GE Sr Agile Product Owner in Austin, Texas

Job Number

2782851

Business

GE Aviation

Business Segment

Aviation Digital

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 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

Sr Agile Product Owner

Career Level

Experienced

Function

Digital Technology

Function Segment

Program Management

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces

Texas

City

Austin

Postal Code

78701

Relocation Assistance

No

Role Summary/Purpose

The Product Owner will be responsible for identifying and managing product requirements, prioritizing engineering team’s work on features and bugs, and supporting feature launch and rollout processes. The Product Owner will be responsible for understanding and developing fleshed out features with product management, working with the engineering team during grooming sessions to translate those features into user stories, and validating the feature before the release.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Create, maintain, prioritize and sequence the team Backlog according to business value and existing commitments

  • Work with the Product and User Experience teams to provide detailed guidance and prioritization during the product development process in an Agile environment

  • Assist with the elaboration of Epics, and Features into user stories that are granular enough to be achieved in a single sprint

  • Assist the product, engineering, and agile dev team(s) during Agile ceremonies: feature review, backlog grooming, sprint planning and product demos by being the voice of the customer and communicating the value behind each product and prioritization decision

  • Inspect the product progress at the end of every Sprint to accept or reject work by comparing against the predetermined definition of done.

  • Conduct/ Coordinate user acceptance testing on features and bug fixes before they are released, ensuring the high quality of products that are being delivered to customers

  • Communicate to Leadership, Customer Success, Support and other stakeholders rollout plans, feature details and bug status updates

  • Train, coach and advise other team members on Iterative Product management best practices

  • Show keen eye for detail and the ability to adhere to deadlines within fast paced environment

Qualifications/Requirements

  • 3+ years of software product experience in an agile environment

  • 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

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

  • Experience with the aviation industry and/or industrial operations

  • Technical background in computer science, computer engineering, software engineering, etc

  • Extraordinary attention to detail, including ability to anticipate likely outcomes/assess risks

  • Comfortable working closely with Engineering and experience with Agile development teams

  • Demonstrated success defining and launching excellent products

  • High energy, can-do attitude with willingness to do what it takes to get things done

  • Highly quantitative, analytical and business-minded

  • Ability to solve complex problems in an organized way

  • Superior communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Ability to communicate effectively with senior leadership

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