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Senior Mobile Architect


About CCMS

The Connected Customer and Mobility Solutions organization develops, in an Agile/SAFe environment, the technologies enabling a new generation of connected vehicles worldwide. This includes call centers located in multiple countries backed by two world class data centers. Our technology is a key enabler to things like smarter car sharing programs, driver customization opportunities, and advanced active safety systems including autonomous driving. These capabilities exist through the largest implementation of 4G LTE in the automotive industry which enables the capture of extensive amount of vehicle data to our Big Data platform. Our innovation teams are driving game changing technology to the consumer and the automotive industry.

Why Work For CCMS

We do cool stuff! We are passionate about building high quality systems that solve complex problems on an extensive scale. Our team is inclusive, made up of forward-thinking software engineers who enjoy working together to develop innovative software solutions in an environment where new ideas and unique perspectives are embraced. Our business is fast-moving and constantly evolving to get provide new features and capabilities to market, while conforming to global regulations. CCMS applications are developed on mobile, web and in-vehicle customer platforms. CCMS maximizes private cloud, PCF, J2EE and Big Data backend services, allowing opportunities to work in numerous technologies on applications achieving continuous availability.

Who You Are

As the primary line of engineering support for Mobile Architecture, you will drive execution of a specific compartment by ensuring accurate interface occurs between engineering functions and Mobile Design Studios. Are you ready? Here's more! You will also:

  • Coordination and integration of engineering information
  • Lead engineering feasibility activities, physical and math models, for specific compartments
  • Work with engineering to build Engineering requirements to support the Studio design
  • Confirm packaging requirements are feasible and balance with Studio Design direction
  • Perform complex assignments requiring a wider application of principles, theories and concepts
  • Participate in Engineering / Program Meetings
  • Lead multi-functional meetings to resolve daily working issues and publish meeting minutes
  • Craft concepts and develop proposals to resolve issues
  • Generates trade matrices to study alternatives while considering impacts such as customer satisfaction, cost, mass, timing, design for assembly, dimensional variation and other program imperatives
  • Document open issues, status and closure
  • Utilize Corporate Best Practices; challenge them when needed to meet styled surface or customer requirements
  • Understands the Global Vehicle Development Process
  • Stays ahead of current product developments and trends in area of responsibility
  • Shares lessons learned with team members

Additional Description

What You Need

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field or at least 5 years applicable Mobile Application Architecture experience
  • Expertise in design and development in one of the following programming languages- Java, Swift / Objective-C, JavaScript / TypeScript / React Native
  • Strong understanding of HTTP/REST/API architectures
  • Experience with publishing mobile apps on Google Play or Apple App Store
  • Experience with large multi-functional teams, with a track record of having developed professional documentation - system level diagrams (context, sequence flows, UML activity, logical, physical, deployment)
  • Experience with security architectures and designs
  • Work with Solution Architects (SA) to improve overall system design
  • Agile development environment experience and passion
  • Creative problem-solving skills and ability to effectively communicate and translate feedback, needs and solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have strong teamwork orientation and the ability to foster collaboration within and across teams
  • Good work ethic and strong sense of ownership of end result

What Would Be Better

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • 7+ years proven industry experience in mobile app architecture
  • Mobile application architecting experience in a complex operating environment, preferably automotive
  • Mobile App Cert Pinning, KeyStore / KeyChain and static code scanning tools such as Fortify and BlackDuck
  • Mobile notification platform experience (i.e. FCM and APNS)
  • Mobile app architecting across different form factors such as Projection (Android Auto and Apple CarPlay) and Watch
  • Experience in Mobile analytics platform such as Adobe and real-time crash reporting tool such as Crashlytics
  • Proven experience/responsibility for design and architectural decisions of app
  • Solid understanding of secure development practices
  • Proven knowledge and practical application of design patterns such as MVP, Dependency Injection, Factory, Singleton, etc.
  • Understanding of object-oriented design, client-server architecture, relational and non-relational database design

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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