Data Engineer

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Ford Motor Company

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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.


Creating the future of smart mobility requires the highly intelligent use of data, metrics, and analytics. That’s where you can make an impact as part of our Global Data Insight & Analytics team. We are the trusted advisers that enable Ford to clearly see business conditions, customer needs, and the competitive landscape. With our support, key decision-makers can act in meaningful, positive ways. Join us and use your data expertise and analytical skills to drive evidence-based, timely decision-making.


Employees in this job function are responsible for designing, developing, testing and maintaining software applications and products to meet customer needs both on-prem and cloud native. They are involved in the entire software development lifecycle including designing software architecture, writing code, testing for quality and deploying the software to meet customer requirements. Full-stack software engineering roles, who can develop all components of software including user interface and server side also fall within this job function.

The Software Engineer will work on a Balanced Product Team and collaborate with the Product Manager, Product Designer, and other Software Engineers to deliver analytic solutions. The Software Engineer will be responsible for the development and ongoing support/maintenance of the analytic solutions.

  • Product And Requirements Management: Participate in and/or lead the development of requirements, features, user stories, use cases, and test cases. Participate in stand-up operations meetings.
  • Author: Process and Design Documents
  • Design/Develop/Test/Deploy: Work with the Business Customer, Product Owner, Architects, Product Designer, Software Engineers, and Security Controls Champion on solution design, development, and deployment.
  • Operations: Generate Metrics, Perform User Access Authorization, Perform Password Maintenance, and Build Deployment Pipelines.
  • Incident, Problem, And Change/Service Requests: Participate and/or lead incident, problem, change and service request-related activities. Includes root cause analysis (RCA). Includes proactive problem management/defect prevention activities

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years' experience in Software Engineering.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering or a combination of education and equivalent experience.
  • Willingness to collaborate daily with team members.
  • A strong curiosity around how to best use technology to amaze and delight our customers
  • Using CI/CD tools and pipelines e.g. Tekton, Cloud Build, etc.
  • 1+ year experience with developing for and deploying to cloud platforms (e.g. GCP, PCF, Azure)
  • Implement and optimize cloud services and tools (e.g. Terraform, BigQuery, GCP)
  • Experience in development using combination of the following technologies:
    • Languages: Java / JS / TS / Python
    • Frontend frameworks: Angular/ React
    • Backend frameworks: Spring / Node
  • Proven experience understanding, practicing, and advocating for software engineering disciplines from Clean Code, Software Artisanship, and Lean including:
    • Paired / Mobbing programming
    • Test-first/Test Driven Development (TDD)
    • Evolutionary design
    • Minimum Viable Product

Desired Skills

  • Highly effective in working with other technical experts, Product Managers, UI/UX Designers and business stakeholders
  • Delivered products that include web front-end development, JavaScript, CSS, frameworks like Angular, etc.
  • Comfortable with Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery tools and pipelines e.g. Tekton, Cloud Build, etc.
  • Experience with machine learning, mathematical modeling, and data analysis is a plus
  • Experience with CA Agile Central (Rally), backlogs, iterations, user stories, or similar Agile Tools
  • Experience in the development of microservices
  • Understanding of fundamental data modeling
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
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Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: India

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