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General Motors Software Test Engineer in Chandler, Arizona

Job Description

The position will be responsible for participating in the integration and test of GM Connectivity, Telematics, and Infotainment products. The engineer will work closely with requirements and development teams to understand functional and interface specifications to create written test cases. The position requires the creation of automated test scripts to automate appropriate test cases.

The engineer will also work with software development teams on integration and triage of issues as well as coordinating test activities with external validation organizations. The position requires strong working knowledge automotive CAN and FSA messaging. The engineer will need to be comfortable with configuring hardware, flashing software, and using automotive bus analyzers to read/write messages on the vehicle network.

Hybrid: This role is categorized as hybrid. This means the successful candidate is expected to report onsite at Arizona IT Innovation Center - Arizona IT Innovation Centerat least three times per week minimum or other frequency dictated by the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Software Requirements and Design analysis for test purposes

  • Creating test plans and ensuring traceability to requirements

  • Bench setup and proper software configuration

  • Input of test cases and test results into formal test case database

  • Work closely with requirement, development, and test teams

  • Configure cellular simulator to perform wireless testing

  • Triage issues on the telematic embedded unit.

  • Creation and execution of automated test scripts

  • Interpret test case results and work with development to record and identify defects.

  • Ad hoc triage of system issues

  • Gather and interpret information from all component interfaces.

  • Create test scenarios to identify resource dependencies or conflicts

  • Work with software development teams to perform manual unit testing and resolved defect regression testing.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 8 years in software integration and test applicable experience.

  • System test experience: including test generation, test script creation, automated and manual test execution, and logging of test results.

  • Programming experience using Python, JavaScript, Perl, or shell script

  • Experience with Telematics embedded devices

  • Understanding of cellular & GPS technology.

  • Experience updating software/firmware on embedded hardware component.

  • Familiarity with vehicle bus tools, preferably VehicleSpy or Vector tools

  • Good verbal and written communication skills, ability to work with outside teams.

  • Highly adaptable and able to work independently and in a team environment

  • Basic understanding of Linux-based systems

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Use of full software life cycle tools such as Rational DNG, Jira, GIT/GitHub, Gerrit, Artifactory, and an IDE.

  • Good working knowledge of Scrum/Agile software development process

  • Minimum BS degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related degree. Advanced degrees preferred

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of higher layer protocols like TCP/IP, MQTT, SOME/IP, SMS is encouraged

  • Experience with automotive infotainment systems including infotainment validation and hardware configuration.

Additional Job Description

Compensation : The compensation information is a good faith estimate only. It is based on what a successful applicant might be paid in accordance with applicable state laws. The compensation may not be representative for positions located outside of New York, Colorado, California, or Washington

  • Compensation: The expected base compensation for this role is : $93,400 - $149,200 Actual base compensation within the identified range will vary based on factors relevant to the position.

  • Bonus Potential: An incentive pay program offers payouts based on company performance, job level, and individual performance.

  • Benefits: GM offers a variety of health and wellbeing benefit programs. Benefit options include medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement savings plan, sickness and accident benefits, life insurance, paid vacation & holidays.


About GM

Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

Why Join Us

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

GM is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. GM is committed to providing a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and advancing equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, all practices and decisions relating to terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment are made without regard to an individual's protected characteristics. For purposes of this policy, “protected characteristics" include an individual's actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, weight, height, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at or call us at 800-865-7580. 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.​

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