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General Motors Software System 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

Role Summary:

General Motors is looking for a talented Software System Engineer to help us build state-of-the-art connectivity platforms. We are seeking people who can help us push the limits of vehicle technology.

As part of our team, you will be a key member of GM’s advanced line of vehicle components. Our group delivers software for GM’s next generation infotainment and connectivity systems. In this role, you will work at GM’s vehicle engineering center in Michigan and perform product planning, requirements development, issue resolution, and coordination of vehicle feature integration with off-site teams.

Your Role:

  • Work with GM System Engineers, Feature Owners and Business Owners to understand system requirements and key performance measurements.

  • Participate in planning, definition, and high-level design of the solution and exploration of solution alternatives.

  • Coordinate with architecture teams to define subsystems and their Interfaces.

  • Allocate responsibilities to subsystems, understand solution deployment and communicate business use cases and requirements to the development teams.

  • Verify software requirements meet business use cases.

  • Support integration activities and assist triage of reported issues.

  • Act as the supporting technical point of contact between the Connectivity program teams and the software development team.

  • Participate in Connectivity change management review boards, providing input for the software development team.

  • Promote teamwork and foster collaboration both inside and outside of the Phoenix Development organization.

  • Represent Phoenix in Warren based AGILE activities.

  • Feature Coordination.

  • Interaction with Architecture, Engineering, Back Office and Supplier

  • Program Increment Planning meeting representation.

  • PDT related meetings, and other remote activities as needed.

Additional Job Description


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or other related software field.

  • Good level of oral and written communication skills.

  • Creativity and initiative as well as a level of independent judgment.

  • Minimum of 5 years of systems engineering experience.

  • Experience utilizing SAFe/Agile technologies.

Desired Experience/Knowledge:

  • Understanding of networking and software development in distributed systems.

  • Connectivity development – telephony, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, BLE, NFC, USB, satellite communication transports.

  • Telematics development – vehicle remote management, safety and security services, vehicle bus protocols, vehicle diagnostics.

  • Master of Science Degree in an engineering discipline or information technology.



Bachelor Degree


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.