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Ford Motor Company Software Engineer in Dearborn, Michigan


Job Title:

Software Engineer

Job Description & Qualifications:

Software Engineer

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.

As a key member of our Information Technology group, you’ll play a critical part in crafting the future of mobility. If you’re looking for the chance to leverage sophisticated 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 build vehicles that are as smart as you are.

What you’ll be able to do:

If your passion and expertise are in Lean, Agile, Human Centered Design and Extreme Programming (XP) practices, we have an outstanding opportunity for you to deliver innovative software products that will redefine the future of mobility. You will collaborate closely and continuously with product managers, designers and product owners to build, validate and release software products early and often. You will lead the team in working through technical practices and business domain to transform our customer experiences through thoughtful technology. You will:

  • Set the direction for a new platform to interact with our owners

  • Build software end-to-end that brings leading-edge products to life

  • Measure the results of change

  • Collaborate with business partners to define requirements

  • Work with other teams in implementing microservice architecture

  • Implement security and operations standard methodologies

  • Teach and mentor team members

  • Participate in production support rotation for off-hours support

The minimum requirements we seek:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 5 or more years of experience in Object Oriented development

  • 2+ years of experience with Angular, Typescript, React, NodeJS, JavaScript Springboot or Rails frameworks

  • 2+ years of experience in Agile practices (SAFE, Scrum, Kanban, etc.)

Our preferred requirements:

  • In-depth software engineering knowledge

  • Background with OO design principles in eXtreme programming disciplines, including: Paired programming Test-first/Test Driven Development (TDD)

  • Experience with Spring Cloud and deploying to cloud platforms, preferably Pivotal Cloud Foundry or Cloud Foundry.

  • Ability to collaborate effectively with other technical specialists, product managers, UI/UX designers and business partners

  • Experience delivering products that include web front-end development (JavaScript, client-side MVC frameworks like Angular, React, etc.)

  • Proficiency in continuous integration/continuous delivery pipelines using automation servers (Jenkins) and build plugins (Maven, Gradle, etc.)

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’d 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 not available for this position.

By choice, 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.

Auto req ID:



Ford Motor Company


Marketing Sales and Service

Skill Team:

Information Technology (IT)


Americas, MS&S and Lincoln IT