IT Product Manager 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.

Can you to make smart vehicles for a thoughtful world? Join the Ford Product Development team. Applying Design Thinking User Experience methods, you'll work to deliver breakthrough products and services that delight our customers. We're seeking forward-thinking, laser-focused professionals with a passion for bringing innovative, exciting, and sustainable ideas to life. We have opportunities around the world for you to contribute to such advancements as autonomy, electrification, inquisitive mobility technologies, and more!

Join a growing team of engineers delivering a suite of features that give drivers a safer and more confident driving experience, including BlueCruise.
What you'll be able to do:
  • Work closely with GDIA Partners to understand their product vision and break it down into an actionable backlog of user stories for the development team.
  • Work hands-on with the development team and other stakeholders to prioritize, plan, and deliver software and infrastructure that meets client requirements.
  • Help GDIA Partners understand our iterative development approach and focus on delivering a Minimum Viable Product through careful and deliberate prioritization.
  • Work with design resources (internal and/or external) to ensure timely delivery of designs and assets to the development team.
  • Mentor and train other PMs to help them learn agile/XP methods and build skills.
  • Identify potential success stories and share with communications team.
  • Help innovate and iterate on agile PM processes and share our learnings.
The minimum requirements we seek:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field
  • 4+ years of experience as a business analyst or project manager.
  • 2+ years of experience with CA Agile Central (Rally) or similar Agile Tools.
Our preferred qualifications:
  • Skilled at defining and prioritizing product features.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others and navigate complex decision making.
  • Ability to collaborate well with engineers, designers, and Business Partners.
  • In vehicle and/or connected vehicle subject matter expertise
  • Previous success working with an agile development team.
  • Background in design or software development.
  • Experience with Test-Driven Development, Paired Programming.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills and the ability to teach others.
  • Experience with Lean methodology.
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 are 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. 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.

For information on Ford's salary and benefits, please visit: https://corporate.ford.com/content/dam/corporate/us/en-us/documents/careers/2021-benefits-and-comp-GSR-sal-plan-2.pdf

At Ford, the health and safety of our employees is our top priority. Vaccination has been shown to play a significant 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.
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 137 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.
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