Ford Employment – Software Developer – Media & USB Infotainment

Website Ford Motor Company

Job Description:

You will be joining a dynamic team responsible for delivering some of the most highly utilized functions of a modern in-car infotainment system. You will be working as part of a motivated team in a fast-paced working environment, where quality and attention to detail are vital. You will design and implement customer-visible features that are used by millions of people every day. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to test your software under real conditions in Ford test vehicles. Media playback is a critical piece of the modern in-car infotainment system, everybody interacts with it and expects it to work flawlessly. The challenge and the reward is getting that playback experience so flawless people don’t even think about it. Whether it’s a library of MP3s on a USB stick, or the latest Apple Radio streaming service from an iPhone, we make it accessible and intuitive to enjoy, with lots of creative and efficient code under the covers to make the magic happen.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participate in design reviews with the team
  • Investigating, debugging, understanding, and fixing bugs in the product
  • Work in an agile team of software developers and test engineers
  • Review other team members code, supplying constructive feedback for their changes
  • Write an appropriate amount of unit tests to properly prove out your code
  • Investigate options for how to design new features, reviewing these options with the rest of the team
  • Leverage industry best practices to design, implement, test, and support new feature development
  • Develop proof of concepts and prototypes of potential new features

Qualification & Experience:

  • 2+ years experience developing on Android
  • 4+ years work experience
  • Extensive experience in C/C++ in a POSIX environment
  • Experience with the AOSP level of Android (could include writing headless services, APIs, etc.)
  • Strong grasp of data structures and algorithms
  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, software engineering or related field of study (Successful candidates will be required to provide proof of degree completion for the highest level of education attained. If the degree was obtained from a school outside of Canada, an Education Credential Assessment report showing Canadian equivalency is also required)
  • Experience with unit-testing and mock frameworks
  • Experience with Media and USB
  • Strong understanding of object oriented design and development
  • Familiarity with QNX, Linux or other UNIX-like operating systems

Job Details:

Company: Ford Motor Company

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Waterloo, ON, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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