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Sensing Software Engineer – Embedded Development - Software Defined Vehicle

Description

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 days per week.

Do you imagine a world of zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion? We do. We place our customers at the center of everything we do, and we are creating vehicles that move humanity to that goal. To reach this ambitious goal we need to create a modern vehicle computing platform that is capable to integrate all the advanced features like active safety, driving assistance systems, infotainment, connectivity, and vehicle motion. This new platform shall seamlessly connect in-vehicle computing controls with cloud and edge computing resources. Join the Software Defined Vehicle (SDV) organization today!

We are looking for a high-performing Sensing Software Engineer who is responsible for leading the development of the embedded sensing software for online/offline sensor calibration/alignment that meet ASIL level functional safety.  This person will involve rapid prototyping, specifying requirements, evaluation of designs, analysis, development, testing of advanced sensing functions as a part of AV and active safety development projects where creativity and initiative are involved as well as a high level of independent judgment. The engineer will exercise technical direction over engineering support personnel in development of these systems.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop AV and active safety sensing embedded software and enables sensing calibration/alignment technologies that will integrate into a targeted vehicle application, which include developing software and use cases

  • Work on different sensors such as camera, LiDAR, radar, GNSS/IMU etc.

  • Work closely with Research and Development, software developers, validation engineers, HMI engineers, network engineers and suppliers to develop methods / algorithms / tools to support features

  • Provide technical leadership on the AV and active safety features to personnel supporting the assigned project

  • Support the development of sensing software requirements

  • Lead test driven development cycles and maintain high fidelity of code base

  • Work with program team to understand integration tasks and timings


Additional Description

Basic Qualifications:

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

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in embedded AV software development

  • Proficient in Python and C++

  • Understanding of Object Orientated Programming

  • Understanding of Embedded systems and Real Time Operating Systems

  • High level of interpersonal skills to work independently and effectively with others

  • High level analytical ability where problems are unusual and complex

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s in Computer Science, Robotics, Electrical Engineering or other related fields

  • 5 years of experience in sensing software production implementation

  • Automotive safety critical electronics experience

  • Solid knowledge and understanding of at least one of the following domains:

    • computer vision: feature extraction/matching, SLAM, SFM, VO/VIO, multi-view geometry

    • point cloud: feature extraction, registration

    • state estimation: Bayesian modeling, signal process, KF/EKF, factor-graph, nonlinear optimization, statistical sampling

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

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