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Senior Backend SW Engineer - GM Commercial Services

  • Location
    • Austin, Texas
    • Roswell, Georgia
    • Palo Alto, California
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted

Description

Software-defined vehicles represent a new paradigm for automakers and consumers, fueled by technological advancements and an escalating demand for transportation solutions that are not only intelligent but also safer and more environmentally sustainable. At the core of this transformative shift lies software – the driving force behind communication, security enhancement, updates, data processing, and the creation of a seamless user experience. These capabilities extend beyond consumer benefits, holding even greater significance for business owners.

The adoption of these sophisticated software solutions promises to be a catalyst for heightened efficiency, lowered costs, improved safety, better decision-making, and increased employee satisfaction. Ultimately, this positions business owners to achieve their objectives and maintain competitiveness in the fast evolving business landscape. Moreover, some of our solutions are poised to optimize and expedite the transition to electric vehicles, contributing to the decarbonization of the transportation sector.

At General Motors, we have embarked on an ambitious journey to pioneer next-generation software solutions tailored for commercial fleet owners and their drivers, ranging from small and medium-sized businesses to large enterprises. As a leading OEM, our extensive fleet of GM vehicles already traverse roads globally. We leverage our unique advantage as an OEM – comprehensive control over both in-vehicle and cloud software – to deliver seamless solutions to our customers, including fleet management, energy optimization, transportation logistics, safety systems, and more.

To fulfill our mission, we are actively expanding our teams in Silicon Valley and Atlanta. We seek individuals who can blend a passion for technology and sustainability with curiosity, rigorous thinking and a strong customer centric approach. This is an exceptional opportunity where you can leverage the scale of GM and make a significant impact and find fulfillment in crafting innovative software solutions. We invite you to join us on this exciting journey toward a better future.

In this Senior Software Engineer role, you will lead and develop high performance backend services and systems for GM Commercial Services' new software solution. This role provides a unique opportunity where you will be working across all of the GM Commercial Services software products, and truly steering the future of GM Commercial Services’ system architecture, APIs, products, and customers. We are an innovation first team, and we need your help to ensure we meet the highest standards. Come join us and let’s innovate! 

What you get to do in this role:

  • Design, build, and maintain scalable, reliable and performant services and systems

  • Build and launch new capabilities and products that bring significant value to customers internal and external

  • Uphold our high engineering standards, and elevate quality and engineering efficiency within our codebases and processes

  • Collaborate with stakeholders across the organization including dependency engineering teams, product, design, infrastructure and operations

  • Mentor engineers earlier in their technical career to help them grow

  • Explore new technologies and enrich our technological stack 

  • Actively participate in technical discussions and deep dives with architectural group

Additional Description

Qualifications: 

  • 5+ years of hands-on backend software development

  • Experience in building production-quality, highly performant and scalable distributed systems and Service-Oriented architecture

  • Write high quality production code that is tested thoroughly, supported by clear documentation and has appropriate production observability

  • Strong CS fundamentals, including OO concepts, data structures, algorithms, and systems architecture

  • Solid understanding and experience with NoSQL and relational DB

  • Empathy with users internal and external, and a strong customer focus

  • Have effective collaboration and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong product focus and acumen.

  • Experience working independently and drive features or components throughout the development lifecycle

  • Experience in one of the JVM languages Java / Scala / Kotlin + SpringBoot.  Language can be learned and we care much more about your general engineering skill than knowledge of a particular language or framework

  • Experience with at least one of the public cloud providers Azure, AWS, GCP 

  • Experience with IoT stack is a big plus 

  • BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science/Engineering preferred

This role is catergorized as Hybrid. This means the successful candidate is expected to report onsite three times per week at minimum.


The compensation information is a good faith estimate only. It is based on what a successful applicant in the California Bay Area which includes the following counties: Marin, Contra Costa, San Francisco, Alameda, San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Santa Cruz might be paid in accordance with the California law.

The compensation may not be representative for positions located outside of the California Bay Area.

The annual salary range for this role is $ 152,100  - $ 232,900. The actual base salary a successful candidate will be offered within this range will vary based on factors relevant to the position.

Bonus Potential: An incentive pay program offers payouts based on company performance, job level, and individual performance.

Benefits: GM offers a variety of health and wellbeing benefit programs. Benefit options include medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement savings plan, sickness and accident benefits, life insurance, paid vacation & holidays, tuition assistance programs, employee assistance program, GM vehicle discounts and more.

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