Battery Cell Formation and Test Software Engineer

Job Description

Work Arrangement

Hybrid - This role requires the employee to be onsite a minimum of three days per week. The primary work location will be Warren, MI. There will be occasional travel to various GM sites (~15%).

The Role

It’s time to transition from ICE and be part of the electric revolution.  In our quest to zero, zero, zero here at GM we are looking for someone to join our high performing battery cell manufacturing engineering team as a battery formation & test software engineer.  In this role you will be working in a fast pace high tech environment, responsible for helping to accomplish our battery cell production goals.

As a software engineer, you will work with other process engineers and the Lead Software Engineer to create solutions for battery cell testing in manufacturing environments.  This will include time in labs and plants to debug and support the applications.  Being self-motivated with a high degree of initiative will set you up for success in this role.

What you’ll do

  • Develop, test, and document new software programs with clean extendable code
  • Test, maintain and recommend software improvements to ensure strong functionality and optimization
  • Identify ideas to improve system performance and reliability
  • Compile timely, comprehensive, and accurate documentation 
  • Work with IT and other ME resources to deploy and update applications

Additional Job Description

Your Skills and Abilities (Required Qualifications)

  • Minimum 3+ years of experience with Object Oriented Programming in NI LabVIEW, NI-TestStand
  • Demonstrated experience using LabVIEW, and NI-TestStand.
  • Experience with version control software
  • Experience working on large software projects as part of a software development team
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Science or similar.

What Will Give You a Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications)

  • Demonstrated experience with product development 
  • Experience working in a Automotive or other highly regulated industry (medical devices, defense, aerospace, food safety, etc.)
  • Experience with continuous integration, git, svn, or cvs.
  • Experience with industrial control systems
  • Experience with C#, Python and C.
  • Experience working with PostgreSQL database, MongoDB, MySQL or other databases.
  • Experience writing code on Windows and/or using Win32 API

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.​