GE Lifecycle Operations Specialist in Shawnee, Oklahoma

Job Number



GE Oil & Gas

Business Segment

Oil & Gas Headquarters

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Posted Position Title

Lifecycle Operations Specialist

Career Level



Digital Technology

Function Segment

Digital Operations

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces




Shawnee, Houston

Postal Code


Relocation Assistance


Role Summary/Purpose

Lifecycle Operations Specialist will act as a Technologist providing Business Application Support and managing local IT Infrastructure for GE Oil & Gas. Strong, clear process-driven mindset is needed in every aspect of the position’s responsibilities and is essential for success.

Essential Responsibilities

In the role of Lifecycle Operations Specialist you will:

  • Assist site business leaders, technical architects and project managers with gathering requirements / initiate / run key technical infrastructure build and upgrade projects.

  • Drive technical discussions; participate in technical designs.

  • Execute in an agile delivery mode, run daily scrum calls and focus in delivering tasks to meet priortized projects.

  • Demonstrate the ability to make informed technology choices after due diligence and impact assessment

  • Be responsible for providing technical leadership, defining and developing application support insource strategy in a fast paced agile environment.

  • Knowledge transfer and documentation related to application support to provide continued support to business applications

  • Understand whole application product, its modules and the interrelationship between them.

  • Acquisition and Integration projects (A&I)

  • Proactively monitor and deploy regional and business trends to drive cost reductions/savings in application support, infrastructure & communication spend.


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university (OR high school diploma/GE High School Diploma / GED from an accredited school or institution with at least 2 years of 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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent from an accredited college or university

  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills

  • Strong understanding of business processes to drive application portfolio simplification

  • Understanding of application architecture, middleware, java, cold fusion technology

  • Biz Application support experience

  • Have a working knowledge of project management concepts (Scope / Time / Budget).

  • Lifecycle Operations Specialist may be asked to run select sub projects to assist a technical project manager who may be in a different State/Region.

  • Experience working with leveraged IT resources onshore / offshore model.

  • Work independently and without supervision on project tasks assigned

  • ITIL / PMI / Certified Scrum Master certifications preferred

  • Experience with MDF/IDF Data Cabling / Computer Facilities maintenance.

  • Six Sigma Certified

PLEASE NOTE: Shawnee, OK is the preferred location, however other U.S. locations may be considered.

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