Senior Staff Embedded Software Engineer

at Ford Motor Company in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

Overview: As a pivotal member of our engineering team, you will assume the role of an in-

house software expert, comprehensively understanding the entire system from end to end. Your

primary responsibility will involve proactively leading the team by undertaking tasks that

require specialized competence, often preceding their workflow. Your day-to-day activities may

range from optimizing the build system in the morning, crafting an embedded device driver in C

by noon, to prototyping an In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) application using Flutter by the end of

the day. The ideal candidate for this position will possess a proven career trajectory marked by

curiosity, rapid learning, and adeptness in adapting to new skills and technologies.

Key Responsibilities:

- Work on all electronic components spanning the entire vehicle, including cloud and

mobile applications.

- Influence designs, provide guidance, and mentor junior engineers, contributing to the

team’s overall speed and efficiency.

Minimum Requirements:

- Proficiency in embedded systems with 8+ yrs. in similar roles.

- Sound knowledge of build tools, build automation, CI/CD pipelines, code generation, and

developer workflow.

- Competence in programming languages such as C, C++, and Python.

- Effective communication and collaboration skills.

- Ability to work independently, maintaining a balance between speed and quality.

- Flexibility and empathy, particularly when navigating and contributing to existing code


Preferred Requirements:

- Experience in safety-critical programs, adhering to standards such as ISO26262, DO-178,

or equivalent.

- Familiarity with automotive tools and understanding of diagnostics standards like UDS,


- Strong grasp of networking protocols: Ethernet, CAN, LIN, I2C, SPI, ADC, UART, Wi-Fi,


- Knowledge of real-time operating systems such as FreeRTOS/SafeRTOS, Linux, QNX.

What you’ll receive in return:As part of the Ford family, you’ll enjoy excellent compensation and a comprehensive benefits

package that includes generous PTO, retirement, savings and stock investment plans, incentive

compensation and much more. You’ll 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.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 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 salary and benefits, please visit:

2023 New Hire Benefits Summary LL5 HTHD (

At Ford, the health and safety of our employees is our top priority. Vaccination has been proven

to play a critical role in combatting COVID-19. As a result, Ford has made the decision to require

U.S. salaried employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless employees require an

accommodation for religious or medical reasons. Being fully vaccinated means that an

individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen.

As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their

COVID-19 vaccination or an approved medical or religious exemption.

Requisition ID : 27986

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Posted On: Apr 11, 2024

Updated On: Apr 19, 2024

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