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System Integration 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 GM facility or off-site as frequently as needed or desired. This position requires an employee to be onsite 1-3 days per week.

Are you interested in being a part of a team that is redefining how we interact with our vehicles today? Our Software Defined Vehicle (SDV) is reimagining our vehicle intelligence platform. This platform, Ultifi, will help enable the frequent and seamless delivery of software-defined features, apps and services to customers over the air. It offers the potential for more cloud-based services, faster software development and new opportunities to increase customer loyalty.

We are looking for a high-performing System Integration Engineer who is responsible for leading the integration of AV and active safety with system ground-truthing (high performance and high accuracy) efforts in sensing, sensor alignment, localization, and/or mapping functions. This will involve rapid prototyping, system integration, evaluation of designs, analysis, and testing of advanced 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. Exercises technical direction over engineering support personnel in development of these systems. Consults with supervisor and peers as required.


  • Develops AV and active safety ground-truthing systems for sensing, sensor alignment, localization, and/or mapping functions. Responsible for system performance, software implementation and integration

  • Strong focus on camera, RADAR and LiDAR technologies with sensor processing and alignment

  • Strong focus on high performance/accuracy on sensor alignment, localization, and mapping development.

  • Works closely with Research and Development, software developers, validation engineers, HMI engineers, network engineers and suppliers to develop methods / algorithms / tools to support ground-truthing system integration

  • Lead or support advance technical work that develops new technologies on sensing and sensor alignment, localization and mapping ground-truthing capabilities

  • Supports the development of ground-truthing system requirements

  • Communicates, coordinates, and consults with engineering departments and customers

  • Stays informed of new technology and competitive products

Additional Description


  • BS in Electrical/Electronic/Computer Engineering/Computer Science

  • 2+ years of professional software development and integration experience

  • Proficient in Python, C or C++

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

  • High level analytical ability where problems are unusual and complex

Desired Skills

  • Master’s degree in Electrical, Electronics, Computer or Computer Science Engineering

  • 5+ years of professional software development experience

  • Knowledge of sensing, sensor alignment, localization and/or mapping development

  • Knowledge of machine vision camera systems, machine learning, Image de-warping, stitching

  • DFMEA training

  • DFSS Certification

  • Specific knowledge of image processing, camera, radar, lidar processing and functions

  • Automotive safety critical electronics experience is a plus #LI-KD1

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

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.