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Sr.- Software Engineer- Technology Innovation Excellence


Hybrid:  This position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively.  The employee’s role enables them to work at a GM facility or off-site as frequently as needed or desired. This position requires an employee to be onsite  1-3 times per week .

 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.

About the Team:

Our Technology Innovation Excellence (TIE) team is responsible for the hub of reusable software artifacts, mentorship in Azure Cloud tools & automation, and reference documentation for software engineers and other development partners. Our new organization will work with GM IT partners to improve the developer experience and accelerate product-based engineering. Members of our teams include engineers and architects who have a variety of innovative development methodologies and technologies to achieve breakthrough results, drive innovation, and delight developers.

Job Summary:

The TIE Senior Software Engineer will be responsible for new application development and will support estimation, analysis, design, programming, automated unit/integration testing, and code debugging. This team member will work in a highly collaborative, multi-functional, and agile environment.


  • Quickly craft, develop, and deliver new code

  • Estimate and design work that is just-in-time and sized in small increments

  • Perform root cause analysis, do technology evaluations, and develop quick prototypes

  • Commit to completing well-defined, secure, and sophisticated work and deliver on their commitments

  • Report status of assigned software development and/or maintenance tasks

  • Consistently follow the specified software development methodology

  • Promote improvements in programming practices such as acceptance test driven development, continuous integration, and continuous delivery

  • Prospective team members possess a high degree of business insight, creativity, decision making skills, a drive for results, negotiate, develop strong peer relationships, and a strong technical learning capability and focus.

Additional Description


  • 5+ years of software development experience in the following:

    • Java using MVC and RESTful services, HTML, SCSS/Less, and JavaScript following accessibility standards (meeting WCAG Level AA standards), semantic markup, structured CSS (BEM/OOCSS/etc.), browser compatibility standards, and developed with progressive improvement and graceful degradation as requirements

  • Expertise in SQL (relational databases), key-value datastores, and document stores

  • Crafting self-contained, reusable, and testable modules and components in frontend and backend work

  • Proven experience diagnosing issues from browser to infrastructure to network to database and all the way back

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to optimally communicate and translate feedback, needs and solutions

  • Creative problem-solving skills that deliver sophisticated solutions to complex issues

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, or, equivalent combination of education and recent, relevant work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years developing 12 factor apps including crafting and implementing Continuous Integration, Build, and Delivery

  • 2+ years applying platform and infrastructure as a service technologies and capabilities and their corresponding services (object store, configuration management, service registries, etc.)

  • Over 1 year of Angular 4+ or React development experience

  • Experience using Git source control doing rebase, 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 or call us at 800-865-7580. 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.