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Principal Digital Product Manager

  • GE Transportation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:31:18 PM
  • 2935646
  • Job Function: Product Management
  • Business Segment: GET Transportation
Location(s): United States; Georgia; Atlanta


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 our new Principal Digital Product Manager, you will be responsible for creating strong working
relationships & influence across executive leadership, product management, engineering and
other functional groups to execute the strategy within CoE, across GE businesses, partners and
customers. You may mentor one or more junior product managers.

Essential Responsibilities:

As a domain expert for your portfolio, you will engage
customers at mid-level management and technical levels to develop/refine
portfolio strategy, influence customer behavior; industry direction and execute
strategy.

As the Senior PM, you will elevate how we engage with
internal and external software businesses. You will be accountable for driving
successful delivery of products from GE Software, making recommendations on
extending software solutions, and representing General Electric to the outside
market, including customers, partners and analysts.

In this role you will:

  • Responsible for product line performance with targets on
    orders, revenue, cost & margin. Identifies and influences market trends and
    opportunities.
  • Drives vision & strategy, roadmap and product lifecycle
    for sub business unit and its portfolio of products & solutions.
  • Participate in events and industry associations to influence
    the direction for the business and technology in the segment.
  • Be a domain/business expert for the portfolio to guide and
    mentor teams, and establish/refine product management processes.
  • Work cross functionally across engineering, marketing,
    sales, internal and external customers, analysts and senior management teams to
    formulate and execute the strategy.
  • Establish and manage relationship across GE businesses &
    sub-businesses, partners and customers at director level and above and
    technical expert levels across industries and geographies.
  • Establish strong working relationship with account managers,
    technical sales and user/developer community.
  • Global travel required as necessary.
  • This role is responsible for a large product or portfolio of
    products/solutions from medium to high complexity with typical revenue
    influence / target in the range of $50-200M USD per year.
  • Will have strong financial acumen and accountability.
  • Responsible to create strong working relationship &
    influence across product management, engineering and other stakeholder groups
    to successfully execute business strategy across GE businesses, partners and
    customers.
  • Will engage customers at director level and above as a
    trusted partner.
  • Cross functional leadership to define and execute the vision
    and strategy.



Qualifications/Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors
    (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).
  • A minimum of 5 years of technical experience along with
    established leadership credentials across product lines.
  • 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 sponsor individuals for
    employment visas, now or in the future, for this job.
  • Must be willing to travel.
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Atlanta,
    GA.



















Desired Characteristics:

Technical Expertise:

  • Proactively drives portfolio and investment decision to
    balance customer needs, install base requirements (refresh) and long term
    enterprise differentiation.
  • Evangelizes concepts beyond current offerings and considers
    business model innovation (product, service and delivery innovations

Business Acumen:

  • Evangelizes new technology, predicts trends, and identifies
    new opportunities based on trends
  • Establishes relationships in the market intelligence and
    research community

Leadership:

  • Adopts a holistic systems perspective. Empathizes with
    multiple points of view. Challenges program/product planning assumptions
  • Builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for
    ideas, and leverages chains of indirect influence

Personal Attributes:

  • Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolve
    issues and design solutions using critical thinking and analytical skills and
    best practices
  • Able to re-appropriate existing solutions to new
    requirements and situations

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Locations: United States; Georgia; Atlanta

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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