Location(s): United States, Switzerland; Georgia; Atlanta, Baden
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Role Summary: You will operate in lock-step with product management to create a clear strategic direction for build needs, and convey that vision to the service’s scrum team. You will direct the team with a clear and descriptive set of requirements captured as stories and partner with the team to determine what can be delivered through balancing the need for new features, defects, and technical debt.
Essential Responsibilities: The Staff Technical Product Manager FICO m/f will:
Work with cross-functional teams to deliver features and significant products
Own the short-term roadmap for MVPs and quarterly releases
Prioritize continuously in accordance with the understanding and validation of customer problems and needs
Demonstrate expert level skill in problem decomposition and ability to navigate through ambiguity
Engage frequently (80%) with the development team; facilitate discussions, provide clarification, story acceptance and refinement, testing and validation; contributes to design activities and decisions
Own and manage the backlog; continuously order and prioritize to ensure that 1-2 sprints/iterations of backlog are always ready
Collaborate with UX in design decisions, demonstrating deep understanding of technology stack and impact on final product
Conduct customer and stakeholder interviews and elaborate on personas
Partner with the Service Owner to ensure healthy development process
Be regarded as an expert in Agile Methodology; translate unstructured or ambiguous work requests into actionable user stories and work units through problem decomposition and planning
Demonstrate superior persuasion and influencing skills that ensure alignment between customer, product manager and engineering team
Demonstrates excelling business acumen, knows latest industry trends and is looked at as an internal expert on the product as well as the associated competitive landscape
Mentor junior team members
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular skills
Ability and willingness to travel, as required
20 years experience
Significant professional experience in Information Technology OR Master’s degree with In-depth experience in Information Technology or PhD with proven experience in Information Technology
Proven experience in the application of information technologies to business solutions, including at least some SAP ERP experience in Finance & Controlling (FICO) modules.
Exposure to implementations involving heavy use of the SAP Project Systems (PS) module
Experience implementing Global SAP ERP with Corporate Enterprise Standards
Experience in SAP integration with multiple legacy system landscapes and third party systems
Relevant experience implementing ERP for an Industrial Services business
Industry background or education in finance and/or financial related processes is a plus
Strong communication skills (written and verbal) to drive conversations with the business units on required functional needs
Strong prioritization skills and the ability to multi-task efficiently on parallel efforts
Able to bridge communication between technical areas and business areas for a full and complete understanding of expectations
Ability to quickly identify and analyze technical risks & impacts, define alternatives to remove technical roadblocks
Ability to manage multiple deliverables independently in a fast paced ecosystem
Strong team player who works to make the entire team successful, regardless of reporting lines; not bound by strict role description
Experience with other SAP ECC 6.0 modules such as HR, PS, SD, MM
Full system development life cycles hands-on experience: Analysis, design, build, test, cutover
Experience with configuration and process flow for three or more of the following SAP modules: General Ledger (GL), Asset Accounting (AA), Accounts Receivable/Payable (AR / AP), Treasury (TR), Controlling (CO)
Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Software Design Patterns and Java coding principles
Experience working in Agile engineering environment
Familiarity with versatile implementation options, including Java, Node.js, Go, Python
Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems
Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts
Has the ability to analyze impact of technology choices
Demonstrates knowledge on technical topics, such as caching, APIs, data transfer, scalability, and security
Skilled in negotiation to align stakeholders and communicate a single synthesized perspective to the scrum team. Balances value propositions for competing stakeholders
Demonstrates knowledge of the competitive environment
Demonstrates knowledge of technologies in the market to help make buy vs build recommendations, scope MVPs, and to drive market timing decisions
Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions
Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas
Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team
Shares knowledge, power, and credit, establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill
Locations: United States, Switzerland; Georgia; Atlanta, Baden
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