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Ford Motor Company Powertrain Systems Integrations Engineer in Topeka, Kansas

Advanced EV Development – Powertrain Systems Integration 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.

Ford Model E is responsible for developing the key technologies and capabilities – such as EV platforms, batteries, e-motors, inverters, charging and recycling – to create ground-up, breakthrough electric vehicles. By joining the best software, engineering, design and UX talent, you will be a part of creating new technologies and concepts that can be applied across the Ford enterprise. Being on the Ford Model E team means building the future as Ford’s center of innovation and growth through electric and connected vehicles and services.

The System Safety Engineer will be responsible for safety development and system level design of the Vehicle Electrical System Architecture through multiple stages of development starting from the block diagram architecture phase. You will Conceptualize, Design, Engineer, Develop and support the launch of next generation Vehicle Platform Architectures for electric vehicles.

What you’ll be able to do:

  • Lead the integration efforts for various powertrain components such as the Drive Unit and the Vehicle Control Module

  • Interface with the cross-functional teams to identify user stories and own the journey of the user stories from concept to production

  • Develop and own the powertrain related features and work with the hardware, software, architecture, safety and other cross-functional teams to deliver features

  • Develop detailed device transmittals for various powertrain components and own the document until production

  • Support development of test-cases and verification of system level functions on multiple mediums (benches, labcars and vehicles)

  • Lead the cross-functional development efforts and manage issue escalation & resolution

  • Report feature development progress and maturity at various program milestones

  • Participate in architectural and software technical discussions and develop technical solutions while representing the powertrain

The minimum requirements we seek:

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Embedded Systems

  • Strong Electrical and Embedded Systems Engineering fundamentals

  • Certification in ISO 26262 for TUV, UL or similar agency

  • 5+ years of experience designing and developing safety-critical architectures

  • 3+ years of experience using embedded networking interface tools for automotive, aerospace or similar

  • 5+ year of experience in designing and launching new embedded products from concept to production

Preferred Requirements :

  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Embedded Systems

  • Proven technical expertise in design and mass deployment of safety critical and dependable platforms in a regulated industry such as Automotive, Aerospace, Defense or Medical

  • Proficiency in fundamentals of embedded systems design, RTOSes and real-time networking

  • Experiencing designing and evaluating safety of High Voltage systems

  • Experience in leading product development from concept to deployment in compliance to ISO 26262 or IEC 61508

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • An eagerness to work cross-functionally in a dynamic environment where you are part of a high performing team

  • A system approach to design and development with the desire and curiosity to strive for exceptional delivery execution and continuous improvement

  • Experience deriving cost, manufacturability, reliability and failure modes tradeoffs from based on specific designs

What you’ll be able to do:

  • Lead the integration efforts for various powertrain components such as the Drive Unit and the Vehicle Control Module

  • Interface with the cross-functional teams to identify user stories and own the journey of the user stories from concept to production

  • Develop and own the powertrain related features and work with the hardware, software, architecture, safety and other cross-functional teams to deliver features

  • Develop detailed device transmittals for various powertrain components and own the document until production

  • Support development of test-cases and verification of system level functions on multiple mediums (benches, labcars and vehicles)

  • Lead the cross-functional development efforts and manage issue escalation & resolution

  • Report feature development progress and maturity at various program milestones

  • Participate in architectural and software technical discussions and develop technical solutions while representing the powertrain

The minimum requirements we seek:

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Embedded Systems

  • Strong Electrical and Embedded Systems Engineering fundamentals

  • Certification in ISO 26262 for TUV, UL or similar agency

  • 5+ years of experience designing and developing safety-critical architectures

  • 3+ years of experience using embedded networking interface tools for automotive, aerospace or similar

  • 5+ year of experience in designing and launching new embedded products from concept to production

Preferred Requirements :

  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Embedded Systems

  • Proven technical expertise in design and mass deployment of safety critical and dependable platforms in a regulated industry such as Automotive, Aerospace, Defense or Medical

  • Proficiency in fundamentals of embedded systems design, RTOSes and real-time networking

  • Experiencing designing and evaluating safety of High Voltage systems

  • Experience in leading product development from concept to deployment in compliance to ISO 26262 or IEC 61508

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • An eagerness to work cross-functionally in a dynamic environment where you are part of a high performing team

  • A system approach to design and development with the desire and curiosity to strive for exceptional delivery execution and continuous improvement

  • Experience deriving cost, manufacturability, reliability and failure modes tradeoffs from based on specific designs

Requisition ID : 17267

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