Business Segment: Digital Predix Products & Technology
Location(s): United States; California; San Ramon
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Role Summary: As Sr Staff Digital Product Manager, you will be responsible for creating strong working relationships with and influencing across executive leadership, product management, engineering & functional groups. You will create and to execute strategy within GE Digital, across GE businesses, and with partners and customers. You may mentor junior product managers.
As a domain expert for your portfolio, you will engage customers at mid-level management & technical levels to develop/refine portfolio strategy, influence customer direction and execute strategy. Elevate how we engage with internal and external software businesses. You will be accountable for driving successful delivery of GE Digital products, making recommendations on extending software solutions, and representing General Electric to the outside market, including customers, partners and analysts.
As Senior Product Manager, Predix Private Cloud you will:
Proactively drive portfolio and investment decision to balance customer needs, install base requirements (refresh) and long term enterprise differentiation. Evangelizes concepts beyond current offerings and considers business model innovation (product, service and delivery innovations)
Identify market opportunities, factor/influence market trend, define/manage requirements, establish/refine product management processes and be a data services domain/business expert for the portfolio to guide teams
Understand competitive pricing, industry norms and trends, business implications and influence on consumption behavior
Leverage overall portfolio and product strategy to create a detailed product plan tailored for balancing internal productivity and customer facing solutions
Work with all areas of the product management and software development lifecycle to deliver differentiated products. This position will strategically work to define and develop business plans, financial projections, and product positioning
Work cross-functionally across engineering, marketing, sales, internal and external customers, analysts and senior management teams to formulate and execute the product strategy
Responsible for implementing the full product development lifecycle process, including facilitating business planning, strategic partnerships, collateral, and strategic prospects
Establish and manage relationship across GE businesses & sub-businesses, partners and customers and technical expert’s levels across industries and geographies
Establish strong working relationship with account managers, technical sales and user/developer community
Deliver business & technical sales collaterals (such as value proposition, how to sell, RoI analysis, competitive analysis, data sheet, product overview, FAQ, recorded demos, webinars)
Responsible for developing go-to-market plans for GE Software solutions
Responsible for defining and managing requirements and roadmap for a portfolio of products, and be the product expert
Mentor junior product managers on the team
About 20-30% of the time to travel within US and globally
A minimum of 5 years of product management experience
A minimum of 8 years of software industry experience with proven track record
GE Leadership Program Graduates will get credit towards relevant work experience, commensurate to the program they have completed
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular skills.
Must be willing to travel (10%)
Must be willing to work out of an office located in San Ramon, CA
Expertise and a track record of working in the software or cloud data services industry with a preferred minimum of at least 3 years experience
Knowledge and proven experience in developer tools, notably continuous integration and continuous deployment technologies
Proactively drives portfolio and investment decision to balance customer needs, install base requirements (refresh) and long term enterprise differentiation. Evangelizes concepts beyond current offerings and considers business model innovation (product, service and delivery innovations
Defines and/or influences pricing strategy for product/ services and alignment across functions and organizations
Aligns goals, feature sets, capabilities to business objectives for the product (i.e. Profitability, ROI, Market Penetration, Channel development, Brand Development, etc.)
Adopts a holistic systems perspective. Empathizes with multiple points of view. Challenges program/product planning assumptions
Ability to work with cross-functional teams to help build effective processes
Strong oral and written communication skills
Builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas, and leverages chains of indirect influence
Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolve issues and design solutions using critical thinking and analytical skills and best practices
Able to re-appropriate existing solutions to new requirements and situations
Emotional Intelligence, ability to influence up and out
Accountable for policy decisions with incomplete, conflicting information and uncertain long-term dynamics
Strong business analysis, problem solving, and strategy development skills
Evangelizes new technology, predicts trends, and identifies new opportunities based on trends
Identifies the customer’s business and strategic needs, concerns, and desires for the value delivery capabilities of the products
Establishes relationships in the market intelligence and research community
Ability to interact at all levels of the organization and with other GE businesses
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