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General Motors Entry Level Information Technology in Austin, Texas

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

We are looking for Software Developers and Information Technologists who are innovative, creative, problem solvers who get things done!

GM IT is a leader in cutting edge technologies such as Mobility, Telematics, Mission-Critical Business Systems, Supercomputing, Vehicle Engineering, Real-time Computing and Cloud Computing. We offer exciting positions for passionate professionals looking to get in on the ground-floor of a growing “Fortune 5” firm that is re-inventing IT with a laser focus on Innovation, Speed, and Business Value.

We are looking for Information Technology students, graduating between October 2020 – June 2021, who:

  • Have a steadfast drive for excellence

  • Challenge themselves and their peers

  • Enjoy working collaboratively in a cross-functional teams

  • Demonstrate a good work ethic

  • Have a strong ability and willingness to learn

  • Excel in a variety of job assignments

  • Understand physics and math concepts, and can apply them to real applications

  • Desire to deliver innovative solutions to complex problems

We have the following position available:

  • Software Developer

  • Software Test Analyst

  • BI/Data Analyst

  • AI/ML Scientist / Data scientist

  • Information Security Specialist

  • Operations Analyst

The Software Developer and Software Test Analyst are responsible for developing solutions that drive innovation and competitive advantage. The roles encompass writing code to build and support GM’s systems, applications, and platforms as well as configuring, optimizing, and deploying packaged software (COTS).

The Software Developer will interface with other project developers and architects to ensure that designs and quality are meeting GM requirements. Each Developer is envisioned to be part of the full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) of a project: from initiation through deployment.

The Software Test Analyst will interface with other project members such as testers, product owners, business analysts and developers to ensure that designs and quality are meeting GM requirements. Each Test Analyst is envisioned to be part of the full SDLC of a project: from initiation through deployment and assumes the critical quality role in the software development process.

The BI/Data Analyst will analyze the existing data landscape at GM IT and work with the larger team in reconciling, enhancing and creating streamlined data models and data integration strategies. They will also play an integral role in creating the next generation platform for Business Intelligence at GM.

The AI/ML Scientist / Data Scientist will participate throughout the development cycle of projects, helping identify requirements, developing, testing, validating and deploying analytical solutions, including visualizations, predictive models, and algorithms.

The Information Security Specialist applies solid information security principles and best practices to their specific discipline, regardless of the specialization. This includes the understanding of the application of security concepts including risk management, compliance, threat and vulnerability assessments, information protection and access control, security processes, policy and standards. These skills are applied across a broad range of areas including operational security, application design and development, technology evaluation and acquisition.

The IT Operations Analyst is a dynamic role that includes specific responsibilities such as incident management and response, monitoring and continuity planning and problem resolution with root-cause analysis.

By applying to this position, you will be considered for all the roles listed above. If selected for consideration, during your initial phone screen, we will ask your position preference and do our best to ensure that you are considered for your first choice. If selected for an interview, we will notify you of the specific role in advance.

Additional Job Description


  • Education: Bachelor degree- Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or STEM degree preferred

  • Job locations will be in one of our IT Innovation Centers: Detroit or Warren, Michigan; Roswell, Georgia; Austin, Texas; and Chandler, Arizona

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above

  • Experience with programming in Java, .NET or other languages

  • Knowledge of XML and relational databases (Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL)

  • Familiarity with packaged software (e.g., SAP, Workday, SharePoint, 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

  • Proficiency in computer programming, administration and/or scripting

  • Knowledge of security architectures, tools and technologies

  • Experience with designing secure applications and data protection

  • Familiarity with security forensics, vulnerability assessment and policy implementation

  • Excellent collaboration and teamwork – ability to work cross functionally

  • Knowledge of infrastructure and IT trends such as Cloud Computing

  • Familiarity with Dev Ops and Site Reliability Engineering Principles and Networking

Relocation assistance is available to candidates who meet eligibility requirements.


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.

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.