Technical Product Manager
Location:
New Orleans , Louisiana
Posted:
October 29, 2016
Reference:
2765332
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 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:

You'll be responsible for understanding functional/product requirements for component/module for a specific release, documenting it as functional specifications, applying principles to convert these specifications into stories/work units/then translating them into criteria for acceptable product performance; Works independently, at the same time collaborating w/all other roles w/in a product development life cycle to ensure product releases that meet organizational standards/customer needs.

Essential Responsibilities:

+ Own medium sized feature or feature set requests

+ Interact with customers and product managers to understand customer needs and timelines

+ Apply Agile principles to translate unstructured or ambiguous work requests into actionable user stories and work units through problem decomposition and planning

+ Demonstrate practical experience in Agile Methodology to runs scrums and stand-ups to collaborate with engineering teams and support them with scope considerations, product requirements

+ Demonstrate increasing understanding of product and project management

+ Demonstrate superior knowledge of software development life cycles to collaborate with Quality Engineering and Build and Release teams

+ Ensure that intermediate and major features releases meet quality standards and functional requirements

+ Work with fellow team members and provides subject matter expertise to diagnose bugs and formulate solutions during User Acceptance Testing as well as after the product is deployed in Production

+ Show increasing understanding of the technology stack and its impact on the final product

+ Demonstrate awareness of Industrial trends and domain expertise

+ Demonstrate ability to influence customers and product managers through persuasion and influencing

Qualifications/Requirements:

Basic Qualifications

+ Bachelor's Degree in "STEM" Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) OR the completion of a code development pair-programming, bootcamp-style, or accelerated training curriculum focused on contemporary software development OR High School Diploma / GED with a 2 year minimum of IT experience.

Eligibility Requirements

+ Must be willing to travel

+ Must be willing to work out of an office located in New Orleans, LA

+ Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required.

Desired Characteristics:

+ Experience with Windows and Unix / Linux based programming

+ Experience working on software projects

+ Certified Scrum Master and/or Product Owner

+ Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems

+ Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts

+ Demonstrates awareness about competitors and industry trends

+ Ensures understanding of issues and presents clear rationale. Able to speak to mutual needs and win-win solutions. Uses two-way communication to influence outcomes and ongoing results

+ Identifies misalignments with goals, objectives, and work direction against the organizational strategy. Makes suggestions to course correct

+ Continuously measures deliverables of self and team against scheduled commitments. Effectively balances different, competing objectives

+ Strong oral and written communication skills

+ Strong interpersonal skills

+ Persists to completion, especially in the face of overwhelming odds and setbacks. Pushes self for results; pushes others for results through team spirit\#DTR

Locations: United States; Louisiana; New OrleansGE 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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