Cloud Data Engineer at Ford Motor Company (Detroit, MI)

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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.

Ford Global Data Insights and Analytics' is looking for a Cloud Data Engineer, an exciting opportunity on the team responsible for supporting some of Ford's most visible initiatives. The role of the Cloud Data Engineer is a critical enabler in helping us deliver relevant data-driving platforms and solutions across the enterprise, built on a superior data factory foundation. This role will take on the most difficult data challenges in realizing a modern data factory, as well as ensuring that data standards, information interoperability, data quality, and data availability fully support global analytics application teams in deploying and optimizing enterprise data solutions! The role of the Cloud Data Engineer is critical to enabling data-driven decision-making by collecting, transforming, and publishing data.

If you are a highly skilled, transformative and ambitious professional with a deep passion for Data Engineering, please consider joining our team as we navigate Ford Motor Company through the disruptiveness of the information age and achieve data superiority!
What you'll be able to do:
  • Build new data pipelines and data robots, take a design and bring it to life
  • Defines requirements; creates and run the data factory machinery
  • Work with stakeholders and data scientists to understand and deliver on data business requirements
  • Work with technology team to model data, create data flow diagrams as applicable to data extraction, load, and transformation
  • Perform extraction, manipulation and transformation of structured and unstructured data to use for analysis
  • Monitor data pipelines, fix recurring issues and act as First Responder when issues arise
  • Manage and optimize data pipelines
  • Perform data scrubbing and cleansing specific to model and tool specifications
Critical Success Factors
  • Deep knowledge of and passion for Data Engineering and discipline to ensure quality, reliability and customer satisfaction
  • Experience programming and producing working models or transformations with modern programming languages
  • Translate designs of Senior Data Engineer into scalable solutions
  • Understands how data is useful to the enterprise
  • Fundamentals of software engineering are a must, including use of repositories (e.g., GitHub) and test-driven development
  • Experience in Cloud (GCP, AWS, ), SQL and NoSQL databases, Java, Hadoop, Python, Spark, Data Lakes, Data Warehouses, and Data Marts preferred
  • Able to design, build, operationalize, secure, and monitor cloud data processing systems with a particular emphasis on security and compliance; scalability and efficiency; reliability and fidelity; and flexibility and portability
Minimum requirements we seek:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Data Engineering or related fieldor a combination of education and equivalent experience.
  • 1+ years' experience working and building pipelines on Google Cloud or other cloud environment with Demonstration of Data skills
  • 2+ years' experience in Data Engineering, Data Science and/or Software Engineering
  • Google Cloud Certifications or equivalent AWS/Azure Certifications
Our preferred qualifications:
  • Advanced degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Data Engineering or related fieldor a combination of education and equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years of experience in Data Engineering, Data Science and/or Software Engineering
  • Associate or Professional Google Cloud Data Engineer Certifications or equivalent AWS/Azure Certifications
  • Excellent skills at building and running cloud (GCP preferred) data processing systems, pipelines, and solution with the appropriate cloud technologies
  • Experience in migrating data warehousing and data processing to cloud (GCP preferred) with awareness of current state and how to migrate a design to a future state
  • Experience with ensuring cloud (GCP preferred) data solution quality by designing for security and compliance, scalability and efficiency, reliability and fidelity, flexibility and portability
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to transfer knowledge to others
What you'll receive in return:

As part of the Ford family, you'll enjoy excellent compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous PTO, retirement, savings and stock investment plans, incentive compensation and much more. You'll also experience exciting opportunities for professional and personal growth and recognition.

If you have what it takes to help us redefine the future of mobility, we'd love to have you join us.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

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.
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More Information on Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Dearborn, MI and Palo Alto, CA. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903. It has 175633 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 113 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.
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