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General Electric Senior Technical Product Manager - Business Analyst 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

In this role, you will:

  • Interact 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.

  • Routinely collaborates with UX Design to know customers and understand behaviors.

  • Utilize Design Thinking and business process modeling techniques to facilitate feature / story definition. Act as the functional subject matter expert in the assigned domain.

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

  • Primary person responsible for story decomposition and elaboration; actively collaborate with business stakeholders and Product Owners to build out the Agile backlog in your area of focus.

  • 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.

  • Define success metrics for key capabilities and releases; on a monthly/quarterly basis analyze how the product is performing against established KPI’s.

  • Work with QA leads to help ensure appropriate QA test coverage and support QA automation pipeline buildout.

  • Work with Product Owners and Product Managers to create and maintain core product artifacts including KPI’s, product roadmaps, user personas, journey maps, TCO models and product backlog.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree with minimum 6 years of professional experience

Desired Technical Expertise:

  • Knowledge of software design / enterprise systems implementation lifecycle (this role is not a technical role, but technical acumen is a plus)

  • Experience working in an Agile environment with cross functional teams and tools similar to (Rally, Copado, QTest, etc.) is required

  • Familiarity with Salesforce Sales Cloud, Service Cloud and CPQ (BM, Salesforce, etc.) or equivalent software is required

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.

  • Demonstrated experience supporting Agile squads implementing web / mobile / eCommerce solutions on the Salesforce Platform. Familiar with Agile / Scrum methodologies and tools (Rally, etc.).

  • Management, Business / Product Analyst experience in sales, marketing or supply chain for a high-tech B2B or software company is required.

  • Experience working with both on-shore and offshore delivery teams

  • Experience with applying LEAN techniques to Agile SW delivery a plus

Leadership:

  • Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas. Preemptively 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.

  • Persistence - Influences and energizes others 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.

  • A builder by nature - systems, processes, teams

  • High attention to detail

  • Analytical, problem solver

Notes:

To comply with US immigration and other legal requirements, it is necessary to specify the minimum number of years' experience required for any role based within the USA. For roles outside of the USA, to ensure compliance with applicable legislation, the JDs should focus on the substantive level of experience required for the role and a minimum number of years should NOT be used.

This Job Description is intended to provide a high level guide to the role. However, it is not intended to amend or otherwise restrict/expand the duties required from each individual employee as set out in their respective employment contract and/or as otherwise agreed between an employee and their manager.

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).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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