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Software Engineer

General Motors

General Motors

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Software Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

Job Description

Job description Summary

The Intelligent Manufacturing Software Engineer will be expected to demonstrate success in software project delivery experience in leading technical efforts developing automated testing using a variety of tools, languages, frameworks, and technologies with the primary focus of developing and maintaining test plans and test cases for all major applications, including functional testing, integration testing and regression testing. This opportunity includes manual, automation, performance testing of various software products, defect tracking, and documenting test cases clearly for each product, module and components by product functionality. The Software Test Engineer will be responsible for executing test cases and reporting defects into ADO.

What You’ll Do

  • Partner with product owner, architect, and the team to test secure, reliable, and scalable software solutions
  • Full lifecycle application development using standard frameworks and coding standards/patterns for test automation
  • Efficiently produce well-organized, optimized, and well-documented source code for test automation
  • Design and develop code into independent reusable components
  • Decompose requirements (typically user stories) into meaningful tasks with estimations
  • Work closely with senior developers and software engineers to gain additional knowledge and expertise.
  • Perform code reviews to suggest, encourage, and support coding best practices
  • Provide application support to software running in production
  • 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
  • Promote improvements in programming practices.
  • 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
  • Strong Knowledge of maintaining and debugging live software systems. Dedicatedly engage in the remediation of software issues related to code/solutions quality and/or security
  • Provides guidance and mentoring of fellow software developers and other team members
  • Possess technical writing knowledge around system design specification and user documentation of software systems and ensure that technical documentation meets GM standards
  • Understand and maintain compliance with GM standards and industry standard methodology
  • Holds themselves and others accountable for demonstrating GMs values and cultural behaviors. Models GM behaviors and builds a winning culture.

Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications)

  • Minimum 7 years of overall testing experience.
  • Expertise in evaluating testing requirements for projects.
  • Coordinate and actively participate in project meetings during software development lifecycle.
  • Ability to develop software test plan(s), build test estimates, and execute testing of software applications developed using various technologies (ADO).
  • Document and interpret business and technical requirements for testing utilizing various development methodologies (e.g. Agile, Scrum, Iterative, Waterfall, etc.)
  • Solid understanding of industry standard automated testing tools, practices, and software and/or Performance testing tools.
  • The Test engineer needs to have proven experience in developing test automation framework for front to back application testing.
  • Must have API testing experience utilizing Ready API.
  • Design and execute SQL queries for data validation and test execution.
  • Experience with testing sophisticated, multi-platform, distributed applications
  • Effective communication skills to articulate testing result data to multiple audiences.

Additional Job Description


  • Data pipeline and workflow management tools: Azkaban, Luigi, Airflow, etc.
  • AWS cloud services: EC2, EMR, RDS, Redshift


Hybrid: This role is categorized as hybrid. This means the successful candidate is expected to report to onsite at the Austin IT Innovation Center North - Austin IT Innovation Center North three times per week, at minimum or other frequency dictated by the business.

  • Compensation: The expected base compensation for this role is: $93,400 - $149,200 . Actual base compensation within the identified range will vary based on factors relevant to the position.
  • Bonus Potential: An incentive pay program offers payouts based on company performance, job level, and individual performance.
  • Benefits: GM offers a variety of health and wellbeing benefit programs. Benefit options include medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement savings plan, sickness and accident benefits, life insurance, paid vacation & holidays.

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

GM is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. GM is committed to providing a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and advancing equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, all practices and decisions relating to terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment are made without regard to an individual's protected characteristics. For purposes of this policy, “protected characteristics" include an individual's actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, weight, height, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at Careers.Accommodations@GM.com 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.​

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