VDDV ADAS/Active Safety Simulations Engineer at General Motors

Posted in Other 3 days ago.

Location: Warren, Michigan

Job Description:

Job Description

VDDV ADAS/Active Safety Simulation Engineer, responsible for virtual simulation of Active Safety features performance on GM vehicle programs for different consumer metrics and GM in-house scenarios and load cases.

  • Collects and builds components of the Active Safety vehicle model (scenarios, sensors, controls, vehicle dynamics, etc.); assembles these components into a functioning system model.

  • Conducts simulations with the system model to virtually calibrate and validate active safety features performance.

  • Works with Advanced Vehicle Development Engineers and with Calibration and Validation Engineers to execute and document Vehicle Performance Assessment, including variation studies, to improve vehicle performance and performance robustness, and to minimize test hardware utilization.

  • Attends vehicle design and performance reviews and makes design recommendations based on Active Safety simulations.

  • Tests development versions of new active safety features using simulation.

  • Pro-actively identifies new opportunities to apply Active Safety simulations to support Vehicle and/or ADAS Features Development and Validation.

  • Proactively seeks understanding of new Active Safety modeling technologies; adopts and uses simulation and programming tools effectively.

  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of current Active Safety regulatory, consumer metric and internal requirements and test protocols.

  • Works with CAE tool suppliers to develop an effective modeling process and toolset for Active Safety simulations.

  • Works with GM Engineers across the globe; supports collaborative, creative, and productive work environment.

  • Shares knowledge openly with Team members and proactively seeks understanding of relevant tools and processes from other Team members

  • Keeps components and results of his/her work well documented, organized, and available to Team members.

  • Consistently and proactively takes lead on problem solving; seeks feedback about the results provided to the stakeholders.

  • Consistently demonstrates GM Core Values and Behaviors.

Additional Job Description



  • BS in ME or EE

  • 2 years of experience working in ADAS/ Active Safety

  • Knowledge of Vehicle Safety, Vehicle Dynamics, Safety Controls and Active Safety Sensors (radar, camera, Lidar)

  • Ability to learn and use Application Program Interface (API) of various software

  • Programming knowledge: C++, Python and/or Matlab/Simulink

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

  • Demonstrated ability and enthusiasm to overcome challenging roadblocks

  • Demonstrated ability to keep multiple projects on track, well organized and documented through all phases from definition/initiation to completion

  • Ability to work independently as well as a team member


  • MS in ME or EE

  • Knowledge of Vehicle Dynamics simulation tools and AV/ADAS simulation tools such as CarMaker, CarSim, Vires VTD, Carla, etc.

  • Familiarity with High Performance Computing (HPC) environment

  • Experience with co-simulation setups

  • Basic knowledge of git

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.
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