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Sr. Software Engineer, Sensing System Alignment – SDV

Warren MI General Motors

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 on-site 1-3 days per week.

    Do you imagine a world of zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion? We do. We place our customers at the center of everything we do, and we are creating vehicles that move humanity to that goal. To reach this ambitious goal, we need to create a modern vehicle computing platform that is capable to integrate all the advanced features like active safety, driving assistance systems, infotainment, connectivity, and vehicle motion. This new platform shall seamlessly connect in-vehicle computing controls with cloud and edge computing resources. Join the Software Defined Vehicle (SDV) organization today!

    We are looking for a high-performing Sensing System Software Development Engineer who is responsible for leading the development of AV and active safety advanced sensing features and functions with focus on the sensor alignment.  Will involve rapid prototyping, specifying requirements, evaluation of designs, analysis, development, testing of advanced sensing functions (e.g., sensor alignment) as a part of AV and active safety development projects where creativity and initiative are involved as well as a high level of independent judgment. Exercises technical direction over engineering support personnel in development of these systems. Consults with supervisor and peers as required.


    • Develops AV and active safety feature and software development & implementation and enables sensing system alignment technologies that will integrate into a targeted vehicle application, which include developing software and use cases

    • Strong focus on camera, RADAR and LiDAR technologies with sensor processing and alignment

    • Works closely with Research and Development, software developers, validation engineers, HMI engineers, network engineers and suppliers to develop methods / algorithms / tools to support features

    • Provides technical leadership on the AV and active safety features to personnel supporting the assigned project

    • Lead or support advance technical work that develops new technologies on sensing and sensor alignment functions

    • Supports the development of sensing and system requirements

    • Communicates, coordinates, and consults with engineering departments and customers

    • Stays abreast of new technology and competitive products

    • Travel as needed

Additional Job Description

  • Requirements

    • 2+ years experience in software development, production software implementation

    • Proficient in Python, C, C++

    • Knowledge of sensing and sensor alignment development

    • Knowledge of machine vision camera systems

    • Knowledge of deep learning

    • Knowledge of machine learning, Image de-warping, stitching

    • Understanding of engineering theory and principles of operation of electrical and computer engineering

    Desired Skills

    • 5+ years experience in software development, production software implementation

    • DFMEA training

    • DFSS Certification

    • Master in Electrical / Electronics / Computer Engineering / Computer Science

    • Specific knowledge of image processing, camera, radar, lidar processing and functions

    • Automotive safety critical electronics experience is a plus

    • Experience with GPU’s, FPGA’s, Vector Microprocessors

    • Matlab/Simulink experience #LI-KD1

    FOR GM INTERNAL CANDIDATES: This role is posted at both the 6th and 7th level. The determination by HR and the Hiring Manager as to whether an offer will be lateral or promotional will be based on a candidate’s relevant experience and whether the role will amount to a significant increase in level of responsibility.

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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.

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 at  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.

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