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Sr Technical Project Manager

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:42:04 PM
  • 2892663
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Predix Products & Technology
Location(s): United States; California; San Ramon


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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:
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.

Essential Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications:

  • 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

    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:

    Technical Expertise:

  • 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

    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 setbacks

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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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