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Senior Full Stack Software Engineer

General Motors

General Motors

Software Engineering
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024

Job Description

About the Manufacturing Material Delivery Team at General Motors

As integral members of the software development team at General Motors, we collectively embody a commitment to innovation within the automotive industry. Operating at the intersection of technology and manufacturing, our team leverages the latest cloud technologies to propel our product forward. With a primary focus on Material Delivery and Pull Systems used within the plants, we collaborate seamlessly to design and implement solutions that redefine efficiency. Our collective expertise ensures the continuous evolution of our product to meet the dynamic demands of the manufacturing landscape. Our team plays a pivotal role in enhancing the effectiveness of our solutions and contributing to the overall success of GM in delivering state-of-the-art solutions to the manufacturing sector.

Why Work for Us?

Joining our Software Development team at GM means becoming an essential part of a dynamic and forward-thinking group dedicated to revolutionizing the automotive manufacturing industry. By working with us, you'll have the opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge solutions that optimize efficiency and transform manufacturing processes. Our collaborative environment fosters continuous learning and growth, allowing you to stay at the forefront of technological advancements. As a team, we take pride in our collective expertise and the impactful role we play in enhancing the effectiveness of our solutions. If you're passionate about being a driving force in the evolution of automotive technology, General Motors the place for you.

About the Role

We are looking for a highly skilled Senior Full Stack Engineer to lead the development and maintenance of our web applications. The ideal candidate should have a proven track record of delivering high-quality software solutions, a deep understanding of both front-end and back-end technologies, and the ability to mentor and guide junior engineers.


  • Lead the design, development, and maintenance of complex web applications.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define and implement software architecture.
  • Mentor and guide junior engineers, conducting code reviews and providing technical leadership.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues and optimize application performance.
  • Stay updated on industry best practices, emerging technologies, and advocate for their adoption.
  • Architect scalable and maintainable cloud solutions with a focus on performance and user experience.


Being a seasoned Senior Full Stack Engineer with a focus on cloud-hosted applications and 5-8+ years of experience with:

  • Front-end technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and modern JavaScript frameworks (e.g., React, Angular, or Vue).
  • Back-end technologies, including frameworks (e.g., Java, Springboot) and databases (e.g., PostgreSQL, SQL Server).
  • Experience with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) and related services.
  • Familiarity with containerization and orchestration tools (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Experience implementing and optimizing CI/CD pipelines for cloud deployment.
  • Familiarity with event messaging systems (e.g., Kafka, RabbitMQ) and event-driven architectures.
  • Ability to make architectural decisions that positively impact the scalability and maintainability of cloud-hosted applications.
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field, or, equivalent combination of education and recent, relevant work experience.

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.​