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CPQ PLATFORM ARCHITECT

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/22/2018 12:51:46 PM
  • 3042932
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Technology
Location(s): United States; Georgia, Michigan; Atlanta, Van Buren Township


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 CPQ Platform Architect will own and manage the technical design for the GE POWER Oracle CPQ. This role will be responsible for working closely with the DT and functional teams to provide technical solutions that meet the needs of the business while minimizing IT risk.

The position will work closely with the P&L leaders, product managers, and functional teams to define requirements and work closely with the development team to deliver functionality for the business using Agile framework.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the CPQ Platform Architect, you will:

  • Support the CPQ initiatives in an agile development environment working closely with key players from business/functional, technical product owners, and CPQ horizontal.
  • Work closely with Commercial Technical leadership and CPQ horizontal to develop the GE wide architecture framework that is scalable for the various P&Ls.
  • Work with the project team and vendors to create, complete, and achieve sign-off on the design. Ensure that design is efficient and scalable.
  • Provide technical expertise with Oracle CPQ config, commerce and integration modules .
  • Administer migration activities and integration updates within SFDC & Oracle CPQ.
  • Conduct successful unit testing on all development and configuration items associated to the integrations.
  • Coordinate configuration and integration activities across program, System Administrators, and development teams
  • Provide technical governance to project teams to ensure proper design standards, change management, planning and documentation
  • Provide technical leadership & oversight in the planning, evaluation, design, development, implementation, operation & control for Oracle CPQ implementations
  • Support the cross business requirements gathering and reusable design methodology
  • Develop peer, cross-functional & cross-GE business relationships to maximize best practice sharing & team effectiveness to deliver & support quality initiatives
  • Manages daily activities, issue resolution and communication across project execution teams in order to deliver projects on-time, on-budget, as-requested by customer
  • Identify and analyze project and technical risks & impacts
  • Define alternatives & prioritizations to remove roadblocks
  • Apply project management tools & Quality methodologies
  • Follow the PMM (project management methodology) tollgate process
  • Ensure completion of tasks, milestones and components including but not limited to: design specifications, development, configurations, quality assurance, implementations and tollgate reviews

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Information Technology (IT), Computer Science or Engineering
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in the following:
  • Knowledge of CPQ Tools and Processes
  • At least 2 full lifecycle implemations with CPQ tools as a Technical Architect or Team Lead
  • IT experience supporting the Commercial processes

    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.

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong program management skills
  • Work within large project teams taking direction and providing guidance to large development teams
  • Ensure compliance with coding standards and unit testing of software projects with high quality solutions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with agile development methodologies
  • Experience managing scrum teams
  • Outstanding organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Flexible and able to learn quickly in a dynamic environment
  • Strong application knowledge with ITO business processes
  • Ability to quickly form strong working relationships with IT and vendor staff
  • Possess excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, performance / quality driven environment
  • Demonstrates ability to define and manage processes
  • Strong communication and PowerPoint presentation skills, including meeting facilitation skills
  • Excellent organizational, consultative and collaboration skills
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of management and staff
  • Strong understanding of project management methodologies
  • Excellent communication skills, listening and negotiation skills in order to articulate ideas and thoughts clearly through various means, including written and oral communications with all levels of the organization
  • SCRUM Certification

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    Locations: United States; Georgia, Michigan; Atlanta, Van Buren Township

    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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