General Motor

General Motor

IT Software Development Lead


General Motors are seeking a highly skilled IT Software Development Lead with a proven track record in leading technical efforts and delivering successful software projects. In this role, you will be a key player in developing cutting-edge software applications, utilizing industry standard methodologies and the latest



  • Lead Software Development: Take charge of the full lifecycle application development, adhering to standard frameworks and coding patterns. You will be responsible for designing, coding, testing, debugging, and documenting software applications.
  • Mentorship and Collaboration: Coach and mentor junior developers, fostering their growth and development. Collaborate closely with senior developers and software engineers to gain additional knowledge and expertise, contributing to a strong and cohesive team
  • Usability and Performance: Demonstrate a strong eye for usability and drive continuous improvement in performance, usability, and automation of software systems.
  • Quality Assurance: Perform software testing and quality assurance activities to ensure the delivery of reliable and high-quality software solutions.
  • Integration and Compliance: Integrate software with existing systems and maintain compliance with industry standards and methodologies. Implement localization and globalization of software as needed.
  • Innovation and Continuous Learning: Stay up to date with the latest industry trends, technologies, and best practices. Demonstrate a willingness to explore and implement innovative solutions to improve development processes and efficiency.
  • Agile Development: Work in an agile environment, collaborating closely with Agile counterparts to ensure development commitments are honored. Proactively engage in resolving software issues related to code quality, security, and configuration.
  • Technical Documentation: Create comprehensive technical documentation, including system design specifications and user documentation, ensuring it meets company standards.
  • Requirements:

  • Minimum 7 years of hands-on software development experience,
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a Development Lead role, mentoring junior developers.
  • Demonstrated mastery of Java and cloud technologies, such as Kubernetes. Extensive experience in UI Design and a good understanding of software development best practices are essential.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of database queries, with preference given to experience with PostgreSQL.
  • Excellent communication skills to effectively interact with team members, stakeholders, and upper management. The ability to translate technical concepts into non-technical language is crucial.
  • Hybrid:

  • Position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time but the general expectation is that the employee be onsite an average of three (3) days each week

    Additional Description 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.

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    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

    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 (EEO) 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 [email protected] 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.

    Job details


    IT Software Development Lead


    General Motor


    United States


    June 11, 2024

    Application deadline

    August 31, 2023

    Job type




    About the employer

    We embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all. Our diverse team of 164,000 employees bring their collective passion for engineering, technology and design to deliver on our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion.

    Together, we want to make electric vehicles for everyone and safely push transportation beyond our wildest imaginations with autonomous vehicles and advance hydrogen fuel cell technology. We are proud of our achievements so far, but there is more work to be done. Together, for everyone.


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