Sensing System Engineer - UltraCruise
General Motors

Job Info

Job Description

GM is looking for a Sensing System Engineer to help us support our Software Defined Vehicle (SDV) strategy and lead the development and verification of automated driving sensor technologies.

In this position, you will have the chance to work at the intersection of hardware, software and automated driving technology and have a hand in the early stages of GM`s next generation vehicles


  • Participate or lead cross functional development team (System, SW, DRE) discussions to ensure alignment with peers and downstream customers for any sensor performance related topic
  • Analyze and negotiate sensors requirements with internal and external stakeholders throughout product development and integration. Focus on Camera or Lidar sensors.
  • Work closely with sensor DRE and suppliers
  • Control and update sensor release plan dates (getting the dates from DRE and reflect it to perception/Data teams)
  • Understand the content of each release
  • Escort sensors release and integration through the program life cycle
  • Define KPIs + Acceptance Test Procedures
  • Define SW driver requirements
  • Lead internal integration effort with SW team
  • Coordinate sensor installation and data collection activities
  • Approve DC vehicle sensor suit release (alignment, sync, interference, functional tests, integration tests)
  • Support and develop analysis tools to verify sensor data in any point of data pipe (Matlab/Python compare sensor data)
  • Apply solid technical understanding, critical reasoning and a structured approach to solving problems in both familiar and unfamiliar domains

Additional Job Description

  • BS in Engineering or Computer Science
  • 2+ years experience as SE in Camera/LiDAR domain as part of R&D team or large multidisciplinary project
  • Capable to write requirements documentation for acceptance tests, integration plan of SW models that will interact with the sensor
  • Strong understanding of automated driving and active safety sensors technology and the sensor output stakeholders (e.g. Perception, Fusion)
  • Hands on sensor integration and troubleshooting
  • Well familiar with Lab test equipment
  • Hands on Matlab/Python for data analysis
  • Understanding of automated driving and active safety sensors technology
  • Project and Time Management: Manage multiple priorities while maintaining a commitment to the tasks at hand
  • Problem Solving: Able to identify problems, analyze varying courses of action to determine, recommend and negotiate optimal solutions and execute contingency plans
  • Complex Analysis / Synthesis: Able to process a large amount of information flow, identify multiple parameters, interdependencies and inconsistencies to provide both high-level systems overview and deep subject matter expertise
  • Strong technical and nontechnical communication skills

Desired Skills
  • MS in Engineering or Computer Science
  • 5+ years experience as SE in Camera/LiDAR domain as part of R&D team or large multidisciplinary project

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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