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General Electric Principal 2 - Technical Product Manager in Atlanta, Georgia

Job Description Summary

Product Manager accountable for all aspects (planning, forecasting, production deployment) of the end-to-end lifecycle of products in the Vision Suite (DLI, Customer Portal) and platform capabilities across the Vision Suite. This position will operate in lock-step with application and domain leaders acting as product manager to create a clear strategic direction that will be delivered by the product development team. You will direct the team with a clear and descriptive set of requirements captured as ideas/features and partner with the team to determine what can be delivered through balancing the need for new features, defects, and technical debt.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

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. In this role, you will:

  • Work to build strong working relationships & influence across 10-20 stakeholders within business process owners, product management, engineering and other stakeholder groups to successfully execute business strategy across GE businesses, partners and customers

  • Drive outcomes for the business and users that align with top business priorities and targets

  • Own the multi-year product roadmap and continuously order and prioritize to ensure that 1-2 product/program iterations of backlog are always ready for development

  • Lead global customer and stakeholder interviews to align product design with roles (personas)

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

  • Be responsible for 2+ products/solutions with teams of 2+ pods and demonstrable benefits/return on investment (ROI)

  • Understand and support a product’s full lifecycle, from ideation through decommissioning based on current stage in the lifecycle

  • Drive product management maturity across the organization and standard work/processes

  • Assist in building the talent pipeline in the organization

Required Qualifications

  • For roles outside of the USA- This role requires significant experience in the Digital Technology & Technical Product Management. Knowledge level is comparable to a Master's degree from an accredited university or college

  • For roles in USA - Master's degree from an accredited university or college

  • 6 + years of experience in Job Family Group(s)/Function(s)).

  • GE Leadership Program Graduates will get credit towards relevant work experience, commensurate to the program they have completed.

Desired Characteristics

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to communicate a single synthesized perspective to the product development team and skilled at leadership/executive overviews and debriefs

  • Experience leading and motivating teams in a formal software development lifecycle (SDLC) environment following an iterative software implementation methodology (Agile, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe))

  • Continuously measures deliverables of self and team against commitments, achieving high percentage actual completion to plan (>85%) .

  • Skilled in negotiation to align stakeholders and balance value propositions from competing stakeholders - effectively balancing multiple, different and/or competing objectives

  • Expert proficiency in tools supporting the SDLC such as Aha, Rally, SmartSheet, etc.

  • Identifies risks and misalignments with goals, objectives and work direction against the organizational strategy and mitigates risks/issues to course correct or escalates appropriately

  • Sharp attention to detail, with the ability to insist on high standards and manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously with minimal supervision

* *Domain Knowledge:

  • Understanding of functional/business issues and alignment to business outcomes and priorities/key performance indicators (KPIs)

  • Understanding of industry challenges, business processes and user pain points

  • Demonstrates awareness of the competitive environment and impact on the product

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

  • Delivers while mentoring and helping junior team members

Additional Information

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

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