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Physical Test Property Lead Engineer


Onsite: This position requires an employee to be onsite on a full time basis

The Role 

Lead the design and maintenance of the Physical Test properties (CVF) which are used by the VIP Software Integration Team to lead the integration work on GVDP 7.0 & 5.7 cadence programs. This position is also responsible to maintain integration and preproduction fleet properties and ensure are test ready during the development cycle.


  • Coordination of update of properties and ensuring they are test ready

  • Leading CVF build activities

  • dSpace harness design and maintenance

  • Coordinate wiring rework/build and maintenance

  • Enable Engineering Software testing on CVF

  • Provide guidance and leadership for FIE/SIE team

  • Manage schedule and updates for the testing properties

  • Lead peer reviews of deliverables (model, specification, test cases, etc.)

  • Promote and improve process and standards adherence

  • Adhere to all safety precautions and requirements, and treat safety as the top priority during all work activities

  • Provide support to other specialists for root cause analysis

  • Strong ability to expertly capture and analyze empirical data.

  • Design Tests to efficiently find opportunities for design improvements

  • Identify and document system vulnerabilities and craft mitigation action plans; track corrective actions

  • Provide, communicate, and support common best practices among the software community.

  • Support vehicle software updates if users need support flashing software

  • Identify preliminary root cause and system impacts for sw/cal issues from bench or vehicle development.

  • Ensure safe test-ready vehicles by identifying VeSCoM level is valid.

Additional Description


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Math, Physics, or Computer Science

  • 2+ years of technical knowledge and ability in relevant engineering disciplines (e.g. Software, Calibration, Control Theory)

  • Strong understanding of major automotive systems and subsystems

  • Experience with and/or knowledge of relevant technologies (e.g. EPS, Adv. Suspension Controls, Cybersecurity, FlexRay, AUTOSAR, Electrification Controls)

  • Experience or knowledge of relevant tools (e.g.: Matlab, Simulink, Vector, Intrepid)

  • Understanding of vehicle instrumentation and data acquisition systems

  • Demonstrate high level of analytical ability, communication and interpersonal skills required to build relationships with team members and customers to solve problems and resolve issues

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and assignments with medium level of autonomy and high accountability for results

  • Demonstrated ability in project management skills

Desired Skills

  • 5+ years of technical knowledge and ability in relevant engineering disciplines (e.g. Software, Calibration, Control Theory)

  • Software Controls/wiring experience

  • In-depth knowledge of requirements engineering process (FMEA, Preliminary Hazard Analyses)

  • In-depth knowledge of system reliability, safety, monitoring, and diagnostic technologies and processes

  • In-depth knowledge of embedded software development, testing and associated tools

  • Experience with Global B Architecture (i.e. ISO 14229, Cybersecurity, Ethernet)

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

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.