2024 Winter Co-Op - Battery Electrification, New Markets Controls and Software

General Motor
October 14, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Working Time:Full time
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Work Arrangement:

Hybrid: The position does not require an employee to be onsite 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.

The Role:

General Motors is transforming the future of mobility – and the Canadian Technical Centre (CTC) is at the forefront of that transformation. We are a diverse team of agile and innovative thought leaders who are passionate about developing key technologies and products that will help achieve GM's vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion. ​

CTC has a proven track record of taking technologies from concept to production in both automotive and non-automotive areas. Our success is propelled by our talented people and our deep technical knowledge in domains like infotainment software, diagnostics, data analytics, AI, mechatronic controls, and cold weather development. ​If you want to work with an inclusive and collaborative team that's striving to change the world for the better, we invite you to join us.

In the Electrification New Markets Organization, we are looking for a Software and Controls Intern to join our team to develop software and controls solutions for new applications of GM's Ultium Battery technology and GM's HydroTec Fuel Cell technology beyond the vehicle, working towards a future with Zero Emissions. In the New Markets team, we use tools from start-up cultures, like Design Thinking, Rapid Prototyping, and Agile methodologies to build new growth business opportunities for General Motors.

We are looking for a dedicated and motivated Co-Op student who will be joining a dynamic team that is developing new and innovative opportunities to apply GM's battery electrification and fuel cell technologies to charging, stationary storage, locomotive, construction equipment and aerospace industries! You will be part of an agile team working to develop control system algorithms and software, perform system level testing, and data analysis in the support of new market projects. Be part of our inclusive team working on the forefront of electrification growth strategies that are supporting the transformation to a zero-emission future!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support and develop control system, diagnostic algorithms, and software for electrification projects

  • Deploy and conduct testing of prototype software (simulation and bench)

  • Support software requirements development activities with customers and domain experts

  • Apply agile principles, and participate in scrum activities

  • Propose and implement changes based on findings

  • Additional Description

    Required Qualifications:

  • Pursuit of a Bachelor's (4th year students preferred but will consider qualified 3rd year students) or Master's degree in one of the following areas: Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Electrical Engineering, Controls Engineering, Systems Engineering, Engineering Physics, Engineering Science

  • Able to work fulltime, 40 hours per week in Canada, and for 4-month term (1 semester) starting January 2024

  • Basic electrical and control systems knowledge

  • Experience reading and debugging source code in C

  • Familiar with MATLAB/Simulink and MicroAutoBox

  • Have a valid Full Class G Ontario Driver's Licence, or equivalent Canadian out-of-province licence

  • What will give you a Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Knowledge of C, Machine Learning, ROS, Python, C++, and Linux

  • Familiar with INCA, Vehicle Spy, Lauterbach, and NeoVI

  • 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.

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    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 at [email protected] or call us at 800-865-7580. 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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