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Company: GE
Location: San Ramon, CA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace

Description

Role Summary: This position will work in lock-step with application or domain leaders acting as a product manager to create a clear strategic direction that will be delivered by the product development team. You will direct the team with a clear and descriptive set of requirements and deliver product features and functions by balancing customer need with business strategy, minimized defects, and technical debt.
Essential Responsibilities: Your priority is seamless integration and alignment of perspectives from a broad set of stakeholders including but not limited to: Customers, Process Owners, Enterprise Architects, Application Managers, Development teams and Technical Architects.

In this role, you will:

  • Work with cross-functional (process, design, build, test) teams to deliver features and products
  • Own the short-term product roadmap and it's integration into a larger application or strategic roadmap
  • Engage continuously with customers and stakeholders to understand their business goals and motivating factors
  • Demonstrate ability to influence customers and product managers through credible knowledge and experience, persuasion and influencing skills
  • Lead customer and stakeholder interviews to align product design with roles (personas)
  • Own the product backlog; continuously groom and ensure that an agreed scope is always ready to move into development
  • Lead the product development team; facilitate discussions, provide clarification, story acceptance and refinement, testing and validation; owner of functional or technical product design
  • Understand and follow the proscribed governance process and development methodology for product development
  • Translate unstructured or ambiguous requests into actionable user stories and work units through problem decomposition and planning
  • Demonstrate substantial experience with the technology stack and its impact on the final product
    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree. A minimum 4 years of professional experience.

    Eligibility Requirements

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job.
    Desired Characteristics:

    Technical Expertise:

  • Strong technical expertise in the underlying design and architecture of (the applicable product)
  • Strong Business Analysis skills and ability to translate requirements to enterprise software features
  • Experience leading teams in a formal software development lifecycle environment following a formal project management and governance process
  • Familiarity with waterfall and iterative software implementation approaches (Agile, XP, DSDM, Lean and FDD)
  • Experience in areas such as caching, APIs, data transfer, scalability, and security
  • Expert proficiency in tools supporting SDLC such as Jira, Rally, Aris, MS Project, SmartSheet, LoadRunner, etc.

    Business Acumen:

  • Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technologies and approaches to solving problems
  • Skilled in breaking down problems and estimating efforts
  • Has the ability to propose, analyze impact and recommend appropriate technology choices
  • Skilled in negotiation to align stakeholders and communicate a single synthesized perspective to the product development team. Balances value propositions from competing stakeholders.
  • Demonstrates awareness of the competitive environment and it's impact on the product
  • Demonstrates knowledge of technologies in the market to actively participate in buy vs build recommendations, drive market timing decisions and scope of MVPs

    Leadership:

  • Ability to take ownership of medium sized or incompletely defined tasks
  • Delivers while mentoring and helping junior team members
  • Ensures understanding of issues and presents clear rationale. Able to speak to mutual needs and win-win solutions. Uses two-way communication to influence outcomes and ongoing results
  • Identifies misalignments with goals, objectives and work direction against the organizational strategy. Makes suggestions to course correct or escalates appropriately
  • Continuously measures deliverables of self and team against commitments. Effectively balances multiple, different and/or competing objectives

    Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Effective team building and problem solving abilities
  • Persists to completion, especially in the face of overwhelming odds and setbacks.
  • Pushes self for results; pushes others for results through team spirit and exhibiting role model behavior

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    About Us: GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE's mission and deliver for our customers. www.ge.com
    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.
    Additional Eligibility Qualifications: GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable). Additional Locations: United States;California;San Ramon;

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