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General Motors Software Developer Intern - IT in Detroit, Michigan

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

2021 Spring/Summer Internship

Wanted: Software Developers who are innovators, creative minds, problem solvers, and people who get things done!

At General Motors, we’ve charged ourselves with one mission: to design, build and sell the world’s best vehicles. We have recently undergone one of the largest Information Technology transformations in the history of the automotive industry and continue to drive technology innovations within General Motors.

GM IT is a leader in cutting edge technologies such as Mobility, Telematics, Mission-Critical Business Systems, Supercomputing, Vehicle Engineering, and Real-time Computing. We offer exciting positions for hardworking 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.

To thrive in this position, you must have an insatiable drive for excellence and be able to challenge yourself and peers. Our roles require critical thinking, superb communication, and a passion for service excellence. As a Software Developer Intern, you would be responsible for developing solutions that drive innovation and competitive advantage. This role encompasses writing code to build and support GM’s systems, applications, and platforms as well as configuring, optimizing, and deploying packaged software (COTS). You will work 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.

These positions could be located in either Detroit, MI or Austin, TX.

Additional Job Description

Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a bachelor's or Advanced Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related degree

  • Minimum 3.0/4.0 cumulative GPA

  • Junior standing or higher graduating between Dec 2021 and May 2022

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

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

  • Familiarity with packaged software (eg., SAP, PeopleSoft, 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

Desired Skills:

  • Outstanding interpersonal and relationship management skills to effectively collaborate with varying levels of the organization as needed

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to distill sophisticated subjects to a wider audience

  • Understand physical and math concepts to be able to apply them to real life applications

  • Emerging partnership and teamwork skills and ability to learn from and share knowledge with co-workers in a fast-paced environment

  • High level of integrity, ability to deal with ambiguity, takes initiative/self-directed

  • Evidence of strong character with integrity, honesty, accountability and trust

  • Deliver new and creative solutions to complex problems

Student Housing is available to candidates who meet eligibility requirements.

PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU DO NOT NEED SPONSORSHIP TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES NOW OR IN THE FUTURE. WE ARE UNABLE TO CONSIDER CANDIDATES WHO REQUIRE SPONSORSHIP.

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 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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