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Senior Hardware Engineer – Wired Connectivity Technology

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


Hybrid: This means the successful candidate is expected to report to their primary location (Warren, MI) three times per week, at minimum, or other frequency dictated by the business.

The Role:

General Motors is at the forefront of the transformation of automotive with the electrification of our portfolio and the development of leading-edge central compute and autonomous capabilities. Our Semiconductor Engineering team is a dynamic, high-energy, and innovative group focused on design and commercialization of leading-edge hardware enabling the future of GM’s Ultifi platform. 

We are seeking a Senior Hardware Engineer to lead the hardware development of wired connectivity technology. This hardware engineer position will be dependent on building strong partnerships with both internal team members responsible for electronic control unit (ECU) design, as well as semiconductor partner(s). This role is on the serializer and de-serializer (SerDes) team due to the growing need for greater system engineering ownership. 

What You’ll do:

  • Build partnerships and work closely with functional peers across engineering, purchasing, and suppliers to implement semiconductor strategic objectives 
  • Develop requirements and test specifications for all serializer and de-serializer interfaces throughout the architecture. 
  • Develop a clear test strategy, covering all aspects of development. 
  • Lead bench test execution throughout the development lifecycle. 
  • Project manage internal and external colleagues ensuring serializer and de-serializer technology is development and validated. 
  • Work with system engineers, software engineers, and hardware engineers to define and implement a full SerDes system solution. 
  • Establish domain expertise for semiconductors and electronic control unit product lines within scope of responsibility. 
  • Manage technology roadmaps in close collaboration with industry leaders. 

Additional Description

Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications)

  • BS in Electrical Engineering / Electronics / Computer Science 
  • 5+ total years of engineering experience at an OEM, OR at a semiconductor supplier, OR at a Tier 1 ECU supplier 
  • 2+ years of engineering experience in electronic hardware design and development 
  • Working knowledge of automotive electronic hardware and automotive software architecture 
  • Exceptional collaboration and teamwork skills; demonstrated ability for working across functional and organizational boundaries 
  • Exceptional demonstrated experience leading projects to completion 
  • Strong problem-solving skills and proven ability to learn quickly 

What Will Give You A Competitive Edge (Preferred Skills)

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering 
  • Industry knowledge with the design and application of different semiconductors 
  • Experience with lab equipment such as power supplies, oscilloscopes, signal generators, and multimeters 

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