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General Electric Staff Product Manager – IIoT APM in Istanbul, Turkey

Job Description Summary

As Staff Product Manager, you will be responsible for the Design, Implementation, Maintenance and Upgrades of IIOT data collection platform and related solutions offered for the manufacturing units cross GE Renewable Energy. You will lead the solution architecture design and evolution applying market best practices, using appropriate IIOT and cloud technologies, solutions and components available for IIOT data collection platforms. You will lead API strategy, design, specification and implementation to support data consumption from different sources. You will define the product architecture and roadmap according new requirements and new technologies available to increase performance, scalability and coverage of the product. You will lead external suppliers on the design, implementation and changes on the product by validating each deliverable. You will be collaborating with different project managers from DT organization to provide product functionalities and enhancements according agreed project timelines. You will work closely with GE DT experts from CTO organization to guarantee that product meets GE standards and cybersecurity requirements. You will drive innovation on IIOT and Asset Performance Management domain in DT Supply Chain organization.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • Design, build and maintain IIOT data collection platform for GE factories

  • Define product strategy and roadmap

  • Design and implement product architecture, considering best practices in APM – Asset performance management - solutions

  • Build the Industrial IOT platform leveraging many latest AWS services

  • Lead a software engineering product team as a product owner to deliver releases and milestones following the agile methodology

  • Deep dive the IIOT needs from different factories, in partnership with site leaders. Support IIOT technical definitions for assets connections at shopfloor, considering different technologies

  • Design product architecture from edge to cloud to deliver a scalable data collection platform to be reused for any GE factory, considering performance requirements

  • Drive changes on product architecture to address waves of improvements and apply innovative technologies

  • Define API strategy and roadmap: Evangelize the teams in adopting API strategy and create API roadmap

  • Deliver highly scalable APIs

  • Understand business requirements for data consumption use cases and design APIs strategy to make data available from Product for the different other applications or data consumption needs

  • Design and lead the development of generic APIs to increase reusability

  • ​Own the releases and sprint backlogs short-term roadmap for MVPs and quarterly releases

  • Own and manage the backlog; continuously order and prioritize to ensure that 1-2 sprints/iterations of backlog are always ready

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

  • Be technology advisor to the business

  • Drive innovation on IIOT and Asset Performance Management to GE factories

Basic Qualifications:

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

  • Proven professional experience on similar position

  • Large experience with Enterprise Architecture, IIOT platforms, Cloud Transformation and APIs

Eligibility Requirements: (Country Specific)

  • No more than 10% travelling or less

Technical Expertise:

  • Proven experience with Enterprise Architecture more related to IIOT platforms, Cloud Transformation and APIs

  • Experience with IIOT connections using different protocols

  • Experience with NoSQL DBs and MicroServices

  • Experience using latest AWS Services (MSK, EKS, Glue, DynamoDB, S3, EMR, etc)

  • Experience on APIs strategy, design and development

Business Acumen:

  • Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems and enhance product quality and performance

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

  • Skilled in mapping business requirements and translating into process and technical requirements definitions

  • Has the ability to analyze impact of technology choices

  • Challenge the teams to have a good definition and understanding of business use cases and also defined business processes needs are clear and documented


  • 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.

  • Challenge program/product planning assumptions

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

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 best practices.

  • 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.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

#LI-Remote - This is a remote position