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Sr Director - Technical Product Management

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/24/2017 4:17:33 PM
  • 2746765
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Information Technology & Digital Thread
Location(s): United States ; California; 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:
In this newly created role you will be responsible for defining and executing the roadmap for our integrated talent management suite of services and solutions for GE Digital and across GE broadly. This exciting role will provide the opportunity for the Sr Product Manager to partner with a GE Venture start-up, based in San Francisco, to co-define the vision of ITM across GE.

Essential Responsibilities:
Define & execute on strategic roadmap for our integrated talent management (ITM) service, a current GE Venture.

By working closely with GE Employee Experience leader, HR & IT leaders across the company, this person will:
  • Create and articulate the end vision and roadmap for integrated talent management for GE working across HR and IT peers to coordinate work efforts and integrations.
  • Enable rapid innovation of the ITM platform within GE Digital & our Accelerated Leadership Program (XLP), while ensuring a clear transition plan for the rest of GE to move to the base ITM platform.
  • Maintain a prioritized common backlog for ITM, liaising with a number of peer product owners
  • Partner with enterprise architects to ensure build adheres to software development lifecycle & devOps best practices and scalability of platform and long-term technical roadmap. Design for reuse, including services/APIs, and leverage reusable components where-ever possible.
  • Manage budget, statement of works, contracts to maximize GE’s common investment.
  • Coordinate with Operations, including IT operations within GE and the GE Venture, HR Helpdesk, etc.
  • Coordinate and provide regular updates to stakeholders including Senior HR executives. Manage executive stakeholder communication and progress reporting
  • Develop a commercialization strategy as appropriate. Develop a proposal to business development leaders to scale/commercialize within GE and beyond
  • Develop detailed, crisp business requirements and user stories that can be used to create product specifications and architecture for each product feature and application


Qualifications/Requirements:
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 8+ years’ experience coordinating complex product development cycles and software development schedules.
  • 5+ years’ experience working cross functionally (design, engineering, usability, content development)

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
  • Must be willing to work out of the GE San Ramon office
  • Willingness to travel 25%


Desired Characteristics:
  • Broad technical breadth
  • Passion for creating innovative solutions for customers
  • Experience with mobile technology, web services and back-end application infrastructure.
  • Experience delivering enterprise products and services in a high growth environment
  • Experience with HR software products
  • Experience implementing technology overhauls across an enterprise employing a design thinking approach.
  • Minimum of 4 years of IT operations, service management experience at enterprise scale highly desired
  • Strong leadership skills with ability to influence outcomes and organize teams to attain shared goals
  • Strong track record of understanding and interest in current and emerging technologies demonstrated through training, job experience and / or industry activities
  • Strong team player – collaborates well with others to solve problems and actively incorporates input from various sources
  • Experience working with others on a global basis
  • Ability to apply knowledge to coach and mentor others
  • 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
  • Change orientation – actively generates process improvements, champions and drives change initiatives, confronts difficult circumstances in creative ways, balances multiple and competing priorities and executes accordingly

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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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