SDV Technical Program Manager - Automated Driving Sensing Software
General Motors

Warren, Michigan

Posted in Automotive

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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.

Do you imagine a world of zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion? We do. We place our customers at the center of everything we do, and we are creating vehicles that move humanity to that goal. To reach this ambitious goal we need to create a modern vehicle computing platform that is capable to integrate all the advanced features like active safety, driving assistance systems, infotainment, connectivity, and vehicle motion. This new platform shall seamlessly connect in-vehicle computing controls with cloud and edge computing resources. Join the Software Defined Vehicle (SDV) organization today!

We are seeking a Technical Program Manager (TPM) with demonstrated technical capability and experience developing in an agile software development framework. The TPM will be responsible for multi-functional program deliverables, schedules, scope definition, execution, and communication. The ideal candidate will have program management experience by demonstrated leading technical projects. The TPM will have a well-rounded technical background in sophisticated automotive technologies. In addition to the program management background, the technical side of the role is critical as well as you'll be expected to roll up your sleeves and dig into the technical details as needed. As TPM, you will need to anticipate bottlenecks/roadblocks, raise those to management, make tradeoffs and balance technical and business needs of the program. This role is the center of excellence for design and development of Automated Driving Sensing Software at GM.


  • Lead cross-functional development of program scope, deliverables, timelines, and execution
  • Define work packages within the sensing software domain
  • Work with leadership to define level of effort, resource requirements and summary of timing plans
  • Plan and lead sprints in harmony with technical leads and management
  • Coordinate program reviews; communicating project status and top engineering issues to project team and management
  • Understand and communicate complex, technical and engineering issues
  • Lead design reviews and approve design milestones and criteria
  • Coordinate inter-team activities and ensure end-to-end visibility
  • Supports the development of sensing software requirements
  • Optimally work with diverse groups including those from other organizations or companies domestically and internationally
  • Communicates, coordinates, and consults with engineering departments and customers
  • Stay abreast of new technology

Additional Job Description

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related technical degree
  • Minimum of 3 years of engineering experience with project and resource management experience (PMP, DFSS, OPEX)
  • Programming experience with C, C++ or Python
  • Experience with project planning and tracking using Jira or RTC
  • Experience in requirements design and management (DOORS/DNG)
  • Experience with Git or similar version control systems
  • Experience with structured file formats such as XML, JSON
  • High level of oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in engineering
  • 6 years of automotive engineering experience
  • DFSS Certification
  • Experience with embedded SW systems
  • Experience with agile development SW toolchain (Jenkins, Docker, Linux OS)
  • Experience with robotics, automated driving SW stacks
  • Design/Development of Safety Critical Systems/Components
  • Familiarity with the Agile software development process
  • Familiarity with Global Vehicle Development Process (GVDP)
  • Demonstrated technical and professional skills in job-related area required
  • Exhibits appropriate interpersonal styles and communication methods to work effectively with business partners to meet mutual goals

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 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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