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Technical Product Owner

  • GE Transportation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 3:59:56 PM
  • 2832480
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: GET Transportation
Location(s): United States ; Illinois; Chicago


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:
Serves as the customer proxy and works with product management and other stakeholders to define and prioritize and team backlog.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop the product integration strategy, vision, and
    translate it to creative, high quality, simple project features
  • Preparation and participation in release planning
  • Sprint execution including backlog refinement, iteration
    planning, user story elaboration, develop user story acceptance criteria,
    review and accept user stories and participate in team demo and retrospective
  • Participate in overall program execution in agile
    environment
  • Work across team to define and implement improvement user
    stories as defined from inspect and adapt workshop
  • Work cross-functionally to manage bottlenecks, provide
    escalation management, anticipate issues, balance business needs versus team
    constraints.
  • Develop and communicate product roadmap



Qualifications/Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors
    (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • 5+ years of technical product management experience in
    related industry
  • 1+ years of coding experience in any object-oriented language
    (Java, C, C++)
  • Previous work experience as a software developer
  • Knowledge of service oriented architecture, product
    development, product management.
  • Strong technical skills or experience in a technically
    complex product development environment (e.g database and /or software
    applications)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. GE may
    sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job
    opening.



Desired Characteristics:

  • MBA from reputable university is highly desirable
  • Understanding or working knowledge of SAFe( Scaled Agile
    Frameworks)
  • Previous work experience as a software developer
  • Sound business judgement, proven ability to influence
    others, and strong analytical thinking skills.
  • Abiliity to communicate effectively with both technical and
    non-technical
  • Effectively balances different, competing objectives
  • Business Acumen:
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Persists to completion, especially in the face of
    overwhelming odds and setbacks
  • Effective team building and problem solving abilities

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Locations: United States ; Illinois; Chicago

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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