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Staff Backend Software Engineer - GM Commercial Services

  • Location
    • Mountain View, California
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted

Description

In this Staff Backend 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:

  • Provide technical leadership in designing and building the flagship GM Commercial Services Software.

  • Develop a deep understanding of GM Commercial Services’ business strategy and goals. You will be one of our key leaders expected to identify and solve our highest impact, highly complex problems.

  • See the big picture and identify opportunities for meaningful improvements across the entire organization.

  • Raise the bar to make GM Commercial Service engineering truly best-in-class by promoting best practices, producing high quality code, documentation, automated tests and monitoring.

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

  • Experience in designing, evaluating, and enhancing efficiency, scalability, and stability of distributed systems.

  • Collaborate with stakeholders across the organization including product, design, and other engineering functions.

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

Additional Description

Qualifications: 

  • 10+ years experience in successfully designing and building large engineering projects, including launching more than one generation of a successful enterprise application.

  • Experience in one of the JVM languages, Java / Kotlin + SpringBoot.

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

  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work in an agile development environment.

  • Excellent communication skills and a collaborative mindset.

  • Knowledge of software design patterns, OO, data structures, and algorithms.

  • Strong understanding and experience with NoSQL and relational DB

  • A passion for staying up-to-date with the latest industry trends and technologies.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong product focus and acumen.

  • Experience with project management, ensuring on-time team deliverable with high quality.

  • Experience creating and leading technical architecture for a large enterprise application.

  • Proven ability to mentor and grow other engineers into senior engineers

This role is categorized as hybrid. This means the successful candidate is expected to report to Mountain View, CA three times per week, at minimum.

This job may be eligible for relocation benefits.

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 $186,200 - $285,300. 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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