General Electric Sr Staff Digital Product Manager in Barrington, Illinois

Role Summary:

As our new Sr Staff Digital Product Manager, you will be responsible for creating strong working relationships & influence across executive leadership, product anagement, engineering and other functional groups to execute the strategy within CoE, across GE businesses, partners and customers. You may mentor one or more junior product managers.

Essential Responsibilities:

As a domain expert for your portfolio, you will engage customers at mid-level management and

technical levels to develop/refine portfolio strategy, influence customer & industry direction

and execute strategy.

As the Senior PM, you will elevate how we engage with internal and external software businesses. You will be accountable for driving successful delivery of products from GE Software, making recommendations on extending software solutions, and representing General Electric to the outside market, including customers, partners and analysts.

In this role you will:

  • Responsible for product line performance with targets on orders, revenue, cost & margin. Identifies and influences market trends and opportunities.

  • Drives vision & strategy, roadmap and product lifecycle for sub business unit and its portfolio of products & solutions.

  • Be a domain/business expert for the portfolio to guide and mentor teams and establish/refine product management processes.

  • Work cross functionally across engineering, marketing, sales, internal and external customers, analysts and senior management teams to formulate and execute the strategy.

  • Establish and manage relationship across GE businesses & sub-businesses, partners, customers and technical experts across industries and geographies.

  • Establish strong working relationship with account managers, technical sales and user/developer community.

  • Domestic and Global travel required as necessary.

  • This role is responsible for a large product or portfolio of products/solutions with typical revenue influence / target in the range of $10-50M USD per year.

  • Will have strong financial acumen and accountability.

  • Responsible to create strong working relationship & influence across product management, engineering and other stakeholder groups to successfully execute business strategy across GE businesses, partners and customers.

  • Will engage customers as a trusted partner.

  • Cross functional leadership to define and execute the vision and strategy. Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

  • A minimum of 10 years of technical experience along with established leadership credentials across disciplines and functions within a product Eligibility Requirements: (Country Specific)

  • 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 travel

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Chicago, IL or Roanoke, VA Desired Characteristics: Technical Expertise:

  • Strong skills in the area of Reliability and Asset Performance Management work processes

  • Familiar with Product Management process and tools that help enable product development and roadmap execution.

  • Proactively drives portfolio and investment decision to balance customer needs, install base requirements (refresh) and long-term enterprise differentiation.

  • Aligns goals, feature sets, capabilities to business objectives for the product (i.e. Profitability, ROI, Market Penetration, Channel development, Brand Development, etc.)Business Acumen:

  • Ability to perform product management activities in the Asset Performance Management (APM) portfolio of APM Reliability including APM Classic, SmartSignal Classic and Predix APM

  • Strong business analysis, problem solving, and strategy development skills

  • Identifies the customer’s business and strategic needs, concerns, and desires for the value delivery capabilities of the products

  • Ability to interact at all levels of the organization and with other GE businessesLeadership:

  • Strong leadership acumen and accountability, including working with cross functional and matrix organizations, to define and execute the vision and strategy; building effective teamwork

  • Strong oral and written communication skills across all levels of the organization

  • Builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas, and leverages chains of indirect influence

  • Adopts a holistic systems perspective. Empathizes with multiple points of view. Challenges program/product planning assumptionsPersonal Attributes:

  • Proactively engages with cross-functional teams and matrix organizations to resolve issues and design solutions using critical thinking and analytical skills and best practices

  • Able to re-appropriate existing solutions to new requirements and situations

  • Emotional Intelligence, ability to influence up and out

  • Accountable for policy decisions with incomplete, conflicting information and uncertain long-term dynamics#DTR About Us: GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers. www.ge.com 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. Locations: United States; Illinois, Virginia; Chicago, RoanokeGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.