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Sr Staff Technical Program Manager

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/1/2017 8:51:40 PM
  • 2944371
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Predix Products & Technology
Location(s): United States; California; San Ramon


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.
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:
Leverages deep technology, process and domain expertise to drive execution across multiple independent programs; ensures outcomes delivery on time, wishing scope and budget and of desired quality. Defines execution standards and processes to be followed by all project managers within the program or department.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for establishing the operational procedures for the Predix Cloud Engineering team
  • Build and automate operational metrics including but not limited to, financial performance, code quality, resource planning, program execution
  • Partnering with TPMs and engineers on execution timelines, capacity planning and resourcing
  • Perform initial and final financial reviews, and ensure ongoing budget tracking
  • Support execution team with resolution of roadblocks and interdependencies
  • Partner with leadership of technical and functional teams external to the organization to ensure sufficient support and engagement
  • Drive, in partnership with engineering and product operational excellence programs to ensure our customers have high availability, reliability, scalability and quality
  • Collaborate with cross functional stakeholders
  • Provide timely and accurate estimates for deliverables
  • In addition to operation focus, this role expected to build technical skills in the tools utilized by the Predix Cloud Solutions team like, AWS, Azure, Terraform, network fundamentals, security

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) or equivalent experience.
  • A minimum of 10 years of professional experience in software development, service engineering or cloud/online service operations and Linux Operating systems OR Master’s degree with 8 years of experience in software development, service engineering or cloud/online service operations and Linux Operating systems

    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.
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in San Ramon, CA

    Desired Characteristics:

    Technical Expertise:

  • Experience in monitoring, metrics collection, and reporting using open source tools.
  • Excellent knowledge of one or more of scripting languages (Ruby, Python, Bash)
  • Experience with DevOps methodology and Continuous Delivery

    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
  • Demonstrates awareness about competitors and industry trends
  • Has the ability to analyze impact of technology choices

    Leadership:

  • Ability to take 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
  • Identifies misalignments with goals, objectives, and work direction against the organizational strategy. Makes suggestions to course correct
  • 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
  • Persists to completion, especially in the face of overwhelming odds and setbacks. Pushes self for results; pushes others for results through team spirit

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    Locations: United States; California; San Ramon

    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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