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General Motors Senior Software Engineer - ReactJS in Chandler, Arizona

About GM

There’s never been a more exciting time to work for General Motors.

To achieve our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, we need people to join us who are passionate about creating safer, better and more sustainable ways for people to get around. This bold vision won’t happen overnight, but just as we transformed how the world moved in the last century, we are committed to transforming how we move today and in the future.

Why Work for Us

Our culture is focused on building inclusive teams, where differences and unique perspectives are embraced so you can contribute to your fullest potential as you pursue your career. Our locations feature a variety of work environments, including open work spaces and virtual connection platforms to inspire productivity and flexible collaboration. And we are proud to support our employees volunteer interests, and make it a priority to join together in efforts that give back to our communities.

Job Description

In recent years, GM Information Technology has successfully executed the largest IT transformation in the history of the automotive industry, fully insourcing what once was a nearly completely outsourced IT function. Today GM IT is a dynamic and fast paced organization that designs, develops and maintains all IT infrastructure, applications and solutions enabling GM’s global operations. From designing and building the next generation of electric and other vehicles to developing a world-class GM experience for our dealers and customers, GM IT is driving real change in the most iconic automaker on the planet. Our team delivers unique enterprise-wide IT solutions in cutting-edge technologies such as mobility, telematics, mission-critical business systems, supercomputing, cloud, vehicle engineering and real-time computing. We offer challenging positions for passionate professionals looking to advance their careers and be a part of an IT organization focused on innovation, speed and business value.

In this software development role, you will be responsible for developing software applications using sound, repeatable, industry standard methodologies. You will have the opportunity to work hands-on writing software or solutions, based on detailed requirements and system specifications. Development activities will include updating existing software and/or developing new software solutions to address a specific need or solve a particular business problem. Additionally, you will drive development activities in accordance with appropriate methodologies and application of a repeatable, systematic and quantifiable approach to the development process. You will coach/mentor software developers and will review the software being developed. This role will also work closely with architects and/or data scientists to ensure code alignment with design patterns/frameworks.

Additional Job Description


A bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, information systems or equivalent professional experience. Extensive experience with various development methodologies (e.g. Agile, Scrum, Iterative, Waterfall, etc.)

  • 7 plus years’ experience as a software developer

  • Knowledge of database modeling and data structure principles, techniques and best practices.

  • Deep demonstrated experience with Bootstrap, React/Angular, node JS and HTML5

  • Experience with popular React.js workflows (such as Flux or Redux)

  • Experience with common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, etc.

  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs, self-describing APIs, Swagger/OpenAPI specifications

  • Strong experience developing Web based UI application using HTML, JavaScript, Ajax, and CSS

  • Expert knowledge with UI technologies like ES6, Typescript, and NPM

  • Experience working with SASS, implementing domain driven design using behavior driven development, integrating with web services (JSON + SOAP), website performance tuning

  • Familiarity with code collaboration platforms such as Bitbucket and submitting/reviewing/approving Pull Requests/Merge Requests.

  • Good understanding and experience in implementing reactive

  • In-depth experience of using at least one object-oriented JavaScript framework for UI development

  • Expert in design patterns, safeguarding runtime code, and scaling code

  • Expert knowledge in building, debugging and maintaining mission critical enterprise applications.

  • Ability to perform on a high-performance team as an individual senior software developer while directing the work of junior developers.

  • Ability to optimize the performance of code.

  • Strong understanding and experience of fundamental programming concepts of data structures, algorithms, performance, and scalability issues in the context of Web based UI applications.

  • Can describe pros/cons of client-side caching, server caching, distributed caching and heap

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and agile development environment

  • Functional and Unit testing mastery

  • Possess excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

  • Mentors and leads junior, mid-level, and fellow senior developers

  • Easily learns new concepts whether they are a new library, framework, or process

  • Team player, with strong drive to still implement themselves

  • Relevant (seven plus years) experience will be considered in lieu of full college degree

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.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at .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.