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Senior Software Developer (Fluent Bit)

  • Location
    • Markham, Ontario
    • Oshawa, Ontario
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


Work Arrangement: This position is classified as a Hybrid position.

About Us

At General Motors, we envision a future characterized by zero crashes, zero emissions, and zero congestion. We are pioneering the next generation of vehicle compute platforms, revolutionizing automotive software development, and integrating seamless connections between cloud and edge resources. Join us as we lead the way towards a sustainable and safe automotive future.
We are seeking a talented Senior Software Engineer with expertise in Fluent Bit to join our dynamic engineering team.

The Role

We are looking for a skilled Senior Software Engineer with a deep understanding of Fluent Bit to develop, optimize, and maintain our embedded data collection infrastructure. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in software development (C/C++), a passion for open-source technologies, and experience in managing and scaling data flows.

What You’ll Do

  • Design, implement, and maintain embedded data collection and processing pipelines using Fluent Bit.

  • Optimize and enhance the performance of Fluent Bit configurations for high throughput and low latency.

  • Integrate Fluent Bit with various data sinks such as Azure, S3, and other storage systems.

  • Develop custom plugins for Fluent Bit as needed to support unique data processing requirements.

  • Collaborate with DevOps and IT teams to ensure seamless deployment and operation of logging infrastructure.

  • Monitor and troubleshoot Fluent Bit instances to ensure reliability and stability.

  • Contribute to the open-source community by reporting issues, contributing to documentation, and submitting patches.

  • Assist with developing and integrating a control plane to manage the distributed architecture on a large scale.

Additional Description

Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications)

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent practical experience.

  • Proven experience with Fluent Bit, including configuration, customization, and plugin development.

  • Proficiency in programming languages such as C, C++, and other related languages (10+ years of hands on development experience).

  • Familiarity with QNX and Android.

  • Solid understanding of logging and data processing principles.

  • Experience with containerization technologies like Docker and orchestration platforms such as Kubernetes.

  • Familiarity with cloud platforms (AWS, GCP, Azure) and their logging services.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot complex issues.

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

What Can Give You a Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications)

  • Contributions to Fluent Bit or other open-source projects.

  • Knowledge of security best practices in logging and data processing.

  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines and automation tools.

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors of Canada total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan currently includes the following benefits, in addition to many others:

  • Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and supplemental benefits for pregnancy, parental and adoption leave;

  • Healthcare, dental, and vision benefits;

  • Life insurance plans to cover you and your family;

  • Company and matching contributions to a Defined Contribution Pension plan to help you save for retirement;

  • GM Vehicle Purchase Plan for you, your family and friends.


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. 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 unlawful 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 encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications for each role and apply for any positions that match their skills and capabilities. Applicants in the recruitment process may be required, where applicable, to successfully complete a role-related assessment(s) and/or a pre-employment screening prior to beginning employment. To learn more, visit How we Hire

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement (U.S.)

General Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.  

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