Director, SRE Observability Development Engineering

at Ford Motor Company in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

Ford is an industry icon, and with good reason. We create some of the most iconic and highest quality vehicles in the world. That’s a fact that means as much to us as the people who enabled it. The talent, experience and dedication of our people and teams are the reasons we’re here and that’s why we value them so much. Here, your voice matters. Come as you are, bring your true self and together we’ll do great things.

We are the movers of the world and the makers of the future. We get up every day, roll up our sleeves and build a better world — together. At Ford, we’re all a part of something bigger than ourselves. Are you ready to change the way the world moves?

Enterprise Technology plays a critical part in shaping the future of mobility. If you’re looking for the chance to leverage advanced technology to redefine the transportation landscape, enhance the customer experience and improve people’s lives, this is the opportunity for you. Join us and challenge your IT expertise and analytical skills to help create vehicles that are as smart as you are.

As the Software Engineering Manager, you will play a critical role in shaping the future of our observability initiatives. Utilizing your expertise in software leadership, data management, data streaming, and visualization, you will help us solidly land the fundamentals, while enabling us to gain the advantages of recent developments in the AI and machine learning spaces.

About the leader: As a leader you possess a breadth and depth of knowledge that inspires those around you. You understand that speaking is the least effective way to be heard, and your accomplishments prove it. You know how to lead engineering teams and can rationalize between possible and impractical. You have managed and shipped at scale, and you are a naturally curious thought-leader who is unafraid to wonder.?

Key Responsibilities

+ Lead and mentor a team of software engineers, providing technical guidance, coaching, and professional development

+ Drive the transition from traditional monitoring to full-stack observability, incorporating modern trends and technologies

+ Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to define observability requirements and implement effective solutions

+ Manage data-related processes, including data collection, storage, processing, and analysis

+ Utilize your experience with Kafka and data streaming technologies to design efficient data pipelines

+ Oversee the development of interactive visualizations and data presentations to provide actionable insights to stakeholders

+ Stay up-to-date with industry trends in observability, data management, and software engineering, applying relevant best practices to the team’s projects


+ Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Scient, Engineering or a related Field or a combination of equivalent experience and education

+ 8 years of experience in software engineering including technical leadership

+ Strong background in data management, including experience with Kafka and data streaming technologies

+ Strong background in Observability tools and practices, including experience with Dynatrace, Splunk, ELK, Grafana and data ingestion technologies

+ Proven track record of building and managing successful engineering teams

+ Proficiency in designing and implementing visualizations for data presentation

+ Knowledge of modern observability practices and tools, with a focus on full-stack observability

+ Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams

You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we’ve outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!

As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builder…or all of the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:

- Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage

- Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up child care and more

- Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases

- Tuition assistance

- Established and active employee resource groups

- Paid time off for individual and team community service

- A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day

- Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.

For a detailed look at our benefits, click here: Benefit Summary (\\https:/\\_;!!N\LtwI-RPugbI9wg0dJn!DsiF5SEXdZDVZwdZgnRezGpR7r347NCo7gj6QzTiwtjge5\qTcqMFhCCblgcCy1Vja\vkencOcNa-g$)

Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

SOUTHEAST MI RESIDENTS: Please note, this job is posted as remote unless the selected candidates lives within 50 miles of Dearborn, MI. We request the candidate to be onsite 1-2 days a week.

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.

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. In the United States, If you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability, please call 1-888-336-0660.

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Posted On: Apr 25, 2024

Updated On: Jun 11, 2024

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