Ford Motor Company Supervisor - Tools & Infrastructure / Big Data in Dearborn, Michigan


Job Title:

Supervisor - Tools & Infrastructure / Big Data

Job Description & Qualifications:

Ford Motor Company's Global Data, Insight, and Analytics (GDIA) organization is looking for a seasoned technical/analytic professional that has a deep business understanding of data science and the underlying technologies. You will have the opportunity to work with some of the brightest global subject matter experts that are transforming the automobile industry.

This role is in the Data Operations & Infrastructure department which has responsibility for all analytical tools and requisite infrastructure that supports all GDI&A functions. This role covers both strategic and tactical aspects of the domain and will be involved in the development of software roadmaps, project planning and tracking, solution testing, development and execution of training, deployments, and on-going operations within the Big Data environment. The incumbent must be able to work with and lead cross-functional teams of data scientists, data analysts and IT practitioners to deliver solutions and capabilities that provide data-driven insights.

This role requires a detail oriented, creative technologist, comfortable working in a highly collaborative, entrepreneurial environment, able to work with a variety of customers and manage and prioritize competing customer demands, while incrementally building an integrated reporting and analytics self-service platform end state vision. \n\n\n\n


  • Acting as an internal consultant across all of our business units, this position will take a leadership role delivering solutions

  • Building out the Big Data environment with new tools (such as Hadoop, Informatica, ChatBot)

  • Partnering with Information Technology team to deliver new Big Data infrastructure

  • Build new training materials

  • Develop, communicate, own and support User Communities tied to Big Data toolsets

  • Identify, track and measure appropriate metrics for the Big Data domain and develop action plans for improvement

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, Engineering, Information Technology or Economicsor other related technical and business fields

  • 5+ years of project management experience

  • 3+ years of technical architecture experience

  • 3+ years of database experience (IE. DB2, oracle, SQL, Teradata)

  • 3+ years of experience in leading/supervising teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, Engineering, Information Technology or Economics or other related technical and business fields

  • Self-starter, high level of initiative, detail-oriented and ability to multi-task.

  • Strong collaboration and communications skills..

  • Strong problem formulation and problem solving skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and leadership behaviors.

  • Successful candidate must be able to demonstrate leadership in ONE FORD (leadership) behaviors combined with outstanding interpersonal, teambuilding, and communication skills.

The distance between imagination and …. Creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. And, it can be a road you start traveling right now. When you join Ford Motor Company, your journey begins. You 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.

At Ford Motor Company, the distance between you and an amazing career has never been shorter. Join the Ford team today, and discover the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader.

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. 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. Ford Motor Company also is committed to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment such persons.

Auto req ID:



Ford Motor Company



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Data Operations