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Mechatronic Software Platform Execution Engineer

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

Description

Hybrid: This position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively. This position requires an employee to be on-site approximately 3 times per week.

The Team:

The Mechatronic Software Platform Organization leads a mission to create a robust mechatronic software infrastructure which will enable GM to deliver features and functions that will excite and delight our customers. We are an engaged, inclusive and innovative team that adapts to challenges and works together to enable the enterprise to deliver and test application code frequently and efficiently to support our Software Defined Vehicle future. These are exciting times and we want you to be a part of our mission!

This is a brand new growing organization, and as such we need innovative thinkers to fill multiple openings in roles similar to those defined below. 

Software Integration Lead (SWIL)

You will need a mindset for troubleshooting software build issues, performing basic testing, investigating issues with various software component owners and overall, a mindset for efficiency and quality!

Responsibilities:

  • Integration and verification of software build to produce software releases for development and production usage

  • Assist in the development of software content and architect robust technical design solutions with a focus on quality, scalability, real-time processing, and availability

  • Create, maintain, improve, and evolve our Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery processes for new and existing services to reduce manual/repetitive tasks

  • Strengthen and optimize our development environment and workflows by improving automation, code quality and processes while reducing overall build times

  • Actively manage controller resources (e.g. memory and CPU utilization), escalate and engage SMEs as needed for issue resolution

  • Provide technical leadership for advanced technology development and stay abreast of new technology, debugging & instrumentation tools, microprocessors and software development processes (e.g. SAFe)

  • Foster & document Best Practices to ensure high quality deliverables and reduce development lead time

Controller Integration Engineer (CIE)

You will be a responsible for the integration and testing of the embedded controls and provide system level expertise to verify controller operation for troubleshooting vehicle level issues and develop recommend solutions!

Responsibilities:

  • Work with cross functional teams to define and document thorough and efficient test scenarios

  • Verify controller functionality on a bench or vehicle using advanced testing methods and tools on time and with quality to meet program milestones

  • Troubleshoot, identify and root-cause problems in system features, controller hardware, software, calibrations, etc. that result in system operation that does not meet the design intent (including development activities, build events, buy-off rides, test trips, general fleet usage, etc.)

  • Work/support technical specialists to resolve challenging system interaction issues, working to create a robust method to predict and prevent integration issues, developing robust system issue resolving techniques and technology

  • Develop experimental software for proposed changes, and perform integration testing with minimal direction of lead engineers

Controller Test Engineer (CTE)

You will be part of a high functioning team responsible to develop and test our next generation of vehicle software!  

Responsibilities:

  • Develop controls test plans and procedures to accurately test controls software and ensure designs are of high quality

  • Develop automated test procedures that can be run on benches and/or vehicle

  • Execute verification and validation testing on time and with quality to meet program milestones

  • Provide testing status to leadership and the appropriate program teams

  • Collaborate with algorithm design development engineers, technical specialists, and calibrators to improve controls algorithms

  • Support issue resolution

Additional Description

Required Qualifications:

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

  • 2+ years of professional experience in software integration, CI/CD and/or DevOps with experience in tooling, infrastructure solutions and automated testing

  • Experience in SW development/testing, instrumentation and benches (e.g. dSPACE), Simulink, Stateflow, ETAS INCA and Vehicle Spy

  • Knowledge of programming languages (e.g. C/C++, Assembly, Perl, Java)

  • Familiarity with microprocessor/micro-controller design and theory

  • Ability to independently investigate issues based on limited information, demonstrating high level of analytical ability to resolve complex problems

  • Creative and disciplined with a strong sense of ownership, responsibility and on schedule delivery commitment

  • Capable of completing multiple tasks with competing priorities

  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS degree in Computer Science, Electrical, Software, Mechanical or Computer Engineering

  • 5+ years of professional experience in software integration, CI/CD

  • Experience working in Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

  • Experience with Automotive Communication Protocols (Ethernet/CAN/LIN)

  • Project management skills: planning and prioritizing work to deliver required objectives on time with quality

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We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

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