Software Defined Vehicle (SDV) User Interface Change Management Specialist
General Motors

Detroit, Michigan

Posted in Automotive


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About GM

We're dedicated to achieving our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion. We are looking for people who are passionate about helping us create safer, better and more sustainable solutions for personal mobility. Our bold vision won't happen overnight, but just as we transformed how the world moved in the last century, we are committed to transforming how we move today and in the future.

Why Work for Us

Our culture is focused on building inclusive teams, where differences and unique perspectives are embraced so you can contribute to your fullest potential as you pursue your career. Our locations feature a variety of work environments, including open work spaces and virtual connection platforms to inspire productivity and flexible collaboration. And we are proud to support our employees volunteer interests, and make it a priority to join together in efforts that give back to our communities.

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. The Software Defined Vehicle (SDV) team supports the definition, design, and development of continuously improving mobility services. SDV is a 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!

Our growing User Interface team within SDV is seeking a passionate and talentedChange Management Specialist to lead our design changes across multiple vehicle brands and digital in-vehicle displays. Your ability to manage our team's work through change requests in a highly dynamic environment will be crucial to our team's success and our customers' satisfaction.

Remote: This position does not require employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively. The employee's role enables them to work off-site on a permanent basis.

The ideal candidate will have strong change management skills, an understanding of user-centered design, and solid collaboration skills with cross functional teams. As the Change Management Specialist, you will be a member of our Design Operations team that focuses on people, process, and priorities. You, specifically, will be involved in establishing the business case and technical assessment for new features User Interface team is requesting to advance the in-vehicle user experience for our customers. Daily, you will handle the incoming change requests for new features and improvements to our user interface design assessing priority, timing, and resources. This includes:

  • Collaborate closely with team members to manage priority, resources, and timing of the changes across all products and platforms for vehicle features balancing user needs, technical constraints, and business objectives
  • Collaborate with feature owners and key partners to balance the timing of the change request with technical feasibility and resource availability
  • Contribute to the continued evolution of the team's workflows and processes to further improve quality and efficiency for changes
  • Lead the User Interface Change Control Board for managing the change request approvals
  • Calls out issues when there is a timing concern or roadblocks for implementing a change request
  • Provide training of the change management tool and process for our team members, provide recommendations for improving the tool and process, and keep the team up to date on enhancements

Skills and Abilities
  • Excellent analytical, planning, and organizational skills
  • Strong analysis, problem-solving, negotiation, conflict management and time management skills
  • Superb written and verbal communications skills with experience interacting with all management levels including executive level
  • Effective interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building
  • Experience with change management and project management tools
  • Basic understanding of user centered design
  • Understanding of software development technology and the product development lifecycle

Additional Job Description
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in HCI, Project Management, Business Administration, Product Design, Engineering or related
  • 3+ years of proven experience in program or change management
  • Interests aligned with Tech and Automotive industries
  • Familiarity with User Experience Design
  • Certified SAFe Agile or experience with Agile Methodology
  • Experience with IBM Rational Team Concert and / or Jira

Preferred Qualifications
  • 5+ years of proven experience in program or change management
  • Solid understanding of automotive technology and architecture

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 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 at Careers.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.

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.

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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