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Software Engineer Linux / Android - SDV


The Software Defined Vehicle (SDV) team supports the definition, design, and development of continuously improving mobility services. SDV is a new vehicle intelligence platform that will underpin all our future innovations across a wide range of technological advancements, including EVs and expanded automated driving. This means that you can potentially put a fingerprint on the vehicles that drive down the road! This space is ripe with technical leadership opportunities for advanced technology development, as well as the ability to provide mentorship for new employees. You can flex your teamwork muscles as you will be tasked with working with several other areas of engineering, Cloud computing, 5G / MEC / Edge computing, and the business.

Our Ultifi Services team works in the Linux ecosystem, building in-vehicle services to implement a scalable Software Defined Vehicle (SDV) platform and functional vehicle services. Linux / Android based system level services development for features like IPC communication, vehicle to Cloud communications, video processing, security implementation, diagnostics, debugging and logging, all within the Electronic Control Systems (ECU) of vehicle like Infotainment ECU. The Ultifi Services team designs and develops the all the vehicle intelligence within the vehicle across all vehicle functions. These services will also use the 5G / MEC infrastructure and AI/ML on the Cloud. We build high quality Ultifi services software which is foundational to move General Motors towards an industry first intelligent and responsive Software Defined Vehicle.

Responsibilities as a SDV/Ultifi Services Engineer, you’ll

  • Help design, develop and debug Linux / Android services which run on the ECU systems of the vehicle

  • Interact and implement functional interfaces for all the electronic control units (ECUs) on the vehicle

  • Design and develop services that connect to 5G / MEC Edge compute, Cloud and corporate data centers

  • implement new vehicle services that support new features in the vehicle, support the UI / App teams implementing new features with SDV functional interfaces

  • Performance test / validate new SDV / Ultifi vehicle services that become the foundation for engineers across General Motors to develop vehicle content

Additional Description

Basic Requirements:

  • 2+ years of professional software design and development experience

  • 2+ years Embedded Linux design and development experience

  • BS, or MS in EE/CE/CS, or the equivalent in experience with evidence of exceptional ability

  • Proficiency in Java, Kotlin, Python, and/or C++

  • Excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills on a bench / emulator / simulator

  • Experience working in real-time embedded environments preferred

  • Experience with multi-threaded, concurrent, and asynchronous software design and development

  • Distributed systems, queueing, and messaging experience a plus

  • Experience working with large code bases, developing entirely new code and maintaining existing code, within a CI/CD environment, over multiple model years

  • Strong working experience in Kubernetes including K8s cluster, network, services, App Gateway(ingress) and Docker

  • Strong knowledge of Cloud networking i.e. VNET, Subnet, DNS, Load Balancer, including troubleshooting, diagnostics

  • Prior knowledge working with AWS, Azure or GCP Cloud based services, AI/ML tools is preferred

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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