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Sr Staff Technical Product Manager

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/21/2017 4:50:52 PM
  • 3042577
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Aviation Digital
Location(s): United States; Ohio; Evendale


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:
This role is responsible for the leadership and orchestration of the development of multiple software applications in the Digital MRO space of the GE Aviation Digital portfolio. You will operate in lock-step with product management and the leadership team to evaluate concepts, propose solutions, create a clear strategic direction for build needs, and manage execution across multiple scrum teams.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

  • Own the execution of development release plans that are aligned to product management roadmaps and business priorities
  • Demonstrate superior persuasion and influencing skills that ensure alignment between customer, product manager and engineering team
  • Be regarded as an expert in Agile Methodology; translate unstructured or ambiguous work requests into actionable work through problem decomposition and planning
  • Implement metrics to inform the business on the health of product releases and development practices
  • Engage with the development teams; facilitate discussions, provide clarification, negotiate dependencies and priorities as well as contribute to design activities and decisions
  • Mentor team members
  • Drive collaboration across various practice areas such as UX, Architects, and IT demonstrating deep understanding of technology stack and impact on final product
  • Demonstrate excelling business acumen, knowing latest industry trends and be looked at as an internal expert on the product as well as the associated competitive landscape.

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, computer science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 10 years of technical experience along with established leadership credentials across disciplines and functions within a product.

    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
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen
  • Must be willing to travel (15%)
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Cincinnati, OH or Evendale, OH

    Desired Characteristics:

    Technical Expertise:

  • Demonstrates knowledge on technical topics, such as caching, APIs, data transfer, scalability, and security
  • In Depth experience working in Agile engineering environment

    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
  • Has the ability to analyze impact of technology choices
  • Skilled in negotiation to align stakeholders and communicate a single synthesized perspective to the scrum team. Balances value propositions for competing stakeholders
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the competitive environment
  • Demonstrates knowledge of technologies in the market to help make buy vs build recommendations, scope MVPs, and to drive market timing decisions

    Leadership:

  • Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas. Pre-emptively sees downstream consequences and effectively tailors influencing strategy to customer, product manager and engineering team
  • Demonstrate superior product and industry knowledge and helps organization gain the competitive edge
  • Mentor junior team members; provide technical leadership to TPMs across organization

    Personal Attributes:

  • Able to effectively direct and mentor others in critical thinking skills. Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolve issues and design solutions using critical thinking and analysis skills and best practices. Finds important patterns in seemingly unrelated information.
  • Influences and energizes other toward the common vision and goal. Maintains excitement for a process and drives to new directions of meeting the goal even when odds and setbacks render one path impassable.
  • Innovates and integrates new processes and/or technology to significantly add value to GE. Identifies how the cost of change weighs against the benefits and advises accordingly. Proactively learns new solutions and processes to address seemingly unanswerable problems.

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    Locations: United States; Ohio; Evendale

    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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