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Senior Systems Engineer – Safety

  • Ubicación
    • Milford, Michigan
    • Warren, Michigan
  • Cronograma Full time
  • Publicado


Workplace Status:

Hybrid - This role is categorized as hybrid. This means the successful candidate is expected to report to their primary location three times per week, at minimum, or other frequency dictated by the business.

The Team:

General Motors is at the forefront of the transformation in the automotive industry with the electrification of our portfolio and the development of leading-edge central compute and autonomous capabilities. Our Embedded Platforms Infrastructure team is a dynamic, high-energy, and innovative group focused on building the software platforms that underpins how controller safety, communications, cybersecurity, memory, over-the-air programming and power management functions across the electronics portfolio of all of our vehicles.

The Team:

We are looking for a talented and motivated candidate to join our team in our journey of defining and executing our next generation Vehicle Electrical Architecture. The Embedded Platform Infrastructure Systems Engineering organization is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer that will lead the development of System Safety architecture utilized by all GM’s platforms. 

As a Senior Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for developing the strategy for implementing Mechatronics Infrastructure System Safety by aligning stakeholders, requirements, test cases, designs, and delivering a product that exceeds our customers' expectations.

What You'll Do (Responsibilities):

  • Champion implementation strategy of mechatronics infrastructure system safety
  • Create architecture requirements and test cases for infrastructure system safety implementation
  • Collaborate with System Safety Engineers, ECU hardware experts, software implementation teams, and hardware teams to ensure safety cases for microprocessors, ASICs, ECUs, and infrastructure related to application system safety cases are:
    • Correctly allocated to hardware and software
    • Aligned with critical vehicle safety milestones for vehicle operation
    • In place to support application teams
  • Create test strategy to ensure all system safety functions can be tested to meet objectives
  • Ensure processor integrity and system safety related requirements can be appropriately translated to implementation strategies for new HW, new ECUs, new application requirements
  • Lead functional decomposition, interface definition and DFMEA for safety system functions
  • Lead testing and validation initiatives to ensure proper functionality and performance
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless integration of mechatronics system safety into the overall vehicle architecture
  • Create and maintain technical documentation, including system specifications, decomposition diagram, test plans, and troubleshooting guides
  • Provide advice and technical mentoring to other team members and promote a team environment that values the backgrounds, opinions, and ideas of everyone
  • Collaborate with team to continuously improve processes, methodologies, and tools
  • Stay up to date with the latest industry standards, protocols, and trends related to system safety

[Additional Description]

Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications):

  • Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Math. Professional experience in lieu of degree will be considered.
  • Five or more years in Systems Engineering and experience planning, designing, and implementing System Safety requirements.
  • Knowledge and experience in System Safety protocols and standards.
  • Advanced understanding of network troubleshooting tools.
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle and testing methodologies.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to explain complex technical concepts at a basic level.
  • Excellent teamwork skills to collaborate effectively with peers, cross-functional teams, and stakeholders.
  • Experience with cross-functional leadership across product and program teams.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to effectively communicate and translate feedback, needs, and solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to ideate, formulate and execute winning technical strategies and innovations.
  • Evidence of data-based decision making.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science in Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Math.
  • Engineering and Embedded Software Systems, with a focus on System Safety.
  • A proven history of designing and implementing System Safety Standards.
  • Seven or more years of experience working with Electrical architectures.
  • Familiarity with continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) practices.
  • Design for Six Sigma Black Belt.
  • Knowledge of AUTOSAR software concepts and implementation.


• This job may be eligible for relocation benefits.


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