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. This position requires an employee to be onsite on average 3 days per week.
Multiple openings: There are multiple newly added positions open due to growth within this group.
General Motors is a purposeful company dedicated to building a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions, and Zero Congestion. Safety and quality are foundational commitments, never compromised. It takes unified leadership committed to our core values to achieve this goal. General Motor's Strategic Technology embodies the company's innovative spirit, and our fast-moving technical experts personify tomorrow's transportation. The Strategic Connectivity Technology Staff supports GM’s vision to be the most inclusive employer in the world.
Utilizing a broad array of connectivity expertise, GM’s Strategic Connectivity Technology team seeks professionals who can combine a passion for connectivity in thought, business, and people leadership with a high dose of curiosity, excellence, and rigorous thinking.
General Motors is striving to improve the communities where we live and delivering a sustainable future for generations to come. If this appeals to you, we hope you’ll join us!
About the Role:
General Motors is looking for a passionate Lead Connectivity Standards Engineer to drive strategy and impact connectivity within GM. More importantly, this role will influence the future of global vehicle connectivity across the industry.
As a Lead Standards Engineer, you’ll be responsible for bringing groundbreaking wireless connectivity to the world through Cellular, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and more. You will develop and design GM’s state-of-the art connectivity technologies and collaborate across departments to help GM craft wireless solutions that elevate our vehicles and lead the industry.
Join the GM Strategic Connectivity Technology organization and be part of an outstanding team of engineers, working with multi-functional teams to drive innovation, safety, and maintain our customer’s privacy.
Key responsibilities include:
Ability to effectively lead multi-functional groups on technical initiatives and IP generation
Solid understanding of wireless/internet standards, including but not limited to Ultra-Wideband, Near-Field Communication, 3GPP, TCP/IP, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Wireless Power and their applications
Travel as needed to quarterly standards organization meetings, 10-15% annually (domestic and international)
As a member of the General Motors Strategic Connectivity Technology organization, you will strive to be a role model for the company and deliver timely, best-in-class advisory and technical services with integrity. The Standards Engineering team is expected to enforce these standards:
Workplace and Product Safety
Compliance & Ethical obligations
Strategic Partnering and Innovation
Responsive & Accountable with a Strong Work Ethic
Real-time Transparency, Intentional Inclusion and Open Communication
Technical bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
10+ years of relevant wireless systems, connectivity, or telematics experience
Experience with short-range connectivity, including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth (BT) and/or Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), Ultra-Wideband (UWB), Near-Field Communication (NFC)
Experience working with Zigbee and Matter/Thread
Direct experience with global standardization organizations, such as 3GPP, Wi-Fi Alliance, Bluetooth SIG, IEEE, with a track record in achieving standardization deliveries
Demonstrated success influencing peers and leadership cross functionally, both internally and externally
Deep interest, knowledge, and proficiency in standardization and technology trends that impact your success to problem-solve and provide technical expertise to our internal and external customers
Passion for driving business objectives and company vision to action
Ability to collaborate, form relationships, gain credibility, and partner up and down a matrixed organization
Master’s degree or Ph.D
15+ years of relevant wireless systems, connectivity, or telematics experience
5+ years of connectivity standards experience
In-depth, expert knowledge of wireless communication standards, systems, architectures, protocols and algorithms
Previous or current experience with Standards Organizations and in particular, active roles such as Chair or Task Group Lead or Work Group Lead
Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.
Why Join Us
We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.
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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.
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