Sr Staff Technical Product Manager
Location:
San Ramon, CA
Posted:
January 27, 2017
Position Type:
Full Time
Category:
Product Management
Reference:
2776578
About Us:

At GE Digital, we are creating technology and solutions to enable social, mobile, analytical and cloud capabilities for the Industrial Internet. The Industrial Internet is an open, global network that connects people, data and machines. It's about making infrastructure more intelligent and advancing the industries critical to the world we live in. At GE, we believe it's about the future of industry-energy, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing. It's about making the world work better.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . 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:

The Sr Staff Technical Product Manager is a product portfolio and product team leader with responsibility for product strategy and team development. In this role, you will define the vision and direction of GE Software products by bringing together GE business leaders, system architects, engineers, and product marketers to drive market success of GE Software and build a highly effective organization to drive strategic and tactical success of your products.

Essential Responsibilities:

S/he will report to Executive Product Management Director and may manage one or more product managers who are business and technical experts.

As the Sr Staff Technical Product Manager for General Electric's Digital Managed Services group, you will be responsible for leading GE to deliver the industry's premiere Managed Services experience for the Asset Performance Management, Brilliant Manufacturing or Digital Thread, and Cyber product lines.

This is a unique opportunity to lead and evolve a portfolio of services and Predix applications that will help GE go to market faster, innovate more quickly, and better solve customer problems. This senior product manager will develop, test, and rapidly iterate on new business models in the Managed services space to help unlock exponential growth. This is a unique opportunity to lead and evolve a high-performance group of experienced industry consultants and monitoring engineers in GE Digital's remote monitoring and diagnostic center.

This person will grow and develop a team of software engineers to ensure the larger GE Digital team can move into new markets faster, constantly improve efficiency, and continuously evolve our customer experience.

As the leader for GE Digtial's Managed Services for ALL of GE Digital's product lines, you will serve the industrial world's most demanding customers, deliver a steady stream of market defining content and capabilities, helping to set the market standard globally for Managed Service solutions.

+ Have strong financial responsibility and accountability

+ Be a strategist/expert across product management functions and knowledgeable in technical domain related to the portfolio

+ You will hire & manage team of product managers who are business and technical experts

+ Lead the product vision and strategy development process, including Product Roadmap development and annual review process

+ Develop business case for proposed products and initiatives, including cost/benefit estimates, market trends, competitive analysis, risk analysis, industry best practices and product development timelines

+ Plan, prioritize and manage the product features and requirements from conceptual stages through product life cycles to optimize revenue and meet operational, financial and corporate objectives

+ Lead cross functional teams including engineering, marketing, sales, internal and external customers, analysts and senior management teams to formulate and execute the strategy

+ Develop strong working relationship with account managers, technical sales and user/developer community

+ Collaborate with GE's Head of Product and Engineering teams to ensure consistent execution of product plans that result in product delivery on time, on budget

+ Collaborate with the Sales and Marketing teams to ensure go-to-market strategies, plans and activities are aligned with the company's business drivers

+ Establishing and managing relationship across GE businesses & sub-businesses, partners and customers at CxO, senior management and technical experts levels across industries and geographies

+ Recruiting top talents to build a highly effective product management team

+ Coaching and mentoring Product Managers to become strong business leaders

Qualifications/Requirements:

Basic Qualifications

+ Bachelor's Degree in technical majors or 4 years of technical experience in software systems

+ A Minimum of 2 years of experience in managing a team of product managers

+ A Minimum of 4 years of technical experience

+ A Minimum of 5 years of experience in software product management

+ A Minimum of 10 years of experience in software industry

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.

+ Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

+ Must be willing to travel 25%.

+ Must be willing to work out of an office located in San Ramon, CA.

Desired Characteristics:

Technical Expertise:

+ MBA preferred

+ Proactively drives portfolio and investment decision to balance customer needs, install base requirements (refresh) and long term enterprise differentiation

+ Evangelizes concepts beyond current offerings and considers business model innovation (product, service and delivery innovations)

+ Applies product lifecycle management at the product portfolio level to influence individual product strategies as well as interdependencies between products

Business Acumen:

+ Evangelizes new technology, predicts trends, and identifies new opportunities based on trends

+ Acts as industry expert by participating in defining standards and open source initiatives

+ Advises and influences government policies and takes an active role in establishing relationships with key stakeholders within the regulatory process

+ Continuously monitors and shapes industry dynamics, trends, and policies

Leadership:

+ Sets or changes direction at the enterprise level by building and using direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas and leverages chains of indirect influence

+ Sells and improves the Program/Product Management process, its outcome and ongoing results

Personal Attributes:

+ Uses critical thinking skills and disciplined approaches to help leaders and leadership teams resolve issues and define solutions

+ Effectively manages risk and uncertainty for self and team. Makes decisions with confidence when problems or solutions are not 100% defined

+ Places personal credibility and reputation on the line to passionately advocate for what they believe in

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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 at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf . 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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