DevOps iOS Software Engineer

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DevOps iOS Software Engineer
Ford Motor Company

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Position Overview/Description:

FordPass DevOps IT is looking for a well-rounded software engineer that embraces Lean/Agile and Extreme Programming practices. In this environment the Software Engineer is expected to work in a pair development model part of the time, and individually part of the time. They are also required to support multiple product teams spanning the FordPass and Lincoln Way mobile apps globally. They will collaborate directly and continuously with product managers, software engineers, and business partners to release early and often. The position location is currently in Allen Park with a planned move to nearby Dearborn.


  • Develop, enhance and support Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery tools and pipelines
  • Consult with product manager to identify minimal viable product and decompose feature set into small scoped user stories.
  • Pair with other software engineers to cooperatively deliver user stories.
  • Solve highly complex technical problems using industry best practices.
  • Use the test driven development methodology to realize the technical solution.
  • Design and build advanced applications for the iOS platform
  • Create documentation to support external and internal customers
  • Work independently in an ambiguous environment

Job Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1+ years of experience with Objective-C or Swift, iOS SDK, and Xcode.
  • 1+ years of experience in Mobile Application development, Support, Infrastructure and AppStore submissions/releases
  • 1+ years of experience in Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery tools and pipelines such as Concourse, Jenkins, Fastlane, Docker, GitHub, HockeyApp, Slack, Pivotal Tracker, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in paired programming and Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Experience with IaaS concepts and OO Design Principles
  • 1+ years of experience working with global teams on complex projects, and external suppliers
  • Highly effective in working with other technical experts, Product Managers, UI/UX Designers and business stakeholders
  • A natural curiosity and desire to understand and even contribute to the entire technology stack
  • Knowledgeable with the Ford standard development environment, technologies and tools
  • Ability to document complex systems, and to create detailed play books and test plans
  • Analytical experience in trouble shooting complex systems, and conducting performance testing and tuning Experience/knowledge working with Azure
  • Demonstrated experience with office productivity tools such as MS Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Experience improving existing processes and leading teams to implement changes.
  • Strong written and oral communication, interpersonal and facilitation skills, including experience presenting solution alternatives and proposals
  • Strong drive for results and ability to work independently
  • Self-starter with proven innovation skills

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.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. 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.