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Android Software Developer (Co-op), Infotainment (Radio/Tuner)

General Motors

General Motors

Software Engineering
Markham, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

Job Description

We are looking for a Software Development Student to be responsible for the development and maintenance of platform for Android based information and entertainment (Infotainment) system. You will be working along-side other engineers, and developers working on different layers of the information and entertainment system!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in all regular software development activities

  • Translate designs into high quality Android base Java code, or C++

  • Participate in maintenance of existing codes and bug fixes

  • Participate in code, and test case reviews

  • Provide clear and complete documentation based on the definition of the software development process

  • Co-work with team members in software development activities using the Scrum/Agile development process


  • Pursuit of a Bachelor's (3rd or 4th year) or Master's (Preferred) degree in the following areas: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering

  • Able to work 40 hours per week in Canada and for 8-month term (2 consecutive semesters) starting January 2023

  • Development experience with Java or Kotlin

  • Knowledge of SCM tools such as: GIT, JIRA, etc

  • Knowledge of Scrum/Agile development process and concept of continuous integration

  • Successful candidates will be required to attest to their vaccination status (or indicating that they do not wish to disclose), and any job offer will be conditional on the candidate providing that attestation

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Android Mobile App development experience

    • Knowledge of Android Auto protocol

    • Knowledge of Android framework/ecosystem

    • Knowledge of Android design principles and interface guidelines

    Desired Skills:

    • Outstanding leadership, interpersonal, and relationship management skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with varying levels of the organization

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to distill complex subjects to a wider audience

    • High level of integrity, ability to deal with ambiguity, takes initiative/self-directed

    • Evidence of strong character with integrity, honesty, accountability and trust

    • Consistently demonstrates innovative thinking that is customer-centric

    • Excellent project management skills and the proven track record to manage numerous projects at any given

    • Possess strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills

    • Fundamental digital literacy including understanding of MS Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

    This role offers the following Work Appropriately strategies:

    • Hybrid: The position requires an employee to be on-site 3 times a week.


    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.

    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.

    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 Statement

    Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities. Should you be contacted by General Motors of Canada, please advise if you require accommodation. General Motors of Canada values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.