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General Motors Autonomous and Automated Driving Vehicle HIL Subsystem Bench Development Engineer in Warren, Michigan

About GM

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Job Description

As a HIL Subsystem Bench Development Engineer, you will be responsible for developing real time controls simulation models for various vehicle domains such as Hybrid Controls, Active Safety, and Chassis, and Body. Responsibility will include plant modeling, and integration of plant models with Hardware-In-the-Loop environment for networked ECUs. Specific design and build activities that you will be responsible for include:

  • Execute bench development strategies defined for organization by HIL Modeling Strategic Lead

  • Partner with Subsystem Bench Lead Engineer in the development of Vehicle System Bench

  • Collaborate with Electrical Validation HIL Modeling team to ensure that best practices are shared / standardized by both organizations.

  • Develop real time Simulation Models using Matlab/Simulink in support of real time testing of integrated controllers using Hardware-In-the-Loop (HIL)

  • Adapt and integrate Chassis, Active Safety, or Propulsion System controllers with HIL bench

  • Integration of plant models from multiple vehicle domains to enable software verification on HIL benches

  • Partner with validation engineers to develop test methods and setups

  • Utilize understanding of Vehicle Electrical Architecture and Subsystem/Features in Active Safety, Electrification, and Chassis Controls domains when developing HIL models

  • Develop and/or adapt Vehicle Dynamics simulation models (e.g. CarSim, VeDyna, or ASM-VD) with other plant models

  • Provide solutions for instrumentation and simulation of Electronic Controls Unit (ECU) sensors and actuators

  • Utilize various scripting tools to enhance modeling methods (i.e. Python, Visual C,…)

  • Develop new simulation methods in support of new vehicle features and technology. This includes new HIL hardware, software, and modeling strategy.

  • Train and support validation engineers on Hardware-In-the-Loop bench for test and simulation setups for them to run their validation tests

  • Develop HIL test automation framework solutions for integration testing of vehicle features/functions and functional safety

  • Coordinates and consults with departments outside engineering as needed

This position involves responsibility for development activities throughout a vehicle’s lifecycle including:

  • Definition of bench and test property technical requirements

  • Electrical design integration and verification

  • Electrical design testing and validation

This role requires an experienced engineer to lead and drive a cross-functional product development team including collaboration with the following groups:

Within Engineering –

  • Global Propulsion Systems and Electrification

  • Global Electronic Components and Subsystems

  • Global Body/Safety Electronics

  • Infotainment and Connectivity

  • Chassis Electronics

  • Autonomous and Automated Driving Technology

  • Power and Signal Distribution Systems

Outside of Engineering –

  • Manufacturing

  • Quality

Additional Job Description

Education Required:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering (Electrical, Computer, or Mechanical with Electrical Experience)

Experienced Required:

  • Understand Vehicle System Electrical Architecture

  • Understand Active Safety Features and integration of sensors with vehicle controls system.

  • Understand plant modeling strategies to replace hardware with simulated HWIO from hardware in the loop controller.

  • Degrees: Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Control Systems or equivalent degree

  • Min of 3-4 years experience using Hardware-In-the-Loop systems for developing real time controls

  • Min of 1-2 years experience in Matlab/Simulink modeling

  • Min of 1-2 years experience in Electrical Test and Development, and Vehicle Electrical Architecture

  • Understanding of GMLAN/CAN vehicle communication system and CAN based monitoring tools (CANalyzer, NeoVi,..)

Preferred Skills:

  • Prior experience in Chassis Controls modeling and simulation using modeling tools such as CarSim, VeDyna, or ASM..

  • Prior experience in Electrification Controls modeling and simulation using Matlab Simulink

  • Prior experience in ADAS (Active Safety) Controls modeling and simulation

  • Understanding of advanced vehicle communications protocols such as Flexray and Ethernet.

  • Understanding of Systems Engineering Based Vehicle Development

  • Understanding of Control Systems Theory

  • High level of oral and written communication skills

  • High level of interpersonal skills to work independently and effectively with others

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.