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General Motors

Staff System Engineer - Embedded Infrastructure Software Platform

Warren, MI


Ultifi is GM's end-to-end vehicle software platform that will allow for frequent over-the-air software updates, seamless cloud-connectivity and vehicle-to-everything communication. A portion of this architecture is based on the AUTOSAR Consortium Classic Platform which provides a foundation for implementing all that Ultifi has to offer. We are looking for knowledgeable software engineers with experience in designing, building, and configuring infrastructure software to help Ultifi reach its full potential.

  • Work with internal, Tier 1 and Tier 2 software engineers to consistently deploy GM's infrastructure software strategy
  • Generate and publish specifications for both internal and external users
  • Evaluate new concepts by analysis or prototyped implementation prior to deployment
  • Develop test cases to improve requirement quality and enable quick feedback for agile implementation iterations
  • Establish and maintain a working knowledge of AUTOSAR standards
  • Represent General Motors' interests in AUTOSAR subgroups as needed
  • Communicate Software Architecture and other Electrical Architecture topics to a broad user community
  • Lead and/or support troubleshooting of issues in deploying AUTOSAR software stacks and GM-defined software components
  • Participate in reviews to ensure requirements and guidelines are being met

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Additional Description


  • Bachelors of Electrical, Computer, or Software Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge and experience with mechatronic infrastructure features in the areas of serial data protocols, diagnostics, cybersecurity, hardware layer interaction, etc.
  • Deep understanding of UDP, TCP/IP, DoIP, Time Sync, Service Discovery and other Ethernet Protocols
  • Experience with service-oriented communication protocols (SOME/IP, DDS, REST, etc.)
    Working knowledge of the AUTOSAR Standard
  • Understanding of embedded software/hardware design and their failure modes
  • Understanding of engineering theory and operation principles of mechanical/electrical mechanisms
  • High level of interpersonal communication skills (written and oral).
    Able to work independently with high degree of initiative
  • High level of analytical ability in handling complicated and unusual challenges

Desired Skills

  • Masters of Electrical, Computer, or Software Engineering.
  • 10-15 years of software experience.
  • Experience in deploying service-oriented architectures for production
  • Experience with Agile
  • Product Development.
  • Knowledge of vehicle electrical systems.
  • Proven history of troubleshooting capability.
  • Knowledge of design, development and test engineering, manufacturing and assembly operations, engineering processes and procedures.

Hybrid: This role is categorized as hybrid. This means the successful candidate is expected to report onsite at the GM Global Technical Center - Cole Engineering Center Podiumor, Warren GPS - Warren GPS (CL) or Milford Proving Ground three times per week, at minimum or other frequency dictated by the business.

  • Compensation: The expected base compensation for this role is : $130,100 - $215,600 . 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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Client-provided location(s): Warren, MI, USA
Job ID: General_Motors-JR-202402772
Employment Type: Full Time

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Adoption Leave
    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Casual Dress
    • Happy Hours
    • On-Site Cafeteria
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Stock Purchase Program
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Internship Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Woman founded/led
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)

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