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Sr Technical Product Manager

  • GE Digital
  • Entry-Level
  • Posted 10/11/2017 11:51:47 AM
  • 3001810
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Technology
Location(s): United States; Wisconsin; Wauwatosa


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:
The Senior Technical Product Manager will partner with the Global Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs (QARA) function to deliver next generation digital technology solutions. Accountable for all aspects of the end-to-end lifecycle of a product. Serves as direct liaison to functional process owners to translate and prioritize business requirements for QA, RA, Supplier Quality and Post Market Surveillance into system specifications for project implementation and support operational excellence.

Essential Responsibilities:

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for translating high-level business requirements into detailed functional specifications and managing requests for changes to the specifications
  • Support QARA team in determining which business requirements can and should be automated and how they are then integrated with other business and technical processes
  • Single point of contact for business for Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs, Supplier Quality & Post Market
  • Leverage deep process/domain expertise and partners with Product Owner and technical development team
  • Combine the customer vision with technical feasibility to convert business needs into functional specifications/user stories
  • Applies Agile Methodology to translate unstructured or ambiguous work requests into actionable user stories and work units through problem decomposition and planning
  • Interact with customers/stakeholders in VOC requirements-gathering, fine tuning, and obtaining product feedback
  • Translate unstructured or ambiguous work requests into actionable user stories and work unit
  • Work with customers/stakeholders to prioritize needs and obtain product feedback
  • Work with cross-functional teams to deliver features and products
  • Collaborate with Program Manager to co-own the short-term roadmap for MVPs and monthly releases
  • Prioritize continuously in accordance with the understanding and validation of customer problems and needs
  • Engage frequently with the development team; facilitates discussions, provides clarification, story acceptance and refinement, testing and validation; contributes to design activities and decisions
  • Focus on execution for the duration of a product release. Owns and manages the backlog; continuously orders and prioritizes to ensure that 1-2 sprints/iterations of backlog are always ready
  • Partner with Service Owners/ Development Managers to ensure healthy development process
  • Create the strategic roadmap for the product
  • Research development in assigned technology, determine business requirements, propose changes, develop migration and implementation plans, and execute projects based on these activities
  • Accountable for traceability of business requirements to test scripts and vice versa. Manage the authoring and execution of test scripts required for system validation – operational and performance qualification
  • Maintain functional peer relationships and detailed working knowledge of the assigned area’s systems, organization, and business processes
  • Maintain technical peer relationships and facilitate the generation of technical options to solve business problems
  • Lead and provide guidance to a team of consultants
  • Routinely collaborates with UX Design to know customers and understand behaviors. Conducts customer and stakeholder interviews and elaborates on personas

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Degree in business, computer science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in Software Development, Engineering, Information Technology or Business Administration OR Master’s degree with 3 years of experience in Engineering, Software development, Information Technology or Business Administration

    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
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Wauwatosa, WI, USA

    Desired Characteristics:

    Desired Characteristics:

    Technical Expertise:

  • Experience working in Agile engineering environment. Prior experience with software product development with software engineering or IT teams using Agile methodology
  • Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Software Design Patterns and Java coding principles
  • Familiarity with versatile implementation options, including Java, Node.js, Go, Python

    Business Acumen:

  • Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems
  • Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts
  • Skilled in negotiation to align stakeholders and communicate a single synthesized perspective to the scrum team. Balances value propositions for competing stakeholders.

    Leadership:

  • Ability to takes ownership of small and medium sized tasks and deliver while mentoring and helping 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
  • Continuously measures deliverables of self and team against scheduled commitments. Effectively balances different, competing objectives

    Personal Attributes:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Effective team building and problem solving abilities

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    Locations: United States; Wisconsin; Wauwatosa

    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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