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Android Software Engineer


Hybrid: This position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively.  This position requires an employee to be onsite 1-4 times a year.

As an in-vehicle software engineer you can join a team of dedicated and forward-thinking individuals committed to zero crashes, zero emissions, and zero congestion! In this role you'll be collaborating on a SCRUM team to build and deliver customer centric infotainment experiences - like the Alexa voice assistant. You’ll be writing Android/Java code and unit tests, as well as participate in all parts of the software delivery lifecycle including sprint planning, development, demos, retrospectives and deployment to production vehicles!


  • Write, test and debug Android software on embedded vehicle systems with agility
  • Analyze software defects; resolve root cause, build software solution, test and verify closure.
  • Collaborate with teams from multiple groups to meet project landmarks
  • Participate and contribute to agile events - sprint planning, daily standup, sprint review, retrospectives and scaled agile events, specifically PI planning
  • Develop software code packages in Java, Kotlin and Javascript
  • Develop and automate test cases to maintain product quality
  • Maintain and continuously improve team’s workflow and deployment processes
  • Perform analysis, resolution, and tracking of defects to closure
  • Collaborate and participate in architecture, requirements, design, code, and test case reviews.
  • Work closely with other team leads to support triage and resolution of intricate system problems in a timely manner
  • Interact and facilitate with internal teams and external development partners during all phases of development and integration

Required experience and skills

  • BS in Computer Science or other related field of study and applicable work experience
  • 5+ years of experience on a team developing native Android apps.
  • Crafting and writing software technical specifications, writing software code and performing unit testing
  • Writing automated tests, preferably using test driven development patterns
  • Applying current technology to tackle technical problems and ensuring system and application performance is optimized
  • Working with business units to improve efficiency and remove barriers in applications
  • Working with product teams on new product ideas, designs, prototypes and estimates
  • Maintaining coding standards to facilitate code maintenance and improvement
  • Providing deep systems support (programming, architecture, system analysis) for the Applications team
  • Experience on SCRUM teams

Preferred experience

  • 2+ years in an automotive environment
  • Experience with Java 8 and RX Java in a production application
  • Experience developing apps that interact with web services (REST, JSON)
  • Experience with frameworks such as Dagger and design patterns such as MVP, Singleton, Factory
  • Experience with native Android HIG and UI development standard methodologies – Android Material Design
  • Experience with scaled agile framework
  • Experience with building for virtual assistants
  • Experience with Android Studio and Auto
  • Experience with the publishing process for Google app store

Additional Description

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. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values; 
• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

Diversity Information

General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of 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 understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at . In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.