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Technical Product Owner

  • GE Transportation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/25/2017 11:21:16 AM
  • 2833391
  • 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.
As a division of General Electric Company, GE Transportation is a global technology leader and supplier to the railroad, mining, marine, stationary power, and drilling industries. We drive change and progress — by rail and across oceans. We go farther and dig deeper, with advanced technology that connects people, data and machines, so resources can be gathered, goods can be transported and economies can thrive. GE Transportation is headquartered in Chicago, IL, and employs approximately 12,000 employees worldwide. Learn more about GE Transportation today!
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 Technical Product Owner will serve as the customer proxy and work with product management and other stakeholders to define and prioritize and team backlog.

Essential Responsibilities:
In addition, you will:
  • 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 stoy elaboration, develop user story acceptance criteria, review and accept user stoies 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 vesu team constraints.
  • Develop and commuinicate product roadmap

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • Minimum of 5 years of technical product managemet experience in related industry
  • Minimum of 1 year of coding experience in any object oriented langague (Java, C, C++)

    Desired Characteristics:
  • 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)
  • 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

    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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