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Senior Software Developer

Company: General Motors LLC
Location: Austin
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

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.

The Strategic Incubation team is creating new Data Engine technologies supporting fast data pipelines, geospatial processing and visualization of billion data points. The fast data pipeline and subsequent storage and integration with machine learning delivers extraordinary performance at scale.

In this software development role, you will be responsible for developing software applications using sound, repeatable, industry standard methodologies. You will have the opportunity to work hands-on writing software or solutions, based on detailed requirements and system specifications. Development activities will include updating existing software and/or developing new software solutions to address a specific need or solve a particular business problem. Additionally, you will drive development activities in accordance with appropriate methodologies and application of a repeatable, systematic and quantifiable approach to the development process. You will coach/mentor software developers and will review the software being developed. This role will also work closely with architects and/or data scientists to ensure code alignment with design patterns/frameworks.

As a senior member of our development team, you will contribute to:

  • The full stack technology solution and drive the technical execution
  • You will be solving complex problems, and working on difficult challenges in software engineering as the scale and suite of our services grow
  • You will work with key stake holders in product management and executive teams to define strategy and requirements
  • You will lead cross functional development of new technology from design to deployment

Joining the GM Hyperscale Engineering team gives you the opportunity to:
  • Work on disruptive products that's still in its early stages
  • Solve challenging problems that will revolutionize fast data pipelines using actor systems, storage and geospatial processing of data and integration with machine learning
  • Build a product that will leverage CPU, GPU, kubernetes and the scale of the resources in the GM internal cloud
  • Be involved in the fast growing, big data space

Responsibilities include
  • You will be responsible for requirement analysis, design, implementing and testing software solutions to solve some of the most advanced technical challenges facing the industry
  • As a key member of the High-Performance Computing team, you will be responsible for the design and development of distributed software platforms that will be used for big-data analytics and machine-learning
  • Experience with open-source tools on Linux is highly desired along with the ability to experiment, evaluate and recommend best of breed solutions
  • You should be somebody who enjoys working on complex system software, is very customer-centric, understands the big picture and feels strongly not only about building good software but about making that software achieve its goals.

Additional Job Description

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (related field) or equivalent work experience
  • 7+ years in software development using Java, C++, Python, or related.
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases like Cassandra
  • Experience working with modern open-source tools for distributed computing (like Apache Spark, Hadoop, Apache Pulsar, Kafka, Redis, HDFS, ECS S3 etc.)
  • Exposure to actor based programming toolkits like Akka
  • 7+ years industry experience as a Software Engineer or a Software developer with experience as a Senior Engineer leading teams in an agile environment
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures and algorithm design, and complexity analysis
  • •2+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems
  • We are not able to accommodate international relocation.

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 atCareers.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 LLC, Austin , Senior Software Developer, Other , Austin, Texas

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