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Sr Staff Technical Product Manager

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 4:39:00 PM
  • 2939344
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Technology
Location(s): United States; Georgia, Michigan; Atlanta, GA; Van Buren Township, MI


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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.

At GE Digital, we are creating technology and solutions to enable social, mobile, analytical and cloud capabilities for the Industrial Internet. The Industrial Internet is an open, global network that connects people, data and machines. It’s about making infrastructure more intelligent and advancing the industries critical to the world we live in. At GE, we believe it’s about the future of industry—energy, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing. It’s about making the world work better. GE is transforming itself to become the world's premier digital industrial company, executing critical outcomes for our customers. Explore how you can drive greater asset reliability, lower operating costs, reduce risk and accelerate operational performance with our Predix platform and software solutions.
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Role Summary:
The Sr Staff Technical Product Manager - Hosting & Servers works to bridge technology, customer needs, sales channels, and customer success. This individual will act as a central resource and driving force for the product management processes, product lifecycle management, financials & reporting, and marketing of a suite of Hosting & Server Management product(s) as they move from conception to distribution, delivering world class offerings that support the growth of GE businesses globally.

Essential Responsibilities:
The Sr Staff Technical Product Manager - Hosting & Server Management role will be responsible for:

  • Owning the product portfolio for a suite of products and services in Hosting & Server Management technologies
  • Partnering with the Customer Engagement team to manage overall product health, viability, viability, and adoption for a suite of Hosting & Server Management products and services
  • Defining the roadmap for a suite of Hosting & Server Management products and services to maximize customer adoption and customer value
  • Developing clear and exciting product positioning, value propositions, and product stories for a suite of Hosting & Server Management products, along with the Customer Engagement team, that position CoreTech as the preferred technology supplier for GE business units
  • Partnering with the Customer Engagement team to gather customer feedback and align Hosting & Server Management product suite offerings to deliver on business outcomes
  • Partnering with Digital Technology Engineering organization to determine how to maximize a set of Hosting & Server Management product offerings and current packaged solutions and services
  • Managing the product lifecycle plan and identify resourcing needs, from inception to retirement, for a set of Hosting & Server Management products, enabling the Engineering team to focus on delivery of technology solutions
  • Leading New Product Introduction (NPI), and all associated functions, including business case validation, positioning, and the development of the strategy for the cost structure of products, service packages, and offerings for a group of CoreTech Hosting & Server Management products and services
  • Communicating with and influencing internal and supplier teams to ensure Hosting & Server Management products developed and delivered as per the roadmap and strategic vision
  • Building product positioning strategies and influencing the delivery teams to ensure Hosting & Server Management products are positioned and implemented as per the vision
  • Developing the strategy for the cost structure of a group of products, service packages, and offerings in Hosting & Server Management
  • Managing the budget and billing models for a set of product lines in Hosting & Server Management
  • Developing and managing productivity strategies and tracking productivity targets for a set of Hosting & Server Management products and services
  • Partnering with other product management teams to define a consistent, integrated, holistic product management approach for all products and services
  • Facilitating the genesis of solutions in a productive, efficient manner, working across technologies and geographies to deliver customer focused business outcomes
  • Analyzing the external marketplace, customer feedback, and competitors to determine the right product features and benefits in order to maximize productivity for GE businesses

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Management, Finance, Product Management/Marketing, or other technical / IT field, OR in lieu of a degree: a HS diploma/GED and 4+ years of IT experience or equivalent military experience/training
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in IT infrastructure operations, IT Product Management, and/or IT Financial Modeling
  • Minimum of 3 years managing IT budgets and preparing financial models for IT product, services and solutions

    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.
  • Preferred location of the GE DT CoreTech Solutions Atlanta, GA or Van Buren Township, MI offices.
  • Must be willing to travel 10-15% of the time

    Desired Characteristics:

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in and working hands on with Hosting & Server Management technologies
  • Demonstrated competency in strategic thinking and leadership with strong relationship management ability
  • Excellent communication, negotiating and influencing skills at all levels of the organization, as well as with external organizations
  • Demonstrated customer focus - evaluates decisions through the eyes of the customer; builds strong customer relationships; creates processes with customer viewpoint; 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
  • 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
  • Strong team player - collaborates well with others to solve problems and actively incorporates input from various sources; has experience working with others on a global basis; applies knowledge to coach and mentor others
  • Ability to build/lead cross-functional teams, engage and influence individuals at multiple levels within and external to the organization, and influence direction with Senior IT Leaders
  • Able to lead current and evolving initiatives across the matrix, leveraging global resources across verticals, business partners, and vendor resources as needed • Strong business acumen; experience managing financials, budget, operating plans
  • Ability to set and drive strategy in a complex business environment where technical requirements are continuously evolving and where technical and business solutions are undefined
  • Ability to identify and capitalize on synergies (technical, process, etc.) across the organization in order to maximize the functionality of the technology and drive business solutions
  • Deep experience in business intelligence and data analytics
  • Proven experience in delivering infrastructure and Cloud solutions
  • A track record of successfully delivering products to the market
  • Excellent understanding of BI and analytics market
  • Experience leading a team of Product Managers is preferred
  • Experience engaging with customers in all phases of the product cycle - from pre-sales to ongoing operational delivery and support
  • DTLP / EIMP Graduate (GE Internal Candidates Only)
  • Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt Certification (GE Internal Candidates Only)

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    Locations: United States; Georgia, Michigan; Atlanta, GA; Van Buren Township, MI

    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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