Connected Vehicle Technology Engineer

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Connected Vehicle Technology Engineer
Ford Motor Company

Job Description
Lead or support the invention and creation of new enabling technologies, features, or systems for use in Ford Motor Company global Connected Vehicle applications. The selected candidate will work with partners across the company and industry to progress, mature and validate vehicle to Everything (V2X) concepts and applications with focus on cellular technologies (Cellular-V2X).

Responsibilities include:
  • Research and scout new enabling technologies for automotive vehicle-to-everything (V2X) applications.
  • Invent, propose, and create new features or products.
  • Create or direct development of working prototypes to demonstrate the feature/concept or a significant aspect of the design.
  • Candidate may direct or supervise the activities of suppliers supporting Ford projects and develop relationships with the supply base to learn about latest technologies suppliers may offer.

Required Qualifications:
  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline.
  • 1+ years of experience in wireless broadband and associated technologies (3G, LTE, TCP/IP, WiFi, Bluetooth) (coursework allowed).
  • 1+ years of experience in Embedded Software development experience and micro-processor environments for the purpose of developing connectivity demonstration prototypes. (coursework allowed).
Preferred Qualifications:
  • MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline.
  • Familiarity with V2X concepts, standards and technologies
  • Familiarity with Operating systems internals and device drivers for Linux and/or RTOS environments
  • Proficiency in C/C#/C++, Java, Python and/or Java Scripts
  • Familiarity with automotive networking concepts (CAN/LIN, Diagnostics) and Ethernet protocols (TCP\\IP)
  • Electronic hardware design experience for the purpose of developing demonstration prototypes.
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 is 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.