Product Owner, Energy and Connected Mobility Services - SDV at General Motors

Posted in Other 1 day ago.

Location: Honolulu, Hawaii

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 1-4 x per year.

The Software Defined Vehicle team supports the definition, design, and development of this new vehicle intelligence platform that will underpin all our future innovations across a wide range of technological advancements, including EVs and expanded automated driving. This means that you can potentially put a fingerprint on the vehicles that drive down the road! This space is bursting with emerging technical leadership opportunities. You can flex your collaboration muscles as you will be tasked with working with several other areas of engineering, IT, and the business.

Connected Vehicle is the new frontier and the race is on to deliver engaging, meaningful in-vehicle experiences! We provide Fleet and Connected Vehicle data solutions for our customers to effectively manage their business and fleets through innovative solutions. In this critical role, you will contribute to the development of partner applications implemented in the infotainment systems across GM brands on a global scale and directly impact the partner and developer ecosystems.

As a Product Owner on the Software Defined Vehicles Energy and Connected Mobility Services group, you will work hand in hand with customers and partners throughout the entire product development lifecycle, with a focus on requirements gathering and story writing.


  • Define the product backlog and product roadmap for OnStar team product(s)

  • Set a clear vision and Release Plan for the product(s)

  • Product Vision and Backlog Management

  • Constant prioritization of the Product Backlog based on customer feedback, market changes and business priority

  • Determine appropriate product Release Date and Content

  • Actively lead internal and external partners

  • Accept or reject the product teams work results at each Sprint Review meeting

  • Provide regular reporting, including product scope, schedule and planning

  • Working with the product team to provide clear vision, direction and priority of the Product Backlog

  • Manage / Provide the Partner Sprint Schedule

  • Get to know the products on various hardware and coordinate in-vehicle and in-field testing with global partners via the OnStar Lab

Additional Job Description


  • Bachelor's degree in various fields of study are applicable - Computer Science, Engineering, marketing, project management or equivalent experience

  • 5+ experience in a product owner or equivalent role

  • Ability to set and balance priorities efficiently.

  • Ability to advocate for partners and ensure efficiencies of implementation across departments

  • Some knowledge of software development lifecycle (SDLC) and activities.

  • A clear ability to lead a variety of different personality types in a facilitative and emotionally intelligent manner

  • Positive relationship building skills, including the ability to relate constructively to all levels of the organization

FOR GM INTERNAL CANDIDATES: This role is posted at the 7th level. The determination by HR and the Hiring Manager as to whether an offer will be lateral or promotional will be based on a candidate's relevant experience and whether the role will amount to a significant increase in level of responsibility.

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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 or call us at800-865-7580. 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.
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