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General Motors Software Engineer – Component Validation 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

Our culture is focused on building inclusive teams, where differences and unique perspectives are embraced so you can contribute to your fullest potential as you pursue your career. Our locations feature a variety of work environments, including open work spaces and virtual connection platforms to inspire productivity and flexible collaboration. And we are proud to support our employees volunteer interests, and make it a priority to join together in efforts that give back to our communities.

Job Description

Responsible for the oversight of various GM suppliers’ software validation for multiple electronic automotive components. Responsible for partnering with Electrical Component Validation Engineers, Release Engineers, and Suppliers in providing analysis and risk assessments based on component software validation reports. Ensure timely delivery of software validation deliverables. Responsible for reviewing a supplier’s software development capabilities and test methods to ensure adequate sourcing selections. Provide technical direction and support in determining root cause of software issues and software/hardware interfaces. Work with various internal GM engineering departments and external suppliers on software development and provide knowledgeable insight on complex issues and up-to-date test methods. Initiate and support software design reviews for new or updated designs. Travel as required.

Additional Job Description

Qualifications:

  • BSE, BS in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Chemistry, Metallurgical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Physics, Material Engineering, or equivalent experience.

  • 5+ years required experience in writing, debugging, testing, and releasing software for automotive embedded systems; 7+ years strongly preferred

  • Proficient in C/C++ programming languages.

  • Experience in model driven software development.

  • Ability to understand and assess different software abstraction layers, software architectures, and software design solutions.

  • Proficient in CAN/GMLAN and other communication protocols.

  • Experience in assessing electronic hardware and proficient in reading electrical circuit schematics.

  • Ability to read, interpret and generate engineering drawings and specifications.

  • Experience in using software development test tools such as scopes, bus analyzers, ICEs, debuggers, and data recorders.

  • Proficient computer skills including test programming, analyzing data, writing test reports.

  • High level of analytical ability where problems are complex and unusual.

  • Time leadership skills to meet agreed upon customer work, able to lead numerous projects

  • Appropriate interpersonal styles and communication methods to work effectively with local and international product development partners to meet mutual goals.

  • Understanding of engineering theory and principles of design.

  • Good oral and written communication skills.

  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others.

  • Understanding of design/manufacturing processes.

  • Ability to work independently and is self-driven for optimum results.

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.

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