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Senior Embedded Software Engineer – Development Tools

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


Workplace Status:

Hybrid - This role is categorized as hybrid. This means the successful candidate is expected to report to the Warren Tech Center three times per week, at minimum, or other frequency dictated by the business.

SDV Team

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 means that you can potentially put a fingerprint on the vehicles that drive down the road!  Within the Software Defined Vehicle, GM is developing the next generation of embedded platform software to deliver state of the art Infotainment features on the Ultifi platform. This role requires high level of expertise and capability in software coding, development, issue resolution, debugging and analysis for root cause.


As a Senior software engineer, you will contribute to the development of embedded software and tools for the GM Infotainment components. The scope includes the development of engineering tools specific to infotainment to support the infotainment software engineering. The engineering tools have a broad range and include vehicle simulator, development boards, logging tools, as well as an Android App that provides a driver the ability to capture logs and send a bug report up to the cloud for quick analysis and handling.

What You'll Do:

  • Responsible for the entire life-cycle of the assigned domain, including requirements, system design, development, deployment, and maintenance of the Infotainment development tools
  • Deliver development tools by coding best in class embedded software using Embedded C with Keil IDE, C/C++, Java and QNX/Linux/Android expertise
  • Ability to work on and solve a variety of embedded hardware
  • Responsible for developing CAN/LIN/CAN FD and FSA protocol
  • Develop tools using Python and C#
  • Work with GM business leads and engineering specialists to identify, capture and refine system requirements.
  • Ability to work with and bridge across multiple fields, including Engineering, Information Technology, Technical Support, and Marketing, to make appropriate system level design trades
  • Ensure clear and complete design level documentation
  • Facilitate direct employees, contracted resources or third party companies to develop, integrate, and test software deliveries using embedded diagnostic and development tools.
  • Coordinate and participate in architecture, requirements, design, code, and test case reviews.
  • Work closely with other team leads to support triage and resolution of difficult system problems in a timely manner
  • Interact with internal customers, vendors and external organizations to refine understanding of requirements and identify innovation opportunities
  • Work with program management and Product Owners to define sprints and releases.

Additional Description

Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications):

  • Minimum bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related degree. Advanced degrees preferred.
  • Software application development experience in automotive and/or portable consumer electronic devices in embedded domain
  • Minimum of 5 years of software development experience
  • Experience with using and managing agile software development process.
  • Commercial software development experience in C, C++, Java
  • Prior embedded systems development experience is required
  • Experience working on Python and C#
  • Protocol level working experience on CAN/LIN/CAN FD and FSA
  • Hands on experience working on Linux and Android
  • Experience in developing and deploying products in global markets
  • System-wide triage experience
  • Demonstrated performance in a position requiring both high creativity and engineering technical excellence

• This job is not eligible for relocation benefits. Any relocation costs would be the responsibility of the selected candidate.

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