Motorsports Vehicle Testing and Calibration Engineer

Job Description

Onsite - Position requires an employee to be onsite on a full-time basis. 

The Role

GM Motorsports Performance Engineering is seeking a Motorsports Vehicle Testing and Calibration Engineer to join our growing program. Working with the GM Motorsports Data Acquisition group to support Nascar Cup, Xfinity, Truck, and IndyCar programs you will instrument and record data required during all stages of life: on track, wind tunnel, and lab testing. Test data analysis will be required during and immediately following each test/race. Travel to the races on a regular basis will not be required but live support at all test sessions and some key races may be requested.

What You’ll Do

  • Instrument test vehicles prior to and during track and/or lab testing with GM owned equipment

  • Record all data required during on track and lab testing for GM Motorsports group and GM supported teams.

  • Support, troubleshoot, and repair sensors, wiring, and issues to GM owned data acquisition systems prior to, during, and after any track or lab testing.

  • Collaborate with various members of the program teams to meet program goals


Additional Job Description

Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications)

  • 2+ years of racing / high performance vehicle experience

  • Cosworth Pi based data acquisition systems and software experience

  • Strong knowledge of vehicle dynamics and/or Aerodynamics

  • Ability to handle multiple programs efficiently

  • This job may be eligible for relocation benefits

What Will Give You A Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications)

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering

  • Experience with race vehicle data acquisition system installation, calibration, development, and analysis

  • Wiring experience with Autosport, Souriau, Molex, and Amphenol style connectors

  • Wind Tunnel experience

  • Knowledge of Raychem tubing, boots, and wire protection products and ability to properly implement them

  • Ability to build, repair, and test small wiring looms and sensor extensions

  • Sensor maintenance, calibration, and designed

  • Understanding of CAN based sensor and data acquisition system wiring

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.

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

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