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Sr. Manager - Data Engineering

  • GE Transportation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/10/2016 8:21:59 PM
  • 2797255
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: GET Transportation
Location(s): Hungary ; Budapest

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. Additional introduction… It is not about your career… it is not about your job title… it is about who you are…. It is about the impact you are going to make on the world. You want to go into uncharted waters… do things that haven’t been done to make yours and someone else's life better. GE has been doing that for decades! We will continue to do so! We are the world’s digital industrial company. GE is diversity. We aim to employ the worlds’ brightest minds to help us create an unlimited source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles - people like you!

Role Summary:
In this role you will lead a team of engineers to build the next generation data foundry for GET Customer Performance Analytics. You will leverage deep technical & domain expertise & partner with stakeholders to define & execute on strategic roadmap for service provided to customers. You will also define reusable interfaces, lead research & evaluation of emerging technologies, industry & market trends, & assist in project development.

Essential Responsibilities:
Responsibilities as an engineering leader:

• Work with GE Transportation Customer Performance Analytics leadership team to enable our customers optimize the operation of their rail assets using advanced analytics

• Responsible for leading a team of data engineers who populate and maintain the Data Foundry for CPA. Data Foundry is a big data repository of rail asset related data

• The work shall at a minimum include:
(1) researching studies that identify factors (data elements) that can predict asset behavior;
(2) identifying data sources that could be used to build, refine and enhance predictive and prescriptive algorithms;
(3) develop, test, and refine GET CPA team’s enterprise data management strategy to empower analytics for our data scientists and customers

• Work with GET CPA team’s contracted vendor to develop the capacity to request, transfer, and format data into a format that GET CPA data scientists can analyze; over time, build self-service capability using Predix services for receiving and transferring data needed to drive and enhance analytics

• Build and maintain SQL & NoSQL databases (foundational core of Data Foundry) used for business intelligence cockpits; including the ability to write and execute custom data management scripts, processes, to support business processes

• Work with the information technology staff to develop and automate reports, tools, and models when as required

• Develop, maintain, and support the data foundry structure according to business requirements, best practices, and compliance guidelines

• Assist with other tasks related to reporting, financial management, analysis as requested by the leadership team

• Own the wing-2-wing design process, define required services, drive models and identify opportunities for reusability

• Define solutions, based on Predix architecture guidelines and present proposed designs to Architecture Review Board and Executive leadership

• Prepare technical design documentation and coordinate handover with engineering teams

• Participate in cross-initiative reviews and provide guidance to other members of the architecture team

• Actively participate in recruiting and staffing the team to build products

• Bachelor’s Degree in business, computer science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

• Extensive IT professional experience

• Very Strong experience with integration technologies (e.g. Oracle WebLogic Server, Oracle SOA Suite, or other similar)

• Strong experience with infrastructure, software, applications and database systems

Desired Characteristics:
• Proven experience of working with executive-level stakeholders to define overall IT strategy
• Track record of driving IT innovation and technology-driven business outcomes
• Experience managing budgets including annual budgets and large scale projects
• Strong leadership skills with ability to influence outcomes and organize teams to attain shared goals
• Strong track record of understanding and interest in current and emerging technologies demonstrated through training, job experience and / or industry activities
• Strong team player – collaborates well with others to solve problems and actively incorporates input from various sources
• Experience working with others on a global basis
• Ability to apply knowledge to coach and mentor others
• Demonstrated customer focus – evaluates decisions through the eyes of the customer, builds strong customer relationships, creates processes with customer viewpoint and partners with customers to help shape their future initiatives
• 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 orientation – actively generates process improvements, champions and drives change initiatives, confronts difficult circumstances in creative ways, balances multiple and competing priorities and executes accordingly


Locations: Hungary ; Budapest

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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