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Software Developer

Description

This is a Hybrid position within our IT Organization. The role will allow employees to work offsite but will also require onsite work based on business needs. The selected candidate will be expected to commute to the innovation center to which they are assigned as their primary GM facility. Relocation may be provided.

For this developer role within General Motors, you are responsible for developing software applications using sound, repeatable, industry standard methodologies. You will work hands-on writing software or solutions, based on detailed requirements and system specifications. Additionally, you will work with development activities will include:

Updating existing software and/or developing new software solutions to address a specific need or solve a particular business problem. You will contribute to all development activities in accordance with appropriate methodologies and application of a repeatable, systematic and quantifiable approach to the development process. You will developer your skill further by working closely with more senior developers to ensure code alignment with design patterns/frameworks.

About the role:

You will be responsible for providing Dev-Ops support for Java-based software applications using sound, repeatable, industry standard methodologies. You will have the opportunity to work hands-on writing software or solutions, based on detailed requirements and system specifications. Development activities will include updating existing software and/or developing new software solutions to address a specific need or solve a business problem. Additionally, you will drive development activities in accordance with appropriate methodologies and application of a repeatable, systematic and quantifiable approach to the development process. You will coach/mentor software developers and will review the software being developed

Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing enterprise-grade applications using Java 8/JEE (and higher), Angular, ReactJS, SQL, Spring, and HTML5, among other tools.
  • Performance tuning, usability assessment/improvement
  • Aggressively engage in the identification / remediation of software issues related to code or solutions quality, security, and/or pattern/frameworks and software usability or end user related issues
  • Integrating software with existing software/systems
  • Engaging in the remediation of software issues related to code/solutions quality and/or security
  • Technical writing regarding system design specifications and user documentation, ensuring that the technical documentation meets GM standards
  • Working in a Team-based environment

    You will also:

  • Full lifecycle application development using modern frameworks, libraries, and functional programming
  • Writing user documentation
  • Maintain standards compliance
  • Implement high-quality, self-documenting and maintainable code
  • Possess technical writing knowledge around system design specification and user documentation of software systems and ensure that user documentation meets GM standards i.e. configuration guides, install guides meet requirements
  • Full lifecycle development using standard frameworks and coding standards/patterns
  • Coding, unit testing and debugging applications in various software languages
  • Software testing and quality assurance
  • Work closely with senior developers and software engineers to gain additional knowledge and expertise.
  • Proactively work on software issues such as code quality, pattern mismatch, and security issues related to the code/configuration

    Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 4 + years of professional software development experience using Java, Spring Boot, SQL, Angular or ReactJS
  • Web application development experience with an emphasis on front-end development
  • 2+ years of proven experience using Angular or React
  • Excellent technical knowledge of Java, Spring framework and SQL
  • Worked as a key member of a UI design team participating in the complete product development lifecycle of optimally launched applications
  • UI Design experience and expertise in web and mobile development using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, including modern design standard methodologies
  • Passion for user experience design, improving usability, and continually learning and keeping your craft sharp
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Preferred Technologies:

  • Java, Spring Boot, .Net Core, C#
  • React/Angular/Vue, Jest/Cypress/Jasmine
  • Kubernetes/Cloud, Docker, Micro services
  • SQL, Messaging (Kafka, RabbitMQ), Maven, Postgres
  • TFS, Azure Dev Ops, Nodejs
  • Distributed Cache (Redis), Logging/Analytics (ELK)
  • JavaScript/HTML/CSS
  • CSS Preprocessors, Front End Architecture

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or similar
  • Experience delivering highly scalable, web-based systems, that can support high transaction volumes
  • Ability to architect and implement scalable high availability solutions

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 Careers.Accommodations@GM.com . 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.