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Ford Motor Company Site Reliability Engineer (remote) in Boston, Massachusetts

We are the movers of the world and the makers of the future. We get up every day, roll up our sleeves and build a better world -- together. At Ford, we’re all a part of something bigger than ourselves. Are you ready to change the way the world moves?

Enterprise Technology plays a critical part in shaping the future of mobility. If you’re looking for the chance to leverage advanced technology to redefine the transportation landscape, enhance the customer experience and improve people’s lives, this is the opportunity for you. Join us and challenge your IT expertise and analytical skills to help create vehicles that are as smart as you are.

Ford is seeking an experienced Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) to join our team and lead the development, enhancement, and extension of our global monitoring and observability platform.

Our Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) team enable modernization by providing robust SRE standards, IaC, monitoring tools powered by AI and easy-to-use dashboards. The resulting transparency of end-to-end performance provides a better view into how teams can proactively manage reliability and strategically apply automation.

As a SRE your role will combine software engineering and systems engineering disciplines to ensure that software systems are available, scalable, and maintainable This individual will play a pivotal role in shaping the evolving needs of our customers including development of Service Level Indicators and Objectives (SLI/SLO), best practices with associated templates, as well as automation to remove toil and facilitate adoption.

What you'll do...

  • Have a strong background in software development and systems administration, as well as excellent problem-solving, troubleshooting, and communication skills

  • Leverage experience to safely perform destructive testing to seek and discover vulnerabilities

  • Architect, design and develop automation to improve resilience, recoverability, availability, and scalability of supported applications

  • Recognize, validate and evangelize emerging technologies and architectures that align with business objectives

  • Develop tooling to improve reliability, quality, and time-to-market for software solutions

  • Measure and optimize system performance, with an eye toward pushing our capabilities forward, getting ahead of customer needs, and innovating to continually improve

  • Identify and reduce or eliminate toil via automation to maximize the time spent on engineering and innovation

  • Collaborate with development teams to design, build, and operate scalable and resilient software systems using Cloud native principles

  • Proactively identify stability risks and work with engineering leadership to establish appropriate mitigation plans

  • Regularly review key technical metrics such as transactions errors, logging, response times, caching strategies, conversion/bounce rates, capacity and resource utilization

  • Establish error budgets by identifying the right SLOs, SLIs, and effectively drive their use to ensure maximum availability/uptime

  • Conduct performance analysis and optimization of new and in-production systems

  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to other team members

  • Participate in incident response, support, recovery, and postmortem analysis

You'll have...

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field or a combination of education and equivalent work experience

  • 5 + years of experience programming with one or more of the following: Python, Go, Java/Scala, C or C++.

  • 3 + years of experience with APM or other monitoring tools such as Dynatrace, New Relic, ELK, Splunk, Prometheus, Sensu, Nagios, Kafka, DataDog

  • 3 + years’ experience with J2EE, NoSQL/SQL Datastore, Spring Boot, GCP/AWS/Azure & Docker/K8 in developing multi-tier applications.

  • 2+ years of experience as a Site Reliability Engineer including at least one SRE certification.

Even better, you may have...

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field

  • Strong proficiency with Google Cloud and its library of services

  • Experience with automated test-driven development in CI/CD Pipelines

  • Thorough understanding of software development and agile programming

  • Understanding and ability to implement effective observability strategies to improve MTTD/R

  • Experience with RESTful APIs and microservices platforms

  • Working knowledge of the TCP/IP stack, internet routing and load balancing

  • Solve complex architecture/design & business problems, work to simplify, optimize, remove bottlenecks, etc.

You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we've outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!

As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builder…or all of the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:

  • Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage

  • Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up childcare and more

  • Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases

  • Tuition assistance

  • Established and active employee resource groups

  • Paid time off for individual and team community service

  • A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day

  • Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.

For a detailed look at our benefits, click here: rporate/us/en-us/documents/careers/2023-benefits-and-comp-GSR-sal-plan-2.pdf

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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. In the United States, if you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability, please call 1-888-336-0660.


Requisition ID : 21694