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Ford Motor Company ADAS System Engineer in Dearborn, Michigan


Job Title:

ADAS System Engineer

Job Description & Qualifications:

At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. We also believe in providing you with the freedom to define and realize your dreams. With our incredible plans for the future of mobility, we have a wide variety of opportunities for you to accelerate your career potential as you help us define tomorrow’s transportation.

Do you have what it takes to make smart vehicles for a smart world? Join the Ford Product Development team. Utilizing Design Thinking and User Experience methods, you will work to deliver breakthrough products and services that delight our customers. We are seeking forward-thinking, laser-focused professionals with a passion for bringing innovative, exciting and sustainable ideas to life. We have opportunities around the world for you to contribute to such advancements as autonomy, electrification, smart mobility technologies and more!

What you will be able to do

We bring engineering ideas to life. In Product Development, we make driving more exciting, enjoyable and balanced. 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 professionals who can contribute to our efforts with experience in the development of sensors, ECUs, models and software. This position is about the system engineering and system interfaces of the Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Active Safety and Driver Assistance features, implemented through feature models, and coordinated 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. You will:

  • Handle the system engineering elements for the next generation project

  • Conduct system design reviews with relevant components and sub-components

  • Collaborate with system engineers, feature engineers, software engineers to develop cross vehicle system designs, cascade requirements and implement to production

  • Build, cascade and validate system requirements onto sub-components in the hardware and software teams

  • Engineer and document system collaborates with the system suppliers and Ford feature leads

  • Support development aims to prove out system hardware and sensors

The minimum requirements we seek

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Computer Science

  • 1+ year of experience with ADAS features and/or product development and/or software development

Our preferred requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering or Computer Science

  • 3+ years of experience with ADAS features and/or product development and/or software development

  • Experience with automotive networks like Ethernet, CAN and/or LIN

  • Experience with automotive diagnostics

What you will receive in return

As part of the Ford family, you will enjoy excellent compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous PTO, retirement, savings and stock investment plans, incentive compensation and much more. You will also experience exciting opportunities for professional and personal growth and recognition.

If you have what it takes to help us redefine the future of mobility, we would love to have you join us.

Visa sponsorship may be available for this position.

We are 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.

For information on Ford’s benefits and compensation, click here: https://corporate.ford.com/content/dam/corporate/us/en-us/documents/careers/2021- benefits-and-comp-GSR-sal-plan-1.pdf

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Ford Motor Company


Product Development

Skill Team:

Product Development (PD)