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Connected Eco System Validation Engineer - ENG0033472

Warren (Tech Ctr), Michigan, US

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Position summary

Candidate will be a Global technical leader in the Connected Infotainment/Telematics Product space within GM. This position requires knowledge of connected infotainment/Telematics systems, Back-Office systems and vehicle electrical architecture (i.e. the End to End (E2E) Eco system). Candidate will have an opportunity to advance GM global validation landscape and will be playing a key role to transform validation methodologies from End to End perspective. Candidate will be a single point of contact to ensure flawless vehicle and back-office integration for all current and future connected systems. Candidate will need to exercise and apply both independent and team approaches working across organizations in a creative, robust, efficient manner while under general guidance and direction from Manager.


Major Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Lead Cross-Functional E2E Infotainment/Telematics Feature Validation
  • Work as a key GPD validation contact for interactions with GCCX/Back-Office and GM Validation with regards to Infotainment and Telematics; Interface with GCCX/Back-Office to include the backend enablers into telematics/infotainment validation
  • Work closely with and be knowledgeable about GCCX/Back-Office & the vehicle engineering teams’ efforts to address questions about new E2E connected feature development and implementation timelines
  • Plan, define and drive global, E2E in-region Infotainment validation execution to ensure flawless launch of new connected features/functions
  • Track upcoming Back-Office release, IT change requests and new feature content rollout to assess vehicle validation impacts
  • Review Back-Office requirements (i.e. Stories/Narratives) and work with appropriate LSVEs/SVEs/STEs to ensure that vehicle validation impacts are understood and incorporated in to CGs
  • Work with LSVEs/SVEs/STEs to ensure that validation execution is on track and help clear any roadblocks from back office perspective
  • Provide consultation and technical direction to personnel in global regions outside North America who work in the domains of Connected Infotainment/Telematics Services
  • Support Validation bench setup and planning activities as required
  • Mentor and coach GPD validation team in all aspects of connected Infotainment/Telematics domain validation
  • Escalate and lead mission critical connected issues globally to bring them to a solution




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Required/Desired Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of successful connected telematics/infotainment experience, including direct knowledge and "hands on" involvement in the launch and delivery of Global infotainment products and working knowledge of industry standard Infotainment and Telematics systems
  • Knowledge of practices and methods used to validate End-to-End connected systems
  • Working knowledge of major automotive subsystems and Back-Office protocols
  • Strong appetite for technical leadership in a very diverse, fast-paced product environment with significant visibility
  • Understanding of roles and responsibilities of interfacing counterparts primarily in Validation, GCCX, and Back-Office
  • Ability to identify and remove roadblocks and lead cross-functional teams and achieve substantial results without administrative authority
  • Self- Motivated and able to work effectively independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent organizational and people skills across all levels of employment; Comfortable and professional engagement with senior leadership levels
  • This position requires the legal ability to operate a motor vehicle on a regular basis

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