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Software Platform Engineer



  • Work with internal, Tier 1 and Tier 2 software engineers to consistently deploy GM’s AUTOSAR Strategy
  • Generate and publish specifications for both internal and external users
  • Establish and maintain a working knowledge of AUTOSAR standards and POSIX-based operating systems
  • Evaluate new concepts by analysis or prototyped implementation prior to deployment
  • Represent General Motors’ interests in AUTOSAR subgroups as needed
  • Communicate Software Architecture and other Electrical Architecture topics to a broad user community
  • Lead and/or support troubleshooting of issues in deploying Adaptive AUTOSAR software stacks and GM-defined software components
  • Participate in reviews to ensure requirements and guidelines are being met
  • Travel as required

Additional Description


  • Bachelors of Electrical, Computer, or Software Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Working knowledge of POSIX-based operating systems (e.g. QNX, Linux, etc.)
  • High level of interpersonal communication skills (written and oral).
  • Able to work independently with high degree of initiative
  • Understanding of software/hardware design and their failure modes
  • Understanding of engineering theory and operation principles of mechanical/electrical mechanisms
  • High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual and difficult
  • Knowledge of computer software as it pertains to engineering
  • Knowledge and experience with serial data communication protocols

Desired Skills

  • Masters of Electrical, Computer, or Software Engineering
  • 3 years of automotive experience
  • Understanding of service-oriented communication protocols (SOME/IP, DDS, REST, etc.)
  • Experience in developing desktop tool or full stack applications using object-oriented programming is a plus
  • Experience with Agile Product Development
  • Knowledge of vehicle electrical systems
  • Proven history of troubleshooting capability
  • Knowledge of design, development and test engineering, manufacturing and assembly operations, engineering processes and procedures

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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