Find Your Dream Job Today

Our mission is to help high-achieving LGBTQ+ undergraduates reach their full potential.

Senior Software Developer, Body & HVAC Systems

General Motors

General Motors

Software Engineering
Warren, MI, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 1, 2024

Job Description

Work Arrangement​​:

Hybrid: This role is categorized as hybrid. This means the successful candidate is expected to report to GM Global Technical Center, Warren, MI, three times per week, at minimum.

The role:

Vehicle Mechatronics Embedded Controls (VMEC) is responsible for designing, developing, and deploying the embedded controls and software for all vehicle systems and components that manage vehicle motion, occupant access, position, protection, vision & visibility, and comfort.

The successful candidates will join Agile Scrum teams of approximately 10 members, responsible for developing Body Controls software & controls for all GM vehicles produced globally! Our Scrum teams work in an Agile framework and are responsible for Requirements, Software Development, and Testing & Verification. The primary role of the successful candidates will be Software Development and Test. Our team is collaborative, has a strong Agile culture, and will afford you the opportunity to work as part of a fun group whose product spans the entire GM portfolio!

What You’ll Do:

Work as part of an Agile Scrum team that develops embedded automotive control systems. Based on expertise, we are searching for a number of roles across occupant access, position, protection, vision & visibility, and comfort teams. Your responsibilities will include:

  • As a Senior Software Developer, guiding technical architecture and design of large and complex software implementations

  • Provide leadership and technical mentorship to junior developers, and serve as a reviewer of their designs

  • Working together with Product Owners, Testers, and other developers, using methods like Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) and Test-Driven Development (TDD), create and implement Features for GM’s next generation of EV and ICE vehicles

  • You’ll be required to create and integrate software in either MATLAB Simulink models, adhering to modeling / software / autocoding best practices, or hand-coded C, with some flexibility to choose implementation methods

  • Create or modify Unit test cases and Multicomponent test cases to ensure thorough software testing, and execute model/code equivalences testing

  • Participate in the Agile Team and Agile ceremonies as required

  • Interface with GM internal teams – Calibrators, Vehicle Integration Teams, etc.

    Additional Job Description

    Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications)​​:

    • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Mechatronics, Software, Electrical, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or other equivalent Engineering Degree required

    • Minimum 5+ years of embedded software development experience; prior working experience with GM or other automotive software standards, test procedures and build processes in particular

    • Experience with writing and debugging C code and/or MATLAB Simulink/Stateflow and/or Rational Rhapsody

    • Experience with software configuration management processes and tools (e.g. Git Ecosystem) preferred

    • Individually motivated; Scrum Team members are expected to pursue their goals with a high degree of independence and motivation

    • Prior experience working in Agile / Scrum / SAFe is an asset, but not required

    • Good oral and written communication skills are required, and high level of interpersonal skills to work effectively in a geographically dispersed team

    • Ability to manage time and meet deliverable timing is critical

    • Experience in any of the domains noted above an asset but not required (occupant access, position, protection, vision & visibility, and comfort/HVAC)

    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

    GM is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. GM is committed to providing a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and advancing equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, all practices and decisions relating to terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment are made without regard to an individual's protected characteristics. For purposes of this policy, “protected characteristics" include an individual's actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, weight, height, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at Careers.Accommodations@GM.com 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.​