General Motors
Detroit, MI

Simulation Integration Engineer - Software-In-Loop (SIL) Controls Integration and Simulation Development at General Motors (Detroit, MI)

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Description
Hybrid Position : 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 monthly .
We are currently seeking experienced and motivated candidates for the role of SIL SIE (Software-in-the-Loop Simulation Integration Engineer) to support the Virtual Design Development Validation (VDDV) group. This role is part of a group responsible for creating virtual environments to enable calibration, verification, and validation of embedded controllers for engine, transmission, hybrid, electrification, chassis.
The Simulation Integration Engineer is responsible for leading the move to virtual engineering by leading the integration of full-vehicle cross-functional co-simulation packages that are used for all aspects of vehicle development. This position involves high level of collaboration with teams throughout General Motors including VDDV, Vehicle Motion Embedded Controls (VMEC), Calibration, Algorithm, Vehicle Performance, Validation, and Hardware Development. This position requires an individual with a passion for virtualization, an adept knowledge of hardware and software integrated systems, and a demonstrated capability to manage a wide variety of technical and customer needs. He or she will work as a liaison between the Plant Modeling team, Tools team, and internal development teams, to integrate and deliver simulation environments on time and with quality. A balance of technical and project leadership skills and the ability to think outside the box to find simple yet exciting solutions is paramount.
Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with stakeholders to identify requirements, schedule, and deploy simulation projects to enable virtual vehicle design, development, and validation
  • Engage with cross functional team members to coordinate on-time delivery of simulation components to meet requirements and timing
  • Integrate plant models and other ECU models with controller software source code and perform virtual system verification based on requirements
  • Obtain, develop, parameterize, and test virtual controller models to be used across different components such as HWIO, RTOS, controller I/O, and other ECU behavioral models
  • Perform simulation correlation activities based on experimental data
  • Create, maintain, and improve standard simulation architectures
  • Provide support for released simulations, including detailed documentation, and assist users with testing and troubleshooting
  • Design, develop, verify and execute automated test suites
  • Assist initiatives to benchmark and adopt next-generation simulation technology and tools
  • Identify, implement, and standardize new simulation development processes of engineering
  • Provide process and architecture feedback improvements

Additional Description
Required Skills and Experience:
  • 2+ years of relevant experience.
  • Adept experience with MATLAB and Simulink in context of plant model development and integration and basic usage of additional simulation tools
  • Familiarity of additional simulation tools (e.g. GT Suite, GT Power, CarSim, Amesim, etc.)
  • Experience with embedded controls software and the automated software build processes, including familiarity with gcc compiler, gdb debugger, Eclipse, and ETAS INCA measurement and calibration tools
  • Familiarity with automotive communication technologies such as CAN, LIN, and SPI
  • Familiarity in computer programming languages including C/C++
  • Comfortable with leading large and/or difficult projects with high levels of ambiguity
  • Experience in leading large and/or difficult projects with high levels of ambiguity
  • Comprehensive vehicle propulsion system-level knowledge
  • Proven ability to work in teams, balancing technical theory with practical limitations.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • 5+ years of relevant experience.
  • Familiarity with version control systems (VCS) tools like Git, SVN and TFS.
  • Familiarity with simulation data management (SDM) systems like TeamCenter and RTC.
  • Familiarity with multibody and/or controls integration CAE tools such as GT Suite, ADAMS/MotionView, Carsim, Carmarker, MATLAB/Simulink or other similar CAE tools.

Education:
BS Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or Aerospace Engineering required.
MS Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or Aerospace Engineering preferred.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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