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Ford Motor Company Senior Engineering Manager in Des Moines, Iowa


We are the movers of the world and the makers of the future. We get up every day, roll up our sleeves and build a better world -- together. At Ford, we’re all a part of something bigger than ourselves. What will you make today?

Product Development uses design thinking & user experience methods to deliver breakthrough products and services that delight our customers. We bring innovative, exciting, and sustainable ideas to life. We have opportunities around the world for you to contribute to advancements in autonomy, electrification, smart mobility technologies, and more!

  • Ford Credit is going through a major modernization, and we are looking for leadership that can bring that vision to reality

  • This person with have the opportunity to drive roadmaps to fruition and coach and mentor other IT members.

  • This person will have the ability to interact with Senior leadership from an engineering and product team standpoint.

What you'll do...

  • Works closely with the Product Owners to establish and/or contribute to the product roadmap whilst ensuring the development teams understand the strategy.

  • Actively pairs and coaches Software engineers in best-in-class software engineering practices

  • Works with third parties, internal partners, and software engineers across Ford to integrate products into various channels

  • Participates in technical architecture discussions around application functionality and integration.

  • Clearly communicates product vision to team members and stakeholders.

You'll have...

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering

Even better, you may have...

  • 5+ years of active development experience in Adobe AEM Forms with integration to DocuSign or equivalent

  • MUST HAVE 5+ years with technical responsibilities in Microsoft Dynamics 365 including Omnichannels

  • 5+ years with progressive responsibilities in software development utilizing agile methodologies (e.g. Scrum, XP)

  • 5+ years of experience defining product vision, strategy, product roadmaps and building and managing backlogs.

  • Experience with modern software engineering tools and programming languages e.g. C#, Azure, Jenkins, PCF, GCP, Postman, APIC, APIM or Apigee, SonarQube, 42Crunch, JavaScript, React, Java, etc.

  • Passion and demonstrated ability to implement Lean/Lean Startup thinking, focusing on human-centered practices.

  • Strong leadership and communication skills.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with others and navigate complex decision making.

  • Ability to collaborate well with engineers, designers, and business partners.

  • Self-driven to research and investigate new technologies and concepts.

  • Have exposure to lightweight product development methods such as user story mapping and/ or rapid prototyping

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

  • Tuition assistance

  • 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:

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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. In the United States, if you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability, please call 1-888-336-0660.

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 : 12041