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Senior Systems Development Engineer - SDV


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 Detroit GM facility or off-site as frequently as needed or desired. This position requires an employee to be onsite  every other week.

The Software Defined Vehicle (SDV) team supports the definition, design, and development of continuously improving mobility services. SDV is the vehicle intelligence platform that will underpin all our future innovations across a wide range of technological advancements, including EVs and expanded automated driving! As part of the SDV team, the Infotainment Systems Engineering is advancing the sophistication of vehicle infotainment systems at every level of functionality and design. We are developing alluring intuitive systems that augment driver awareness, improve occupant safety, and elevate the traveler experience.

As a Senior Systems Development Engineer, you will work within the Integration Engineering, Serviceability, and Operations (IESO) team to build and sustain groundbreaking end-to-end systems. These systems will support the simulation of voice interaction interfaces and associated environmental conditions, application performance data collection and analytics, virtual hardware in the loop validation products and services, sustain of Over The Air (OTA) technology innovations, and early phase technology demonstrations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with leads, project managers and engineering teams to identify, reproduce, capture data and logs, and assist with the root cause of hardware and software issues

  • Implement technology infrastructure components to enable the development and sustain of technology services

  • Complete testing on developed and deployed software packages to ensure that reporting tools and log analysis capabilities are credible

  • Work as technical interface between the extended software development teams and execution, release, and program teams

  • Report and log issues into a defect tracking system, including trace files and vital steps to recreate

  • Serve as a support organization for the development team by assisting with activities such as environment automation, issue reproduction, performance trend analytics, etc.

  • Develop tools, database repositories, and ETL scripts to support aforementioned activities

  • Implement, communicate, and support standard methodologies among IESO services community

Additional Description

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 10 years of Linux OS implementation/administration, tuning, and customization experience

  • Minimum of 10 years Ethernet networking and distributed computing system development

  • 5 years of Compute Hardware infrastructure implementation and sustain operations

  • Scripting language expertise in Perl and/or Python

  • Expertise in data mining using SQL

  • Cybersecurity and firewall / NAT rule implementation

  • Excellent communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science or related technical degree

  • 15 years of related experience

  • Understanding of cloud-based systems and Cyber security experience

  • DFSS Black Belt certification

  • Completed SAFe training certifications as Practitioner and/or Agilist

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 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.