Business Segment: Digital Predix Products & Technology
Location(s): United States; California; San Ramon
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Role Summary: As a Sr Technical Project Manager for Predix Products & Technology, you will be responsible for leading cross functional projects across Engineering & Product Management teams. This will include planning, facilitating and program managing projects for limited durations. Initial assignment will be supporting Program Lead with key workstreams for highly visible Microsoft Azure initiative.
This will include creating an actionable plan, building reports, dash-boarding and presenting results to senior leadership teams on recurring basis.
In this role, you will:
Work with selected service owners and product team to continuously deliver program and project support
Lead sync-up sessions across Product & Engineering teams to drive project deliverables forward
Support program leader with project planning, resource and effort estimation, communication, follow up and reporting
Interact with other teams as well as other functions like finance, business development, marketing, sourcing, sales & commercials
Build Rally reports and dashboards to reflect program status, risks & dependencies
Participate in scrum meetings, stands ups, and weekly reviews as needed
Prepare and present summary reports to senior leadership during staff meetings, QMI etc.
Become an expert at adapting quickly to new scenarios that require specific skill sets and have high levels of ambiguity
Responsible for looking ahead to upcoming roadblocks and challenges and proactively highlighting them at the right time with the right audience
Bachelor’s Degree in business, computer science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) or equivalent experience
A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in in project and financial management leading cross functional initiatives and/or large global project OR Master’s degree with 3 years of experience in project and financial management leading cross functional initiatives and/or large global project
GE Leadership Program Graduates will get credit towards relevant work experience, commensurate to the program they have completed
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
Experience with Microsoft Azure is a huge plus
Experience with program management tasks mentioned under the responsibilities section
Knowledge of Agile/Scrum principles
Additional qualification such as PMP/similar will be a great asset
Experience in product organizations over multi release cycle
Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate approaches to solving problems
Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts
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
Possesses the ability to work in a fast pace Agile environment.
Strong oral and written communication skills
Possesses excellent collaboration skills, and leverages relationships across the business to drive outcomes
Persists to completion, especially in the face of overwhelming odds and setbacks. Pushes self for results; pushes others for results through team spirit
Be an expert at adapting quickly to new scenarios that require specific skill sets and have high levels of ambiguity
Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas
Constantly thinking critically about the task at hand and maintaining an understanding of the problem in the bigger picture
Effectively manages risk and weighs the pros and cons of important decisions that affect multiple team members
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
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
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 setbacks
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