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Infotainment Software Automation Engineer

Description

The GM Connected Customer & Mobility Solutions Team is seeking an ambitious and creative application automation test engineer who will contribute to development and improvement of automation test framework for Infotainment applications that are downloaded and/or directly integrated to in-vehicle infotainment. As a member of the award winning In-vehicle applications team, this individual will work in a highly collaborative, cross-functional, and Agile environment focusing on the development of driver safe infotainment solutions that re-define the driving experience by leveraging vehicle data, voice, and connectivity.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and grow an automation test framework and test suite for GM’s in-vehicle infotainment platforms

  • Work closely with developers to create automation tests as the code is developed

  • Interface with test hardware to perform testing and be able to debug hardware or connection issues

  • Participate in all stages of software development including requirements, definition, review, coding and release

  • Proficiently test and verify Android applications that contribute to the connected car feature roadmap

  • Generate automated test cases based on feature development within applications

  • Perform manual/automated unit, regression and integration and UI test cases as situationally required to support swarming on open tasks within a sprint

  • Promote improvements in programming practices such as acceptance test driven development and continuous integration

  • Review software specifications, designs and code to improve overall quality of automation

  • Collaborate with applications groups to understand requirements and map them into test design

  • Communicate and share information with cross-functional team members to achieve project goals

  • Prospective candidates possess a high degree of business insight, creativity, decision making skills, a drive for results, develop peer relationships and a strong technical learning capability.

Required:

  • Bachelor's or advanced Degree in Computer Science / Engineering (or equivalent)

  • 3+ years of testing experience in both manual and automated

  • Working knowledge of Java development, Android and/or JavaScript development experience a plus

  • Experience in automation testing using tools such as Appium & Selenium, experience creating test plans/cases from scratch

  • In-depth understanding of QA practices, standards and testing processes, metrics-based approaches

  • Ability to translate Functional and Operational requirements into test cases and scenarios, and create test plan including defining, estimating, prioritizing and coordinating testing activities

  • Understanding of all aspects of software testing including test environment, test data, and test automation, complete software testing life cycle and Agile methodology, Identify Risks and communicate them

  • Ability to perform various levels of Testing System , Functional, Integration , GUI, Regression Testing and User Acceptance Test

  • Collaborate with external organizations and business units to ensure defect-free applications are delivered with quality

  • Ability to support production issues – troubleshooting and coordination of timely and effective resolutions

  • Must have strong teamwork and interpersonal skills, collaboration within and across teams, effectively communicate and translate feedback, needs and solutions

  • Good work ethic and strong sense of ownership of result

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required


Additional Description

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Appium, Espresso, UI Automator, Perfecto

  • Understanding of Cucumber and Behavior Driven Development (BDD) and ATDD.

  • Continuous integration with Jenkins

  • Experience with infotainment test bench hardware and testing equipment a plus

  • Experience writing and executing manual test cases

  • Ability to multi-task and stay organized in a dynamic work environment


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 Careers.Accommodations@GM.com . 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.