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Principal Technical Program Manager

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:35:54 PM
  • 2888906
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Predix Products & Technology
Location(s): United States; California; San Ramon


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 product program management team is responsible for driving overall execution across the Predix industrial operating system. Working with leaders from engineering, product management, security, and others, the program manager is central to achieving on our success metrics.

Essential Responsibilities:

GE Digital is seeking an experienced, driven Principal Technical Program Manager for its Applications Engineering team. You will work with software development managers, leads, architects, product owners and leadership to define, manage, and deliver complex enterprise Saas IoT products, soltuons, customer delievrables and/or sales deliverables. S/he can range from highly complex feature area to a component that forms a small subsystem, to a simple product or global deployment plan.

Leads across the team to continuously integrate for predictable execution and teamwork ensuring the team is accountable for key milestones, on time and with high quality.

Leads the Program management of complex Predix-industrial IOT releases or special projects across all of the GE businesses to advance growth and achieve revenue targets. Coordinate and track execution of product extension, co-development and contribution work streams.

This includes:

  • Support Development Directors for all GE business unit (GEBU) engagements
  • Manage full life cycle process for work streams:
  • Coordinate Engagement Agreements with each GEBU: common template, track prospective and completed deals…
  • Manage the pipeline of prospective work; ensure that commitments match our capacity
  • Coordinate Co-Development Agreements and Contribution Agreements with GEBUs
  • Track active work and produce simple dashboard
  • Coordinate transition and interim support activities (e.g. line up catcher teams)
  • Ensure closure and assess success
  • Track financials for sponsored work. Work closely with GED Finance, PAE Ops and GEBU Ops.
  • Release Management alignment. Work closely with the core product release management team to ensure common approach and output
  • Establish strategic metrics (e.g. committers, net velocity, …)
  • Define, document and communicate process definition for Co-Development and Contribution. Identify and engage key stakeholders to ensure full buy-in
  • Create material to support communications & outreach across GE (confluence, powerpoint)

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a technical field or equivalent experience.
  • 10+ years in software development, with 5+ years of technical program/release management experience, managing complex Saas enterprise software products, and applying agile methodologies.
  • GE Leadership Program Graduates will get credit towards relevant work experience, commensurate to the program they have completed

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular skills.
  • Must be willing to travel 10%
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in San Ramon, CA

    Desired Characteristics:

    Business Acumen:

  • Strong business analysis and problem solving skills
  • Evaluates products & processes to assure compliance. Measures the impact of trends (cyclical or a shift) and takes action relative to product value position and overall strategy
  • Ability to interact at all levels of the organization and with other GE businesses

    Leadership:

  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams to help build effective processes
  • Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team
  • Articulates the story, uses two way communication and influences outcomes and ongoing results
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

    Personal Attributes:

  • Effectively directs and mentors others in critical thinking skills
  • Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolve issues and design solutions using critical thinking and analytical skills and best practices
  • Influences and energizes others toward the common vision and goal. Maintains excitement for a process and drives to new directions of meeting the goal in the face of unfavorable odds and setback

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    Locations: United States; California; San Ramon

    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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