Technical Product Manager - Data Center Simplification
Posted 1/23/2017 5:25:01 PM
Job Function:Digital Technology
Business Segment: Power Information Technology
Location(s): United States ; New York; Schenectady, Greenville, 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: GE Power is seeking a Data Center Simplification Project Manager to assist in relocating GE Power data center/data rooms to GE Corporate Strategic Data Centers. Candidate must have expertise managing migration, consolidation and optimization projects. Qualified individuals must have exceptional project management acumen as well as written, verbal and presentation skills.
This is a highly visible role that will have constant interaction with all GE Power leadership teams. In this role, you will:
Drive data center simplification and migration projects, managing internal and vendor project teams throughout the entire project life cycle (technology and application migration discovery, design and execution)
Build and develop the execution plan for the consolidation and migration of applications, servers, storage and network
Prepare all project documentation including project charter & scope, progress reports, project budget, change control documentation, and other documents as needed
Manage technical infrastructure teams and application teams to plan and execute migration cutover events
Manage the day to day individual migration plans and wave event planning
Regularly review and analyze the project risk with leadership and develop and execute mitigation tasks as needed
Provide regular updates to migration run books and documentation
Utilize rigorous scope change control process to ensure on-time and on-budget project delivery
Prepare presentations and conduct weekly team meetings providing updates and status reports as requested
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) or comparable demonstrated experience
Minimum of five years’ project experience (build, consolidation, relocation, migration or virtualization projects
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
Ability and willingness to travel, as required
General understanding of compute and data center functions (production operations, network, change control, DR/business recovery, help desk, systems management and facilities) with a focus on server, storage and database technologies
Knowledge of *NX and Windows operating systems
Understanding of Storage technologies including SAN,NAS and Cloud storage
Ability to leverage data for analytics and charts
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
Skilled in negotiation to align stakeholders and communicate a single synthesized perspective to the scrum team
Balances value propositions for competing stakeholders
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
Able to work under minimal supervision
Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity
Able to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility
Skilled in providing oversight and mentoring team members
Shows ability to effectively delegate work
To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE businesses, follow us on twitter: @geconnections
Locations: United States ; New York; Schenectady, Greenville, Atlanta
We are in the process of transitioning to an improved job application system and in the interim we are operating with two systems. Have your Job ID ready (from the email you received when you applied) to log in and check your application status.
Click the appropriate button. If you don't know your job ID, you can still check your status: use both buttons.