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General Electric (m/f) Senior Technical Product Manager - Digital Workplace Solution in Atlanta, Georgia

Job Description Summary

Responsible for working in lock-step with application or domain leaders acting as a senior technical product manager to create a clear strategic direction that will be delivered by the product development team. You will work with the team and deliver a clear and descriptive set of requirements to enable the delivery of product features and functionality. Your priority is seamless integration and alignment of perspectives from a broad set of stakeholders including but not limited to: Customers, Process Owners, Enterprise Architects, Application Managers, Development teams and Technical Architects.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Interacts with customers/stakeholders in VOC requirements-gathering, fine tuning, and obtaining product feedback.

  • Works with cross-functional teams to deliver features and products.

  • Shows increasing understanding of the technology stack and its impact on the final product.

  • Conducts customer and stakeholder interviews and elaborates on personas.

  • Demonstrates ability to influence customers and product managers through persuasion and influencing.

  • Collaborates with PM for the release and sprint backlogs short-term roadmap for MVPs and quarterly releases.

  • Owns and manages the backlog; continuously orders and prioritizes to ensure that 1-2 sprints/iterations of backlog are always ready.

  • Prioritizes continuously in accordance with the understanding and validation of customer problems and needs.

  • Collaborates with Product Managers/TPMs to decompose features into consumable user stories.

  • Engages frequently (50% of the time) with the development team; facilitates discussions, provides clarification, story acceptance and refinement, testing and validation; contributes to design activities and decisions.

  • Translates unstructured or ambiguous work requests into actionable user stories and work unit.

  • Partners with Service Owners/ Development Managers to ensure healthy development process.

  • Applies Agile Methodology.

Education Qualification

  • For roles in USA: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or similar with a minimum of 4+ years experience

  • For roles outside USA: Bachelor's Degree in Computer science, Information Technology or similar with considerable years experience

Desired Characteristics Technical Expertise:

  • Strong knowledge of software design and coding principles• Experience working in an Agile environment

  • Familiarity with versatile implementation options

  • Demonstrates knowledge on technical topics, such as caching, APIs, data transfer, scalability, and security

Business Acumen:

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

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

  • Has the ability to analyze impact of technology choices

  • Skilled in negotiation to align stakeholders and communicate a single synthesized perspective to the scrum team. Balances value propositions for competing stakeholders.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the competitive environment

  • Demonstrates knowledge of technologies in the market to help make buy vs build recommendations, scope MVPs, and to drive market timing decisions

Leadership:

  • Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas. Pre-emptively sees downstream consequences and effectively tailors influencing strategy to support a positive outcome.

  • Able to verbalize what is behind decisions and downstream implications. Continuously reflecting on success and failures to improve performance and decision-making.

  • Understands when change is needed. Participates in technical strategy planning.

Personal Attributes:

  • Able to effectively direct and mentor others in critical thinking skills. Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolve issues and design solutions using critical thinking and analysis skills and best practices. Finds important patterns in seemingly unrelated information.

  • Influences and energizes other toward the common vision and goal. Maintains excitement for a process and drives to new directions of meeting the goal even when odds and setbacks render one path impassable.

  • Innovates and integrates new processes and/or technology to significantly add value to GE. Identifies how the cost of change weighs against the benefits and advises accordingly. Proactively learns new solutions and processes to address seemingly unanswerable problems.

Note

If being hired to United States location - 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

Successful applicant will be legally eligible to enter into an employment relationship under the laws of Hungary.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.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 conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

#LI-Remote - This is a remote position

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