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Program Manager – Vehicle Intelligence Platform (VIP) Special Projects


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

The Role

The Vehicle Intelligence Platform (VIP) Special Project Team is a group of motivated, independent individuals that plan and execute unique tasks to support the VIP Mechatronic Platform Execution Team. Projects can vary in complexity and execution time and always deliver value. Program Managers on the VIP Special Project Team are typically assigned to multiple projects (2 to 3) simultaneously. Team members are responsible for framing the scope and appropriate schedule for their individual projects. Success is measured by how well project goals are met and if tasks are completed on time. Program Managers are expected to communicate seamlessly with multiple levels of leadership, as well as peers within and external to the VIP Mechatronic Platform Execution Team.


  • Plan and execute projects related to VIP with excellence

  • Facilitate meetings to support organizational and project goals

  • Stay knowledgeable on VIP architecture strategic plans

  • Manage technology roadmaps related to VIP architectures and all components

  • Embrace an agile mentality by adapting to change quickly

Additional Description


  • Bachelors of Science degree in Engineering, Math, Physics, or Computer Science

  • 2+ years of relevant experience

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Interpersonal skills to work effectively with others, including global partners

  • In depth knowledge of vehicle development process

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Knowledge of following GM systems/databases

  • Hands on experience with IBM Rational Team Concert (RTC)

  • Analytical and program coordination problem solving skills

  • Understanding of industry standards including Autosar, CAN, LIN, and automotive ethernet

  • Familiarity with Program Management disciplines, including PMBOK (preferred)

Desired Skills

  • Masters of Engineering degree

  • 5+ years of relevant experience

  • Black Belt DFSS Certification


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.