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Software Developer - Azure APIM Developer


About the Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) Service Automation IT team:

The team are responsible for developing products and services that directly support driving DevOps and Site Reliability Practices in the General Motors private Cloud ecosystem. The team’s focus is on transitioning an existing API Gateway product (Layer7) to a new Azure API Management solution, the first of its kind in GM .

The team comprises of Full Stack Developers who work a in a service led, frictionless delivery model with full tool chaining. The team is integrated with DevOps Pipelines, SRE Error budget management, TDD, CI/CD, Mono Repositories, balanced team structures, containers, PCF Kubernetes, Scaled Agile and of course Azure APIM. If you are looking to work with cutting edge technology with industry led DevOps practice and be a part of an innovative team – this position may be for you.

About you:

  • You have demonstrated success in software project delivery experience in leading technical efforts developing applications using a variety of tools, languages, frameworks and technologies
  • Demonstrate mastery of many programming languages, tools and/or technologies
  • Performance tuning, usability assessment/improvement
  • Strong Knowledge of maintaining and debugging live software systems.
  • You engage in the remediation of software issues related to code/solutions quality and/or security
  • Possess technical writing knowledge around system design specification and user documentation of software systems and ensure that technical documentation meets GM standards
  • Understand and maintain compliance with GM standards and industry standard methodology
  • Holds themselves and others accountable for demonstrating GMs values and cultural behaviours. Models GM behaviours and builds a winning culture.

Additional Description


  • Minimum 7 years of professional software development experience
  • Excellent technical knowledge in one or more software programming languages (Python, Java, Frontend Development: Angular, React)
  • Demonstrated knowledge in multiple software development disciplines (i.e. Agile, Scrum, SDLC)
  • Experience with high throughput messaging systems
  • Big Data and related knowledge/experience (HDFS, Cassandra, Apache Storm, Spark, Elastic)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of database modelling and data structure principles, techniques and best practices.
  • Advanced knowledge in building, debugging and maintaining mission critical enterprise applications.
  • Ability to lead software teams with metrics-based approaches to development of highly complex and critical systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Cloud platforms: Azure, Cloud Foundry, Kubernetes, Docker and containers
  • Experience as a full stack developer
  • Designing and delivering Azure API's and associated data platform solutions
  • Strong, in-depth and demonstrable hands-on experience with a large number of the following technologies:
    • Microsoft Azure API Management platform technologies
    • Microsoft Azure App Service Fabric, App Service Environment,
    • Microsoft Azure PaaS and SaaS solution development technologies including Azure Functions, Logic Apps, .NET, JavaScript, Python etc.
    • JSON, REST and data based APIs and high scale performant service facades
    • Microsoft Azure Identity Management and Security technologies including Active Directory
    • Microsoft Visual Studio Team System
    • Microsoft Azure Operational and Monitoring tools

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.