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Software Engineering Manager

  • Location
    • Austin, Texas
    • Roswell, Georgia
    • Warren, Michigan
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


Hybrid:  This position does not require an employee to be on-site 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. This position requires an employee to be onsite  1-3 times per week .

About the Digital Business Fleet Services team at General Motors:

The team is responsible for ideating, incubating, and delivering new technology for General Motors related to Fleet and Commercial Services. Our team includes best-in-industry engineers, product owners, and designers who have an ambition to move at lightning speed, deliver world-class software, and deliver high-quality, innovative software that delights our customers.

About the Software Engineer Manager:

The Fleet Services Engineering Manager is responsible for building, leading, and developing a software engineering team for the sole purpose of delivering innovative software solutions that delight the customer. This person is also responsible for building a culture that encourages collaboration and innovation across many subject areas and external teams. Engineering manager will be leading a team of Software Engineers, Architects, Test Engineers, Product owners and Scrum Leads. We regularly work on innovative technologies – understanding and inventing new designs and integration patterns along the way.

Our Engineering Managers Must:

  • Build highly collaborative scrum teams

  • Coach, Develop and Mentor Developers, Product Owners, Scrum Managers and Architects

  • Leverage experience delivering software to cultivate and guide the team to deliver solutions

  • Proactively finds opportunities to establish and maintain a high level of engagement within the team

  • Lead the team in alignment with GM's Mission, Vision, Values and Purpose

  • Have a strong Technical background in software Engineering or Software Architecture

  • Build strong relationships with key Business and Product Management team members

  • Lead and run Vendor relationships, ensuring all contracts follow GM Standard practices

  • Apply modern delivery methodologies (ie. Agile) to software delivery projects

  • Set measurable goals for team members

  • Provide feedback (constructive and Positive) to team members to help improve productivity

  • Provide strategic vision to enable industry-leading innovation.

  • See opportunities to improve processes, improve quality and reduce cost.

  • Champion inclusion by creating moments that value backgrounds, opinions, ideas of all team members

Additional Description

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 10+ years Software Development and Implementation Experience

  • 5-7 years hands-on system development as a data analyst, architect, or software engineer

  • 3+ years Delivering customer facing applications

  • Self-starter and quick learner who understands and can adapt to existing software application and computing infrastructures

  • Experience building trust and collaborating with business, end users, and UX Design teams

  • Experience in driving development activities with user through the use of Wireframes, user flow diagrams, story boards, and feedback looping

  • Experience driving iterative development with several partners

  • Strong background in software and application development lifecycle, including budget, planning, requirements management, continuous integration and deployment techniques, and test procedures

  • Ability to quickly learn and adapt to working with marketing, customer experience and digital retail innovation business processes and functional areas

  • Facilitated team engagement across diverse functional areas

  • Proven experience in putting into practice highly purposeful software development methodologies (i.e. Lean Software Engineering, Agile, Scrum, etc).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM subject are

  • 3+ years developing 12 factor applications

  • 3+ years evaluating performance of technical resources

  • Ability to design, architect and implement scalable high availability solutions

  • Experience attracting, retaining and developing software engineers, scrum leads, test engineers, architects and Product owners

  • Strong in creating technology roadmaps, working with business team and customers and multi-functional teams

  • Over 3 years applying platform and infrastructure as a service technologies and capabilities and their corresponding services (object store, configuration management, service registries, etc)

  • Experience migrating software solutions to Azure

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 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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