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Controller System Integration Engineer


Our Vehicle Motion Embedded Controls (VMEC) group is looking for Controller System Integration Engineers! This role represents an exciting and challenging leadership position related to the development and launch of embedded controller products (specific to Propulsion control systems). As a CSIE, you will be responsible for creating, communicating, and leading various types of ‘product’ plans and ensuring the on-time delivery of an embedded controller and/or its sub-components.

This role requires a balanced mix of technical engineering skills and leadership skills, where you will have a high level of responsibility with limited formal authority, providing excellent opportunities for developing and honing the skill of influencing others!

The role also places you on a smaller team (5-10) of other CSIEs providing excellent support for learning and growing within the role.

Examples of controller specific responsibilities include:

  • Ensure there is an overall project plan for all applications that use the controller and manage program to that plan
  • Create and manage the Analysis, Development and Validation plan
  • Ensure controller validation ‘CG’ testing plans are built and executed
  • Release controller parts to production and service or deploy parts for development
  • Act as the primary communication interface between VMEC engineering and the Vehicle Program Team (e.g., chief engineer), the Vehicle Assembly Plants and Customer Care and Aftersales.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Contribute ideas to a culture and organization that continues to try new ways of working, managing programs, and collaborating.
  • Ensure that the product development and release plans are created and implemented in alignment to engineering standard work for the purpose of on-time high quality delivery of VMEC embedded control products.
  • Track and report status of work you're doing. Escalate as required and drive team effort to mitigate timing or quality risk.
  • Lead and support product issue investigations (Problem Resolution Tracking System – PRTS), continuous process improvements, standard methodologies, lessons learned, and quality improvement initiatives.
  • Support standard meetings related to specific responsibilities (e.g. Software Execution Team Meeting or Controller Integration Team Meeting)
  • Provide technical leadership ensuring issue resolution and appropriate technical direction for products of responsibility.
  • Train, coach, mentor other team members in areas of strong proficiency.



  • Bachelor's degree in one of the following engineering areas: Electrical, Computer, Computer Science, Mechanical, Chemical or Mathematics
  • Minimum 2+ years of experience in some of the embedded controls development areas such as: controller hardware design, sensor and actuator design, algorithm design, software development, calibration, integration, testing and validation, electrical architecture design, etc.


  • A solid foundation in at least a few of these skills: taking initiative, working towards results, solving problems and analyzing issues particularly where the problems are unusual and sophisticated, dealing with ambiguity, planning and organizing including shown skills in project management, building relationships, collaboration and teamwork, critical thinking, experience leading meetings

Additional Description

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• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values; 
• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

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