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XiL Application Engineer


Hybrid: This position does not require an employee to be onsite 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 about 3 times per week.

To strengthen our team, we are looking for a XiL Software Engineer to aid in the development of our simulation toolchain for use in our Motorsports program. You will help develop the tools used in operation of Real-Time hardware simulators. Assist in the development of software and hardware solutions for the DiL toolchain. Possess extensive knowledge of developing full stack software solutions. Must include the use of software standard methodologies. Deliver all projects to the highest standards, on time and within budget. 

What you will do:  

  • Play a key role in development of XiL hardware and software

  • Work closely with simulation engineers to develop and build solutions for XiL initiatives

  • Bring new technologies and standards to in house simulation software.

To succeed in this challenging role, we are looking for a graduate profile:   

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related subject area

  • 5 years of highly proven experience gained within an engineering organization 

  • Knowledge of using Dymola/Modelica in a simulation toolchain 

  • Highly analytical, client-oriented, and structured, with excellent relationship and communicative skills 

  • Knowledge of automotive/motorsports hardware systems 

  • Experience with full stack programming from UI to backend system integration 

  • Ability to multi-task in a dynamic, ever changing environment, bringing a strong work ethic and integrity 

Additional Description


  • 5 years of software development in automotive/Motorsport area

  • Experience with Concurrent or dSpace Hardware Real-Time Systems 

  • Strong technical skills with physical hardware systems 

  • Excellent written and verbal skills 

Knowledge of: 

  • Languages: C#, Java, C/C++, SQL, CSS, Javascript/Typescript, Modelica 

  • Applications: Visual Studio, Eclipse, IntelliJ IDEA, Toad for Oracle 

  • Application Server: Tomcat, IIS 

  • Database Systems: MongoDB, Couchbase, MSSQL, Oracle SQL Server 

  • Frameworks: Angular, Mahapps, Vaadin, Spring 

  • Subversioning: Git, TortoiseSVN 

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 . 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.