GE Senior Product Manager in Atlanta, Georgia

Job Number



GE Transportation

Business Segment

GET Transportation

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.

As a division of General Electric Company,GE Transportationis a global technology leader and supplier to the railroad, mining, marine, stationary power, and drilling industries. We drive change and progress — by rail and across oceans. We go farther and dig deeper, with advanced technology that connects people, data and machines, so resources can be gathered, goods can be transported and economies can thrive. GE Transportation is headquartered in Chicago, IL, and employs approximately 12,000 employees worldwide. Learn more about GE Transportation today!

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is anEqual 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.

Posted Position Title

Senior Product Manager

Career Level



Product Management

Function Segment

Product Management

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

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Role Summary/Purpose

The Senior Product Manager will be responsible and accountable for delivering business outcomes based on stakeholder needs. This is accomplished by maximizing the value of the software product and the work of the Development Team. The Senior Product Manager will be responsible for project success and is ultimately responsible to the team, stakeholders and to the company.

Essential Responsibilities

In addition, you will:

  • Manage the entire product line life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities

  • Specify market requirements for current and future products by conducting market research supported by on-going visits to customers and non-customers

  • Drive a solution set across development teams (primarily Development / Engineering, and Marketing Communications) through market requirements, product contract, and positioning

  • Develop and implement a company-wide go-to-market plan, working with all departments to execute

  • Analyze potential partner relationships for the product

  • Own entire product P&L (including product revenue goals, cost objectives, and strategic alignment with GE Digital)

  • Own and communicate the vision and definition of the Software Product

  • Represent the VoC (voice of the customer), interface with and engage the customer

  • Communicate with all Stakeholders and translate business drivers to functional and non-functional requirements

  • Meet with the teams to communicate the vision and goals at the beginning of every release and sprint

  • Optimize the value of the work performed (Ensure that the scrum team(s) work on the “right things” from the business perspective)

  • Solely responsible for the SW Product Backlog per business value (ROI) - Grooming (prioritizes and sequences/ordering (prior to sprint planning meetings)

  • Assist with the elaboration of user stories and accept user stories

  • Participate in the daily scrums, sprint planning meetings, sprint reviews and retrospectives as needed

  • Ensure that the Development Team understands items in the Product Backlog to the level needed to implement a technical design / solution

  • Inspect the product progress at end of sprints and have complete authority to accept or reject work done

  • Routinely collaborate with teams on issues, applicability of functions, technology solutions, usability, functionality

  • Provide product demonstration

  • Communicate release / status externally

  • Have authority to terminate a sprint if determined that it necessary to pivot

  • Support the Scrum Master to help the Team become self-organizing


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum of 5 years of product management experience

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

  • Subject matter expert (SME)

  • Familiar with Agile / Scrum methodologies

  • Availability to the team / stakeholders

  • Demonstrated leadership ability

  • Demonstrated initiative to stay abreast of technology advancements

  • Highly innovative in working through difficult problems and obstacles

  • Ability to work independently and manage tasks in a fast-paced environment

  • Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolve issues and design solutions using critical thinking and analysis skills

  • Influence and energizes others toward the common vision and goal

  • Strong organizational and critical thinking skills that can be leveraged in product planning and product design role

  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively in discussions w/cross-functional team

  • Results oriented with strong project management and virtual team skills to lead, eliminate complexity and uncertainty, and drive others to a shared vision

  • Has a strong sense of pace and urgency to ensure work is completed in the expected timelines

  • Technical skills adequate to communicate and successfully interact with software developers and QA personnel