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QA Automation Engineer - SDV

  • Location
    • Warren, Michigan
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


Hybrid:  This position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively.  The employee’s role enables them to work at a GM facility or off-site as frequently as needed or desired. 

The  Software Defined Vehicle (SDV)  team supports the definition, design, and development of continuously improving mobility services. SDV is a new vehicle intelligence platform that will underpin all our future innovations across a wide range of technological advancements, including EVs and expanded automated driving. This space is ripe with technical leadership opportunities for advanced technology development, as well as the ability to provide mentorship for new employees. You can flex your teamwork muscles as you will be tasked with working with several other areas of engineering, IT, and the business.


The QA Engineer will be an important member of our software group and will be responsible for defining, implementing, executing, and maintaining test plans and test cases to ensure the software will be delivered with high quality. The engineer will work closely with development engineers, requirement engineers and program managers during the entire product lifecycle. The QA engineer reviews requirement specifications and design documents, to better understand the features for the efficient design of suitable test cases. Responsibilities include but not limited to the following.


  • Participate in requirement reviews in order to write test procedures and test cases

  • Develop test cases for black/white box testing

  • Define test strategies based on software development plans

  • Define and maintain test plans based on software development schedule

  • Ensure test plans align with the development schedule and project milestones

  • Analyze reported issues to generate quality reports, and contribute to defect prevention

  • Support development teams to verify and/or reproduce reported issues

  • Participate in the continuous improvement of test processes and methodologies

  • Setup and configure necessary hardware and operating environments for specialized and daily test cases

  • Maintain of test equipment and the test library environment

  • Participate in development of test tools and test scripts

  • Test Data and Test environment setup

  • Automation of testing using selenium and other tools in market.

Additional Description

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related technical degree.

  • 2+ years of experience with proven technical and professional skills in Android and related software design, development, and testing .

  • Automation Testing experience using Languages (Python/ Java/ C++).

  • Experience of Backoffice distributed systems with Java/J2EE/.net and with traditional Databases and or Big data volume databases.

  • Solid knowledge of testing embedded product software and software QA methodologies and tools.

  • Knowledge of SOA, Microservices and or Event based Architectures.

Preferred Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field

  • 5+ years of experience in quality assurance

  • Experience in Automation Testing using tools (UI Automator), API Testing (JUnit) 

  • Knowledge of vehicle CAN based communication and use of CAN tools - CaNoE, Vehicle Spy

  • Good experience with different Operating Systems, especially Linux variants.

  • Working knowledge of Scrum/Agile software development process

  • Experience with edge, cloud, IoT technologies, operating systems, OS internals, OS design, virtualization technologies, containerization/container development

  • Knowledge of data science, data analytic tools, machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI), AUTOSAR standards and methodology

  • Knowledge and experience with CAN, LIN or Ethernet communications protocol

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skill, Exceptional problem-solving,  analytical skills, outstanding relationship management skills,  High level of integrity and consistent demonstration of customer- centric innovative thinking

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