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ADAS Controls System Engineer: Software Architecture

Company: General Motors LLC
Location: Milford
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Hybrid: This position does not require an employee to be on-site 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 monthly.

We are seeking a high-performing ADAS Controls System Engineer who will work on Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Serial Data Software. This role involves mapping signals to software interfaces and working cross-functionally to define the parameters of those signals. This person will implement build and parse software along with doing analysis and support resolution of software defects. The role will allow this individual to become familiar with the overall architecture of our ADAS software components, as it requires communication and coordination with various teams. The role will also require exercising technical direction over engineering support personnel, and regular consultation with appropriate technical specialists and peers as required.


  • Generate build/parse software using different tools and inputs
  • Understand the mapping of signals to software interfaces
  • Work with Controls Technical Specialist and TRB Lead to define the Software Architecture in the Active Safety space
  • Initiate and drive architecture-related changes
  • Handle change requests in the system and with the architecture community to implement your changes into actions
  • Participate in high level discussions with other TRBs where architecture impact is probable
  • Provide guidance as to best practices and provide feedback on suggested alternatives
  • Provide direction to ensure planned changes follow the current architectural methodology
  • Evaluate and root cause issues to identify appropriate engineers that need to be involved
  • Advise on ways to deploy software components across software streams to maximize reuse and isolate change
  • Become familiar with the overall architecture strategy, and work together to ensure a common strategy implementation across the ADAS and GM Product Line

Additional Job Description

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related technical degree
  • Minimum of 2 years of engineering experience
  • Experience in software algorithm design, performance tuning, debugging, documentation, and testing
  • Experience with programming languages (C/C++), operating systems (Unix, Linux, RTOS for embedded system)
  • Knowledgeable about embedded system & software as it pertains to engineering
  • Good business sense, ability to communicate, and a desire to understand customer needs
  • Track record of "getting things done" by managing and leading multiple projects and assignments with a high level of autonomy and accountability for results
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high-change environment with an initiative demonstrated by reaching beyond assigned work to improve output and help others
  • Enthusiasm for solving interesting problem
  • Ability to work in a disciplined software development environment

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Mechanical Engineering with control systems emphasis
  • Experience using protocols and interfaces like CAN, ethernet, flexray, and other network topologies and interfaces
  • Knowledge in Git Ecosystem (GES), Rational Team Concert (RTC), and RSMT (Interface management)

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 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.

Keywords: General Motors LLC, Detroit , ADAS Controls System Engineer: Software Architecture, Other , Milford, Michigan

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