Senior Java/Python Developer

Austin IT Innovation Center North - Austin IT Innovation Center North

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General Motors

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Job Description

Hybrid: This role is categorized as hybrid. This means the successful candidate is expected to report onsite at the Austin IT Innovation Center North - Austin IT Innovation Center North or the GM Global Technical Center - Cole Engineering Center Tower three times per week minimum or other frequency dictated by the business. This job may be eligible for relocation benefits.


Do you imagine a world with zero crashes, zero emissions, and zero congestion?  We do!  To reach this ambitious goal we are transforming how features are created and unlocking a new level of potential by further integrating our vehicles with their digital world.  Put your code on the road and into the hands of millions of GM customers, knowing that what you build will help reduce crashes and save lives.

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated senior developer to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have strong technical background in Java and Python. In this role, you will design, develop and maintain Vehicle Health Management(VHM) platform which predicts future failures in the vehicle and notifies customers. We are looking for an innovative continuous learner and collaborative problem solver who is driven to take ideas to production.


  • Design, develop and maintain VHM platform.
  • Ensure VHMs efficiency, scalability, and reliability.
  • Write clean, efficient, and high-quality code in Java and Python
  • Write unit test cases with high coverage
  • Participate in code reviews, providing constructive feedback and ensuring adherence to coding standards and best practices.
  • Conduct thorough testing and debugging of software components to identify and resolve any issues or vulnerabilities.
  • Identify and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
  • Keep abreast of industry trends and new technology, and educate the global team 
  • Mentor and coach team members, fostering a culture of continuous learning and professional growth 
  • Drive innovation and research in prognostics.

Additional Job Description

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related Engineering degree
  • 8+ years of experience in software development (Java, Python, PySpark)
  • Knowledge in machine learning (can we expand on technologies, tooling, etc. for ML, so key words hit)
  • Deep working knowledge in Azure or other cloud platforms
  • Experience with Databricks, Hadoop, Hive
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes at a namespace level
  • Experience with OCF and AKS
  • 2+ years developing on an RDBMS such as PostgreSQL, Oracle, Yugabyte, Redis
  • Full software development life-cycle experience with CICD and thorough testing prior to release.
  • A passion for innovation and continuous improvement, and a desire to push the boundaries of prognostics technology 
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities, with the ability to translate complex technical concepts into actionable insights 
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt to changing priorities and requirements 
  • Demonstrated ability to process a high volume of work with high complexity with nonstandard solutions 
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, with a focus on delivering high-quality results 
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with diverse teams and stakeholders

Compensation: The compensation information is a good faith estimate only. It is based on what a successful applicant might be paid in accordance with applicable state laws. The compensation may not be representative for positions located outside of New York, Colorado, California, or Washington

  • 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 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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Tags: Azure Computer Science Databricks Docker Engineering Hadoop Java Kubernetes Machine Learning Oracle PostgreSQL PySpark Python RDBMS Research Testing

Perks/benefits: 401(k) matching Career development Flex hours Flexible spending account Flex vacation Health care Insurance Medical leave Parental leave Relocation support Salary bonus Startup environment Wellness

Region: North America
Country: United States

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