Senior Software Engineer

Job Description

- Leads and generates technical solutions including specifying of requirements, functional decomposition, analysis, development and testing for current, new and major programs

- Lead development of software system team design content and software anomaly corrections.

- Performs complex design analysis

- Specifies and balances system requirements

- Provide, communicate, and support common best practices among software community

- Performs as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for at least one platform or application component

Additional Job Description


  • Lead local Software DevQA team in planning and execution of the testing of software at the feature and function level
  • Collaborate with DevQA EGMs from other sites and the Software Verification EGM to ensure a common approach to Quality Assurance across all sites and all phases of the software development life cycle
  • Define and maintain existing DevQA processes and work with engineering and program managers to ensure the QA efforts are embedded in the overall software development process
  • Coordinate with program EGMs, POs and PLs to ensure that an adequate number of DevQA resources are represented in all scrum teams from the beginning to allow for timely development of test cases and test execution as part of our sprints.
  • Collaborate with operations and IT teams to implement and maintain all needed test tools. Ensure that the DevQA efforts can scale by implementing automated testing whenever possible.
  • Minimize duplication of test efforts through close coordination with external validation teams and collaborate with verification team to maximize the leverage of DevQA scripts for end-to-end verification testing
  • Build and maintain a common Sharepoint QA presence that documents all DevQA processes and procedures for the entire team. This site will also include the verification QA team related information
  • Responsible for employee selection, day-to-day leadership, career development, progression and succession planning.
  • Conducts regular staff meetings, one-on-one sessions with ongoing CAP feedback and performs mid-year and annual employee performance feedback

Basic Required:

  • 10+ years working in software development with an emphasis on quality assurance.
  • 5+ years leading embedded software development teams, with a strong preference for experience leading automotive, infotainment, or closely related software teams.
  • Strong understanding of all QA processes and the importance of introducing quality at the beginning of the software life cycle
  • Experience with testing of entire platforms, low-level, middleware, applications (mobile devices)
  • A proven track record leading teams that have successfully delivered high complexity embedded products on time and with high quality.
  • Experience with automated test suites
  • Demonstrated ability to set up and introduce new test processes and guidelines for own team and in collaboration with other teams across an organization
  • Familiar with both Waterfall and Agile process (hands-on experience)
  • Willingness to travel occasionally
  • Minimum bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related degree.

Basic Preferred:

  • Prior experience with vehicle infotainment, telematics, or navigation systems
  • Experience with Android or iOS or BlackBerry at a platform level
  • Experience managing outsourcing partners and working with 3rd party integrators

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.

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.