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(Sr.) Software Architect (AD/ADAS)

  • Location
    • Shanghai, Shanghai
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


Job Description:

  • In this role, you will be given the opportunity to engage in advanced technology work to evaluate various strategies for consideration in GM’s automotive security roadmap.
  • You will also be given the opportunity to work cross-functionally with many GM business units to enable the success of vehicle development, manufacturing, and serviceability.
  • The SW Architect will lead in a progressive technical position responsible for continued execution of GM’s product SW Architecture design and its evolution through technological advancements to ensure GM remains ahead of the adversary.
  • The SW Architect (specialist) will own and define the entire SW requirement associate with BSW and diagnostic specialist, and guide the implementation across internal and external architecture and system teams.

Additional Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the System-SW health strategy for the L2++/L2 Domain. Including the ADCU Chip internal and among Chips level.
  • Taking the ownership of SW platform architecture and solution, create new/or refine existing requirements independently in AD/ADAS field.
  • Lead the System-SW failure Mode and Effect analysis for the failure action design: major for Fault management design.
  • Lead the specific fault monitor architecture solution for the L2++/L2 system & SW stability. Including the function and safety diagnostic architecture from function, BSW and HW level.
  • Support the specific SW architecture solution for the L2++/L2 function achievement. Such as: Feature Application layer and algorithm extraction layer.
  • Support the specific SW architecture solution for the L2++/L2 Infrastructure achievement. Such as: BSW, Middleware, OS, Drivers SW architecture.
  • Responsible for the risk and status identification and report for the specific SW architecture item
  • Lead risk assessments on deviations from requirements
  • Support both internal and external Integration and Verification teams for trouble shooting and refine the architecture and requirement as needed
  • Support the workstream lead for the task breakdown, assignment and plan definition.

Required Skills:

  • Professional experience with proven technical and professional skills in job-related area required, including embedded controls/software development
  • Knowledge of AUTOSAR standards and methodology
  • Familiar different OS environment (QNX, Linux, Android…)
  • Knowledge and experience for SW quality, and function safety solution design in SW field, while familiar with the failure mode of the function, BSW, Middleware, OS and platform.
  • Knowledge and experience with SFMEA|DFMEA analysis and design experience with AD/ADAS system .
  • Deep knowledge with the function safety architecture design with concept of EGAS, fail-safe, fail-operational, fail-silent, MooN.
  • Familiar with the fault catalog and degradation strategy of AD/ADAS domain for the L2 and L2++ function with knowledge of ISO26262


  • Master Degree or above in Software Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Systems Engineering or equivalent majors.
  • 6+ years of experience in AD/ADAS software architecture development (bonus experience of Infotainment area)
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, Exhibits appropriate interpersonal skills to work effectively with stakeholder cross functionally to meet mutual goals
  • High level of oral and written communication skills in English
  • International or global OEM/supplier work background is preferred

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