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Senior Software Developer - Infotainment Simulation

General Motors

General Motors

Software Engineering
Warren, MI, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Job Description

The Software Defined Vehicle will increase the vehicle’s compute capability, be connected, and allow for faster software development cycles. As a Software Simulation Developer, you will be on the forefront of realistic automotive software-in-the-loop simulation environments creating highly optimized, largely automated, high-fidelity vehicles on demand which are capable of running thousands of simultaneous scenarios on cloud compute.

The simulations support algorithm development and validation of the Software Defined Vehicle architecture and protocols as well as algorithm development of hands-free driving in all situations, active safety features, in-vehicle Infotainment, and embedded control among others. The main areas of focus are controller virtualization, bus communication, optimization, HMI, and sensor modelling. You will be working cross-collaboratively with many teams to integrate these systems into a wider CI/CD toolchain and data analytics pipeline.

Hybrid: This role is categorized as hybrid. This means the successful candidate is expected to report onsite at the GM Global Technical Center - Sloan Engineering Center at least three times per week minimum or other frequency dictated by the business. This job may be eligible for relocation benefits.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work within an Agile environment to define, plan, and analyze user-stories to meet the team’s strategic objectives
  • Combine engineering analysis with strong computer science fundamentals to create accurate high fidelity simulation platforms to allow developers to test development controller code
  • Work collaboratively with multiple teams to deliver end-to-end products and features, seeing them through from conception to delivery with a focus on (internal) customer ease-of-use
  • Design and implement a virtual controller environment for Android developers, QNX developers, and HMI developers within a larger vehicle simulation environment
  • Ensure deliverables are complete as per milestones with excellence
  • Identify and implement areas of efficiency to the process and the product when scaling up
  • Investigate simulation integration problems and provides technical input in problem resolution
  • Maintain technical documentation to reflect accurate and current production installations
  • Learn new technical concepts and practices quickly and apply them across multiple types of applications and software

Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Software, Computer Engineering or Computer Science
  • 5+ years of working experience with C++
  • 3+ years of working experience with Android development
  • Knowledge of containerization, virtual machines, orchestration, and integration to a CI/CD pipeline
  • Experience with object-oriented programming, modern design patterns and writing scalable reusable code
  • Extensive experience with the full software development lifecycle (software requirements, design, coding, verification, support)
  • Knowledge of performance optimization techniques and memory management for Android applications
  • Knowledge of Python or other scripting languages
  • Experience working on large volumes of data in a real-time, or faster than real-time, discrete environment
  • Knowledge of digital signal processing, timing, scheduling, and multi-threaded programming
  • Experience working with Scrum/Agile software development process and tools
  • Familiar with High Performance Computers, Cloud Compute and/or GPU Programming an asset
  • Familiarity with Camera, LiDAR, and Radar automotive sensors an asset
  • Able to work in a team as well as independently
  • Must possess excellent communication skills

Additional Job Description

GM DOES NOT PROVIDE IMMIGRATION-RELATED SPONSORSHIP FOR THIS ROLE. DO NOT APPLY FOR THIS ROLE IF YOU WILL NEED GM IMMIGRATION SPONSORSHIP (e.g., H-1B, TN, STEM OPT, etc.) NOW OR IN THE FUTURE.

Compensation: The compensation information is a good faith estimate only. It is based on what a successful applicant might be paid in accordance with applicable state laws. The compensation may not be representative for positions located outside of New York, Colorado, California, or Washington

  • Compensation: The expected base compensation for this role is: $93,400 - $149,200 Actual base compensation within the identified range will vary based on factors relevant to the position.
  • Bonus Potential: An incentive pay program offers payouts based on company performance, job level, and individual performance.
  • Benefits: GM offers a variety of health and wellbeing benefit programs. Benefit options include medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement savings plan, sickness and accident benefits, life insurance, paid vacation & holidays.

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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.

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