General Motors

Senior Data Engineer

Job description

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.

About the General Motors Strategic Incubation Office

The GM IT Strategic Incubation Office operates beyond the horizon of current capability across GM and the industry, focusing on developing and delivering next generation technology solutions.

We are building a team to develop cloud native technologies for the GM's autonomous compute platform that supports GM's Ultracruise and Software defined vehicle programs.

The SIO Cloud Solution Delivery team needs a data engineer for expanding and optimizing our data and data pipeline architecture, as well as optimizing data flow and collection for cross functional teams

The ideal candidate is an experienced data pipeline builder and data wrangler who enjoys optimizing data systems and building them from the ground up.

The Data Engineer will support our software developers, database architects, data analysts and data scientists on data initiatives and will ensure optimal data delivery architecture is consistent throughout ongoing projects

They must be self-directed and comfortable supporting the data needs of multiple teams, systems and products

The right candidate will be excited by the prospect of optimizing or even re-designing our company's data architecture to support our next generation of products and data initiatives

Joining the GM SIO team gives you the opportunity to:

Work on disruptive products that's still in its early stages and influence the next generation IT operating model.

Responsibilities include
  • Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture,
  • Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements.
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
  • Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL and AWS 'big data' technologies.
  • Build analytics tools that utilize the data pipeline to provide actionable insights into customer acquisition, operational efficiency and other key business performance metrics.
  • Work with stakeholders including the Executive, Product, Data and Design teams to assist with data-related technical issues and support their data infrastructure needs.
  • Keep our data separated and secure across national boundaries through multiple data centers.
  • Create data tools for analytics and data scientist team members that assist. them in building and optimizing our product into an innovative industry leader.
  • Work with data and analytics experts to strive for greater functionality in our data systems

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • Demonstrated experience building and optimizing 'big data' data pipelines, architectures and data sets
  • Demonstrated experience with Azure data engineering technologies
  • Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvements
  • Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets
  • Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and workload management
  • A successful history of manipulating, processing, and extracting value from large disconnected datasets
  • Working knowledge of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable 'big data' data stores
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment
  • 5+ years of experience in a Data Engineer role, who has attained a Graduate degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems, or another quantitative field

You should also have experience using the following software/tools:
  • Work knowledge and hands on experience with big data tools: Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, Pulsar etc.
  • Practical experience with relational SQL and NoSQL databases, including Postgres and Cassandra.
  • Experience with data pipeline and workflow management tools: Airflow, Mlflow etc.
  • Experience with stream-processing systems: Spark-Streaming, etc.
  • Experience with object-oriented/object function scripting languages: Python, Java, C++ etc

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.

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 volunteeropportunities.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

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