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Manager - Data & Analytics

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 10/13/2017 8:50:08 AM
  • 2927131
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Technology
Location(s): India; Bangalore

About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:
As Manager of a Data and Analytics DevOps team, you will apply your knowledge of management, Data engineering and analytics methodologies, best practices, and proven processes to deliver a quality Data & Analytics outcome on budget, within planned schedule with superb quality. This specific position will manage a set of engineers and will focus on BI and Analytics products for GE Businesses

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Manages 1-2 agile teams (max approx. 12-15 directs); dotted line help as well.
  • Leader within his/her own domain. This role is distinguished by the influence on stakeholders and impact on the business.
  • Direct reports consist of individual contributors and contractors; does not manage people managers.
  • Leadership is demonstrated through team leadership and knowledge in a specific technical area.
  • Begins to demonstrate deeper expertise in Data & Analytics methodologies/tools and drive best practices.
  • Demonstrates an ability to communicate the technical knowledge through project management and contributions to team strategy.
  • Provides coaching, feedback, developmental opportunities, etc. to directs.

  • Bachelor's in Engineering and Master's in Engineering or Quantitative fields from Tier 1 Institutes
  • Minimum of 10+ years of experience in the Data & Analytics domain with renowned organizations
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in an Data & Analytics leadership and team management roles

Desired Characteristics:
Technical Expertise:
  • Facilitates and coaches Data & Analytics team sessions on requirements estimation and delivery planning
  • Knowledgeable about BI developments in various contexts, businesses, and industries. Quantifies effectiveness of approach by gathering data. Drives accountability and adoption. Publishes guidance and documentation Proposes solutions based on research and synthesis
  • Demonstrates mastery of the intricacies of interactions and dynamics in Agile teams. Guides new teams to adopt Agile, troubleshoots adoption efforts, and guide continuous improvement. Provides training on Agile. Drives elimination of inefficiencies in development process. Teaches best practices to others. Actively embraces new methods and practices that increase efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Advanced knowledge on OBIEE, Tableau, Spotfire and other data visualization tools
  • Advanced knowledge on ODI, Informatica, Talend and other data engineering tools
  • Advanced hand-on experience on Databases, and one server-side language (e.g. Python, Java, PHP, etc.) is preferred
  • Researching and exploring new technologies and their implications within projects

Business Acumen:
  • Evaluates technology to drive features and roadmaps. Maps technology trends to internal vision. Differentiates buzzwords from value proposition. Embraces technology trends that drive excellence beyond traditional practices (e.g., Test automation in lieu of traditional QA practices).
  • Balances value propositions for competing stakeholders. Recommends a well-researched recommendation for solution. Conveys the value proposition for the company by assessing financial risks and gains of decisions and return on investment (ROI).
  • Understands and successfully applies common analytical techniques, including ROI, SWOT, and Gap analyses.
  • Able to clearly articulate the business drivers relevant to a given initiative.

  • Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas. Pre-emptively sees downstream consequences and effectively tailors influencing strategy to support a positive outcome. Uses experts or other third parties to influence.
  • Able to verbalize what is behind decisions and downstream implications. Continuously reflecting on success and failures to improve performance and decision-making. Understands when change is needed. Participates in technical strategy planning.
  • Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team. Able to navigate accountability in a matrixed organization.
    Communicates and demonstrates a shared sense of purpose. Learns from failure.

Personal Attributes:
  • Able to effectively direct and mentor others in critical thinking skills. Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolve issues and design solutions using critical thinking and analysis skills and best practices. Finds important patterns in seemingly unrelated information.
  • Influences and energizes other toward the common vision and goal. Maintains excitement for a process and drives to new directions of meeting the goal even when odds and setbacks render one path impassable.
  • Innovates and integrates new processes and/or technology to significantly add value to GE. Identifies how the cost of change weighs against the benefits and advises accordingly. Proactively learns new solutions and processes to address seemingly unanswerable problems.

Locations: India; Bangalore

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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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