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Ford Motor Company

Core Network Communication Supervisor

Dearborn, MI


Core Network Communication Supervisor

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 electrification, digital leadership and mobility, we have a wide variety of opportunities for you to accelerate your career potential as you help us define tomorrow's transportation.

This position entails leading a team of networking and software engineers responsible for designing industry leading and innovative vehicle network designs for Ford's global fleet of vehicles. Development of network services and automated verification software programs that enable highly efficient, and effective, network communications solutions is a key aspect of building on Ford's great digital evolution.

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What you'll do..

  • Lead a team of network communications engineers responsible for developing, releasing and maintaining core network communications software API's, design specifications and databases for Ford's global fleet. Networks minimally include Ethernet, Controller Area Network (CAN) and Local Interconnect Network (LIN).
  • Develop next generation vehicle networking design solutions
  • Evolve automatic cyber security attribute generator software programs
  • Evolve communication message list validation programs
  • Develop, maintain and evolve new tools and automated processes to develop, manage and test network solutions
  • Ensure Ford participates in, leverages, and influences IEEE, ISO and SAE relevant network related committees
  • Interface with and support Ford's electronics and software development teams to realize high quality vehicle communications solutions
  • Maintain legacy core and vehicle programs' network message lists, and release new ones as needed


You'll have...

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering, or Computer Information Science or related field or a combination of education and equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of SW development experience
  • 2+ years of Ethernet related IEEE 803.x experience
  • 2+ years of Experience developing and/or using network tools
  • 2+ years of experience leading a team of engineers or computer scientists

Even better, you may have...

  • Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering , Computer Engineering, or Computer Science or related Field
  • AUTOSAR knowledge and experience
  • 10+ + years of SW development experience
  • 5+ years of Ethernet related IEEE 803.x experience
  • 5+ years of Experience developing and/or using network tools
  • 5+ years of experience leading a team of engineers or computer scientists

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:

Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

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.


Client-provided location(s): Dearborn, MI, USA
Job ID: Ford-25612
Employment Type: Full Time