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Java Senior Systems Developer - INF0019377

Detroit, Michigan, US

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Detroit, MI (GM World Headquarters-Ren Cen)

About the General Motors Global Connected Consumer Experience IT Team:
At GCCX, we don’t design the transportation.  We design the transportation experience.  GCCX IT employees develop the technology enabling a new generation of connected vehicles.  This technology is a key enabler to things like smarter car sharing programs, more advanced active safety and even autonomous driving.   These capabilities exist through the largest implementation of 4G LTE in the automotive industry and a vehicle wired to collect thousands of data elements.  Our environment requires an architecture that can support over 900,000 vehicle transactions per hour with sub-second response times.  4G LTE capability has been described as an "untapped, under-appreciated opportunity" valued at $350M in improved 2018 profits.  The innovation our teams are driving is game changing to the consumer, to the industry and to the company. 

About the Role
The Java Senior Systems Developer role will involve close interaction with the Systems Architect, Development Team Leaders, business team members and other members of the development team and will demand a high level of design and coding to implement and deliver enhancements.  There will be ample opportunities to quickly expand on your technical experience, with plenty of business exposure.  This role requires a strong foundation in J2EE with SQL experience. 
The Java Senior Systems Developers will provide leadership and technical expertise to enable multi-layered solution architectures that comprehend and specify business, application, data and infrastructure designs.  The ideal candidate for this role will possess a passion for technology and a desire to have exposure to, and learn more about the Global Connected Consumer.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must have strong core Java skills gained in a business environment along with the following technical skills and experience:

• Bachelor’s Degree from an Accredited Institution

• 5+ years’ experience delivering Java / JEE Business Solutions

• 5+ years’ experience of the full software development lifecycle (SDLC)

• 3+ years’ experience SQL/Oracle

• 3+ years’ experience with web technologies (ideally HTML 5, CSS 3, jQuery,     JavaScript, Adobe CQ)

• 3+ years’ experience with OO analysis and design experience

• Proficiency with Agile Development Techniques (including TDD, JUnit, Mocks, Pair Programming)

 • Proficiency with SQL, Hibernate, Web Services (REST and/or SOAP)

• Ability to clearly communicate with peers, business analysts, and subject matter experts

• Ability to function with new technologies

• Ability to lead and mentor associate developers


Preferred Qualifications

• Development on high performance multi-tiered architectures (in Java)

• Experience with both real time and batch systems

• Experience with distributed technologies such as Oracle Coherence

• Experience with Performance Tuning


Why General Motors?


At GM, we’ve charged ourselves with one mission: to design, build and sell the world’s best vehicles. And to achieve our goals, we’re currently undergoing one of the largest Information Technology transformations in the history of the automotive industry.


GM IT is a leader in cutting edge technologies such as Mobility, Telematics, Mission-Critical Business Systems, Supercomputing, Vehicle Engineering, and Real-time Computing. We offer challenging positions for passionate professionals looking to get in on the ground-floor of a growing “Fortune 5” firm that is re-inventing IT with a laser focus on Innovation, Speed, and Business Value.  


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 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.


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