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Sr Director - Technical Product Management

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 9/6/2017 11:52:30 AM
  • 2978620
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Technology
Location(s): United States; Michigan, Ohio; Cincinnati, Van Buren


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.

At GE Digital, we are creating technology and solutions to enable social, mobile, analytical and cloud capabilities for the Industrial Internet. The Industrial Internet is an open, global network that connects people, data and machines. It’s about making infrastructure more intelligent and advancing the industries critical to the world we live in. At GE, we believe it’s about the future of industry—energy, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing. It’s about making the world work better. GE is transforming itself to become the world's premier digital industrial company, executing critical outcomes for our customers. Explore how you can drive greater asset reliability, lower operating costs, reduce risk and accelerate operational performance with our Predix platform and software solutions.
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.

Role Summary:
As Sr Director of Intelligent Process Automation, you will oversee the technology strategy and software development for robotics and chat bot process automation with embedded AI/machine learning.

Essential Responsibilities:
You will lead multidisciplinary teams responsible for automation of business processes leveraging these diverse technologies & will apply your knowledge of software development methodologies, best practices and proven processes to deliver quality software on budget, with high quality, and within planned schedule.

In this role, you will:
  • Demonstrate very strong technical leadership and people management skills including solid communication and analytical skills with thorough understanding of product development and successful problem definition, decomposition, estimation and resolution
  • Influence decision making through active partnership with cross-functional teams
  • Build, coach, mentor and lead a diverse group of lean/agile software engineers
  • Work with product owners and architects to develop multigeneration software technology plans
  • Work directly with customers to understand business and technical needs
  • Drive increased efficiency across the teams, eliminating duplication, leveraging product and technology reuse
  • Support process improvements which guide the development, sustaining & support activities
  • Work cross functionally with other business teams to align activities and deliverables
  • Drive world-class quality in the development and support of software
  • Plan and manage budgets, maintain project data relating to tracking and financials
  • Deliver resource strategy and plans, including use of 3rd parties in support of development and support activities
  • Communicate effectively both within immediate team and GE leadership. Ensure team receives consistent messages and has clear understanding of business direction, strategy and results

    Qualifications/Requirements:
    Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) is highly desired
  • A minimum of 10 years of professional experience in Software Development Management/Director role OR Master’s degree with 5 years of experience in Software Development Management/Director role (GE Leadership Program Graduates will get credit towards relevant work experience, commensurate to the program they have completed)

    Eligibility Requirements:
  • 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
  • Travel %: 20

    Desired Characteristics:
    Desired Characteristics:
  • Recognizes patterns and complexity in problems. Strategically plans how to execute programs by understanding how best to decompose and manage risk
  • Defines product vision. Lays out product roadmap. Maps current requirements to industry trends
  • Guides teams to adopt agile and guide continuous improvement. Actively embraces new methods and practices in software development that increase efficiency and effectiveness
  • Significant experience in software development and writing code
  • Creates a culture of customer focus and high performance to drive innovation
  • Establishes vision, identifies and champions internal/external best practices, tools, and ideas to improve execution and quality.
  • Drives an organization of efficiency, accountability and ownership

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    Locations: United States; Michigan, Ohio; Cincinnati, Van Buren

    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.

    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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