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General Motors Automated Driving Platform Software Lead Engineer in Warren, 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

Develop and integrate high-performance, embedded computing platforms into vehicles to enable automated driving features, such as UltraCruise and SuperCruise


  • Overall Controls Manager for Automated Driving Compute Platform (ACP) integration;

  • Lead development and integration of ACP Process of Engineering (PoE);

  • Ensure conformance to Global Vehicle Development Process (GVDP) deliverables;

  • Manage cross-functional HW & SW delivery schedules to ensure alignment for development milestones, such as:

  • Internal SW & supplier-provided SW & HW schedules;

  • Bench integration plans;

  • Electrical arch., SW arch., Sensor architecture plans.

  • Coordinate efforts of controls tools group, controller supplier, instrumentation supplier and tools vendors to ensure CST team can be functional using: SW benches, debuggers, compilers, instrumentation, logic analyzers, etc.;

  • Single-point technical contact for leadership, internal and external organizations relative to ACP development & integration;

  • Identify and support resolution of ACP integration issues;

  • Support leadership in defining, managing and prioritizing allocated resources

Additional Job Description


  • Create Control Plan (PoE) for ACP development & integration;

  • Status Project in Engineering Process Tool (PoE);

  • Develop and support initiatives to meet product safety and quality targets;

  • Ensure embedded controller deliveries to vehicle and bench milestones;

  • Lead overall communication, coordination, and consultation with engineering departments (i.e. SWILs, CIEs) to integrate application code and supplier HWIO to bring-up new ACPs;

  • Communicate project status to leadership & program teams;

  • Support execution teams to ensure successful part release to production;

  • Provide technical input to requirements for future products;

  • Recommend future controller architecture strategies to leverage new technology and previous design learnings.


  • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

  • 5+ years of experience in a software-related area

  • Knowledgeable about embedded system & software as it pertains to engineering

  • High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual and difficult

  • Project and Time Management: Manage multiple priorities while maintaining a commitment to the tasks at hand

  • Problem Solving: Able to identify problems, analyze varying courses of action to determine, recommend and negotiate optimal solutions and execute contingency plans


  • Master’s degree in Engineering or Computer Science.

  • Knowledge of Adaptive AutoSAR and QNX

  • Design/Development of Safety Critical Systems/Components

  • Experience with Automated Driving software a plus

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.