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Platform Engineer

Company: Ford Motor Company
Location: Albany
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job 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.
Ford Pro is a new global business within Ford committed to commercial customer productivity. Ford Pro delivers a work-ready suite of vehicles, accessories and services for virtually every vocation, backed by technology and engineered for uptime. A true one-stop shop, offering a full portfolio of electrified and internal combustion vehicles designed to integrate seamlessly with the Ford Pro ecosystem, helping customers' businesses thrive today and into the new era of electrification.
In this position...
Ford Pro is looking for Platform Engineers that embrace Agile-eXtreme Programming principles to deliver innovative software products for Ford Motor Company and our commercial customers. As a member of the Platform Engineering team, you will design, implement, and maintain platform CI/CD libraries supporting deployments to Google Cloud Platform.
What you'll do...

  • Engineer production-quality DevOps pipelines, tools, and automation

  • Enhance testing platforms, improve test automation, foster software craftsmanship

  • Surprise and delight customers and partner software engineers

  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of our solutions

  • Collaborate with multi-skilled teams working on commercial/fleet software solutions

  • Engage in Test-first Development, Test Driven Development

  • Cloud development using cutting-edge technologies and integrations with Ford enterprise systems

    You'll have...

    • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent

    • 3+ years of experience with:

    • DevSecOps Tools and processes, such as (Checkmarx, Fossa, Prometheus/Grafana, Docker, Podman, Tekton, etc.)

    • Continuous integration/continuous delivery tools and pipelines, such as: (Jenkins, Terraform, SonarQube, Maven, Gradle, Kubernetes, Helm, Apigee X)

    • 1+ years of experience developing and deploying to cloud platforms, such as Google Cloud Platform, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Amazon Web Services, and Microsoft Azure

      Even better, you may have...

      • Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field

      • Deep understanding of DevOps Design Principles

      • Familiar with eXtreme Programming (XP) practices including Pair/Mob programming and Test-first/Test Driven Development (TDD)

      • Experience with developing and deploying to cloud platforms, such as Google Cloud Platform, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Amazon Web Services, and Microsoft Azure

      • Experience with Spring/SpringBoot and RESTFUL Web services development

      • Experience with CA Agile Central (Rally), backlogs, iterations, user stories, or similar Agile Tools Highly effective in working with other technical specialists, Product Managers, UI/UX Designers and business partners

      • Passion for learning and willingness to work in a pair programming environment

      • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

      • Strong oral and written communication skills

      • Ability to multi-task and manage changing priorities

      • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills

      • Ability to work independently and take initiative when solving unexpected problems

      • Understanding of fundamental data modeling

      • Experience in development of microservices

        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
        --- 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 not 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.
        At Ford, the health and safety of our employees is our top priority. Vaccination has been proven to play a critical role in combating COVID-19. As a result, Ford has made the decision to require U.S. salaried employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless employees require an accommodation for religious or medical reasons. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or an approved medical or religious exemption.
        Requisition ID : 7472

Keywords: Ford Motor Company, Albany , Platform Engineer, Engineering , Albany, New York

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