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Energy / V2X -Energy Program Manager - V2G


NOTE: This is a Hybrid position within our IT Organization. The role will allow employees to work remotely but will also require onsite work based on business needs. The selected candidate will be expected to live a commutable distance to the innovation center they are selected for. Relocation will be provided as needed. 

About the role:

GM’s Information Technology team is pursuing a Program Manager to head a program management for V2G storage systems. You will be responsible for innovative applications that coordinate EV load management, helping accelerate the effort to achieve a cleaner, safer, and more energy efficient future! GM is currently seeking an individual with agile leadership experience and practical knowledge in V2G, including Open Vehicle Grid Integration Platform (OVGIP) standards and smart grid design. You will work with a team investigating opportunities to maximize core GM battery technology in new growth areas.

Your capabilities

  • Lead a range of V2X-related software technology solutions associated with bidirectional charging, V2H, V2L, V2G and other advanced V2X functions

  • Elicit and manage high bandwidth, high EQ communications between customers/partners and internal product and engineering teams

  • Support GM’s smart grid activities, helping to implement various VGI programs with utilities.

  • Support project strategy, balancing customer and other requirements

  • Support policy conversations around vehicle to grid integration

  • Develop materials for leadership reviews/makes presentation to all levels of management

  • Support overarching objective to make the EV ownership experience more seamless and convenient

  • Explore competitive landscape and opportunities for GM that may contribute to increasing the value of EV offerings such as smart charging, energy storage, and other adjacencies

  • Work cross-functionally with engineering teams, program management teams, and other internal groups crafting and implementing necessary strategies to optimize charging experience

  • Help inform development of the total EV product offering, including the technology/software components

  • Works with utilities, other automotive OEMs & charging partners to implement technology & partnership solutions needed to deliver on GM objectives

Additional Description

Required skills / experience / education:

  • Experienced with enterprise level program management

  • At least 5 years’ experience in an electrification-based role, electric vehicle (EV) charging company, or electric utility.

  • Proven high level of interpersonal skills required to effectively lead, empower, and facilitate others in group situations.

  • Demonstrated strategic agility and desire to work in a complex and evolving environment and an innovation mindset.


  • Practical knowledge around electric grid technologies, use cases, and innovation

  • Azure DevOps

  • MBA degree

Leadership Behaviors

  • Strong teamwork skills and the ability to work with all levels within the organization.

  • Comfortable working with ambiguous concepts.

  • Ability to communicate complex concepts with compelling, simple, and impactful delivery.

  • Strong problem-solving, ideation, and project management skills.

  • Strong cross-department collaboration and time-management acumen.

  • Ability to recognize and make effective trade-off decisions.

  • Ability to conduct multiple complex tasks simultaneously.

  • Full stack code delivery throughout the full software development lifecycle (SDLC)

  • Agile Development Techniques

  • Object Oriented analysis and design

  • Delivering Python/Scala/Java/JEE and/or JavaScript/HTML/CSS Business Solutions

  • Database experience with a Relational Database Management Systems (Postgres, SQL, Oracle, or similar)

  • Modern development patterns and platforms (Microservices, Web Services (REST), Containers, Cloud Native)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, or, equivalent combination of education and recent, relevant work experience

  • At least 3 years' experience as a Software Engineer on an Agile development team and solid understanding of:

  • Development methodologies (Reusable Code, Code Review, Unit Testing)

  • Source control software (Git or TFS)

  • CI/CD Technologies and build pipelines

Preferred Qualifications

Experience or knowledge with some or all of the following tools  would be a plus  :

  • Exposure to ISO 15118-20, OVGIP, DERMS, V2X, V2G, V2I

  • Development of innovative product concepts and high-level design for distributed battery resources, energy generation \ distribution

  • IDE including Visual Studio, Eclipse and IntelliJ

  • AngularJS or ReactJS, Docker

  • Frameworks like SpringBoot, Quarkus

  • Linux/Unix shell scripting and/or Python

  • Junit, MSUnit

  • Azure DevOps and build and release pipelines

  • Jenkins, Artifactory, Black Duck, SonarQube, Kafka, HashiCorp, Pulsar

  • Tanzu Cloud Foundry (PCF), Weblogic, WebSphere, Kubernetes

  • Jupyter, Microsoft PowerBI, Azure APIM

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

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