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ETC 17000 Rotunda Dr, Dearborn, MI, 48120, US
February 25, 2024
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At Ford Motor Company, we believe that freedom of movement promotes human progress. At Model E, we strongly believe in people’s ability to shape their own professional future. We are on the verge of redefining our understanding of freedom of movement, which will drive long-term human advancement. With our amazing plans for the future of mobility, we have numerous options for you to advance your career as you help us define tomorrow’s transportation and vehicle ownership.


Electrification services necessitate unprecedented levels of intelligence, inspiration, and creativity. We are investing in emerging technologies and reinventing our businesses to accelerate growth in areas like as Range & Routing, Public Charging, Home Energy Management, Smart Grid solutions for commercial and retail clients, improved vehicle ownership experiences, and more.

  • Previous experience managing a product team.
  • Leverage their extensive software knowledge to create programme strategies, functional and technical requirements, resource plans, and technical roadmaps.
  • Possess organisational agility by collaborating with key stakeholders from various disciplines to align resources in support of the desired results.
  • Focus on delivering value to our clients by carefully and deliberately prioritising desired results.
  • Previous experience collaborating with an Agile development team.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with software development experience.
  • Ability to work alone and take the initiative to solve unanticipated issues.
  • A strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
  • Capable of managing several conflicting priorities.
  • Good interpersonal and communication abilities.
  • Data-driven and results-oriented.
  • Experience developing/managing technology products on cloud systems.
  • Ability to collaborate and make complicated decisions in a fast changing environment.


Qualifications/Education and desired past experiences:


  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, electrical/electronics/energy engineering, or a similar subject, or a combination of education and comparable experience
  • 5+ years of relevant engineering experience.
  • Three or more years of technical programme management experience in agile software delivery and backlog management.
  • Focus on delivering product value through collaboration.
  • Demonstrate a consistent focus for process improvement, thinking outside the box to motivate and encourage team members.
  • Collaborate closely with Business Partners and Product Managers to understand their product vision, strategy, and roadmap, and then translate it into an actionable backlog for the development team.
  • Help business stakeholders understand our iterative development strategy, which focuses on creating a Minimum Viable Product through rigorous and intentional prioritisation.
  • Collaborate with the Product Management team to identify any pain points and prioritise their resolution.
  • Collaborate with different vehicle core component teams and other product teams (internal and external) to prioritise, plan, and deliver the product.
  • Ensures that the backlog has enough prioritised user stories that can be estimated for the next two iterations.
  • Responding to in-person suggestions, the team communicates honestly and regularly.
  • Ensures that the provided software solution fulfils the desired business results.
  • Work with internal and external product designers to ensure that designs and assets are delivered on time to the engineering development team.
  • Identify and share success stories with the entire product team.
  • Help create and iterate on agile processes, continuously seeking ways to better.
  • Share your knowledge and mentor others to help the team go forward using Agile, Lean, and Design Thinking principles; create and iterate on product management procedures.


You may not tick every box, and your expertise may differ slightly from what we’ve provided, but if you believe you can add value to Ford Motor Company, we invite you to apply!

As a well-established global corporation, we provide the benefit of choice. You have the opportunity to shape your Ford future: will your tale take you around the world or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into your passion, or a series of new teams and skills? Will you be a leader, changemaker, technical specialist, culture builder, or all of the above? Regardless of what you pick, we provide a work environment that works for you, including:

  • Provides immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage.
  • Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programmes, subsidised backup daycare, and more
  • Vehicle discount programme for employees and family members, as well as management leases.
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Existing and active employee resource groups
  • Paid time off for individual and group community service.
  • A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Years Day.
  • Paid time off with the option to purchase more vacation time.

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Visa sponsorship is available for this role.

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  • Lead the definition, planning, execution, and implementation of complex technical efforts in the software arena focused at attaining strategic business objectives.
  • Prioritise client scenarios and develop functional success indicators to ensure that project objectives are aligned with customer requirements.
  • Deliver or oversee the delivery of thorough functional specifications that are consistent with project objectives.
  • Utilise technical skills to create programme strategies, strong technological architecture, and functional and technical needs.
  • Collaborate closely with key stakeholders, including designers, software engineers, and product managers, to determine project scope, objectives, and priorities while ensuring alignment with organisational goals.
  • Ensure that project and programme objectives, deliverables, and outcomes are met within the agreed-upon scope, timeframe, budget, and resources.
  • Showcase influential leadership by evaluating other views, making significant progress, and pushing the team to meet project goals.
  • Identifies risks and develops risk mitigation strategies to ensure the timely completion of strategic projects/programs.
  • Manage technological product goals and projections. Collaborate with the software development team(s) to translate long-term goals into an executable technology strategy and execution plan.
  • Refines backlog content to improve business outcomes based on software product feedback.
  • Understands business and user needs in order to prioritise the product backlog and mitigate risks.