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Java and Database Developer


In recent years, GM Information Technology has successfully executed the largest IT transformation in the history of the automotive industry, fully insourcing what once was a nearly completely outsourced IT function.  Today GM IT is a dynamic and fast paced organization that designs, develops and maintains all IT infrastructure, applications and solutions enabling GM’s global operations.  From designing and building the next generation of electric and other vehicles to developing a world-class GM experience for our dealers and customers, GM IT is driving real change in the most iconic automaker on the planet.  Our team delivers unique enterprise-wide IT 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 IT organization focused on innovation, speed and business value.

Job Summary:

For this developer role within GM you are responsible for develop data services and data hub related application development using Java, Oracle and related technologies.  In addition to new development, you will also be responsible for updating existing software and/or providing dev ops support for the code developed by the organization. As a developer you will be expanding your skills and domain knowledge by working closely with more senior developers to ensure design patterns/frameworks.

You will need to have proven experience in the following:

  •  Full lifecycle application development using standard design patterns/frameworks

  • Must have experience as part of a software project delivery effort

  • Demonstrate mastery of several Java and DB (Oracle) development

  • Assists with Performance tuning, usability assessment/improvement

  • Knowledge of maintaining and debugging live software applications

  • Work closely with senior developers, software engineers and/or data scientist to gain additional knowledge and expertise.

  • Document software solutions and ensure that technical documentation meets GM standard

  • Understand and maintain compliance with GM standards and industry standard methodology

  • Holds themselves and others accountable for demonstrating GMs values and cultural behaviors.

  • Models GM behaviors and crafts a winning culture.

Additional Description


  • Minimum 3+ years’ experience designing and developing enterprise applications

  • Languages/Frameworks: Java, SpringBoot, Spring Framework, Hibernate, Maven Build, Angular, ReactJS TypeScript, Javascript, HTML, CSS,  Databases: Oracle, SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Methodologies: Agile, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

  • Bachelor's degree in technical discipline preferred or equivalent experience required.

  • Experience with resilient application design and secure coding practices

  • Expertise leveraging Object Oriented Programming methodologies and design patterns including domain-driven design, microservices.

  • Knowledge of standard development tools.

  • Experienced with DB development (preferably Oracle PL/SQL)

  • Possess excellent communication skills, with an emphasis on verbal and written communication.

  • Ability to optimize the performance of code.

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.