General Motors

Senior Data Engineer

1 July 2024
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£93000 - £149000 / year

Job Description

Job Description

Work Arrangement

Remote OR Hybrid

  • This role is based remotely but if you live within a 50-mile radius of Roswell, GA, Austin TX, Mountain View, CA or Warren, MI, you are expected to report to that location three times a week, at minimum

The Role

The Sr Data Engineer role is responsible for designing, developing and maintaining data pipelines, databases and data infrastructure to enable the efficient data collection, storage and analysis. This role requires collaboration with data scientists, data infrastructure architects and data consumption stakeholders to ensure the availability of high-quality data for insights and decision making is available and will deliver value to the GM strategic vision for the future and meet prioritized business needs. This role drives to deliver innovative solutions with technical fidelity and thrives to work effectively across a cross-functional data and stakeholder ecosystem.

What You’ll Do (Responsibilities)

  • Design, construct, install and maintain data architectures, including database and large-scale processing systems.

  • Develop and maintain ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) processes to collect, cleanse and transform data from various sources inclusive of cloud.

  • Design and implement data pipelines to collect, process and transfer data from various sources to storage systems (data warehouses, data lakes, etc

  • Implement security measures to protect sensitive data and ensure compliance with data privacy regulations.

  • Build data solutions that ensure data quality, integrity and security through data validation, monitoring, and compliance with data governance policies

  • Administer and optimize databases for performance and scalability

  • Maintain Master Data, Metadata, Data Management Repositories, Logical Data Models, and Data Standards

  • Troubleshoot and resolve data-related issues affecting data quality fidelity

  • Document data architectures, processes and best practices for knowledge sharing across the GM data engineering community

  • Participate in the evaluation and selection of data related tools and technologies.

    Additional Job Description

    Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications)

    • 5+ years of hands-on experience delivering enterprise-scale data and analytics solutions using modern hybrid cloud technologies with a focus on data curation for Customer Experience data science modeling and reporting.

    • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills with practical experience analyzing and curating large scale customer event data products from disparate data sources including 1st party and 3rd party data and map type data with variable structure.

    • In-depth knowledge of industry-standard Data Engineering practices including data privacy & security, ETL/ELT, data architecture, data quality assurance, performance optimization, source code management, release management, and operations.

    • Expert  programming skills in data and analytics platforms, big data processing frameworks and languages, and development tools including Azure (or similar), Databricks, Spark, Python, SQL, and GitHub.

    • Effective communication and people skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional technical teams and non-technical stakeholders.

    • Naturally curious with the ability to work independently and proactively.

    • Experience working in an Agile development environment.


    • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent work experience) in Computer Science, Data Science, or a related field.  Master’s degree is a plus.

    What Will Give you a Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications):

    • Experience with Salesforce data.

    • Experience with Customer Event data.

    • At least one cloud certification in Azure.

    Compensation: The compensation information is a good faith estimate only. It is based on what a successful applicant might be paid in accordance with applicable state laws. The compensation may not be representative for positions located outside of New York, Colorado, California, or Washington. 

    • The salary range for this role is $93,400- $149,200. The actual base salary a successful candidate will be offered within this range will vary based on factors relevant to the position.

    • Bonus Potential: An incentive pay program offers payouts based on company performance, job level, and individual performance.


    This job is not eligible for relocation benefits. Any relocation costs would be the responsibility of the selected candidate.


    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

    GM is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. GM is committed to providing a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and advancing equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, all practices and decisions relating to terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment are made without regard to an individual’s protected characteristics. For purposes of this policy, “protected characteristics” include an individual’s actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, weight, height, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at [email protected] or call us at 800-865-7580. 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.​