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Technical Fellow – System on Chip Design Architect

  • Austin / Milford / Phoenix / Sunnyvale / Warren
  • Engineering
  • Full Time
  • Added
  • JR-000080067


This is a Hybrid Position which does not require you to be on-site full-time. This role enables you to work at a GM facility as required and off-site as needed.


  • Lead the enterprise level consolidation of software development and subsystem performance objectives to establish enterprise silicon requirements roadmap.
  • Network with industry leaders and ecosystem partners to align leading-edge technologies to target silicon architecture, assuring GM’s market competitive advantage.  Serve as enterprise subject matter expert for GPU/NPU/CPU, machine learning and memory architecture trends across competition and industry.
  • Define silicon microarchitecture including IP selection, interface and packaging requirements, target die size, power/performance requirements, physical design objectives.  Conduct tradeoff analyses to ensure scalable solution set which meets requirements is defined and communicated to execution team.  This includes core, accelerator, power/performance, memory, safety, cybersecurity strategies.
  • Establish chip level verification requirements and guide technical staff on PCB design and performance evaluation software development
  • Lead partnership establishment with IP vendors and design partners to enable execution of leading-edge designs
  • Collaborate closely with corporate development team to develop business case driven enterprise investment strategies to manage technology and systemic production gaps.
  • Lead communications with senior executives to establish consensus on strategic partnership and investment plans.
  • Lead our company’s technical talent capability development strategy across related functions.  Identify capability development opportunities and collaborate with department director and Engineering Group Leaders to recruit component design, application, and manufacturing process level technical expertise.
  • Lead component level technical specialists in development of semiconductor design standard work, ensuring process, supplier development & requirements documentation quality alignment across the semiconductor engineering space.

Additional Description

Qualifications – Required

  • MS in Electrical, Computer, Chemical Engineering or Computer Science
  • 10+ years experience in silicon design and fabrication including architecture definition, IP design and configuration, digital, analog, analysis and verification, wafer fabrication, semiconductor qualification, and performance evaluation
  • Strong experience with one or more of the following computing technologies: x86, ARM, ISP technologies, GPU/NPU for artificial intelligence applications
  • Exceptional collaboration skillset; demonstrated exceptional ability for working across functional and organizational boundaries
  • Proven exceptional industry engagement & network development experience
  • Proven exceptional supplier partnership and technical capability development including major computing and communications chipset vendors and fabs, strong knowledge of industry trends and silicon roadmaps

Qualifications – Preferred

  • Direct technical people leader and skillset development experience
  • Relevant Awarded Patent(s) and/or Publication(s)

About GM

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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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