2023 Fall Co-Op - Software Safety - Sdv

Posted on July 18, 2023 by InternPlug

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Job Description

Job Description


Work Arrangement:

Remote: The position does not require an 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 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.

As a member of the Software Safety team, the Software Safety Co-op student supports safety initiatives in all phases of system development (concept, requirements, design, implementation, verification, and validation) for software that is core to our Automated Driving and Active Safety systems within our Software Defined Vehicle (SDV) organization. You will be a key interface between the System Safety and Software Teams, providing oversight in developing safe software solutions for vehicles today and tomorrow!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead or participate in safety strategy discussions, collaborating with GM teams globally

  • Ensure alignment to GM safety and software development processes

  • Develop, allocate, and verify software safety requirements to ensure completeness, consistency, and alignment to system-level safety requirements

  • Lead or contribute to initiatives towards the continuous improvement of the safety and software development processes

Additional Job Description

Required Qualifications:

  • Pursuit of a Master's or PhD degree in one of the following areas: Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science

  • Able to work fulltime, 40 hours per week in Canada, and for 12 or 16-month term (3-4 consecutive semesters) starting September 2023

  • Basic experience with embedded software

  • Familiarity with ISO 26262 and other functional safety standards such as IEC 61508, IEC 62304, or DO-178C

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

  • Knowledge of model-based engineering methods

  • Beginner to intermediate knowledge on C++

  • Knowledge of safety analysis methods such as HAZOP, FMEA, FTA, and STPA

Desired Skills:

  • Outstanding leadership, interpersonal, and relationship management skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with varying levels of the organization

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to distill complex subjects to a wider audience

  • High level of integrity, ability to deal with ambiguity, takes initiative/self-directed

  • Evidence of strong character with integrity, honesty, accountability and trust

  • Consistently demonstrates innovative thinking that is customer-centric

  • Excellent project management skills and the proven track record to manage numerous projects at any given

  • Possess strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills

  • Fundamental digital literacy including understanding of MS Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

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.

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 Statement

Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities. Should you be contacted by General Motors of Canada, please advise if you require accommodation. General Motors of Canada values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

Advertised until:
Aug. 17, 2023

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