General Motors Transmission Software Controls Engineer - GPS0001238 in Milford, Michigan

Role Summary

The Transmission Software Controls Engineer is responsible for designing control strategies that support new transmission and driveline concepts that deliver on GM’s goal of World’s Best Powertrains. Work deliverables include requirements definition, control algorithm development using plant models and/or hardware, in-vehicle calibration and demonstration, and production software design and release. Creative people are encouraged to join a strong team focused on leading-edge technology development.

Key Responsibilities

Design/develop new concepts for transmission control algorithms to support new powertrain systems

Optimize algorithm design through modeling, simulation, data collection, and analysis

Calibrate newly developed algorithm features/functions for performance demonstrations

Document findings in engineering reports

Design, Implement, Test and Release software for production controller integration

Communicate, coordinate, and consult with engineering departments and customers

Stay abreast of new technology and competitive products

Required Skills and Experience

BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer

Science or equivalent

Creative thinking skills

Demonstrated ability in Controls technology

High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual and difficult

High level of interpersonal skills to work independently and effectively in a team environment

Experience in software programming in C/C++

High level of oral and written communication skills

Experience with in-vehicle instrumentation systems and data analysis

Preferred Skills and Experience

Powertrain controls experience

Powertrain calibration experience

Transmission operational knowledge

Small group leadership experience

Experience with Matlab/Simulink/Stateflow

Experience in engineering theory and principles of operation of mechatronic control systems

Graduate Engineering degree

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or protected veteran status.