As the German subsidiary of the Ford Motor Company, Ford-Werke GmbH has been successful in the automotive business for over 90 years. As a modern mobility company, it is our goal to always “bring on tomorrow”. Around 20,000 employees are already committed to this in Cologne, Aachen and Saarlouis.

CONNECTIVITY COMPONENT SYSTEM ENGINEER (D/F/M)

As a future member of the Enterprise Connectivity team, you will be working on smart connectivity for our Ford vehicles in Europe. You will be part of the team developing advanced features and functions for the connected cars of tomorrow, applying the latest technologies in cloud environments, Internet-of-Things (IoT), wireless communications and IT security (cybersecurity). You will help by shaping the new digital age of the automobile around electrification, connectivity, vehicle-to-X, and much more. Become part of a product team that is constantly focused on our customers.

  • Feature development and coordination of feature implementation within the In-Vehicle Infotainment & Connectivity (IVI-C) system and its interfaces (cloud systems, HMI, ECUs, etc.)
  • Close collaboration with Software-development teams (internally & externally) with regards to the development of new IVI-C features, as well as project managing their introduction
  • Comparison and evaluation of different specifications and solutions considering new technologies, regional customer expectations and legal requirements
  • Responsibility for the design-verification-process of software and features/functions
  • Detailed analysis of test results, considering requirements and interface partners
  • Setup of project plans, project control, identification of project risks, implementation of risk countermeasures as well as internal and external project reporting 
  • Above-average degree in computer science, electrical engineering, business informatics or equivalent
  • Several years of experience in development of distributed functions and systems, preferably in the area of infotainment and connectivity
  • Several years of experience in project management in software, electric/electronic or infotainment products, preferably including usage of (agile) project management tools in the automotive sector
  • High degree of initiative, responsibility and resilience
  • High degree of product and system knowledge in the area of connectivity / infotainment
  • Experience with tools like Office 365, CAD, Jira, CANalyzer are advantageous
  • Very good English skills, German language skills are a plus
  • Be Part of a Global and Diverse Team within a Leading Automotive Manufacturer
  • Be close to our Customers and have access to the latest Technologies
  • Working on future-oriented products in a state-of-the-art and dynamic work environment
  • Access to multiple learning and professional development platforms
  • Satisfaction of seeing the impact of your solution in millions of vehicles
  • Hybrid Working Opportunities – blending working from Home with working at the Office
  • Access to multiple additional benefits (Ford Sports Club, Ford Insurance, Ford Bank, …)
  • Attractive compensation