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Product Manager – Upstream Analytics

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:48:06 PM
  • 2872491
  • Job Function: Product Management
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital
Location(s): United States; Oklahoma; Oklahoma City


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:
As the O&G Digital Principal Product Manager you will work with the O&G Digital team and the OGTC Digital Leader. You will provide domain leadership for the research and product teams setting the global strategy and roadmap for increased product satisfaction, market share and revenue growth in analytics for upstream oil & gas across naturally flowing and artificially lifted wells as well as other associated upstream equipment and processes (power, drilling, flowback, etc).

Essential Responsibilities:

The OGTC is GE O&G’s research division developing the next generation digital industrial technologies for product offerings by O&G Digital. These new product offerings will span the OGTC program areas of Reservoir Performance, Well Construction & Production Solutions, and Oilfield Facilities & Services. You will work across functions ensuring organizational readiness to research, develop, configure, market, sell and deploy software technology and associated petrotechnical services in the presence of evolving competitive landscape and industry conditions. In this role, you will:

  • Gather and prioritize business requirements from external (clients) and internal (GE product companies) in the upstream oil & gas space across the upstream research portfolio
  • Continuously monitor competitive landscape and identify opportunities to develop, partner with or acquire companies/technologies that will accelerate GE’s market share
  • Develop business cases to justify planned research and developments for presentation to management that will also facilitate value based selling and customer case studies
  • Work with researchers to define/refine product requirements required to exceed customer expectations and outpace the competition in the workflows that matter to clients under current and future industry conditions in context of other upstream workflows
  • Work with marketing to refine external and internal messaging around the product accentuating its strengths in the market relative to competition and refine pricing model as the product and associated service offering evolves
  • Work with OGTC Commercial team to identify customer partners to test new analytics approaches developed by the research and development teams
  • Work with Commercial to match competitive strength to client profiles to grow revenues of software and associated petrotechnical services
  • Work with Commercial Operations to refine the written RFI/RFP/proposal process assuring accuracy of proposals prior to submitting to customers
  • Prepare and deliver technical presentations with an emphasis on value to clients and develop/deliver industry white papers and conference presentations
  • Track and provide report out on specific business metrics established by management
  • Evaluate high-risk projects raised by Commercial teams and raise to Management for discussion and approval prior to quotation especially where specific development will be required

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college in Petroleum Engineering, Mathematics or similar
  • 5 years’ experience in specification and development of diagnostics/prognostics/optimization approaches to upstream challenges in the production space.

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen
  • Must be willing to travel 30%
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Oklahoma City, OK.

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Software product management experience
  • Subject matter expertise in specification and development of diagnostics/prognostics/optimization approaches to upstream challenges in the drilling space
  • Strong business analysis, problem solving, and strategy development skills
  • Ability to interact at all levels of the organization and with other GE businesses
  • Focused on growth with a strong track record and ability to distinguish between “nice-to-haves” from improvements that will drive growth and customer satisfaction.
  • Ability to define value specifically for different technology stakeholders (engineering, operations, management, IT)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Positive and inquisitive

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    Locations: United States; Oklahoma; Oklahoma City

    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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