ADAS Software Project Manager

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ADAS Software Project Manager
Ford Motor Company

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ADAS Software Project Manager
We bring engineering ideas to life. In Product Development, we make driving more exciting, enjoyable and sustainable. In our DAT2 (Driver Assistance Technologies 2) program, 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 overall software project management for the ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) ECU, which contains the DAT2 features, and supporting functional software. This 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.


  • Coordinate the SW development activities on the DAT2.0 project per Ford’s Product Development Processes

  • Create project plans to support GPDS timing for the main DAT2 programs and manage the SW Feature/Function implementation plan

  • Understand the gives and gets from the different teams working on DAT2, both Ford and supplier teams and incorporate into workplan

  • Manage the closure of SW related issues

  • Review and track the progress of the Ford and suppliers teams against the DAT2 workplan

  • Maintain a project dashboard along with key performance indicators.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Software, Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace or Controls Engineering

  • 2+ years experience in SW Project Management in the automotive embedded domain

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years embedded HW/SW development experience

  • Understanding of Ford’s product development processes, including software development and release requirements

  • Understanding of advanced driver assistance systems

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.