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System Capability Engineer - Driver State - 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 GM facility or off-site as frequently as needed or desired. This position requires an employee to be onsite monthly.

We are influencing the transformation of future transportation with ADAS and Automated Driving! Are you ready to make a difference at GM? The System Capability Engineering Team is passionate about defining, integrating, and testing of Advanced Automated Driving systems and is looking for a System Capability Engineer to help us lead and manage the development and validation of automated driving technologies specific to driver monitoring.

In this position, you will have the chance to support our Software Defined Vehicle (SDV) strategy, work at the intersection of hardware, software and automated driving technology, define, develop and execute the Driver State capability for ADAS features and have a hand in the early stages of GM`s next generation vehicles.  We are looking for highly energetic thinkers who are addicted to attention to detail and possess the ability of systems and design thinking.

If you love the idea of shared accountability, comfortable with a dynamic work environment, and have a passion for changing the world of mobility and transportation, we are looking for you!

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate with, or lead, multi-functional development team discussions with software teams, validation teams, functional safety teams, capability domains, and key partners to ensure alignment with peers and downstream customers.

  • Analyze and negotiate Driver State Capability related requirements with internal and external stakeholders throughout product development and integration; focus on Capability and Systems performance and lead technical solutions.

  • Be the hands-on end to end capability owner that will test and triage System level capabilities in simulation and in-vehicle on closed course and real-world scenarios.

  • Ability to handle agile development approach and quick, fast-paced changes that enable customer facing improvements.

  • Effective communication of issues and support the ability to solve problems and prioritize/balance workload as they arise.

  • Apply solid technical understanding, critical reasoning, and a structured approach to solving problems in both familiar and unfamiliar domains.

  • Contribute to the development of System DFMEA and the allocation of identified failure modes to execution teams.

  • Represent the team globally as a key stakeholder to the feature/product.

Additional Description

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Physics, Math, Computer Science or related technical degree.

  • 3 or more years of experience with automotive or other electronic modules and/or systems engineering

  • Demonstrated proficiency in writing and comprehending software and hardware requirements.

  • Effectively handle multiple priorities while maintaining a dedication to the tasks at hand

  • Strong technical leadership skills and an ability to work in a highly collaborative environment.

  • Cumulative travel requirements of 2 to 6 weeks a year.

Preferred Skills:

  • Understanding of major automotive vehicle systems such as Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS), Vehicle Dynamics, Automotive Networks, Propulsion, Infotainment (HMI) etc.

  • Experience in performing system and component level DFMEAs.

  • Design/Development of safety critical systems/components (ISO26262)

  • Experience in automotive product release and specification process.

  • Post graduate degrees are preferred.

  • Experience with processing large amounts of information, identifying multiple parameters, interdependencies and inconsistencies to provide both high-level systems overview and deep domain expertise.

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.