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Director - Enterprise Application Engineering

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/22/2017 8:59:40 AM
  • 2706500
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Information Technology & Digital Thread
Location(s): United States ; Ohio, Virginia; Cincinnati; Glen Allen


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:
GE Digital is transforming IT to deliver better outcomes for GE at scale. CoreTech Solutions is at the heart of this change, re-defining our products and building and developing our teams to deliver these critical products for GE. The IT Leader- SSO & Directory Services will be a critical technology leader in defining and driving our Identity & Access Management strategy. In this role you will focus on delivering and innovating GE’s Identity & Access Management product suite.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Direct accountability, management and leadership of GE’s Single Sign On and Directory Services platform and product delivery, with a customer-first focus
  • Lead and grow a high performing team of employees dedicated to developing and designing innovative solutions to exceed customer expectations
  • Drive strategic and tactical leadership across portfolio of programs and projects aligned to enhancing and growing key capabilities of our single sign on area, including business to business identity, directory services area, and our identity & access management product lines
  • Partner with Identity & Access Management product owners, architects, teams and product managers to develop, enhance and deliver GE’s identity and access management strategy, focusing on Single Sign On and Directory Services capabilities and the link to broader identity & access management product strategy, including technology, program and product execution roadmaps
  • Execute team management activities focused on employee recruiting, development, performance management, compensation and leadership
  • Assess, define and execute talent transformation plan focusing on technical talent growth, insourcing critical skillsets, talent recruitment, alignment and growth, in partnership with broader CoreTech Solutions strategy
  • Drive hands-on technical leadership and execution as appropriate to ensure products are delivered to meet customer expectations
  • Collaborate with technology leaders across GE Digital & GE businesses to solve key business problems and execute strategic initiatives
  • Execute organizational oversight, aligning team for successful delivery and partnership with technology and business leaders
  • Manage product budgets and partner with product leaders & managers to maintain, analyze, adjust and plan as needed to meet commitments
  • Lead and actively participate in defined operating rhythms focused on proactive product reviews for Identity & Access Management product suite
  • Manage vendor partnerships, positioning GE for successful short and long term execution
  • Lead and proactively partner with teams to deliver 24x7 performance and availability of single sign on and directory services and identity and access management product lines – drive proactive triage, root cause analysis and remediation of single sign on and directory services areas and related identity & access management product delivery

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or Business (or, in lieu of a degree, 5+ years of IT experience in global organization)
  • 7+ years experience in Information Technology
  • 2+ years experience in Identity & Access Management operations

    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 our office in Cincinnati, OH or Glen Allen, VA

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Hands-on, technical experience in identity & access management services and delivering these services on a large scale
  • Hands-on, technical experience in operating Single Sign On technologies and delivering SSO services on a large scale
  • Hands-on, technical experience with IT automation tools & techniques
  • Leadership experience in identity & access management area
  • Demonstrated thought leader, delivering new, innovation solutions to exceed customer expectations
  • Hands-on experience in IT Operations
  • Excellent interpersonal, written / verbal communication and leadership skills with the ability to quickly build credibility, influence and make recommendations to all levels
  • Demonstrated experience embracing “team of teams” way of working
  • Demonstrated ability in leading technical teams
  • Demonstrated competency in strategic thinking and leadership
  • Demonstrated customer focus – evaluates decisions through the eyes of the customer, builds strong customer relationships, creates processes with customer view point, partners with customers to shape future state products and strategy
  • Digitally Savvy
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills - communicates in a clear and succinct manner, anticipates obstacles and develops plans to resolve
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment with limited direction
  • Change oriented – actively defines process improvements, champions and drive change initiatives, confronts difficult circumstances in creative ways, balances multiple and competing priorities and executes accordingly

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    Locations: United States ; Ohio, Virginia; Cincinnati; Glen Allen

    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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