Full Stack Engineer

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Full Stack Engineer
Ford Motor Company

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Position Overview/Description:

At Ford Motor Company, we are dedicated to designing, manufacturing and selling high quality vehicles that meet the diverse needs of our customers. We believe our employees and the different perspectives that they bring to the business are the driving force behind our success. Come discover a company that is focused on the quality of our vehicles, the environment, the community and the world in which we live.

The Full Stack Engineer will be responsible for platform management. This covers the lowest levels of hardware all the way up to the application, to include, hardware, virtualization, OS, networking, storage, and middleware.


  • Working with SMEs from Operations, Architects, Network Engineering, ESX Engineering, OS engineering and Storage Engineering in determining the right mix and configuration for the various components that make up the operating stack within our NextGEN Datacenters.
  • Be able to take an automate first mindset in problem solving and use modern software development practices to solve operational issues.
  • Manage relationships and interact with multiple vendors.
  • Lead the team towards a DevOPS practice in how we engineer and support technologies within FORD IT.
  • Test and certify the various components that constitute our full stack platform. These include, storage, networking, hardware, virtualization, operating systems, and middleware.
  • Provide cradle to grave support in a DevOPS support model for Ford’s full stack of hardware and software.
  • Address security and control requirements.
  • Develop operational tools and applications to support our newest strategies within IT.
  • Lead a global governance and communication process for multiple technologies.
  • Performs at an extremely high level of technical competence and maturity.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with application developers.
  • Ability to be a self-starter, looking for improvements to processes and business offerings.
  • Ability to clearly explain technical issues in a non-technical fashion
  • Ability to create complex, technical documentation for operational use
  • Ability to handle multiple complex projects at one time.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 4+ years of experience with Linux
  • 3+ years of experience in software development
  • 3+ years in test-driven, agile, application development.
  • 5+ years of experience in Operating Systems Development

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a server operations role for a large heterogeneous environment
  • Intensive infrastructure knowledge, e.g., SAN, network, database, and server hardware
  • Good Communication Skills and ability to utilize desktop tools to accelerate communications (Wikis, IM, WebEx, etc.)
  • Experience with Java, Javascript, HTML, Perl, Ruby, CHEF

The distance between imagination and …. Creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. And, it can be a road you start traveling right now. When you join Ford Motor Company, your journey begins. You 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.

At Ford Motor Company, the distance between you and an amazing career has never been shorter. Join the Ford team today, and discover the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. 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. Ford Motor Company also is committed to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment such persons.