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2024 Summer Intern - Solution Architect

General Motors

General Motors

Warren, MI, USA
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024

Job Description


Work Arrangement: This role is categorized as onsite. This means the successful candidate is expected to report to GM Global Technical Center - Design Center in Warren, MI on a full-time basis.

The Role:

A Solution Architect is a professional who designs and oversees the implementation of specific solutions to address a business problem. This professional is responsible for designing and organizing the structure of a system, ensuring this system meets the requirements of the organization seamlessly. This position is needed to support Design Fabrication Operations (DFO) Stakeholders, Design Studios, and internal GM Customers in bringing various property build types to completion. This intended system development is targeted to support a wide range of complexity, ranging from full concept vehicle development to individual parts for requests.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Interface directly with internal and external customers to identify recommended system implementations

  • Solution and application architecture and evaluation of alternative approaches

  • Restructuring IT processes and organization

  • Evaluating current organization’s IT and software architecture

  • Document current system and identify steps for initiation of designs

  • Assessing and implementing IT systems

  • Evaluating products, such as core systems

  • Developing technical concepts and designing of software solutions

  • Assessing quality assurance for IT implementation

  • Develop customized solutions for the organizational needs and share limitations of proposed solutions

  • Provide a detailed outline of system requirements for the current and future system

  • Define future system upgrades and or future additions with minimal to no disruption

  • Provide solutions for fixing the system in the event of a crash or system failure

  • Develop a backup system

Additional Job Description

Required Qualifications:

· Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or Advanced degree in Information Technology, System Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering or related field

· Must be graduating between August 2024 and July 2026

What will give you a Competitive Edge (Preferred qualifications):

  • Capable of presenting and collaborating cross functionally with all Design Studios, Engineering and DFO

  • Systems or IT background in maintaining SharePoint Systems

  • Experience of working with UAW or Hourly trades

Student Stipend: GM will provide a one-time lump sum taxable stipend payment to eligible students selected for the 2024 Student Program.

Pay Transparency: The salary range for this role is $4,700 - $4,900, dependent upon class status and degree.

Benefits: Benefit options are not available for this role.

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. 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.​