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General Motors Program Controller System Integration Engineer in Warren, 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

Our culture is focused on building inclusive teams, where differences and unique perspectives are embraced so you can contribute to your fullest potential as you pursue your career. Our locations feature a variety of work environments, including open work spaces and virtual connection platforms to inspire productivity and flexible collaboration. And we are proud to support our employees volunteer interests, and make it a priority to join together in efforts that give back to our communities.

Job Description

The Role

GM is undergoing a major transformation, both in how we operate and in how we will influence the future of transportation. Our Vehicle Motion Embedded Controls team is on the forefront of this work, emboldening our culture by seeking out determined, innovative individuals who will join our team to help move us forward and achieve our mission. We are seeking an experienced, motivated Systems Integration Engineer to support Chassis global vehicle motion control systems.


  • To deliver integrated hardware, software & calibration for Development, Production and Service by ensuring program execution to standard processes.

  • Lead and support continuous process improvements.

  • Work with program teams and plants for robust controller execution per GM processes.

  • May include technical root causing and corrective action with customer care & aftersales.

Additional Job Description


Minimum Skills and Experience:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent

  • Knowledge of and 5 - 7 years of experience in vehicle system development including several of the following areas:

  • control system integration and testing of hardware and software

  • controller hardware design and failure modes of electronic modules

  • electronic control module, sensor or actuator development, manufacturing and test engineering

  • vehicle electrical systems and serial data communications (e.g. CAN, GMLAN)

  • system/software/hardware requirements development and validation

  • The primary competencies required for this position are:

  • Solves problems and analyzes issues

  • Drives for results

  • Takes initiative

  • Planning and Organization

  • Dealing with Ambiguity

  • High level understanding of hardware design and failure modes in electronic modules

  • High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual and difficult

  • High level of interpersonal skills to work independently and effectively with others

  • High level of oral and written communication skills

  • Appropriate interpersonal styles & communication methods to work effectively with business partners to meet mutual goals

  • Demonstrated technical and professional skills in job-related area

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • DFSS Certification

  • Prior experience negotiating between parties

  • Knowledge and 5+ years of experience in Embedded Controls

  • Knowledge and experience with ECU controller and data file release process

  • Knowledge of vehicle dynamics and electronic chassis systems

  • Knowledge of OBD-II Diagnostics and Functional Safety

  • Knowledge and experience in Control system hardware/software implementation, integration and test

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Project Management

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a Global environment

  • Demonstrated proficiency in planning and organizing, drives for results

  • Take initiative and efficient in issue resolution

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.

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.