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Chassis Controls Domain Architect

Company: General Motors
Location: Warren
Posted on: January 15, 2022

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 1-3 times per week
    The Role

    The Chassis Controls Domain Architect Role represents a challenging leadership position within Electrical Controls Division related to the development and launch of electrical architecture solutions. This position is responsible for creating, communicating , managing various types of subsystems integration. The role contains a high level of responsibility with limited formal authority, providing excellent opportunities for developing and honing the skill of influencing others. In addition, these positions include a high level of written and oral communication with higher levels of leadership such as directors and executives.

    • Coordinate the electrical system design execution over Chassis Controls Domain to support multiple product variants within multiple model years and multiple programs .
    • Execute the evaluation ofpartitioning topology) scenarios and ultimatelyestablish the design direction for the functions set withinthe family of Global Electrical Architectures.
    • Ensure the Advanced Driver Assistance Subsystems functions and interfaces are defined and designed in adherence to engineering standard work for the purpose of on-time high quality delivery of GM Electrical Architecture Core .
    • Act as a product manager and primary interface with customers (e.g. Subsystems Engineers , Network Design Engineers and Software Engineers) and development partners (e.g. calibration teams, validation teams, or suppliers) over the Architecture Artifacts; includes tracking and reporting status of deliverables.
    • Oversee and approvecreation ofphysical and logical interface design artifacts mechanizations that capture the established direction. Participate in creation of these artifacts as needed to maintain established timelines.
    • Drive alignmentand ensurecompliance withestablishedElectrical Architecture core technical strategies for solutions managed by theglobal component stakeholderswithin the Domainarea
    • Identify opportunities to further optimize the system by repartitioning controls across organizational or otherwise conventional boundaries.
    • Drive discussions to challenge necessary paradigms and develop business cases for realization where appropriate.
    • Identify opportunities to further optimize the system by repartitioning controls across organizational or otherwise conventional boundaries. Drive discussions to challenge necessary paradigms and develop business cases for realization where appropriate.
    • Lead and support continuous process improvements, best practices, lessons learned, and quality improvement initiatives.
    • Provides technical leadership ensuring issue resolution and appropriate technical direction for artifacts of responsibility.
    • Train, coach, mentor other team members in areas of strong competency.
      Additional Job Description

      • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Electrical preferred), Math, Physics, or Computer Science
      • 2+ years of experience in a related field: Chassis System Engineering embedded controls (Brakes/Suspension/Steering/ Driveline) development and Electrical Controls Integration (architecture diagrams, designs, and implementation plans) leading or collaborating with subsystem and component
      • Strong understanding of key imperatives, hardware / software implementation complexities, and integration challenges related to Electrical Architecture decisions
      • Ability to lead global cross-functional teams and organize complex information within softly defined boundaries
      • Ability to drive towards decisions and gain consensus as needed to maintain development schedules
      • Strong awareness of automotive industry trends for Electrical System design
      • Demonstrated proficiency in project management skills
      • Communicating Powerfully and Prolifically including a high level of oral and written communication skills
      • Solves Problems and Analyzes Issues particularly where the problems are unusual and complex
      • Dealing with Ambiguity
        Desired Skills
        • DFSS Black Belt Certification
        • Scaled Agile Framework training and certifications
        • Prior experience in negotiating
        • Prior experience in releasing parts to production
        • Demonstrated ability to work in a Global environment
        • MBSE experience
        • Electrification Recovering Brake Systems
          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.

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