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Ford Motor Company Software Engineer in Dearborn, Michigan


Job Title:

Software Engineer

Job Description & Qualifications:

Position Description:

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:

You will provide key software expertise for the Ford Diagnostic Service Platform (FDSP), a mission-critical application that drives leading-edge vehicle diagnostics, service and repair. You will support dealer technicians, plants, and independent repair shops around the globe via the client-based Global Ford Diagnostic and Repair System (GFDRS) that is part of Service Engineering Operations (SEO). You will:

  • Develop microservice-based application software using Pivotal Cloud Foundry & Spring Framework

  • Contribute to feature and user story development/backlog refinement as part of the team’s Agile methodology

  • Collaborate with other product teams on integrations, testing, and deployments

  • Implement automated testing tools and best practices to improve application testing capabilities

  • Supervise and evaluate solution performance

  • Support the production application and identify improvement opportunities

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 5+ years’ experience as a Java developer

  • 3 or more years of experience in Java development using Spring, Spring Boot

  • 3+ years of experience in Junit testing

Preferred requirements:

  • Experience in cloud micro-services development (PCF, REST services, etc.)

  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server

  • Knowledge of NoSQL databases (e.g., MongoDB)

  • Outstanding abilities in troubleshooting application and performance issues

  • Experience in the use of Splunk, Dynatrace, etc.

  • Familiarity with GitHub or equivalent source control repositories

  • Experience with CI/CD processes and tools (e.g., Jenkins)

  • Knowledge of build tools (e.g., Gradle)

  • Strong communication, interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Steadfast dedication to quality practices

  • Ability to multi-task and manage changing priorities

  • Ability to work independently and take initiative

  • Background with test-driven development/JUnit and pairing/mobbing practices

  • Expertise in developing and using automated testing solutions

What you’ll receive in return:

Join our team as we build tomorrow! We believe in putting people first, working together, and facing challenges head-on, because we are Built Ford Tough. We are one team striving to make people’s lives better while creating value, delivering excellence and ultimately going for the win.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not 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.

Auto req ID:



Ford Motor Company


Information Technology

Skill Team:

Information Technology (IT)


Americas, MS&S and Lincoln IT