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Sr. Systems Engineer - Fuel Cell Electrical Subsystem

Company: General Motors LLC
Location: Pontiac
Posted on: September 5, 2021

Job Description:

About GM

There's never been a more exciting time to work for General Motors.

To achieve our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, we need people to join us who are passionate about creating safer, better and more sustainable ways for people to get around. This bold vision won't happen overnight, but just as we transformed how the world moved in the last century, we are committed to transforming how we move today and in the future.

Why Work for Us

Our culture is focused on building inclusive teams, where differences and unique perspectives are embraced so you can contribute to your fullest potential as you pursue your career. Our locations feature a variety of work environments, including open work spaces and virtual connection platforms to inspire productivity and flexible collaboration. And we are proud to support our employees volunteer interests, and make it a priority to join together in efforts that give back to our communities.

Job Description


Are you a motivated, innovative engineer interested in contributing to GM's zero emissions future? The Fuel Cell Electrical System Engineer (FCS) serves as the program high voltage function and operational strategy domain specialist. This person will work collaboratively with sibling subsystem Engineers, the FCS System Lead, FCS Architects and a diverse set of partners to define the subsystem technical specification and select architectures that meet FCS customer needs. Come help us translate the Hydrotec® technology into sustainable solutions that improve the communities in which we live and work!


  • Throughout the global product development process provide readiness status for electrical subsystem requirements and functional elements.
  • Responsible for translating customer and partner needs into detailed, testable statements of observable system functional and quality of service properties.
  • Review requirements with partners and negotiate conflicts to reach a mutually beneficial outcome.
  • Maintain and champion Subsystem Technical Specifications (SSTS) inside of the Next Generation DOORS® environment.
  • Develop system architectural and technological options for the FCS electrical functions. Evaluate the approaches and select a specific architecture to be developed.
  • Use typical GM tools and activities (FTA, FMEA and SEFA) to identify and reduce the probability of uncertain events or maximize the potential of opportunities provided by them.
  • Create first principal models, use provided data and work with other specialists to support technical understanding, facilitate technical decision making and assessing requirement conformance.

Additional Job Description

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science.
  • 5+ years of relevant high voltage engineering experience.
  • Technical expertise in high voltage components or control software.
  • Understanding of relevant engineering fundamentals such as power electronics, HV isolation and safety.
  • Experience writing technical performance and interface requirements.
  • System problem solver: derive solutions through holistic understanding of the problem and environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to negotiate differences of opinions and facilitate discussion as needed with collaborative multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Strong organizational skills with high attention to detail.
  • Strong oral, graphical and written communication skills to effectively communicate issues, status and recommendations to senior management.

  • Graduate degree in Engineering with 5+ years of proven experience.
  • Familiar with IBM DOORs Next Generation (Global Configuration Management, Requirements Management), and IBM Rational Team Concert
  • 3+ years of developing system or subsystem requirements.
  • 3+ years of relevant fuel cell experience
  • Knowledge of model based system engineering (MBSE) methodologies using UML or SysML
  • Prior risk and decision management experience and use of structured frameworks for objectively evaluating a set of alternatives.
  • Experience using design of experiments and statistical modeling methods.

Benefits Overview

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.

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 atCareers.Accommodations@GM.com. 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.

Keywords: General Motors LLC, Pontiac , Sr. Systems Engineer - Fuel Cell Electrical Subsystem, Other , Pontiac, Michigan

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