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IndyCar Test & Development Engineer

Description

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.

GM Motorsports Competition Engineering is directly developing IndyCar tools in support of our Chevrolet powered race teams.  We are seeking a Test & Development Engineer to create test fixtures, processes, and implement improvements to the IndyCar Program.  This position would involve calibration and tracking of instrumentation, rebuilding of test components, and design of new testing assets such as updates to the aero model and driving simulator cockpits.   Familiarity with K&C chassis testing would be an excellent qualification.

This is a very fast paced environment supporting race teams during test and simulator days.  There will be some test and race support travel required. Long days at race events are continuous and in the 12 to 16-hour range.  Being able to operate and communicate under extreme pressure and short timelines is critical as you become a key member of the Chevrolet IndyCar Program. 

Desired Skills and Experience:

Background in Motorsports support and experience in reducing and presenting large complex sets of data is required.  Race vehicle simulation experience is preferred.  Technical communication skills and a good knowledge of the English language (both spoken and written) is essential.  Report generation and presentation will be regularly required. The ability to work collaboratively with the various members of the program teams will be a critical skill for this position. We will expect you to be capable of thinking analytically, be customer focused, and be highly structured with excellent relationships and communicative skills. You must be able to multi-task in a dynamic ever-changing environment and bring a strong work ethic and integrity.


Additional Description

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Mathematics

  • 3+ years minimum post-graduation, industry experience

  • Data Presentation experience

  • Ability to balance multiple programs efficiently

  • Outstanding interpersonal and relationship leadership skills to effectively collaborate with varying levels of the organization as needed

  • Emerging partnership and teamwork skills and ability to learn from and share knowledge with co-workers in a fast-paced environment

  • Participation in professional racing is preferred

  • Strong knowledge of Motorsports preferred

FOR GM INTERNAL CANDIDATES: This role is posted at both the 6th and 7th level. The determination by HR and the Hiring Manager as to whether an offer will be lateral or promotional will be based on a candidate’s relevant experience and whether the role will amount to a significant increase in level of responsibility.


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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 Careers.Accommodations@GM.com 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.