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VMEC Canada Software Engineer
Location : Ontario
Headquarters : United States
Hiring Mode : Full Time
Hiring Role : Developer
Experience : Mid Level
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Job Description Summary:
The successful candidate will be responsible for the development, implementation and testing of software for embedded automotive control systems as part of the Vehicle Motion Embedded Controls (VMEC) engineering department at General Motors Canada.
What you will do
Work with Controls Engineers to create and integrate MATLAB Simulink models, adhering to modeling/software/autocoding best practices
Create or modify test cases to ensure thorough software testing
Execute model/code equivalences testing
Identify and resolve software problems; contribute to the team knowledge base so common software errors, corner case situations and other learnings can be retained and shared
Create hand code to address any requirements not achieved through autocoding process
Create interfaces as required to integrate new software components into existing software
Archive software components into repository databases and coordinate database retention efforts between controls and software teams
Conduct HIL and vehicle level software verification work
As an agile team member, take on other tasks as part of the software change management process as per the Scaled Agile Framework
Travel as required
Required Skills and Experience
Bachelors Degree in Mechatronics, Software, Electrical or Computer Engineering
Experience reading and debugging source code in C/C++
Experience with MATLAB Simulink/Stateflow
Basic knowledge of controls theory and the software development process
Good oral and written communication skills are required
Ability to manage time and meet deliverable timing is critical
Ability to work independently
Must be legally allowed to work in Canada and be able to travel to the US
Must have a valid Canadian driver’s license
High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively in a geographically dispersed team
Preferred Skills and Experience
1 to 3 years of embedded software development experience with specific experience in vehicle dynamics, brake diagnostics and/or vehicle thermal management
Experience with VMEC software standards, test procedures and build processes
Experience with GM software test tools (e.g. CPPU Test, Simulink Test/SIL)
Experience with software configuration management processes (e.g. Git Ecosystem)
Experience in the execution of software peer reviews
Experience in the development of real time embedded control systems
Hardware I/O level controller knowledge is a strong asset
Proficient with structured Software engineering in ANSI C
CAN and LIN communication protocol knowledge is an asset
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We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.
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