We bring engineering ideas to life. In Product Development, we make driving more exciting, enjoyable and sustainable. 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 seasoned professionals who can contribute to our efforts with experience in the development of sensors, ECUs, models and software. This position is focused on the development and integration of feature models into a central ADAS ECU, but 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.
Lead overall Model integration with other feature models and maintain an integrated model that is delivered to software coding team (either internal, third party or with hardware supplier)
Work with all the feature model owners to ensure that the feature models are compatible with each other, meet the modeling guidelines, and can be autocoded into the appropriate micros in the ADAS ECU.
Resolve and model integration compatibility issues either with the larger feature model team or with coding team
Develop and lead model peer reviews of existing, modified and future feature models
Support SIL, MIL and HIL and Replay uses of the integrated model
Work with the Ford Hardware in the Loop Team to establish CAE procedures to reduce dependence on vehicle level testing
Bachelor’s Degree in Software, Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace or Controls Engineering
2+ years experience in model development in Matlab/Simulink
1+ years ‘experience with radar/camera feature model integration or software development
Project Management experience
Understanding of embedded hardware and software design
Control algorithm development using Matlab, Simulink or equivalent and autocoding of models
Knowledge of AUTOSAR and related tools
Software architecture, modular application development with Model/software, strong embedded experience, developing production algorithm experience
Design and development of radar, image processing or similar digital signal processing applications
Developing and conducting laboratory and vehicle tests.
The distance between imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. You’ll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.
Visa sponsorship may be available for this position.
Ford Motor Company is 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.