We bring engineering ideas to life. In Product Development, we make driving more exciting, enjoyable and sustainable. Ford’s Safety Electronics team designs and develops hardware and functional models that provide Best in Class behavior for features like Adaptive Cruise Control, Automatic Emergency Braking, Cross Traffic Alert, Active Park Assist and 360 Camera Systems.
We are seeking seasoned professionals who can contribute to our efforts with experience in the development of sensors, ECUs, models and software. This position is focused on the Software architect for a central ADAS ECU for DAT2.0 (Driver Assistance Technologies 2.0), but could also involve other elements of the process because we are seeking to add high quality people to the team rather than trying to squeeze engineers into a specific role.
Define software architecture for the overall ADAS ECU
Work closely with the hardware engineers during software architecture development
Manage software architecture with the tier 1 supplier, tier 2 feature suppliers and internal feature owners for DAT2.0 features
Define and manage the architecture for cyber security, over the air updates, service oriented architecture and data analytics
Develop requirements for the software architecture and cascade to the software and model developers
Support the work of the software project manager to define and deliver architecture workproducts per the planned timelines
Support overall Model integration
Support resolution of architecture related issues.
Support model peer reviews of existing and modified feature models and software
Support the SW verification and validation teams to establish test strategies to achieve suitable coverage along the right side of the systems Vee.
Support Sign off of Feature Level performance for a given vehicle
Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace, Controls or Software Engineering
3+ years software architecture development experience
3+ years Embedded software design experience
Experience with radar/camera/ultrasonics or feature model integration or software development
Understanding of embedded hardware and software design
Control algorithm development using Matlab, Simulink or equivalent and in C/C++
Software architecture, modular application development with Model/software, strong embedded experience, developing production algorithm experience
Experience with the AUTOSAR operating system and software development processes
Some knowledge of QNX
Experience with Infineon Aurix
Experience with ADAS System on chip devices and vision processors.
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 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.