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General Motors Vehicle Systems/Software Integration Engineer - Electrical in Milford, Michigan

About GM

There’s never been a more exciting time to work for General Motors.

To achieve our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, we need people to join us who are passionate about creating safer, better and more sustainable ways for people to get around. This bold vision won’t happen overnight, but just as we transformed how the world moved in the last century, we are committed to transforming how we move today and in the future.

Why Work for Us

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Job Description

GM Defense position supporting Low Volume Military Variants and Government Programs, specifically in the area of C4ISR Systems Integration (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance). Cybersecurity and Combat systems experience is a plus.

Individuals are expected to operate with a high level of independent judgement and are typically responsible for implementing functional strategy, administering and coordinating programs, counseling and advising management.

A fully qualified individual contributor will provide expert judgment and analysis for the design, development and implementation of C4ISR technical products and electrical systems in US Army or Marine Corps Ground Combat Vehicle Platforms to include Tactical Wheeled Vehicles. Resolve highly complex technical issues and interact directly with the customer based on approved military performance specifications or Government regulations or policies. Recommends alterations to development and design to improve quality of products and/or procedures. Relies mostly on extensive personal experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and likely directs the work of others but has no direct reports.

  • Develop C4ISR system/sub-system integration plans for military/Government programs

  • Broad, cross vehicle level system knowledge with US Army or Marine Corps Ground Combat Vehicle Platforms to include Tactical Wheeled Vehicles

  • Develop deep understanding of unique customer requirements and performance specifications on classified systems

  • Maximize component and sub-system reuse to meet unique government requirements

  • Ability to work cross functionally with limited ability to share product or system information specific to customer applications

  • Knowledge of C4ISR hardware, software, and calibration to lead system integration

  • Root cause issues on customer specific systems and total vehicle integration

  • Represent GM Defense in C4ISR systems reviews with customers and leadership

  • Electrical integration on low volume variants and Engineering Development Vehicles (EDV’s) as needed.

  • Systems responsibility for electrical content

  • Support and coordinate resources for wiring design and build

  • Support and coordinate resources for module selection, software modifications and debugging

Additional Job Description

Basic Required

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering or Mechanical Engineering

  • 5+ years’ C4ISR experience (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) in US Army or Marine Corps Ground Combat Vehicle Platforms to include Tactical Wheeled Vehicles

  • Experience working within the DoD acquisition framework, generating electrical designs and/or specifications.

  • Demonstrated experience with generating technical data packages to support integration of C4ISR systems on tactical vehicles

  • 5+ years’ experience in INCA, Vspy and Simulink

  • Experience with mechanical and electrical (routing; wiring) diagrams and using them to troubleshoot

  • C4ISR S/W and H/W Electrical integration / Trouble shooting experience

  • General knowledge of mechanical side of electrical systems

  • Experience with data acquisition and analysis

  • Collaborates well with others that are not direct reports

  • Ability to work professionally with suppliers and vendors directly

  • This position requires legally operating a motor vehicle

  • GM Level 2 Driving Certification

  • GM DFSS Black Belt Certification

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance

  • US travel up to 25%

  • Must have the ability to obtain a secret clearance


  • Master’s degree in Engineering Discipline

  • GM vehicle development, build and launch experience (prefer K2XX, T1XX, 31XX….)

  • Experience with the TEMPEST review process (Telecommunications Electronics Materials Protects from Emanating Spurious Transmissions)

  • Experience with VICTORY (Vehicular Integration for C5ISR and Electronics Warfare Interoperability) processes and working group

  • Experience executing a Contractor Systems Integration Lab (CSIL) or a Government Systems Integration Lab (GSIL)

  • Experience with Net Ready Certification

  • Experience with Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3) analysis, studies, inspections and tests

  • Established network of DRE and EGM contacts within GM for modules, features, etc.

  • Familiarity with manufacturing processes, including low volume

  • Experience with the development of C4ISR training for military operators and/or maintainers

  • Possess a DoD Secret clearance

  • US Passport and ability to travel globally up to 25%

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.

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 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 Careers.Accommodations@GM.com .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.