General Motors Lead Infotainment Component Development Engineer - ENG0030407 in Warren, Michigan

Role Summary

The Lead Infotainment Component Development Engineer is responsible for the planning and execution of infotainment test programs; leading suppliers that are contracted to test infotainment components; and designing and integrating infotainment specialty cabling into vehicle wiring harnesses. Exercises a high level of independent judgment. Provides technical and logistical direction to engineering support personnel, and leadership to suppliers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plans, develops, and implements test programs to develop automotive infotainment features and functions
  • Determines schedules and deliverables for suppliers contracted to test infotainment components
  • Directs the ongoing test activities of suppliers contracted to test infotainment components
  • Provides feedback and documentation on issues found in test programs
  • Coordinates communication between component suppliers and test providers
  • Coordinates the acquisition and delivery of infotainment components to various development and validation teams
  • Supports pre-production and production build activities and vehicle ride trips as required
  • Develops routings of infotainment specialty cables
  • Acquires infotainment specialty cables for mule vehicle builds
  • Works with the wiring team to integrate infotainment specialty cables into the vehicle wiring harnesses
  • Plans and directs software and hardware updates to test properties
  • Supports Captured Test Fleet software updates as necessary
  • Supports the build of test bench properties
  • Supports the build of engineering development vehicles
  • Communicates, coordinates, and consults with other engineering departments
  • Participates in PDT meetings
  • Provides direction to other engineering personnel

Required Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years of automotive electrical/electronics/software engineering experience
  • Working knowledge of vehicle serial data communications (CAN, GMLAN, LIN, ETHERNET)
  • In-depth knowledge of requirements engineering process (FMEA, DFSS)
  • In-depth knowledge of verification and validation processed (component-, bench-, vehicle-level)
  • Working knowledge of embedded software development and testing
  • Understanding of hardware design and failure modes
  • Understanding of vehicle safety requirements (e.g., FMVSS, etc.)
  • Results driven individual with high levels of initiative and proactivity
  • High level of oral and written communication skills
  • Exhibits appropriate interpersonal styles and communication methods to work effectively with Global business partners to meet mutual goals
  • High level analytical ability where problems are unusual and complex
  • Demonstrated technical and professional skills in job-related area
  • Demonstrates creativity and initiative as well as a high level of independent judgment.

Preferred Skills and Experience

2+ years experience working with current automotive infotainment systems includingNavigation, GPS, Bluetooth, USB, Speech Recognition, Microphones, Hands-free Processing and Audio Management, Displays and HMI, Camera and Video Management, AM/FM/XM Receivers/Tuners, Internet Apps, incl. Internet Radio, Media Players, Text to Speech, System and Power Management, Phone, Data Carrier, and Data Downloads

Education and Training

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering in one of the following disciplines: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Computer Science, Aeronautical Engineering.
  • Thisposition requires the ability to legally operate a motor vehicle on a regularbasis

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