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Software Engineer - Big Data Automation


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:

Developer Productivity Software Engineers are responsible for new and innovative software development and design sophisticated and professional code for General Motors in the Big Data and Analytics ecosystem. We work closely with the large development community to drive productivity and simplify existing processes.

The Software Engineer will have a phenomenal team to work alongside, each member has an outstanding background and experience level with deep experience in the Big Data environment.  Our engineers work in highly collaborative and agile environments across multiple products.   Developer Productivity Software Engineers have a variety of enterprise and open source technology available to incorporate into their solutions. Our engineers are asked to…

  • Quickly design, develop, and deliver new code
  • Perform root cause analysis, do technology evaluations, and develop quick prototypes
  • Modern development patterns and platforms (Microservices, Web Services (REST), Containers, Cloud Native)
  • Consistently follow the specified software development methodology (Scrum, Agile)
  • Promote improvements in programming practices such as continuous integration, and continuous delivery, test automation

Additional Description

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience with Agile teams that regularly delivered software while developing reusable code, practicing code reviews, and performing unit tests
  • At least 5 years of demonstrated software development experience in Python or Java
  • Experience with Azure DevOps and CI/CD pipelines
  • Hands on demonstrated experience as a Data Engineer with Hive, Spark, Scala
  • Expertise with MPP(Massive Parallel Processing) environments (Hadoop, Greenplum, Teradata) and Relational (PostGres, Oracle, SQL)
  • Experience with creating self-contained, reusable services with Docker, Kubernetes, Pivotal Cloud Foundry
  • Creative problem-solving skills that deliver elegant solutions to complex issues
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field, or, equivalent combination of education and recent, relevant work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience building 12 factor apps including designing and implementing Continuous Integration, Build, and Delivery
  • Hands on experience utilizing platform and infrastructure as a service technologies and capabilities and their corresponding services (object store, configuration management, service registries, etc.)
  • Experience using Git source control doing rebases, merges, and handling merge conflicts

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.