Ford Motor Company Cyber Defense Tools Analysts in Dearborn, Michigan


Job Title:

Cyber Defense Tools Analysts

Job Description & Qualifications:

The Ford Cyber Defense Center (CDC) is an integral part of the IT Security & Controls Department. The position opportunity is for a Tools Analyst. The Tools Analyst enables the CDC, through integration and automation of internal and external threat information across tools sets.


The Tool analyst plays a pivotal role ensuring integration across tools, developing reporting mechanisms to support daily and monthly metrics reporting as well as liaison with IT planning and engineering teams. The CDC Tools analyst will be called upon to develop custom queries, big data analytics, scripts and APIs during an incident as part of the response.

Cyber Defense Center mission is to provide proactive and reactive security services to protect Ford Motor Company Global digital information assets from compromise. The scope for the CDC is for any Ford Motor Company asset or asset of any subsidiary or joint venture worldwide.

Job Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 3+ years of Information Technology experience with network security technologies, as well as host & network-based security strategies

  • 2+ years of experience with multiple scripting languages (python, Powershell, AutoIT, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Partners and addresses problems of systems integrations with project teams and end users to identify application requirements

  • Participates in rapid prototyping activities in real-time with the clients to configure the RSA Archer platform to meet client business needs

  • Produce a detailed functional design document to match client’s requirements/expectations

  • Responsible for day-to-day end user application support and problem solving

  • Troubleshoots production problems related to software applications

  • Researches, tests, builds, and coordinates the conversion and/or integration of new application

  • API development expertise

  • Linux expertise

  • Cloud expertise

The distance between imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team, you discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. You’ll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

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 not available for this position.

Ford Motor Company is 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.

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Ford Motor Company


Information Technology

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Information Technology


Office of the CIO & Business Ofc.