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Performance Calibration Engineer - Lateral Controls


Join an enthusiastic and ground breaking team here at General Motors in our Global Autonomous Driving Center (GADC)! Active Safety is a rapidly developing area implementing multiple new features, subsystems and sensing systems to the vehicle. This is a great opportunity to join the team as a Performance Calibration Engineer responsible for development and calibration of Lateral Controls. This assignment allows flexible work where creativity, initiative and independent judgment are involved, and effective cross-organizational teamwork is crucial.

The GADC Performance Calibration Engineer will be responsible to deliver production calibrations for feature performance. The position offers diversity in your daily work schedule involving hands on vehicle testing, data analysis, simulation and performance optimization to deliver automated active safety features that provide customer convenience and save lives!

Performance Calibration Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Develop optimal calibration values for assigned features, and ensure goals are met at key points in the development process
  • Lead the development and issue resolution for active safety feature performance
  • Build, maintain and execute calibration development plans for assigned features
  • Participates in feature, calibration, simulation and algorithm workgroups to establish/improve features and requirements to meet or exceed customer expectations
  • Travels as necessary for development trips and performance buy-off rides
  • Build a collaborative environment working closely with other departments to ensure features are properly integrated into vehicle

Additional Description

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science or a related engineering degree
  • Minimum of 2 years of engineering experience in an automotive or related industry
  • Experience with data analysis and the associated tools
  • Ability to root cause complex problems
  • High level of communication and interpersonal skills to work independently and effectively with others, and ability to establish Peer Relationships
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and ability to operate test vehicles

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Computer Science
  • Experience with vehicle or component development, integration and diagnostics
  • Understanding of the use of vehicle instrumentation and data acquisition systems
  • Simulink, MATLAB & Python tool/script development proficiency
  • Experience with simulation, HIL, and mathematical modeling

About GM

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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

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