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Senior Developer

Company: General Motors
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

About GM

There's never been a more exciting time to work for General Motors.

To achieve our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, we need people to join us who are passionate about creating safer, better and more sustainable ways for people to get around. This bold vision won't happen overnight, but just as we transformed how the world moved in the last century, we are committed to transforming how we move today and in the future.

Why Work for Us

Our culture is focused on building inclusive teams, where differences and unique perspectives are embraced so you can contribute to your fullest potential as you pursue your career. Our locations feature a variety of work environments, including open work spaces and virtual connection platforms to inspire productivity and flexible collaboration. And we are proud to support our employees volunteer interests, and make it a priority to join together in efforts that give back to our communities.

Job Description

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.

We are currently staffing for the following positions:

  • Senior Web Developer

  • Senior Mobile Developer

  • Senior Full Stack Developer

About the Senior Web Developer:

The First Mile Senior Web Developer will be responsible for building innovative web applications to design and build customer experience. They are responsible for the full life cycle of the process including estimation, analysis, design, implementation, testing and support. This team works in a highly collaborative, cross-functional, and agile environment. You'll collaborate closely with UX researchers and designers, product managers, customers, and other First Mile team members to help define the scope of the product. You will be counted on to be an influential voice in decisions related to front-end system architecture, feature development, and product strategy.

Technical skills:

  • 6+ years of overall software development experience, with an emphasis on front-end engineering

  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript, including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object model

  • Thorough understanding of React.js and its core principles

  • Prior experience with popular React.js workflows (such as Flux or Redux) or Next.js Or Angular

  • Deep end-to-end front-end application knowledge, thrive in a fast-paced environment, deep interest to build the right products for our customers, and experience with highly responsive web applications.

  • Expertise in Front-End technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Node. JS, React.

  • Demonstrated passion for user experience design and improving usability

  • Understanding of software engineering practices, design patterns, data structures and algorithms

  • Demonstrates experience/knowledge of RESTful web services

  • UI/UX Design experience

Additional Desired Skill set: Knowledge and understanding of mobile application development using cross-platform (React Native) and/or iOS/Android native development (using Objective C/Swift or Java)

Additional Job Description

About the Senior Mobile Developer:

The First Mile Senior Mobile Developer will be responsible for building innovative mobile applications to design and build customer experience. They are responsible for the full life cycle of the process including estimation, analysis, design, implementation, testing and support. This team works in a highly collaborative, cross-functional, and agile environment. You'll collaborate closely with UX researchers and designers, product managers, customers, and other First Mile team members to help define the scope of the product. You will be counted on to be an influential voice in decisions related to mobile system architecture, feature development, and product strategy.

Different problems require different tools and our organization's mobile developers must be able to identify when a cross-platform solution would be beneficial. A senior mobile developer must be passionate about learning new technologies, frameworks, libraries and socializing them with the team while mentoring less experienced developers.

Technical skills:

  • 6+ years of overall software development experience, with an emphasis on mobile engineering

  • 3+ years of combined experience developing native mobile applications for iOS in Swift and Objective-C or Android platforms using Java or Kotlin

  • 1 or more years of experience with a cross-platform mobile framework

  • Promote best practices by developing tested and organized code

  • Champion high quality software by peers and teammates through collaborative and constructive code reviews

  • Experience with MVC and MVVM design patterns

  • Demonstrates experience or knowledge of RESTful web services

  • UI/UX Design experience

  • Experience with creating or using third-party digital wallet/payment processing services is a plus

  • Experience with developing progressive web apps is a plus

About the Senior Full-Stack Developer:

Imagine what you could do at GM on our First Mile team. New ideas becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences quickly. When you join this team, we want you to bring passion and dedication to this job, there's no telling what we could accomplish. The First Mile Engineering team is looking for a creative and motivated Software Engineer with excellent problem solving and great personal skills. We are looking for a full stack developer who can build APIs, websites, web services and tools that will keep GM and First Mile on the cutting-edge of technology. You will be part of every stage of development from incubation to deployment. You will join a dynamic team with strong technical skills who take pride on their work and delivering the best products and experience to our users. As a member of our self-motivated team, you will have the opportunity to be part of current and new projects that will inspire others in the industry.

Technical skills:

  • Full lifecycle System development using standard design patterns/frameworks, such as SOLID design patterns, Event-based, Domain-Driven Development, and Microservices.

  • You will be required to have broad software project delivery experience in leading technical efforts developing applications using a variety of tools, languages, frameworks, and technologies

  • 6+ years of overall software development experience, with an emphasis on writing Java systems

  • Experience with Microservices and containerized deployment using Docker and Kubernetes

  • Performance tuning, usability assessment/improvement, automation technologies

  • Proactively 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

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

  • Experienced knowledge of maintaining and debugging live software systems.

Education requirements: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field.

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.

Keywords: General Motors, Austin , Senior Developer, Other , Austin, Texas

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