Connected Streaming Service Feature Lead

Ford Motor Company   •  

Dearborn, MI

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive

  •  

Less than 5 years

Posted 53 days ago


The Connected Vehicle Platform & Product (CVPP) Department is a global team within Ford Mobility group - responsible for architecture, systems engineering, development, validation, and the ongoing operations of connected vehicles, autonomous vehicles (AV), and electrification connectivity features.


Our team is looking for engineers to define and execute vibrant new features that stream content to and from vehicles, devices and the mobility cloud. This is a great opportunity to engineer, innovate, collaborate, and strategize with a diverse team in a rapidly growing area!

Responsibilities

  • End-to-end feature ownership for vehicle streaming feature(s), including project management, application of functional and interface specifications, design reviews, FMEA, and validation procedures
  • Collaborate with interfacing engineering groups to verify compliance with vehicle technical, architecture and service requirements
  • Together with User Experience and Human Machine Interface groups, verify the optimized connected feature customer experience
  • Ensure connected streaming feature compliance with cybersecurity and regulatory requirements for global markets.
  • Work with Validation teams to achieve comprehensive and on-time feature testing
  • Triage customer issues to identify root cause and work with respective teams (i.e. ADAS, VSDN, Mobile App) to resolve customer and operational issues
  • Determine root cause for software open issues discovered during the development process, e.g. timing stackups and race conditions. Recommend and implement interim and permanent containment actions
  • Lead change requests when necessary, champion CR's through the process and work with impacted Connected vehicle components for analysis and implementation
  • Competitive benchmarking to guide future product definition
  • Maintain open issue list, review, track and report on progress
  • Working knowledge of vehicle CAN and Ethernet protocols, digital and analog camera systems, RTP/RTSP streaming protocol, encoding (e.g. H264), and cybersecurity considerations
  • System engineering thinking with a strong understanding of vehicle sensors, networks and software
  • Work in a rapidly changing product landscape while using and developing best practices
  • Work on multiple projects concurrently and shift priorities as required to meet business requirements and timelines
  • An innovative and customer-focused approach to problem solving and system development
  • Work collaboratively under compressed timelines and sporadic heavy workloads
  • Self-learner of new concepts
  • Work with global engineering, design, and marketing areas who may each follow unique protocols

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related Engineering degree
  • 1+ year of experience with vehicle CAN and Ethernet protocols or digital and analog camera systems (coursework allowed)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related Engineering degree
  • 3+ years of experience in Connected Vehicle and Mobility space or a similar automotive feature development role
  • Experience with vehicle CAN and Ethernet protocols, digital and analog camera systems, RTP/RTSP streaming protocol, encoding (e.g. H264), and cybersecurity considerations
  • Understanding of human-centric design for an optimized user experience
  • Good understanding of embedded modem architecture and vehicle to cloud connectivity

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