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Ford Motor Company Security Platform Engineer in Helena, Montana

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.

This team requests EST hours and we prefer candidates able to work hybrid from our Dearborn, MI office.

Seeking a highly motivated cyber security engineer and hands-on full-stack developer with excellent problem-solving and analytical skills who can work with a global team to engineer, deploy, and support end to end solutions in the cloud and in our data centers for the Cyber Security organization. The Security Platform Engineer will be responsible for engineering, maintaining, and optimizing the infrastructure and platform that Cyber Security uses to detect and respond to company cyber threats. This role involves close collaboration with security analysts, incident responders, and other engineering teams to ensure the robustness and effectiveness of our security platforms.

  • Design, implement, and manage scalable security platforms and infrastructure to support cyber threat detection and response initiatives.

  • Provide engineering support for the deployment, configuration, and maintenance of security tools and technologies.

  • Develop and maintain automation scripts and tools to streamline security operations and enhance detection and response capabilities.

  • Monitor the performance and health of security platforms, identifying and resolving issues proactively.

  • Collaborate with security analysts to understand their needs and translate them into technical requirements and solutions.

  • Integrate various data sources and security tools to improve threat detection and response workflows.

  • Conduct regular security assessments and audits to ensure compliance with internal policies and industry standards.

  • Document system configurations, processes, and procedures to ensure consistency and knowledge sharing.

  • Stay abreast of the latest security trends, technologies, and best practices to continuously improve the security posture of the organization.

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field.

  • 4+ years of experience in security engineering, platform engineering, or a related role within an enterprise technology environment.

  • Knowledge of CI and CD and tool sets like GitHub, Nexus, Artifactory, Jenkins, Tekton, and Travis CI is preferred.

  • Expertise with automating infrastructure as code using Terraform, CloudFormation, Packer, and Ansible.

  • Proficiency in scripting and automation using languages such as Python, Bash, or PowerShell.

  • Experience with cloud platforms (Google Cloud, Azure, AWS) and containerization technologies (Docker, Kubernetes).

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work effectively under pressure.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong understanding of security technologies and tools, including SIEM/SOAR, EDR, IDS/IPS, and vulnerability management systems.

  • Experience with Google Cloud infrastructure provisioning, including VPC, Subnet, Gateway, Security groups, Google Cloud SQL, Kubernetes, CloudRun, etc.

  • Expertise with patch management and APM tools like Dynatrace, GCP Cloud Monitoring, AppDynamics, Prometheus, Grafana, ELK, and Splunk for monitoring and alerting.

  • Familiarity with security frameworks and compliance standards such as ISO 27001, NIST, MITRE and GDPR.

  • Knowledge of network security, firewalls, and intrusion detection/prevention systems.

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 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:

This position is a range of salary grades 6-8 .

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

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Requisition ID : 30466