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 system engineering and system interfaces of the Active safety and Driver assistance features, implemented through feature models, and integrated into a central Electronics Control Unit which interfaces to multiple radars and cameras. It 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.
Manage the system engineering elements for the next generation project
Conduct system design reviews with relevant components and subcomponents
Engineer and document system interfaces with the system suppliers and ford feature leads
Integrate and debug system hardware and features on development vehicles.
Support development drives to prove out system hardware and sensors
Bachelor’s Degree in Software, Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace or Controls Engineering
3+ years’ experience in hardware development
Master’s Degree in Software, Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace or Controls Engineering
Understanding of Automotive design processes (FMEA, DVPR, requirements management, diagnostics communication networks etc) and automotive Design and Release
Understanding of embedded software design and development
Control algorithm development using Matlab, Simulink or equivalent
Software architecture, modular application development with Model/software, strongly embedded experience, developing production algorithm experience
Experience in Functional safety
1+ years of experience as an Applications engineer for active safety systems such as ACC, AEB, LKA, TJA, Collision Avoidance
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.
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, TN visa holders may be considered.
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.