Staff Technical Project Manager, Global Imaging Technology
Posted 11/27/2017 4:50:54 PM
Job Function:Digital Technology
Business Segment: Healthcare Imaging
Location(s): United States; Wisconsin; Waukesha
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: Responsible for wing-to-wing execution of technical projects to deliver high quality outcomes for software across the Imaging portfolio. Partners with functional product owner to define features backlog and requirements, works with technical team internal and external to the initiative to ensure outcomes delivery on time, within scope and budget and of desired quality.
Essential Responsibilities: • Collaborate with business and functional partners and technology leadership in defining features backlog and specifying requirements • Drive technology discussion and strategy in line with business needs and company reference architecture • Define execution plan and approach based on project scope, expected timeline and available budget/resources • Facilitate convergence of functional and technical • knowledge and build project teams • Work with globally located technical team often comprising of members of separate organizations to coordinate day-to-day execution as per outlined plan • Cooperate with and manage external vendors as required. Manage procurement and onboarding process • Ensure pre-defined project management processes and practices are followed. Drive simplification and improvement as necessary • Support execution team with resolution of roadblocks and interdependencies. Partner with technical and functional teams external to the project to ensure their tasks are completed as required • Manage project risks, scope changes and other non-standard events throughout the life of the project • Manage stakeholder communication and progress reporting • Ensure quality of deliverables is verified and matching stakeholder expectations • Track project outcomes realization and customer satisfaction levels through established metrics against service level. Ensure lessons learned are collected
Qualifications/Requirements: • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology (IT), or 4 years of technical software experience • Minimum 5 years of software professional experience • Minimum 3 years of professional experience in Software Development Project Management
Desired Characteristics: • Experience working with others on a global basis • Familiarity with PRD-x, product structuring, and the GE tools associated with both • Working knowledge of product release methodologies that go beyond SDLC for software (e.g. PRD, part creation/Release, operator documentation, service and mfg design transfer). • Proficiency with Agile software program management methodology including use of a CI/CD development pipeline. • Strong team player – collaborates well with others to solve problems and actively incorporates input from various sources • Applies knowledge to coach and mentor others • Demonstrated customer focus – evaluates decisions through the eyes of the customer, builds strong customer relationships, creates processes with customer viewpoint and partners with customers to help shape their future initiatives • Strong analytical and strong problem solving skills -communicates in a clear and succinct manner and effectively evaluates information / data to make decisions, anticipates obstacles and develops plans to resolve, creates actionable strategies and operational plans • Change oriented – actively generates process improvements, champions and drives change initiatives, confronts difficult circumstances in creative ways, balances multiple and competing priorities and executes accordingly • PMP, ScrumMaster or related Project Management certifications • Proficiency with MS Office suite of products such as Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
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