General Motors Systems Developer - SAP ABAP in Detroit, Michigan
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.
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.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a high-performance development team that is transforming the customer and dealer experiences associated with purchasing GM products, including Electric Vehicles (EV’s). The Finance function performs a critical cross-functional role in driving GM’s business success including improving company financial performance, managing cash to fund major vehicle programs, and reporting results and managing investor perceptions. Global Finance IT provides innovative technology solutions to support these objectives. We deliver value at high speed through an intense Customer focus coupled with domain expertise and business savvy. We are innovative, dependable, reliable, and collaborative.
In this Software Developer role you will be responsible for developing software applications using sound, repeatable, industry standard methodologies. You will work hands-on writing software or solutions, based on detailed requirements and system specifications. Additionally, you will enhance existing software and/or develop new software solutions to address specific needs or solve business problems. You will contribute to all development activities in accordance with appropriate methodologies and application of a repeatable, systematic and quantifiable approach to the development process. You will develop your skills further by working closely with more senior developers to ensure code alignment with design patterns/frameworks.
Additional Job Description
You must have proven experience/skills in the following:
Critical thinking ability
Strong problem-solving capacity
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Project management skills
Full lifecycle application development using standard design patterns and frameworks
Complete cycle software project delivery efforts
Continuous integration and continuous deployment processes and tools (DevOps)
Mastery of several programming languages, tools and/or technologies
Performance tuning, usability assessment and improvement
Proactive identification and remediation of software issues such as code quality, pattern mismatch, and security issues related to the solution code or configuration
Integration of software solutions within company environments and external landscapes
Knowledge of software testing, quality assurance and solutions testing including automation
Knowledge of maintaining and debugging live software applications
Documentation of software solutions and ensure that technical documentation meets GM standards
Compliance with GM standards and industry standard methodology
Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and personal development
Belief in and demonstration of GM’s winning behaviors; Think Customer, Innovate Now, Look Ahead, One Team, Be Bold, It’s On Me, Win with Integrity and Be Inclusive.
Bachelor’s degree required
Computer Science, MIS / CIS, or another STEM-related major preferred
Minimum of 5 years of working experience is required (at least 10 years of experience is preferred)
Experience with programming in SAP ABAP, Fiori, HANA, ODATA, REST services, Java, Python, .NET or other languages
Experience with CI/CD processes and tools (e.g., PCF, Azure DevOps)
Knowledge of XML and relational databases (Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL)
Familiarity with packaged and open source software (e.g., SAP S/4HANA, Vistex, SAP VMS, SAP MDG, WKC, DRM, Zuora, PowerBI, Knime, etc.)
Knowledge of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) as well as software development methodologies (e.g. Agile, Scrum, Iterative, Waterfall, etc.)
Understanding of security, efficient code reuse, and software design
Business process experience including Order Management, Pricing, Incentives, Billing, Accounts Receivable, Supply Chain, Logistics, and Asset Accounting
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.
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.
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 Careers.Accommodations@GM.com .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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