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Ford Motor Company Vehicle Data & Telemetry Product Line Owner in Dearborn, Michigan


Job Title:

Vehicle Data & Telemetry Product Line Owner

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!

What you'll be able to do:

The Vehicle Data & Telemetry Product Owner is responsible for strategy development supporting the prioritization, creation, development and ongoing management of Vehicle Data & Telemetry products within Ford. Vehicle Data & Telemetry is a foundational product line responsible for advanced handling and transmission methods of vehicle data as it relates to scripting and other developing technological approaches. Responsibilities include the development of these foundational frameworks in support of internal Product Team customers.

  • Work closely with other product owners within the product line and product group, as well as, cross-functional product teams within EC and PD.

  • Build strong relationships as you collaborate with EC, PD, OGC on development efforts

  • Manage a team to work with key stakeholders to define strategy, scope, costs and timelines for development of new capabilities

  • Define platform features and manage the backlog of capability development

  • Support software development teams to clarify feature objectives and address questions, gaps, etc

  • Manage the user acceptance testing process for new platform features

  • Map business processes

  • Support cross team relationships and ensure deliverables are tracked and executed as expected

The minimum requirements we seek:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 5+ years of experience leading large complex efforts or projects

Our preferred requirements:

  • Strong leadership qualities and interpersonal skills to effectively handle various teams that will be cross-functional, multi-department, with many perspectives to engage, influence and gain buy-in

  • Ability to run multiple complex projects simultaneously each with critical deliverables and deadlines with a focus on delivering results

  • Excellent communication as demonstrated by the ability to influence partners and teams

  • Strong leadership skills to deal effectively with employees at all levels of the organization

  • Creative thinking to lead the team to adopt new solutions to existing/emerging opportunities

  • Ability to partner effectively with Tech and vehicle team(s) to deliver technological solutions required to support the needs of the Product Line

  • Experience working in an Agile software development environment and with cross-functional teams is a plus

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.

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.

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Auto req ID:



Ford Motor Company


Product Development

Skill Team:

Enterprise Connectivity (EC)


Business Operations