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DRE - Semiconductor - Ethernet

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


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 silicon enabling the future of GM’s Ultifi platform.

We are seeking a Design Release Engineer (DRE) to lead sourcing, design release, change manage, specification and production readiness activities for a specific line of semiconductors . The DRE will be depended on to build strong partnerships with internal team members responsible for commercial negotiations, electronic control unit (ECU) design as well as semiconductor partner(s). This role is on the ethernet team.


  • Build partnerships and work closely with functional peers across engineering, purchasing, and suppliers to implement semiconductor strategic objectives

  • Develop eSOR (Statement of Requirements) and release semiconductors to facilitate on-time sourcing and integration with ECUs in accordance with Global Vehicle Development Process and program timing requirements

  • Run Product Development Team (PDT) consisting of all internal and external partners ensuring semiconductors are designed, produced and production ready

  • Build strong semiconductor fabrication partner relationships ensuring clear understanding of manufacturing process, supply chain business arrangements

  • Project manage ongoing process/product design changes related to semiconductors within scope of responsibility and present progress to leadership

  • Work with system engineers, software engineers, and hardware engineers to define and implement ethernet system solutions

  • Establish domain expertise for semiconductors product line within scope of responsibility

Additional Description

Qualifications – Required

  • BS in Electrical Engineering / Electronics / Computer Science

  • 5+ total years of engineering experience as a DRE, OR at a semiconductor supplier, OR at 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

Qualifications - Preferred

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Industry knowledge of ethernet switches, PHYs, and network

  • Industry knowledge with the design, application, and integration of different semiconductors

  • Experience with lab equipment such as power supplies, oscilloscopes, signal generators, and multimeters




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