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Engineering Group: SDV- Senior Systems Engineer/Architect


Hybrid:  This position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively.  The employee’s role enables them to work at a GM facility or off-site as frequently as needed or desired. 

Do you imagine a world of zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion? We do. We place our customers at the center of everything we do, and we are creating vehicles that move humanity to that goal. To reach this ambitious goal we need to create a modern vehicle computing platform that is capable to integrate all the advanced features like active safety, driving assistance systems, infotainment, connectivity, and vehicle motion. This new platform Software Defined Vehicle (SDV) shall seamlessly connect in-vehicle computing controls with cloud and edge computing resources.

This position is to develop cutting edge Infotainment systems. It will be responsible to understanding the end-to-end Infotainment hardware and software architectures and ensuring optimal implementations and documentation of new features on this architecture. Functional partitioning of features across core infotainment modules, the back office, mobile apps and other vehicle modules will be key. This position will also be responsible for directing enabling architectural changes as needed.

Key responsibilities:

  • Define and document details of Infotainment features and functions for core GM vehicles and Cruise autonomous vehicles

  • Work with Cruise and SDV architects to understand the capabilities and limitations of the existing architecture. Define detailed architectural changes as needed to support new features.

  • Drive technical discussions to bridge feature requests to software execution plans. Document all agreements.

  • Propose software architecture enhancements to enable or optimize new feature execution.

Additional Description

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Software, Computer, or Electrical engineering

  • Thorough understanding of embedded automotive software

  • 2+ years of Linux & Android experience

  • Understanding of vehicle communication networks (CAN and Ethernet)

  • Agile and DFMEA experience

  • Excellent communication skill

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7 years of professional experience

  • Understanding of cloud based systems, Cyber security experience, Mobile App experience

  • Master degree in Software, Computer, or Electrical engineering

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. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
• 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.

Diversity Information

General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of 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 understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and 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 at 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.