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General Electric Sr. Director - Enterprise Data Products in Cincinnati, Ohio

Job Description Summary

The Sr. Director of Enterprise Data Products will set the vision and drive the strategy to create a program around our data platform strategies. In this role, you will lead a global organization of data platform owners and architects. You will partner closely with stakeholders across Aerospace DT to develop

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Lead a global team of Product Owners, Architects, and Engineers to design, build, and operationalize data platforms both on-premise and in the cloud

  • Establish and drive the data vision for the Aerospace business

  • Act as the Chief Product Owner for data platforms, prioritizing execution with business demand across a matrix of Aerospace DT

  • Partner with Aerospace DT to create shared strategic roadmaps and communicate to the business for awareness and adoption

  • Demonstrate very strong technical leadership and people management skills including solid communication and analytical skills with thorough understanding of successful problem definition, decomposition, estimation and resolution

  • Build, coach, mentor, and lead a world class data team

  • Manage capacity, velocity, and backlog across multiple Agile teams to ensure business priorities are met while minimizing or eliminating technical debt across assets

  • Develop a DevOps strategy to accelerate new asset development while optimizing ongoing support for mature assets

  • Develop internal products and platforms to improve team velocity, such as standard work and SOPs, CI/CD, process automation, quality assurance and testing and governance

  • Create a consistent communication rhythm on organization and operations status, keeping IT leadership, application owners and functional partners in synch with overall initiative outcomes, establishing a full wing to wing operational support model

  • Drive standards across teams to eliminate duplication and rework across the Aerospace landscape

  • Plan and manage budgets related to scope of team

  • Communicate effectively both within immediate team and GE leadership.

  • Ensure team receives consistent messages and has clear understanding of business direction, strategy and results

  • Establish and foster a work culture at all levels that is positive, collaborative, diverse, inclusive, respectful, innovative, dynamic, with high integrity, and capable of driving positive change over sustained periods of time

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) with minimum years of 10 years of experience

Desired Characteristics

Technical Expertise:

  • At least 2 years of experience in architecting applications within AWS or Azure cloud ecosystems

  • Experienced in design, performance, availability and scalability of cloud infrastructure

  • Strong track record of understanding and interest in current and emerging technologies demonstrated through training, job experience and / or industry activities

  • Experience with virtual machine and container image lifecycle management

Business Acumen:

  • Demonstrated ability to establish operational performance metrics and drive continuous efficiencies and improvements for systems, processes, and resources

  • Demonstrated ability to manage team/product operations across the product ecosystem and make tradeoffs based on key business priorities

  • Demonstrated customer focus – evaluates decisions through the eyes of the customer, builds strong customer relationships, and partners with customers to help shape their future initiatives

  • Ability to decompose problems and make decisions when problems or solutions are not 100% defined

  • Able to speak to mutual needs and win-win solutions with partners

  • Demonstrated effective strategy development and execution


  • Demonstrated experience leading and influencing across a complex, global matrix organization

  • Collaborates well with others to solve problems and actively incorporates input from stakeholders

  • Demonstrates ownership of business decisions including outcomes and any required rework plans

  • Experience coaching, mentoring, and developing team members

  • Experience providing feedback on performance toward goals

  • Ability to proactively identify and remove obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team

Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity

  • Uses critical thinking skills and disciplined approaches to help leaders and leadership teams resolve issues and define solutions

  • Ability to proactively identify and remove obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team

  • Strategic thinker with the ability to create and execute concrete action plans

  • Strong analytical, project management, and organizational skills

  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and to prioritize under pressure

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).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No