General Motors Sr. Systems Engineer – Autonomous Vehicle Wireless Carrier Connectivity - ENG0031571 in Warren, Michigan

About Autonomous/Infotainment/Telematics Systems Engineering

The broader Systems Engineering and Architecture organization at GM allows us to combine advancements in wireless connectivity and the power of OnStar, with new innovations in Autonomous Driving, Infotainment and Telematics to engineer autonomous driving connected car. Every member of the System Engineering & Architecture team contributes to a thriving environment of professionals committed to identifying and building the systems, applications and architecture that allow us to innovate new concepts towards autonomous driving vehicles, user experience that enables mobile lifestyle driven by technology, add new features, increase fuel economy, decrease vehicle maintenance costs, and provide even more customization options to GM owners.

About the role:

This System Engineer plays a critical role in the Connectivity & Commerce team defining the requirements for Autonomous Vehicle connectivity to wireless networks, in concert with Infotainment System connectivity architecture, functional specifications and DFMEA. The major focus of the system engineer is to orchestrate between cross functional organizations such as business leads, back office system Architects, wireless carriers, IT leads and vehicle electrical architecture leads towards creating a successful autonomous vehicle connectivity solution that includes network connectivity module configuration, wireless networking protocols, back office connectivity, partner and third party network connectivity, CDN etc. This includes multi-layer connectivity (bearer type, protocol, and messaging layers), application interface strategy within the system, Client Server architecture, Security framework, Apps framework, billing system, subscription management etc.

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Additional Responsibilities:

  • Define the technical requirement and solutions based on best practices
  • Works closely with feature owner, security experts and system architects in this domain
  • Support Cross functional System Development Teams
  • Researches and applies new solutions, partnerships and emerging technologies to system design
  • Performs feasibility analysis, alternate solution identification and evaluations when needed
  • As needed, creates Proof of Concepts
  • System Architecture Block diagrams/Interfaces, Call flow/Sequence Diagram creation as necessary
  • Develops and review System DFMEA/Fault Tree Analysis
  • Participates in documentation and refinement of business requirements to ensure alignment with technically viable system designs
  • Ensure that designed or reviewed solutions conform to architectural requirements such as performance, scalability, maintainability, reliability, extensibility, usability and security across multiple domain areas
  • Support Field Assessments, Test result Assessment/Resolution to open system items.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent.
  • Minimum 7-10 years of experience in industry with 3-5 years of architectural and/or system design experience
  • Ability to review, contribute to and lead the definition of functional and non-functional business requirements and translate these into clearly articulated system and architectural requirements
  • Ability to create system level diagrams and related technical documentation
  • Demonstrated experience with networking concepts such as TCP/IP, DNS, LDAP, firewalls, LANs and WANs
  • Strong understanding of HTTP/REST/API architectures including JSON/XML
  • Familiar with short-range wireless consumer electronic devices, their interfaces, and
  • security issues/solutions
  • Expertise with Cellular/Wireless domain such as 5G, 4G, 3G, 2G technologies as well as knowledge of wireless IT infrastructure.
  • Experience with Android mobile operating system and/or developing apps in Java programming language using Android software development kit
  • Experience with designing and/or specifying human-machine interaction (HMI)
  • Experience in Systems Engineering and/or Systems Validation principles and practice