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Staff Software Engineer - Cloud Platform

  • Ubicación
    • Austin, Texas
    • Sunnyvale, California
    • Warren, Michigan
  • Cronograma Full time
  • Publicado


Work Arrangement:
Hybrid: This role is categorized as hybrid. This means the successful candidate is expected to report to Austin, Sunnyvale, or Warren three times per week, at minimum.

The Role:

The Digital Product Engineering team is a dynamic and fast paced organization that designs, develops, and maintains all applications and solutions that create the entire interactive experience for customers and vehicles at General Motors. We are developing a world-class GM experience for our customers and driving real change in the most iconic automaker on the planet. Our team delivers unique software solutions in cutting-edge technologies such as mobility, telematics, mission-critical business systems, supercomputing, cloud, vehicle engineering and real-time computing. We offer challenging positions for passionate professionals looking to advance their careers and be a part of an organization focused on innovation, speed, and business value.

The Cloud Platform Engineering and Services Team is seeking an experienced Staff Software Engineer to lead and work with engineering teams across the Digital Product Engineering space to build and manage a cloud-based shared platform. The Digital Product Engineering systems include many customer-facing and back-office services required to deliver subscription-based and eCommerce services with this role focused on building a platform for supporting these experiences in a multi-cloud ecosystem. Additionally, this team works closely with the Engineering, Architecture and SRE teams to develop and standardize new patterns, libraries and services that are needed as part of GM’s digital product transformation.


The ideal candidate has past experiences successfully leading and solving complex software engineering problems across multiple teams. These experiences should include both significant breadth and depth of supporting multiple technical workstreams. This role will lead and define the strategy for distributed compute and data repositories (RDBMS, Document Storage, No-SQL, Streaming Brokers, etc.) used in GM’s Digital Products platform for both transactional and analytics providers.

[Additional Description]

Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications):

  • 8+ years of software engineering and design experience in building and operating a public cloud platform supporting a global customer software and services offering
  • Knowledge of operating system, networking and systems engineering management
  • Experience with Container Orchestration (Kubernetes preferred) and Infrastructure as Code tools (Terraform preferred)
  • Advanced programming language proficiency in Java, Python or Go
  • Expertise in end-to-end applications hosted on Kubernetes with a focus on scalability, high availability, and fault tolerance including the engineering of Operators and CRDs
  • Experience in designing and engineering highly-available public cloud services (Azure, GCP and AWS)
  • Experience with open-source, cloud-native products supporting complex applications and services (ex- Service Mesh, Service Discovery, Routing, Logging Infrastructure, CI/CD tools, etc.)
  • Experience with cross-functional leadership across product engineering, architecture, security and cloud vendor organizations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to effectively communicate and translate feedback, needs and solutions 
  • Creative problem-solving skills that deliver elegant solutions to complex issues 
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or related field, or equivalent combination of education and recent, relevant work experience

Salary Range:

The expected base compensation for this role is: $135,800 - $285,300. Actual base compensation within the identified 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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