Skip to main content

Software Test Engineer

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


As a Platform - DevQA - Software Test Engineer, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the quality and reliability of software systems for GM's platforms. Your focus will be on software testing, testing functionalities of SOC architecture low-level operating systems. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, including software developers, system engineers, and product managers, to define test strategies, develop test plans, and execute test cases. Your daily responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely with product managers to understand feature requirements and translate them into test cases and metrics for test results.
  • Providing guidance for BSP/HIWO packages integration into DPLY for release cadence.
  • Guiding weekly planning/coordination meetings to align on the content and timing of every new package.
  • Documenting test results, tracking defects, and providing regular status reports to stakeholders.
  • Participating in design and test result reviews to ensure adherence to quality standards.
  • Reviewing test cases and test data in collaboration with partners, safety team, and validation team.

Identifying BSW components testing needs.

Knowledge of multiple software development methodologies such as Waterfall, Iterative, and Agile. Advanced knowledge of the different test types needed for a project based on a review of the business and software requirements. Demonstrated & advanced knowledge of test case management using HP ALM or Microsoft TFS (or equivalent test management tool). Advanced experience with compiling, analyzing, and communicating software test metrics and reporting. Advanced ability to drive project teams through software quality engagements. Advanced ability to drive closure on ambiguities found from reviewing business and software requirements.

Additional Description

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree or PhD's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.
  • 3+ years of firmware/software development experience.
  • Experience with model-based developments and HIL environment.
  • SW Testing tool experience in CANoe, CANalyzer, and Lauterbach Trace32.
  • Strong understanding of Agile methodologies and SAFe framework.
  • Experience with test case management tools and defect tracking systems.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal in Mandarin and English.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Attention to detail and strong problem-solving skills.
  • CAPL, Perl, and Python test script development for testing automation.
  • Experience with automotive safety standards and functional safety requirements.
  • Hands-on testing with UDS Serial Data Communication (CAN/Eth/LIN) Diagnostics and CAN tools.
  • Grasp of functionalities and architecture of BSW Modules, embedded low-level systems testing.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ISTQB or other software testing certifications.
  • Understanding of SOC basic software architecture.
  • Familiarity with JIRA, JAMA, or similar project management tools.
  • Experience with test automation frameworks and tools.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Continuous improvement mindset and willingness to learn new technologies.
  • 3+ years of experience in Active Safety feature validation.
  • Vehicle performance integration experience.
  • DFSS Certification.

About GM

Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

Why Join Us 

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

Total Rewards | Benefits Overview

From day one, we're looking out for your well-being–at work and at home–so you can focus on realizing your ambitions. Learn how GM supports a rewarding career that rewards you personally by visiting Total Rewards resources

Diversity Information

General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of unlawful discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers.  We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications for each role and apply for any positions that match their skills and capabilities. Applicants in the recruitment process may be required, where applicable, to successfully complete a role-related assessment(s) and/or a pre-employment screening prior to beginning employment. To learn more, visit How we Hire

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement (U.S.)

General Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.  

Accommodations (U.S. and Canada)

General Motors offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us or call us at 800-865-7580. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.

Who we are

Two GM employees talking in hallway

Our Culture

Working at GM

Driven by innovation and creating an environment to inspire, we embrace the responsibility to make our world better, safer and more equitable for all

A mother and two children spend quality time together in their backyard after work

Total Rewards

A better tomorrow begins with you

From day one, we’re looking out for your well-being— at work and at home— so you can focus on realizing your ambitions

Join our team

We're ambitious. We’re committed. And we bring life’s passion to work. Get in touch with us to learn more about beginning your career at GM.

Explore our career opportunities Join our talent community
Join Talent Community
2023 WME 4X White Linkedin Award Diversityinc Award Just Award Bloomberg Award Readers Choice Awards