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General Motors Apprenticeship Programme - Technical Subject Matter Expert (SME)

Programme Details:

The programme is a 12-month training & work experience paid program as a Technical Subject Matter Expert (SME) specializing in Immersive Technology (3D modelling / substance designer / virtual reality / augmented reality / mixed reality / haptics) or Networking (routing/switching) or Display Innovation (digital signage) with a world leader in Automotive Manufacturing, Autonomous Vehicles and Alternative Ownership. 

IT areas being covered include Networking, Digital Signage, Immersive Technologies.

The main technologies we will focus on are:

  • UnReal Engine, Substance Designer, PhotoShop, BitBucket,
  • AppSpace,
  • Cisco WAN/LAN/WIFI products.

The programme involves:

  • Significant hands-on training and work experience in real-world production of commercially viable market-disrupting competitive product offerings in the visualization/modelling domain.
  • Online and classroom-based training on Networking, Digital Signage and Immersive Technologies.
  • Significant hands-on training and work experience in real-world Engineering & Support of an enterprise-level Network environment.
  • Solutioning for real-world Business Requirements by leveraging cutting- edge technologies. 
  • Make tangible contribution to the operation of a hugely successful commerce-driven, innovation-minded organization.
  • Experience first-hand the internal corporate mechanics of bringing products to the market through innovation from Proof-of-Concept to Production
  • Programme participants will join multi-functional, cross-skilled, mixed-experienced technical teams to get hands-on technical implementation and support experience in a large US-based multi-national corporation.
  • Team members will work with diverse business units right across General Motors. 

Required qualifications and skills:

Applicants should have:

  • A proven interest in Information Technology, Problem Solving and Leading Change.
  • In the Immersive Technology space an interest/passion for 3D Graphic engines such as Unreal or Unity. 3D modelling and level design, texturing and photography
  • A 3rd level Degree qualification in Computer Science, IT Engineering or Mathematics is required.
  • Alternatively, a Postgraduate Conversion Qualification in Computer Science/IT and a degree in another subject, are required.
  • The apprenticeship programme represents a perfect opportunity for IT professionals who have been out of the workplace and want to come back to enhance their careers.
  • Applicants without significant educational qualifications are also very welcome to apply but should have significant software-focussed IT work experience with proven track record. 

To apply:

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your CV to the following email addresses: careers.gmit@gm.com    

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