Software Cost Engineer - Advanced Vehicle Technology

General Motor
April 15, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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As General Motors pursues our Purpose to “Pioneer the innovations that move and connect people to what matters”, an additional opportunity within our emerging team has become available. This position is scoped to assess the understanding of development costs of software developed by GM's suppliers within the Advanced Vehicle Technology Cost (AVTC) group. This position also supports the future relative to Software Defined Vehicle currently being architected and executed at GM.

This position requires experience in software development and respective costs along with a high level of independent judgment, initiative, creativity, and executive presence.


  • Responsible for estimating software development costs for design, testing and validation of component/system designs from inception to production – these costs are typically captured within a supplier's ED&D

  • Analysis will require an understanding of the tasks and effort associated with the design and development of electronic modules/components

  • Ultimately, this individual will be responsible for determining market competitive compensation to the supply base in conjunction with GM Engineering and partnering with GM's Purchasing team during supplier negotiations

  • Occasional domestic and international travel to GM and supplier facilities required for enhanced costing collaboration

  • Additional Description

    Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science/ Computer Engineering/ Software Engineering/ Electrical Engineering

  • 7+ years' experience in software development and leading cost estimates for a variety of automotive solutions (e.g., ADAS, Battery management systems, connected car, Autonomous drive systems etc.)

  • Experience with leading engineering teams with Automotive embedded software development.

  • Highly capable to create cost models for new technologies and manufacturing processes

  • Other general skills include software algorithm design, software performance tuning, software design, software debugging, software development fundamentals, software documentation, and software testing

  • Has a long-term vision, anticipates what is coming, works through uncertainty & unknown areas that are rapidly developing/changing

  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Vehicle Development Process experience

  • Software design optimization experience

  • Supplier and project management experience

  • SW engineering management experience

  • Experience working internationally

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