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Software Engineer - Virtualization and SIL Integration

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


Hybrid: This role is categorized as hybrid. This means the successful candidate is expected to report to Milford three times per week, at minimum.

The Role:

General Motors is undergoing a major transformation, both in how we operate and in how we will influence the future of transportation. As we move towards our ZERO ZERO ZERO vision for the future, we are on the forefront of this work and seeking out driven, innovative individuals who will join our team to help achieve our mission.  We are currently looking for experienced and motivated candidates for the role of Virtualization and Software-in-the-Loop (SIL) Integration Engineer to support our Test Environment Agile Release Train (TExiL ART). This role is part of a group responsible for creating virtual in-the-loop environments to enable development, verification and validation of embedded controllers and calibrations for hybrid, electrification, engine, transmission, chassis, and intelligent brake controls.

You are ultimately responsible to deliver quality simulation environment on time to meet the customers’ requirements.  This position requires an individual with a passion for modeling, an adept knowledge of system simulation and integration, and demonstrated capability for managing a wide variety of technical and customer needs.


  • Create or utilize existing virtual controller models to integrate be used across different virtual simulations
  • Create, maintain and test virtual controller components such as HWIO, RTOS, communication models, etc.
  • Obtain, develop & parameterize sub-system models, such as sensors and actuators, and ECU behavioral models
  • Integrate Plant models and other ECU models into a dynamic virtual simulation
  • Create and maintain detailed documents for each release
  • Provide support for released simulations and assist with user testing and troubleshooting
  • Develop, integrate and maintain serial data connectivity links (bridges) between the co-simulation platform and virtual controllers, models and tools.

Additional Description

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (Mechatronics, Mechanical, Electrical, Software or Computer preferred)
  • 3+ years of software engineering experience, with at least 1 year of integration experience
  • Proficient in Embedded C and Python
  • Adept experience with MATLAB and Simulink in context of plant model development and integration and basic usage of additional simulation tools (e.g. GT-Power, AMESIM)
  • Understanding of embedded controls software and the automated software build processes including gcc compiler, gdb debugger, Eclipse, Jenkins and ETAS INCA tools
  • Familiarity with automotive communication technologies such as CAN, LIN, and SPI

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