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General Motors New Architecture Technical Specialist - Chassis in Milford, Michigan

About GM

There’s never been a more exciting time to work for General Motors.

To achieve our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, we need people to join us who are passionate about creating safer, better and more sustainable ways for people to get around. This bold vision won’t happen overnight, but just as we transformed how the world moved in the last century, we are committed to transforming how we move today and in the future.

Why Work for Us

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Job Description

The New Architecture Technical Specialist (NATS) is a technical leader in the Controller Integration organization. They are responsible for delivering an operational development environment by integrating application code and HWIO on new and prototype controllers. They act as the software architecture strategist for future products ensuring the organization is considering solutions that are optimized across the controller system. They provide technical leadership for advanced cross functional technology development and design analysis. NATS need to partner effectively and earn the respect and trust of peers and technical review boards. They must collaborate across disciplines and organizational boundaries to achieve customer focused results.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Deliver operational systems using software bench, debuggers, compilers, and instrumentation

  • Prioritize integration and test activities for initial controller deployment

  • Manage HWIO delivery and validation for initial controller deployment

  • Conduct impact analysis of controller supplier software exceptions

  • Find and delegate solutions for software issues

  • Create software strategies on initial new architecture programs

  • Negotiate controller software release schedule and content

  • Schedule and participate in controller supplier software reviews

  • Generate technical solutions for current, new, and major architectures

  • Collaborate with a variety of roles within the Global Electrification, Controls, Software, and Electronics organization

  • Stay abreast of new technology and competitive products

  • Travel as required

Critical Attributes:

  • Demonstrate positive leadership behaviors

  • Ability to root cause complex issues in integrated systems

  • Ability to lead cross functional teams

  • Desire to teach and coach others

  • Ambition to get things done and overcome obstacles

  • Inability to settle for average\

Additional Job Description

Required Minimum Skills and Experience:

  • BSE, BS in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science

  • Minimum 10+ years of relevant engineering experience

  • Knowledge and 5+ years of experience in embedded controller development

  • Knowledge and 5+ years of experience with programming languages (C/C++, Assembly, Perl, Java), operating systems (Unix, Linux, RTOS for embedded system) and instrumentation

  • Experience with propulsion systems (e.g. engine, hybrid, electric vehicle propulsion, transmission controls and/or integration)

  • Knowledge of communication protocols for embedded systems such as CAN, Ethernet, AVB

  • Knowledge of RTOS features such as timer management, process/thread/task scheduling, synchronization, memory isolation and protection, and I/O management

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Knowledge of instrumentation and simulation/emulation methods for hardware-in-loop, model-in-loop and tools such as dSpace

  • Knowledge of architecture patterns and service-oriented architecture

  • Knowledge in safety related system design

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:

• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;

• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;

• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;

• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values;

• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;

• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

Diversity Information

General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at Careers.Accommodations@GM.com .In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.