General Electric Director - Data & Analytics in West Chester, Ohio

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.

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 is transforming itself to become the world's premier digital industrial company, executing critical outcomes for our customers. Explore how you can drive greater asset reliability, lower operating costs, reduce risk and accelerate operational performance with our Predix platform and software solutions.

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 Director, Data & Analytics will be a key thought leader driving all levels of strategy, vision and execution to deliver on the mission of a world-class Finance data analytics platform across GE. You will be responsible for applying Agile methodologies to lead the ETL development team in delivering best in class applications using industry standard enterprise integration tools.

Essential Responsibilities:

You will develop and enforce standards which will enable highly reusable and easily maintainable code. Collaboration with multiple stakeholders, including business subject-matter-experts and Solution & Data Architects is required to successfully build processes that ingest system’s data and provide consistent, clean and accurate enterprise data across GE.

  • Accountable to handle multiple simultaneous projects across global GE businesses to drive critical initiatives representing the key Finance functional areas and key business processes including GL, AP, AR, PO, Cash, Order Management, Project Accounting, etc.

  • Provide thought leadership that takes High Level Architecture and Design and translates it into a workable ETL solution.

  • Responsible for capacity planning to forecast future needs while managing risk and uncertainty for the team.

  • Accountable for the quality and timeliness of ingested data, adhering to a standardized framework, architecture reviews, change and release management, and operations handover for every source system loaded into the lake, including monitoring and remediation of issues.

  • Maintain a strong understanding of existing and upcoming ingestion technology (e.g. Talend/HVR, Kafka, Sqoop), drive innovation in the space, execute proof of concepts and oversee the roadmap, implementation and operational support of such technology.

  • Creates a culture of customer focus and high performance to drive innovation through continuous customer engagement to facilitate appropriate data technology and services.

  • Provide leadership, inspiration and guidance to a growing team; foster a culture of transparency, collaboration and innovation; hire and retain exceptional talent.

  • Responsible for financials and people management activities including budget, technology planning and sourcing, vendor management, recruiting, performance management and compensation. Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or in a quantitative field or equivalent

  • 8+ years of experience working in Information TechnologyEligibility 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

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Cincinnati, OH Desired Characteristics:

  • Previous experience with Oracle/SAP ERP implementations

  • Experience in storage technology such as GreenPlum, Hadoop and Cassandra

  • Familiarity with cloud platform technologies like CloudFoundry

  • Strong influencing and executive communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and work in a matrix organization structure

  • Highly self-motivated, able to work independently and accommodate multiple time zones

  • Bias towards action, able to maintain focus on priorities in a complex environment

  • Lean / Six Sigma Green Belt Certification a plus

  • Proven experience with data ingestion tools like Talend, Informatica, Spark stream & HVR

  • Hands-on experience managing Agile projects

  • Familiarity with Big Data technologies like Pivotal Greenplum, HDFS

  • Familiarity with large and complex enterprise technology ecosystems (ERPs, PLMs, MES)#DTR Locations: United States; Ohio; CincinnatiGE 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/eeocselfprint_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.GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.