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General Motors Software Developer Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jun 29, 2014
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Detroit, MI

I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 5 days - interviewed at General Motors in January 2009.

Interview Details – Tough technical questions were asked along with some thinking capabilities. I was primarily interviewed for a position in java/j2ee development. Questions were mainly focussed on j2ee, ejb, messaging and transaction capabilities using weblogic.

Interview Question – EJB, JMS, weblogic and transactions   View Answer


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Software Developer
Austin, TX

I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at General Motors.

Interview Details – Applied through campus recruiting and went through a 2 stage interview process. Only received 4 technical questions but they were not difficult, their purpose was to see the thinking process of the candidates.

Interview Question – The questions are difficult if you don't know anything about yourself or anything related to the job your applying for.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Havent received full details


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Software Developer
El Paso, TX

I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at General Motors in February 2013.

Interview Details – 2 step interview process on campus.


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Austin, TX

I applied online - interviewed at General Motors in March 2013.

Interview Details – Applied online, Got a call from Recruiter, initial phone screen, on-site interview with 2 technical managers, 2 weeks later got the verbal offer, negotiating the offer.

Interview Question – They are trying to hire Team player and Problem solver for the position I interviewed for.   Answer Question


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Software Developer

I interviewed at General Motors in May 2013.

Interview Details – Applied online. Phone interview that lasted about an hour. Asked behavioural/situational questions. Expected scenario, challenge, approach, lesson, and application elsewhere. Also had technical screening with some Java/mysql concepts. Got onsite interview a week later. Similar questions asked again.

Interview Question – Nothing too dificult   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Waiting on response


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Atlanta, GA

I applied in-person and interviewed at General Motors.

Interview Details – They visited my campus for a career fair. After approaching them, they asked if I had time for a pre-screening interview. I agreed and the pre-screening went in a very generic fashion with HR questions about me working in a team, working with other cultures, biggest challenges, etc. Afterwards, I was asked to stay for another more formal interview. A technical representative then questioned me about my work experience, skill set, technical interests, and asked additional personality assessment questions.

Interview Question – What is biggest risk you have taken and how did it affect your life?   Answer Question


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Software Developer

I applied through college or university and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at General Motors.

Interview Details – Two round interview process that took place over about 3 weeks. The first interview was your basic behavioral questions, held by two recruiter managers. It took about a week to hear back that I received a second round interview. The second was much like the first, which was unexpected. I was expecting a slightly more technical interview, since I was applying for a software development position, but the questions were almost identical to the ones asked during the first round. I received an official offer over the phone about a week later.

Interview Question – Explain a time when you made the wrong decision, but overcame the issues and excelled anyway.   Answer Question


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Software Developer
Austin, TX

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at General Motors in March 2014.

Interview Details – Mostly reviewing your resume and some STAR behavioral questions. Know your experiences and have some good stories to talk about and be detailed. The interviewers were all friendly and easy to talk to. Aside for the normal nervousness, it was very comfortable. To help me with the phone interviews, I had a sticky note of all of my past experiences that I might want to touch on. It helped

Interview Question – Nothing was very difficult, just some unexpected behavioral questions.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Negotiating is only based on prior experience. They have a flat offer, and then bump for any professional experience you've had. Make sure you make all of your experience clear!


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Software Developer
Austin, TX

I applied through college or university and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at General Motors in November 2013.

Interview Details – Easy going, laid back process. They asked the typical questions of "When have you been faced with a problem and how did you overcome it?"

Reason for Declining – I chose to go to a company where I was going to learn SharePoint Development


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Software Developer
Atlanta, GA

I applied through college or university and the process took 3 months - interviewed at General Motors in April 2014.

Interview Details – Had an initial interview on campus and then i was told to apply online. Three months later after the on campus interview and applying online, I got contacted for a second online interview. The questions they asked during both interviews were purely behavioral questions while I was expecting technical questions. .

Interview Question – Name one thing you did that was against the general consensus.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – After I accepted the interview, an email was sent with offer/salary details. There wasn't much about negotiating but rather accept the award or you don't.

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