts to ensure all responsible applications meet Ford Commercial Solutions and CV&S requirements.


  • Work with cross-functional teams to translate business requirements into design requirements for telematics solutions across all Ford/Lincoln vehicles.
  • Work collaboratively with existing feature and component teams to ensure existing work stream deliverables are not impacted by new designs.
  • Work collaboratively with existing and future architecture elements (both on-vehicle and off) to deliver solutions that are extensible.
  • Manage the messaging for CAN related signals, Diagnostic requests, Modem to Service Delivery Network communications required to meet requested business requirements.
  • Manage, coordinate, and communicate the timing for requested changes to the business partners, B2B customers, cross-functional teams and the internal subsystems required to deliver new feature capabilities.
  • Ensure that the development of features are done using reliability and robustness disciplines.
  • Ensure the verification of the design to confirm its’ meeting your requirements, and validate that the design meets the business requirements.
  • Matrix reporting relationship with business team
  • Work closely with Ford Commercial Solutions product team to support telematics software development
  • Focus on customer feedback to understand value opportunities to develop prioritization
  • Develop agile / rapid prototype capability to support weekly software iteration

Job Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of Vehicle networking experience with an understanding of CAN messaging/signals as well as Electronic Module diagnostics capabilities to read DIDs/PIDs.
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1+ year of experience designing products using reliability and robustness disciplines such as FMEA and 6 Sigma.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Working with cross-functional teams to deliver features or electronic products that span multiple systems/subsystems
  • Motivated and self-starter
  • Ability to communicate effectively with business users and IT professionals including globally distributed teams; the ability to adjust communications appropriately for the audience; work with all levels of management and diverse work groups

The distance between imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team, you discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. You’ll 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.

Visa sponsorship may be 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.