General Electric Sr Technical Product Manager in Lansing, Michigan
You will work in lock-step with application or domain leaders acting as a product manager to create a clear strategic direction that will be delivered by the product development team. You will direct the team with a clear and descriptive set of requirements and deliver product features and functions by balancing customer need with business strategy, minimized defects, and technical debt.
Your priority is seamless integration and alignment of perspectives from a broad set of stakeholders including but not limited to: Customers, Process Owners, Enterprise Architects, Application Managers, Development teams and Technical Architects.
In this role, you will:
Work with cross-functional (process, design, build, test) teams to deliver features and products
Own the short-term product roadmap and it’s integration into a larger application or strategic roadmap
Engage continuously with customers and stakeholders to understand their business goals and motivating factors
Demonstrate ability to influence customers and product managers through credible knowledge and experience, persuasion and influencing skills
Lead customer and stakeholder interviews to align product design with roles (personas)
Own the product backlog; continuously groom and ensure that an agreed scope is always ready to move into development
Lead the product development team; facilitate discussions, provide clarification, story acceptance and refinement, testing and validation; owner of functional or technical product design
Understand and follow the proscribed governance process and development methodology for product development
Translate unstructured or ambiguous requests into actionable user stories and work units through problem decomposition and planning
Demonstrate substantial experience with the technology stack and its impact on the final product Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in business, computer science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in agile software product management, OR Master’s degree with 3 years of experience in (include technical skill).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: Desired Characteristics:Technical Expertise:
Strong technical expertise in the underlying design and architecture of edge solutions that run on embedded hardware
Strong Business Analysis skills and ability to translate requirements to enterprise software features
Experience leading teams in a formal software development lifecycle environment following a formal project management and governance process
Familiarity with iterative software implementation approaches (Agile, XP)
Experience in areas such as caching, APIs, data transfer, scalability, and security
Expert proficiency in tools supporting SDLC Rally and Aha!
Embedded software product management experience preferredBusiness Acumen:
Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technologies and approaches to solving problems
Skilled in breaking down problems and estimating efforts
Has the ability to propose, analyze impact and recommend appropriate technology choices
Skilled in negotiation to align stakeholders and communicate a single synthesized perspective to the product development team. Balances value propositions from competing stakeholders.
Demonstrates awareness of the competitive environment and it’s impact on the product
Demonstrates knowledge of technologies in the market to actively participate in buy vs build recommendations, drive market timing decisions and scope of MVPsLeadership:
Ability to take ownership of medium sized or incompletely defined tasks
Delivers while mentoring and helping junior team members
Ensures understanding of issues and presents clear rationale. Able to speak to mutual needs and win-win solutions. Uses two-way communication to influence outcomes and ongoing results
Identifies misalignments with goals, objectives and work direction against the organizational strategy. Makes suggestions to course correct or escalates appropriately
Continuously measures deliverables of self and team against commitments. Effectively balances multiple, different and/or competing objectives Personal Attributes:
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Effective team building and problem solving abilities
Persists to completion, especially in the face of overwhelming odds and setbacks.
Pushes self for results; pushes others for results through team spirit and exhibiting role model behavior#DTR 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 at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . 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. Locations: United States; Illinois, New York; Chicago, SchenectadyGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.