SYNC Embedded Software Development Supervisor

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SYNC Embedded Software Development Supervisor
Ford Motor Company

Job Description
The SYNC Embedded Software Development Supervisor is responsible for leading a team of developers to create the software architecture, code, unit, and integration tests for Ford’s SYNC infotainment system with a focus on quality. The Embedded Software Development Supervisor serves in an expert capacity to mentor software development engineers, lead agile development teams, and insure compliance to software quality standards.

  • Lead an agile team of embedded software developers to create, integrate and deliver a comprehensive set of infotainment user interfaces and applications for Ford's SYNC infotainment system
  • Deliver a versatile user interface software design which adapts to various display resolutions and themes
  • Collaborate with software partners to design and integrate user interface and application software components
  • Manage software quality through code reviews, static/dynamic analysis, rigorous testing, and a persistent focus on automation
  • Mentor embedded software developers and build a competency roadmap for career development
  • Create a highly collaborative, motivated team environment and partner with project managers, embedded system engineers, embedded software developers, and embedded software quality assurance engineers daily

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
  • 10+ years of software development experience
  • 3+ years of supervisory or management experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
  • 15+ years of software development experience
  • 5+ years of supervisory or management experience
  • 15+ years of delivery production automotive or consumer electronic products to the market
  • Mastery of embedded test automation framework(s) and embedded software memory/performance profiling tool(s)
  • Agile Scrum Master certification and practical project experience
  • Mastery of Qt (or equivalent), C/C++ language, GNU tool chain, and Unix (QNX, Linux, or equivalent)
  • Experience with embedded build systems including QNX system builder, buildroot, open embedded, or equivalent
  • Proficiency with revision control including Git, Subversion, or equivalent
  • Experience with the QNX operating system
  • Experience with the Squish GUI tester
  • Experience with microcontrollers and/or ARM Cortex-M microprocessors
  • Multi-site software project team experience
  • Automotive product development process and quality experience (i.e., A-SPICE, FMEA, etc.)
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.