Advanced Technology Specialist - Ground

  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Jul 01, 2021

Job Description


About GM

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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

The Role

We are looking for a high-performing Ground-truthing System Development Engineer who is responsible for leading thedevelopment of AV and active safety for system ground-truthing (high performance and high accuracy) efforts in sensing, sensor alignment, localization, and/or mapping functions. Will involve rapid prototyping, specifying requirements, evaluation of designs, analysis, development, testing of advanced functions as a part of AV and active safety development projects where creativity and initiative are involved as well as a high level of independent judgment. Exercises technical direction over engineering support personnelin development of these systems.Consults with supervisor and peers as required.

  • Develops AV and active safety ground-truthing systems for sensing, sensor alignment, localization, and/or mapping functions. Responsible for system performance, software development & implementation
  • Strong focus on camera, RADAR and LiDAR technologies with sensor processing and alignment
  • Strong focus on high performance/accuracy on sensor alignment, localization, and mapping development.
  • Works closely with Research and Development, software developers, validation engineers, HMI engineers, network engineers and suppliers to develop methods / algorithms / tools to support features
  • Provides technical leadership on the AV and active safety features to personnel supporting the assigned project
  • Lead or support advance technical work that develops new technologies on sensing and sensor alignment functions
  • Supports the development of sensing and system requirements
  • Communicates, coordinates, and consults with engineering departments and customers
  • Stays abreast of new technology and competitive products
  • Travel as needed

Additional Job Description

  • BS in Electrical/Electronics/Computer Engineering/Computer Science
  • Extensive experience in software development, production software implementation
  • Proficient in Python, C, C++
  • 2+ years of professional software development experience
  • Knowledge of sensing, sensor alignment, localization and/or mapping development
  • Knowledge of machine vision camera systems
  • Knowledge of deep learning
  • Knowledge of machine learning, Image de-warping, stitching
  • Understanding of engineering theory and principles of operation of electrical and computer engineering
  • High level of interpersonal skills to work independently and effectively with others
  • Demonstrated technical and professional skills in job-related area
  • High level analytical ability where problems are unusual and complex
Compensation: The median level of salary compensation for this role is $109,283.

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, tuition assistance programs, employee assistance program, GM vehicle discounts and more.

Desired Skills
  • 5+ years of professional software development experience
  • DFMEA training
  • DFSS Certification
  • Master in Electrical / Electronics / Computer Engineering / Computer Science
  • Specific knowledge of image processing, camera, radar, lidar processing and functions
  • Automotive safety critical electronics experience is a plus
  • Experience with GPU's, FPGA's, Vector Microprocessors
  • Matlab/Simulink experience #LI-KD1 #LI-Remote #gmremote

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

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 (EEO) 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 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.