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Principal Analytics Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 10/13/2017 9:51:38 AM
  • 2987834
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Technology
Location(s): Hungary, United States; Ohio; Cincinnati, Budapest


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 Principal Analytics Engineer will be a key thought leader driving all levels of strategy, vision, & execution to deliver on the mission of a world-class Finance data analytics platform across GE. You will be responsible for driving the Analytics strategy by applying strong Finance, Data, Visualization, & Analytics knowledge with a product mindset. You will collaborate with multiple stakeholders, including business subject-matter-experts, & C-suite customers to deliver meaningful outcomes.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Accountable to handle multiple simultaneous projects across global GE businesses to drive critical initiatives representing the key Finance functional areas and key business processes including GL, AP, AR, PO, Cash, Order Management, Project Accounting, etc.
  • Driving operational excellence by using data and analytics to drive visibility, insights and actions to facilitate decision making in sourcing and supply chain functions
  • Driving excellence in finance using advanced data & analytics capabilities
  • Enabling customer-oriented analytics offerings You will:
  • Act as thought leader for the use of data and analytics to drive critical business decisions, business strategy and able to serve as coach / mentor for data analysts on the team
  • Lead cross-functional teams, and provide business / functional perspective to data science projects, and support problem scoping and structuring
  • Lead program management, including operationalization of analytic methods and products in functional settings, and drive agile development of new methods and capabilities
  • Ensure customer adoption & drive consumption of analytics, and maximize usage and use of analytics with customers
  • Maintain effective working relationship with business leaders, stakeholders, users and partners to integrate programs into overall strategic objectives
  • Conduct project reviews, feasibility, prioritization, initiation, execution, user acceptance, operationalization for all project work related to the data science program(s)
  • Partner with shared technical and business resources to effectively deliver and support solutions
  • Responsible for financials and people management activities including budget, technology planning and sourcing, vendor management, recruiting, performance management and compensation
  • Effectively communicate (i.e. status, issues, and escalations) to leadership and other various levels of the organization

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or in a quantitative field or equivalent
  • 8+ years of experience working in Information Technology
  • 4+ years of experience with global enterprise data & analytics (e.g. Finance ERP, Supply Chain information)

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be willing to work out of an office in Cincinnati OH, or Budapest
  • 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. (applies to US applicants only)
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen (applies to US applicants only)

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Familiarity with Big Data technologies like Pivotal Greenplum, HDFS
  • Familiarity with large and complex enterprise technology ecosystems (ERPs, PLMs, MES)
  • Experience as a techno-functional senior ERP consultant with a background in Finance modules including AP, AR, GL, Cash, Order Management, Accounting etc; Oracle and SAP preferred.
  • Previous experience with Oracle/SAP ERP implementations
  • Familiarity with data ingestion tools like Talend, Informatica, Spark stream & HVR
  • Familiarity with cloud platform technologies like CloudFoundry
  • Strong influencing and executive communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and work in a matrix organization structure
  • Highly self-motivated, able to work independently and accommodate multiple time zones
  • Bias towards action, able to maintain focus on priorities in a complex environment
  • Lean / Six Sigma Green Belt Certification a plus

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    Locations: Hungary, United States; Ohio; Cincinnati, Budapest

    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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