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Feature Owner - User Authentication and Theft Deterrence


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.

  • This position requires an employee to be onsite 1-3 times per week.

Systems Engineering is based on systems thinking:  it attempts to derive understanding of parts from the behavior and properties of wholes, rather than derive the behavior and properties of wholes from those of their parts.

GM’s Systems Engineering mission statement:

Lead GM to create a complete set of high quality requirements which are traceable, drive a concise set of technical solutions, support comprehensive validation, and result in a product that exceeds our customer expectations

  • Act as the Subject Matter Expert on User Authentication and Theft Deterrence.
  • Act as primary contact for the resolution of current product  feature regulatory, compliance, and customer satisfaction issues
  • Work with the program teams to ensure the correct feature characteristics and capabilities are defined for the intended purpose of said program.
  • Definition of feature function and content to meet customer requirements.
  • Ensure the features are properly specified to function as intended under all operating conditions and use cases, with nominal, six sigma and failed components.
  • Understand and comprehend the interdependency of the feature with other vehicle features and their impact on overall vehicle performance.
  • Drive communization of feature implementation where possible, i.e. drive complexity reduction where possible
  • Understand and comprehend the interdependency of the feature with other vehicle features and their impact on overall vehicle performance.
  • Create/Review Owner’s Manual information describing the features.
  • Collaborate on feature verification and validation plans / procedures.
  • Provide HAZOP analysis and support System Safety Team in the safety case development for the feature
  • Drive ATW plan for new feature hardware/software content development.
  • Define how the feature will evolve over time for applications
  • Project manager/lead for first implementation of feature

Additional Description

  • Understanding of relevant technologies around Apple iOS and Android is desired. 
  • In-depth experience/knowledge in digital keys, Bluetooth, UWB and NFC within the Vehicle Intelligence Platform (VIP). Guide release teams regarding system level interactions and performance. 
  • Architecture development, requirements modeling and System Engineering background
  • Strong understanding or ability to quickly learn major automotive subsystems. 
  • Demonstrated excellent level of analytical ability, communication and interpersonal skills required to build relationships with team members and customers to solve problems and resolve issues. 
  • Bachelors degree in Electrical, Mechanical or related engineering discipline
  • 5+ years of related engineering experience

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 . 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.