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Technical Program Manager

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/29/2017 8:49:46 AM
  • 3043671
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Predix Products & Technology
Location(s): Russian Federation; Moscow

About Us:

(NYSE: GE) is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry
with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and
predictive. GE is organized around a global exchange of knowledge, the "GE
Store," through which each business shares and accesses the same
technology, markets, structure and intellect. Each invention further fuels
innovation and application across our industrial sectors. With people,
services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for customers by
speaking the language of industry.

Business Overview: (Use from GE Vacancy tool)

GE Digital is the team
behind Predix, the world's first cloud-based industrial operating system,
empowering millions of businesses to run smarter and improve people's lives. We
build the software that transforms the way people connect with their data,
devices and machines.

Predix is
a GE’s cloud platform for the Industrial Internet.  It is a
Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) for developing, deploying, and monetizing
Industrial Internet applications. Predix powers advanced industrial
applications for power generation and distribution, oil and gas, mining,
healthcare, manufacturing, transportation, aviation, intelligent
infrastructure, and more.

Role Summary:

As a Technical Program
Manager for Predix Products & Technology, Russia, you will be responsible
for leading cross functional projects across Engineering & Product
Management teams. This will include planning, facilitating and program managing
projects for limited durations.

Essential Responsibilities:

Collaborate with
business and functional partners and technology leadership to define strategic
and tactical roadmap of digital initiatives. Evangelize GE products including
cloud and applications on the regional market, drive efforts to create and maintain
partnership ecosystem in the region. This will include creating an actionable
plan, building reports, dashboarding and presenting results to senior
leadership teams on recurring basis.

In this role, you will:

  • Work
    with selected service owners and product team to continuously deliver program
    and project support
  • Lead
    sync-up sessions across Product & Engineering teams to drive project
    deliverables forward
  • Work
    to understand and communicate market needs for Predix and Private Cloud
    offerings, including analytics and advanced data platforms
  • Work
    directly with customers to understand their needs, and translate needs directly
    into technical requirements
  • Lead
    other program management staff to achieve the product and market goals through
    leadership and management
  • Support
    program leader with project planning, resource and effort estimation,
    communication, follow up and reporting
  • Interact
    with other teams as well as other functions like finance, business development marketing,
    sourcing, sales & commercials
  • Build
    Rally reports and dashboards to reflect program status, risks &
  • Participate
    in scrum meetings, stands ups, and weekly reviews as needed
  • Prepare
    and present summary reports to senior leadership during staff meetings, QMI
  • Become
    an expert at adapting quickly to new scenarios that require specific skill sets
    and have high levels of ambiguity
  • Responsible
    for looking ahead to upcoming roadblocks and challenges and proactively
    highlighting them at the right time with the right audience

  • Bachelor's
    Degree in Information Systems, Information Technology (IT), Computer Science,
    or Engineering or 4 years of IT technical experience
  • Minimum
    8 years of IT professional experience
  • Minimum
    5 years of professional experience in Software Development Program Management
    including project and financial management leading cross functional initiatives
    and/or large global project
  • Fluent
    in both Russian and English languages

Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience in product organizations over multi release cycle
  • Understanding of cloud technologies (Azure, AWS) and\\ or data center management and development
  • Persists to completion, especially in the face of overwhelming odds and setbacks. Pushes self for results; pushes others for results through team spirit
  • Be an expert at adapting quickly to new scenarios that require specific skill sets and have high levels of ambiguity
  • Effectively manages risk and weighs the pros and cons of important decisions that affect multiple team members
  • Excellent influencing, interpersonal and communications skills (both written and verbal) with all levels of an organization
  • 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 certification
Successful candidates will be employed under local employment conditions and must already satisfy local employment/work permit and residency regulations.

Locations: Russian Federation; Moscow

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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