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Senior Software Developer (Vehicle Motion Embedded Controls)

  • Location
    • Markham, Ontario
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


The successful candidate will be responsible for leading and executing the design, development, testing and implementation of embedded software for automotive control systems as part of the Vehicle Mechatronic Embedded Controls (VMEC) engineering department at General Motors Canada.

What you will do:

  • Provide leadership within an agile scrum team to design and develop embedded software for vehicle chassis control systems using C code and MATLAB Simulink

  • Work with controls & diagnostics engineers to create controls algorithms

  • Create MATLAB/Simulink models, adhering to modeling/software/autocoding best practices

  • Create hand code in C/C++ to address any requirements not achieved through autocoding process

  • Create or modify test cases to ensure thorough software testing

  • Execute model/code equivalency testing

  • Identify and resolve software problems

  • Create software interfaces as required to integrate new software components into existing software

  • Archive software components into repository databases and coordinate database retention efforts between controls and software teams

  • Conduct HIL and vehicle level software verification work

  • As an agile team member, take on other tasks as part of the software change management process as per the Scaled Agile Framework

  • Perform other tasks as required

  • Travel as required

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree in Mechatronics, Software, Electrical or Computer Engineering

  • 5+ years of embedded software development experience

  • 4+ years of experience with MATLAB/Simulink/Stateflow

  • Experience with chassis-related domain experience (eg: steering, tire & wheel dynamics)

  • Experience with developing and debugging source code in C/C++

  • Demonstrated leadership skills

  • Basic knowledge of controls theory and the software development process

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to manage time, meet deliverable timing and work independently

  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively in a geographically dispersed team

  • Must be legally allowed to work in Canada and able to travel to the US

  • Must have a valid Canadian driver’s license

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with embedded software architecture design

  • Experience with testing methods and techniques (test-driven development and behavior-driven development (TDD and BDD))

  • Experience working in an agile environment

  • Experience in the development of real time embedded control systems

  • Hardware I/O level controller knowledge

  • CAN and LIN communication protocol knowledge

Additional Description

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