Software Developer UI job in Austin, TX | General Motors

Software Developer-UI
General MotorsAustin, TX2 months ago
Job Description

This is a Hybrid position within our IT Organization. The role will allow employees to work offsite but will also require onsite work based on business needs. The selected candidate will be expected to commute to the innovation center to which they are assigned as their primary GM facility. Relocation may be provided.

For all external applicants, we are targeting a start date on or after January 10th 2022 for this position.

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.

About the team:

Our team delivers software solutions that bridge the gap between Product Development and Manufacturing. Our team delivers unique enterprise-wide IT solutions in cutting-edge technologies such as mobility, telematics, mission-critical business systems, cloud, and vehicle engineering. We use modern platforms (Pivotal Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes), JavaScript frameworks (React, Angular), and databases (PostgreSQL). 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

About the role:

Sr UI Developer is responsible to provide creative and technical expertise to create modern, intuitive, and consistent user - experiences for sophisticated business processes, real-time data streaming, simulation, and robotic technology.

Have a passion for front-end development and UI design. This role is for a creative individual that must have an eye for and the ability to code detailed design aesthetics. You'll help develop our sophisticated manufacturing apps and inspire the team by producing work that is always setting the standard and taking a people-first approach to solving problems. Your work will allow our customers to feel delighted every time they use our apps and services.


  • Lead the definition and communication of UI development standard methodologies

  • Full lifecycle application development using modern frameworks, libraries, and functional programming

  • Writing user documentation

  • Maintain standards compliance

  • Implement high-quality, self-documenting and maintainable code

  • Mentor and share your wealth of knowledge with our team

  • Performance tuning, usability assessment/improvement

  • Integrate software with existing software/systems

  • Automates unit/end-to-end testing of software systems within their domain, focused on software quality and maintainability

  • Provides guidance and mentoring of fellow software developers and other team members

  • Possess technical writing knowledge around system design specification and user documentation of software systems and ensure that user documentation meets GM standards i.e. configuration guides, install guides meet requirements

  • Full lifecycle development using standard frameworks and coding standards/patterns

  • Coding, unit testing and debugging applications in various software languages

  • Software testing and quality assurance

  • Performance tuning, improvement, balancing, usability, automation

  • Implement localization or modernization of software

  • Work closely with senior developers and software engineers to gain additional knowledge and expertise.

  • Proactively work on software issues such as code quality, pattern mismatch, and security issues related to the code/configuration

Additional Job Description

Required Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of overall web application development experience, with an emphasis on front-end development or creative technologist

  • 4+ years of proven experience using Angular or React

  • Worked as a key member of a UI design team participating in the complete product development lifecycle of optimally launched applications

  • Formal degree or equivalent working experience in the field of web development, user interface design, or related

  • Extensive UI Design experience and expertise in web and mobile development using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, including modern design standard methodologies

  • Passion for user experience design, improving usability, and continually learning and keeping your craft sharp

  • Portfolio of work that demonstrates detailed attention to typography, color, imagery, motion, and interactivity

  • Experience working with or creating design systems (Atomic Design, Material UI, CSS frameworks or libraries)

  • Minimum 6 years of professional software development experience

  • Experience working in an agile environment

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

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 [email protected] 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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