Lead React Developer

POSTED ON 9/23/2022 CLOSED ON 11/4/2022
General Motors Hired Organization Address Warren, MI Full Time

Job Posting for Lead React Developer at General Motors

Job Description

Hybrid: 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. This position requires an employee to be onsite 1-3 times per week. Relocation may be provided.

There has never been a better time to work for General Motors IT!

Today GM IT is a dynamic and fast paced organization that designs, develops, and sustains technology solutions that enable company's global operations.

From designing and building the next generation of vehicles to developing a world-class experience for our dealers and customers, GM IT is driving real change in the most iconic automaker on the planet.

Our team delivers enterprise IT solutions in cutting-edge technologies such as vision engineering, artificial intelligence, machine learning, web applications, robotics, sensor communications, business intelligence and data modeling.

We offer challenging positions for passionate individuals looking to advance their careers with an organization focused on innovation, speed, and business value.

Manufacturing IT is a dynamic and fast paced organization. We create and sustain systems solutions to optimize how we manufacture our vehicles.

Our team focuses on delivering sustainable, resilient, and intuitive solutions.

We are driving real change in an iconic automaker that's highly invested in building a new future.

Interested? Please Apply!

About the role:

This is a unique opportunity to help build a brand-new UX/UI Design and Architecture team in the Global Manufacturing IT space. This team will be focused on designing the user experience for the many applications that power our manufacturing plants, as well as managing multiple InnerSource reusable component library projects. Building vehicles is at the core of GM's business and this person will have an opportunity to be a part of bringing our plants into the electric future we're all striving for.

As the Lead React Developer, on this new team, you will be responsible for leading a high-visibility React reusable library product, which provides a suite of libraries to development teams, embodying our UX/UI design standards. With this project being run as an InnerSource effort (internal Open Source), you'll also be responsible for engaging with both the community of developers using the product, as well as the community of contributors and maintainers. You will work alongside the UX/UI designers on the team to promote good design, as well as React development best practices. This role embodies a passionate, yet pragmatic development leader that can analyze community needs and behaviors, successfully transform sometimes ambiguous requirements into quality product features, and chart a long-term course for one of our core products.

  • Ideate, design, and develop new, high-quality features
  • Triage, root-cause, and solution bugfixes
  • Facilitate all release activities for your product and broadcast release announcements
  • Work directly with the development community (our customers) to build new features that make their work developing React UIs easier
  • Promote community-driven development and help guide contributors of the project to make high-quality contributions
  • Act as a champion for React development best practices
  • Participate in Pull Request reviews and give meaningful feedback to contributors
  • Help gather usage metrics and find ways of reporting meaningful project activity and adoption statistics to leadership
  • Help build training and workshops for developers that are interested in learning React and our team's products
  • Research UI development trends and forecast future capabilities
  • Foster collaboration among teammates and evangelize the need for brand and application consistency
  • Help recruit and interview top tier candidates for open positions and embody the high standards of the team
  • Act as a mentor and coach to other members of the team to help further their professional growth
  • Take ownership and create personal professional growth objectives and find ways to achieve them

Additional Job Description

Minimum Qualifications:
  • 4 years of experience in React development
  • Deep understanding of React and the React development ecosystem
  • Mastery of common development tools like VS Code and IntelliJ / Webstorm
  • Open to feedback, knows how give and receive criticism, and how and when to defend design decisions
  • Strong written, visual, and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable with blank-slate initiatives as well as on-going established projects
  • Strong attention to detail and passionate problem solver with critical thinking skills
  • Proven track record of working with technically complex systems and on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience developing for a variety of form factors, including desktop, responsive web, and mobile platforms
  • Understanding of i18n, localization best practices, and WCAG accessibility standards
  • Exemplary interpersonal, presentation, and written communication skills; able to effectively communicate designs, ideas, and concepts to teams and influence key stakeholders
  • History of championing and evangelizing development best practices and design patterns, as well as firm working knowledge of usability principles and techniques

Desirable Qualifications:
  • Experience leading or contributing to Open Source or InnerSource projects
  • Experience with Material-UI (MUI) and/or Material Design
  • A passion for teaching others
  • Experience with contributing to the development of a design system

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.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

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 (EEO) 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 atCareers.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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