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Full Stack Developer - First Mile
Austin, TX

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Job Description


Austin, TX

About the First Mile team at General Motors -

Our First Mile team is responsible for incubating and delivering on the next generation of ideas. The new organization will work with GM business partners to explore growth opportunities outside of the company's core, existing businesses. Members of our teams include industry-leading engineers, architects, and designers who use a variety of innovative development methodologies and technologies to achieve breakthrough results, drive innovation, and delight customers.

About the Software Full Stack Engineer -

The First Mile Software Engineer will be responsible for new and innovative application development and will support estimation, analysis, design, programming, automated unit/integration testing, and code debugging. This team member will work in a highly collaborative, cross-functional, and agile environment. This team member will…

* Quickly design, develop, and deliver new code
* Estimate and design work that is just-in-time and sized in small increments
* Perform root cause analysis, do technology evaluations, and develop quick prototypes
* Commit to completing well-defined, secure, and elegant work and deliver on their commitments
* Report status of assigned software development and/or maintenance tasks
* Consistently follow the specified software development methodology
* Promote improvements in programming practices such as acceptance test driven development, continuous integration, and continuous delivery

Prospective team members possess a high degree of business insight, creativity, decision making skills, a drive for results, the ability to negotiate, the ability to develop strong peer relationships, and a strong technical learning capability and focus.

Minimum Qualifications:

* Experience with Agile teams that have regularly delivered software while practicing code review
* Over 3 years of software development experience in Java using MVC and RESTful services
* Over 3 years of software development experience in HTML, SCSS/Less, and JavaScript following accessibility standards (meeting WCAG Level AA standards), semantic markup, structured CSS (BEM/OOCSS/etc), browser compatibility standards, and developed with progressive enhancement and graceful degradation as requirements
* Expertise in SQL (relational databases), key-value datastores, and document stores
* Creating self-contained, reusable, and testable modules and components in frontend and backend work
* Proven experience diagnosing issues from browser to infrastructure to network to database and all the way back
* Over 2 years software development utilizing industry standard design patterns
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to effectively communicate and translate feedback, needs and solutions
* Creative problem-solving skills that deliver elegant solutions to complex issues
* Strong teamwork focus (live by the team, die by the team) and the ability to foster collaboration within and across teams
* Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field, or, equivalent combination of education and recent, relevant work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

* Over 1 year developing 12 factor apps including designing and implementing Continuous Integration, Build, and Delivery
* Over 1 year utilizing platform and infrastructure as a service technologies and capabilities and their corresponding services (object store, configuration management, service registries, etc)
* Over 1 year of Angular 4/5/6 development experience
* Experience using Git source control doing rebases, merges, and handling merge conflicts

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