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Principal Enterprise Application Engineer

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/6/2017 6:55:30 PM
  • 2785654
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Information Technology
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 Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.

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 Principal Enterprise Application Engineer, your role will be to leverage technology to impact the way we work today and in the future. You will be responsible for introducing new tools and concepts to drive productivity for our end users, to simplify the way they work.

Essential Responsibilities:
You will be focused on driving concepts of modern UX, mobility, artificial intelligence, machine learning, advance analytics & Big Data, and the most contemporary technology available to accelerate the modernization of the company.

As the Principal Enterprise Application Engineer, you will:

  • Act as a change agent to identify, and leverage the most advance technology concepts and bring them into the ERP program
  • Implement a strategy to modernize the User Experience
  • Enable mobility within key business processes
  • Leverage tools like SAP FIORI or other mobile platforms to migrate desktop based processes over to the mobile platform
  • Develop the user stories and wire framework on how we can enable better end user functionalities
  • Understand and document the current end user challenges
  • Understand the gaps in the AS-IS vs TO-BE processes
  • Digitize these business processes and resolve the process gaps
  • Identify ways to drive global scale in the UX improvements
  • Drive an agile culture of rapid prototyping
  • Adopt the principles of Fastworks to prove / disprove concepts and expand on the ideas that have tangible business outcomes
  • Enable the culture of digital within the ERP teams and modernize the ERP ecosystem to enable next gen capabilities
  • Build bolt-on or bolt-in functionalities within SAP to drive end user productivity
  • Drive transformation of existing business processes and leverage break through technology to drive business outcomes
  • Introduce the latest in technology trends like virtual or augmented reality, real time analytics, voice recognition systems etc.
  • Identify ways of leveraging these trends into the ERP program to transform the workforce and enable innovation and simplification in the way we work

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in a “STEM” Major (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • Minimum of 15 years of technical experience along with established leadership credentials across product lines
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in driving UX and transformation programs
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in implementing complex, large scale SAP ERP implementation
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in implementing mobile platforms at an enterprise level

Desired Characteristics:
  • Demonstrated ability to drive UX transformation using Fiori
  • Ability to leverage technology to manage and drive change across an organization
  • Ability to develop partnership with cross functional teams and develop an inclusive & collaborative environment
  • Proven experience collaborating with global teams and working effectively in a matrix organization model
  • Defines product vision
  • Lays out product road-map
  • Maps current requirements to industry trends, analyses competition trends
  • Evangelizes new technology, predicts trends, and identifies new opportunities based on trends
  • Creates a culture of customer focus and high performance to drive innovation
  • Creates and pitches value for the GE investor while balancing that with the sometimes competing value for the external customer
  • Continuous engagement with focus on GE strategy for customer satisfaction
  • Establishes framework for a culture of successful collaboration by defining a common understanding of who has decision rights and accountability, and how collaboration and transparency are rewarded
  • Establishes vision, identifies and champions internal / external best practices, tools, and ideas to improve execution and quality
  • Drives an organization of efficiency, accountability and ownership
  • Able to verbalize what is behind decisions and downstream implications
  • Continuously reflecting on success and failures to improve performance and decision-making
  • Understands when change is needed
  • Participates in technical strategy planning
  • Uses critical thinking skills and disciplined approaches to help leaders and leadership teams resolve issues and define solutions
  • Evangelizes and contributes to the GE standards for critical thinking best practices and methodologies across the enterprise
  • Defines new critical thinking methods
  • Engages with external thought-leaders and communities on analytical and critical thinking methodologies
  • Evangelizes the notion that anything worth doing takes repeated effort and failure
  • Drives the organization toward a continued excitement of attaining the vision and goal in the face of resistance
  • Innovates and integrates new processes and/or technology to significantly add value to GE
  • Identifies how the cost of change weighs against the benefits and advises accordingly
  • Proactively learns new solutions and processes to address seemingly unanswerable problems
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills

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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.

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