SYNC HMI Software Developer

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SYNC HMI Software Developer
Ford Motor Company

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Position Description/Overview:

As a SYNC HMI software developer, the candidate will be involved in the full lifecycle of embedded software development on the Ford SYNC system. SW development positions are in various domains. The SYNC software developer is responsible for creating HMI (screens, widgets, etc.) and Application software for Ford’s Sync infotainment system to allow user to interact with features such as navigation, media, entertainment, phone, voice, and vehicle settings. The software development is primarily in C++ and Qt.


  • Develop C/C++ application layer software for the company's SYNC infotainment system
  • Implement graphical user-interfaces using QML / Qt Quick Integrate APIs / SDKs that provide services for: media, phone, navigation, and speech recognition
    -Integrate support for mobile devices: Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and SmartDeviceLink / AppLink
  • Participate in system design, documentation, and testing to deliver a best-in-class infotainment system
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
  • 2+ years C/C++ software development experience on embedded, mobile, or consumer electronic platforms

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science
  • 5+ years of C++ software development experience on embedded, mobile, or consumer electronic platforms multi-process, multi-tasking or multi-threaded based Operating Systems , embedded operating systems (Linux, QNX, Android)
  • Experience developing HMI software on infotainment or mobile platforms
  • Experience with Qt/QML Experience developing software on QNX OS based platforms
  • Experience designing software for infotainment platforms
  • Experience with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
  • Automotive product development process and quality experience (i.e., A-SPICE, CMMI, FMEA, etc.)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with communication protocols: CAN, TCP/IP, USB, Bluetooth, Ethernet, and/or Wi-Fi
  • Proficiency with revision control including: Git, Subversion, or equivalent

    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.