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Staff Technical Project Manager

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/21/2017 11:37:16 AM
  • 2927564
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Digital
Location(s): United States; California, Illinois; Chicago, 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:
You will be responsible for wing-to-wing execution of technical projects to deliver high quality outcomes to internal and external customers. Partners with functional product owner to define features backlog and requirements, works with technical team internal and external to the initiative to ensure outcomes delivery on time, within scope and budget and of desired quality. Makes sure project management practices are followed and improved as needed.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

  • Collaborate with business and functional partners and technology leadership in defining features backlog and specifying requirements
  • Drive technology discussion and strategy in line with business needs and company reference architecture
  • Define execution plan and approach based on project scope, expected timeline and available budget/resources
  • Facilitate convergence of functional and technical knowledge and build project teams
  • Work with globally located technical team often comprising of members of separate organizations to coordinate day-to-day execution as per outlined plan
  • Cooperate with and manage external vendors as required. Manage procurement and onboarding process
  • Ensure pre-defined project management processes and practices are followed. Drive simplification and improvement as necessary
  • Support execution team with resolution of roadblocks and interdependencies. Partner with technical and functional teams external to the project to ensure their tasks are completed as required
  • Manage project risks, scope changes and other non-standard events throughout the life of the project
  • Manage stakeholder communication and progress reporting
  • Ensure quality of deliverables is verified and matching stakeholder expectations
  • Track project outcomes realization and customer satisfaction levels through established metrics against service level. Ensure lessons learned are collected

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Information Technology (IT), Computer Science, or Engineering or strong technical experience (or equivalent knowledge/experience)

    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.
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
  • Must be willing to travel.
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in San Ramon, CA or Chicago, IL.

    Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong IT professional experience
  • Significant professional experience in Software Development Project Management
  • Must be willing to travel.
  • Experience working in Scrum teams in scaled agile projects (preferably with Scaled Agile Framework)
  • Working knowledge Quality Management System (QMS) and Design Reviews process for Healthcare industry
  • Experience working on software projects in the Healthcare domain (diagnostic imaging, patient information systems). Experience in medical imaging / DICOM.
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite of products such as Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

    Business Acumen:

  • Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems
  • Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts
  • Demonstrates awareness about competitors and industry trends
  • Has the ability to analyze impact of technology choices

    Leadership:

  • Change oriented – actively generates process improvements, champions and drives change initiatives, confronts difficult circumstances in creative ways, balances multiple and competing priorities and executes accordingly.
  • 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
  • Ability to takes ownership of small and medium sized tasks and deliver while mentoring and helping team members
  • 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
  • Identifies misalignments with goals, objectives, and work direction against the organizational strategy. Makes suggestions to course correct
  • Continuously measures deliverables of self and team against scheduled commitments. Effectively balances different, competing objectives

    Personal Attributes:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Effective team building and problem solving abilities.
  • Persists to completion, especially in the face of overwhelming odds and setbacks. Pushes self for results; pushes others for results through team spirit.

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    Locations: United States; California, Illinois; Chicago, 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.

     GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.  Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.

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