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Enterprise Innovation Software Engineering Lead

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


Hybrid: - Position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time but the general expectation is that the employee be onsite at a GM facility on an average of three (3) days each week.

We are seeking an experienced and passionate Engineering Lead to join General Motors' Enterprise Innovation Team. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in the development and architecture of cutting-edge automotive technology. As a player coach, you will lead a small team of engineers and Data professionals, ensuring that projects are executed efficiently, effectively, and in alignment with our vision for the future of mobility. You will report directly to the Head of Product and collaborate closely with the product team to define features and requirements for new products.

What You'll Do:

  • Technical Leadership: Lead a team of full stack developers, DevOps and data professionals that are comprised of direct and leveraged resources, providing technical guidance, mentorship, and fostering a culture of innovation and collaboration.

  • Technical Execution: Build and develop products with high code coverage and quality. Meeting the requirements set by the product team. Test and validate products with customers in the market.

  • Project Management: Oversee sprint planning, execution, and delivery, ensuring that projects are completed on time with high velocity.

  • Architectural Design: Drive the architectural design of innovative solutions, leveraging cutting-edge technologies to meet industry standards and exceed customer expectations.

  • Product Development: Collaborate closely with the Head of Product to define product features and requirements, ensuring alignment with GM's strategic goals and customer needs.

  • Team Development: Attract, recruit, and retain top engineering talent, building a high-performing team that consistently delivers high-quality results.

  • Cross-Functional Collaboration : Work closely with cross-functional teams, including product management, design, program management and strategy, to ensure a seamless product development process.

  • Technical Expertise: Stay updated on industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices, and apply this knowledge to drive continuous improvement and innovation within the team.

  • Risk Management: Identify potential risks and issues early in the development process and implement effective mitigation strategies.

  • Documentation: Maintain comprehensive project documentation, including design specifications, technical documentation, and project plans.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a relevant field.

  • Proven experience 5+ years as a full stack developer.

  • Experience as a team leader or people leader.

  • Demonstrated ability to drive innovation and bring disruptive products to market.

  • Experience breaking down features and stories into work items for the engineering team.

  • Exceptional strategic thinking and the ability to translate complex ideas into actionable requirements.

  • Experience with working in building products in a fast, iterative approach.

  • Understanding of user-centered design principles and experience collaborating closely with UX/UI teams.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to influence and engage stakeholders at all levels.

  • Solid grasp of emerging technologies, industry trends, and market dynamics.

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to use data to make informed decisions.

Additional Description

Preferred Skills

  • Familiar with cloud-based solutions such as AWS, Azure & GCP.

  • Have created web and mobile applications using native and non-native frameworks.

  • Experience with React or Angular, Node.js, NoSQL, Git, Java and others.

  • High standard of code quality and testing requirements.

  • Developed in CI/CD environment.

  • Proficient in ML/AI concepts.

  • Experience in embedded software a bonus.

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