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Staff Technical Product Manager

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/18/2017 2:50:04 PM
  • 3037299
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Technology
Location(s): United States; Virginia; Glen Allen

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:
The Staff Technical Product Manager – Technology Security & Compliance works to bridge IAM technology, customer needs, security, and customer success.

Essential Responsibilities:
This individual will act as a central resource and driving force for the product management Identity & Access Management processes, product lifecycle management, and marketing of a suite of Technology Security & Compliance products as they move from conception to distribution, delivering world class offerings that support the growth of GE businesses globally.

In this role, you will:

  • Demonstrates excelling business acumen, knows latest industry trends and is looked at as an internal expert on the product as well as the associated competitive landscape.
  • Interacts with customers/stakeholders in VOC requirements-gathering, fine tuning, and obtaining product feedback.
  • Works with cross-functional teams to deliver features and significant products.
  • Possesses a deep understanding of the technology stack and impact on final product.
  • Routinely collaborates with UX in design decisions. Conducts customer and stakeholder interviews and elaborates on personas.
  • Demonstrate superior persuasion and influencing skills that ensure alignment between customer, product manager and engineering teams.
  • Owns the releases and sprint backlogs short-term roadmap for MVPs and quarterly releases.
  • Owns and manages the backlog; continuously orders and prioritizes to ensure that 1-2 sprints/iterations of backlog are always ready.
  • Prioritizes continuously in accordance with the understanding and validation of customer problems and needs.
  • Demonstrates strategic level skills in problem decomposition and ability to navigate through ambiguity.
  • Engages frequently (50% of the time) with the development team; facilitates discussions, provides clarification, story acceptance and refinement, testing and validation; contributes to design activities and decisions.
  • Translates unstructured or ambiguous work requests into actionable user stories and work unit.
  • Partners with Development Leadership/Service Owners to ensure healthy development process.
  • Mentors junior team members. Expert in Agile Methodology.


    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Management, similar STEM degree, or equivalent practical experience
  • Minimum 8+ years of professional experience in software domain

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • 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
  • Must be willing to travel 25%
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Glen Allen, VA

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Minimum of 3 years of Product Management experience in the IAM domain working in an agile framework with clearly demonstrated understanding of how product ideas turn into deployed software quickly
  • Experience with identity, privileged account frameworks, and related technologies
  • Excellent communication, negotiating, and influencing skills at all levels of the organization, as well as with external organizations
  • Demonstrated customer focus - evaluates decisions through the eyes of the customer; builds strong customer relationships; creates processes with customer viewpoint; 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
  • Strong team player collaborates well with others to solve problems and actively incorporates input from various sources; has experience working with others on a global basis
  • Strong business acumen; experience managing financials, budget, operating plans
  • Working experience in business intelligence and data analytics
  • Experience with Aha! and/or Rally a plus
  • A proven track record of successfully delivering products to the market


  • Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions
  • Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas
  • Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team
  • Shares knowledge, power, and credit, establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill

    Personal Attributes:

  • Able to work under minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity
  • Able to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility
  • Skilled in providing oversight and mentoring team members. Shows ability to effectively delegate work.


    Locations: United States; Virginia; Glen Allen

    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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