Full Stack Principal Software Engineer - First Mile

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HYBRID: This position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively. . 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 GMs 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.


First Miles software engineers areresponsible forideating, incubating,and deliveringnewtechnology for General Motors. We work closely with our Global Innovation and Chief Data Analytics Office to exploregrowth opportunities outside of the companys core, existing businesses.Our teamincludesbest-in-industryengineers,product owners, and designerswho have an ambition to moveat lightning speed,deliver world-class software, and deliver high-quality, innovative software that delights our customers.


TheFirst MilePrincipalSoftwareEngineerisresponsible fornewandinnovativesoftwaredevelopment,designingelegant and professional code,andwriting maintainableunitand integration tests(including in memory, mocked tests, and actual integrations).Our engineerswork ina highlycollaborativeenvironments working across many disciplines. We regularly work on cutting edge technologies - understanding and inventing new designs and integration patterns along the way. Our engineers must...

* Quickly design,develop, and delivernewcode

* Estimateand design workthat is just-in-time and sized in small increments

* Perform root cause analysis,dotechnology evaluations, anddevelopquick prototypes

* Commit to completing well-defined, secure, and elegantwork and deliver ontheircommitments

* 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, continuousintegration, and continuous delivery

* Prospectiveteam memberspossess a high degree of business insight, creativity, decision making skills, a drive for results, the ability to negotiate, the ability to developstrongpeer relationships, and a strong technical learning capabilityand focus.



* ExpertiseleadingAgile(scrum and feature driven development)teams that haveregularly(daily + weekly)delivered software while practicing code reviews

* Over10yearsofsoftware developmentexperience in Javausing MVC and RESTful services

* Expertise inSQL(relational databases), key-value datastores, and document stores

* Creating self-contained, reusable, and testable modules and componentsin frontend and backend work

* Proven experience diagnosingissues from browser toinfrastructuretonetworktodatabaseand all the way back

* Over8yearssoftwaredevelopment utilizing industry standard design patterns

* Excellent verbal and written communication skillsand ability to effectively communicate and translate feedback, needs and solutions

* Creativeproblem-solvingskillsthat deliver elegant solutions to complex issues

* Strongteamworkfocus (live by the team, die by the team)and the ability to foster collaboration within and across teams

* Bachelor degree in Computer Scienceor related field,or,equivalent combination of education and recent, relevant work experience


* Over4yearsdeveloping 12 factor apps including designing and implementingContinuous Integration, Build,and Delivery

* Over6yearsutilizingplatform and infrastructure as a servicetechnologies and capabilitiesand their corresponding services (object store, configuration management, service registries,etc)

* Over4years of software development experience in 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 enhancement and graceful degradation as requirements

* Experience using Git source controldoing rebases, merges, and handling merge conflicts


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.


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.


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.


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 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.


The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individuals 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 . 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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