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Senior Embedded Software Engineer - SDV

  • Location
    • Austin, Texas
    • Mountain View, California
    • Roswell, Georgia
    • Sunnyvale, California
    • Warren, Michigan
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


Hybrid: This position does not require an employee to be onsite 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

We are looking for a software expert with a very solid knowledge in embedded system and/or vehicle or mobile android development who is interested in applying their experience to deliver high quality software and maintain vehicle applications (embedded/Android/Linux) that contribute to the OTA roadmap. This role requires expertise in Embedded vehicle systems with C/C++, Android/QNX/RTOS knowledge. Being a go-getter and excellent problem solver with demonstrated strength of behaviors like One Team, Customer Focus and Innovative Mindset will be the right candidate for this role.

Write software for vehicle-side functionality in C/C++,

Domain knowledge and solid experience in [vehicle embedded] applications, middleware and framework development


·       Write software for vehicle-side functionality in C/C++, Android

·       Participate in discussions & reviews for requirements, design, and test cases

·       Create software design artifacts using Unified Modeling Language (UML) techniques

·       Use cross-compilation techniques to compile designs for multiple embedded platforms

·       Perform software configuration management using Git and code review using Gerrit

·       Implement Unified Diagnostic Services (UDS) diagnostics over Ethernet (DoIP and Socket Adapter) and Controller Area Network (CAN) using C/C++

·       Perform bench and verification testing

·       Diagnose, debug, and solve issues related to the OTA vehicle software

·       Work closely with teams from other groups to support triage and resolution of difficult problems in a timely manner

·       Collaborate with System Engineers to refine understanding of requirements and identify opportunities for innovation

Additional Description

Required qualifications for this position include but not limited to:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience

  • 5+ years of Proven software development foundation experience including competencies in object-oriented methodologies, data structures, algorithms relevant design patterns and software design lifecycle.

  • Proficient in C or C++ programming language or equivalent.

  • Proficiency in working with Linux and QNX platforms.

  • Domain knowledge and solid experience in Android applications, middleware and framework development using Android Open-Source Project in Java/Kotlin (Applications and Services) and the Native layer.

  • Experience writing clients for Web Services (REST, RPC, and/or SOAP)

  • Familiarity with CI/CD and DevOps pipelines

  • Strong, innovative problem-solving skills

  • Ability to learn quickly and work independently or as part of a team.

  • High level of oral and written communication skills

  • High level of interpersonal skills to work independently and effectively with others locally and in a geographically dispersed team.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of Engineering experience in a job-related area

  • Exposure to working in Agile development methodology (Scrum, XP, SAFe, etc.)

  • Demonstrated experience in multithreading, inter-process communication and synchronization of shared resources.

  • Experience using source code control systems and tools such as Git/Repo and code collaboration tools such as Gerrit.

  • Prior experience in vehicle embedded or Mobile or Infotainment software development.

Software Defined Vehicle (SDV)  group 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! This space is ripe with technical leadership opportunities for advanced technology development, as well as the ability to provide mentorship for new employees.  Are you ready to flex your teamwork muscles as you work with several other areas of engineering, IT, and the business?

As a member of the Over-The-Air (OTA) software team, you will work hand in hand with a variety of partners and other software developers and engineers throughout the entire product development lifecycle, in order to define and craft application products consistent with high technical standards, reuse, and intelligent integration with sophisticated back-office systems. You will work closely with development scrum teams to deliver groundbreaking applications that re-define the driving experience of millions of our customers throughout the world.

As a key member of the team, you will conceive, propose, design and architect during the initial product design phase, and then work within the development scrum teams to coordinate the development as well as perform code reviews throughout the rest of the stages of product lifecycle. We want your voice as well as design thinking, as we research and develop products that will elevate the in-vehicle experience to the next level!

FOR GM INTERNAL CANDIDATES: This role is posted at the 7th level. The determination by HR and the Hiring Manager as to whether an offer will be lateral or promotional will be based on a candidate’s relevant experience and whether the role will amount to a significant increase in level of responsibility.

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The compensation information is a good faith estimate only. It is based on what a successful applicant in the California Bay Area which includes the following counties: Marin, Contra Costa, San Francisco, Alameda, San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Santa Cruz might be paid in accordance with the California law.

The compensation may not be representative for positions located outside of the California Bay Area.

The annual salary range for this role is $152,100 - $232,900. The actual base salary a successful candidate will be offered within this range will vary based on factors relevant to the position.

Bonus Potential: An incentive pay program offers payouts based on company performance, job level, and individual performance.

Benefits: GM offers a variety of health and wellbeing benefit programs. Benefit options include medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement savings plan, sickness and accident benefits, life insurance, paid vacation & holidays, tuition assistance programs, employee assistance program, GM vehicle discounts and more.

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