Embedded Systems Firmware Engineer - Electric Drives at General Motors

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

Location: Pontiac, Michigan

Job Description:

Job Description

Hybrid: This position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively. The employee's role enables them to work at a GM facility or off-site as frequently as needed or desired. This position requires an employee to be onsite 1-3 days per week.

The Electric Drive-Embedded Systems Firmware Engineer is responsible for designing, developing, implementing, and testing low level hardware input/output software. They will coordinate with engineers from areas such as requirements, controls, calibration, power electronics design, controller design, and motor design to deliver HWIO software for the world's best electrified vehicles. We are looking for creative people to join a strong team focused on innovative technology development.


  • Design, develop, implement, and test low level device driver modules including, but not limited to: CAN, LIN, DMA, pulse inputs, pulse outputs, digital inputs, digital outputs, analog inputs, complex PWM, eTPU, GTM.

  • Design and complete verification tests to ensure compliance with component technical requirements.

  • Provide independent review of software written by others.

  • Demonstrate a high level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with and mentor others.

  • Exhibit a high level of analytical problem-solving skills where problems are very unusual and difficult.

Additional Job Description


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent Engineering degree

  • Minimum 5 years' experience in embedded software development utilizing ANSI C programming

  • Experience with designing, developing and testing Microcontroller & ECU Abstraction Layer and Complex Drivers for Automotive Open System Architecture

  • Ability to read schematics and understand basic electrical circuits

  • Experience developing software for the NXP MPC5777C and Renesas RH850 microcontrollers or similar

  • Experience with Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS) for multi-core microcontroller

  • Experience with coding in PowerPC assembly or similar

  • Experience with performing root cause analysis with Integrated Basic Software and Application Software on multi-core microcontrollers

  • Proficiency with embedded compiler, linker, debugging tools, and software such as Lauterbach, ETAS INCA, CANalyzer, oscilloscopes, and other general lab equipment

  • Proven ability to work independently under a tight, demanding schedule

Desired Skills:

  • Master's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent Engineering degree

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

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 atCareers.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.
More jobs in Pontiac, Michigan

General Motors

Kforce Inc

Driveline Retail
More jobs in Other

Compass Health Network

Compass Health Network

Compass Health Network