General Electric Sr Staff Solution Architect in Shanghai, China

Role Summary:

In this strategic technical pre-sales position, the Sr Staff Solution Architect will establish a trusted

advisor relationship with both our external customers and internal technical teams. You will

collaborate with internal development teams, pre-sales technical teams and commercial

sales teams to help drive sales of GE Aviation Digital products and services.

Essential Responsibilities:

Establish a deep understanding of our customers’ business and technical needs.

  • Create a “trusted technical advisor” relationship with our customer’s technologists and internaltechnical teammates.

  • Help to provide vision, define system and application architecture, problem anticipation andproblem solving ability across the landscape.

  • Lead change across large platforms / functional areas using technology solutions.

  • Provide deep software/hardware technical architecture expertise to ensure proper solutiondesign.

  • Interface with all Pre-Sales Solutions Architects globally.

  • Provide SWAT coverage for key customer facing events, particularly C level discussions.

  • Interface with COE CTOs to ensure alignment to sales process and priorities.

  • Evangelize the use of GE technology and data platforms, products, and services in appropriate sales forums to drive demand and continued interest.

  • Build link to provocative selling model to ensure architecture views are properly integrated.

  • Shape, drive and be held accountable for delivering significant strategic initiatives acrossbroad scope/platform(s) in liaison with key stakeholders. Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, science, engineering, technology or related discipline.

  • Minimum 5 years’ work experience in software solution architecture.Eligibility Requirements:

  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a backgroundinvestigation and drug screen.

  • Must be willing to travel 50%. Desired Characteristics: Manages and possesses working industry knowledge and skillset (of self or others) inassigned vertical.

  • Significant expertise in developing and selling SW/HW solutions. Including creating andexecuting propositions and a track record of success.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including creativity and curiosity with ability to effectivelycommunicate and influence solution direction to both technical and non-technical audiences alikeacross all organizational levels.

  • Familiarity with cloud architectures and deploying applications to the cloud. Experience with Microsoft Azure a plus.

  • Understanding of big data and MPP technologies and data platforms. Experience with Teradata a plus.

  • li>Technical acumen to interface with technologists, understand complex concepts andtranslate in a way that businesses or industry can understand.

  • Demonstrated problem solving and creative skills, ability to exercise sound judgment andmake decisions based on market and customer trends – go beyond the status quo.

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, strategic agility, manage diversity and drive for results.#DTR About Us: GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry. Locations: China; ShangHai; Shanghai