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General Electric Senior Director of Engineering –LCS Device Platforms in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

Job Description Summary

The Senior Director of Engineering is a key leadership role in the newly established horizontal platform organization within the Life Care Solutions Strategic Business Unit (SBU) of GE Healthcare that spans seven operating business segments. The role will report to the SBU Chief Technology Officer.

In this role, you will be responsible for building out the platform organization, process stewardship, stake holder management and deliver outcomes that are expected from the platform. Sr. Engineering Managers of two platform streams will report into this role – one focused device compute hardware & operating systems and the other focused on device user interface platform.

You will establish strategic objectives, operational goals, budgets, and management system for delivery and governance, and drive continuous improvement. This role will define and own platform governance processes, champion the adoption, and drive the integration of platforms into the portfolio of applications that span the business segments.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Build and manage a high performing global multi-disciplinary engineering team (hardware engineering, embedded software, systems engineering and program leadership) with a substantial presence in India.

  • Accountable for a direct operational budget, with full responsibility for forecasting, cost management, scenario planning, modeling, and target achievement.

  • Responsible for people leadership activities including recruiting, development, performance management, retention, compensation, organization, and teaming.

  • Establish overall technology strategy, and translate to program roadmap, deliverables, and sustainable operations, after identifying product roadmap intersections with engineering leaders across segments.

  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders across multiple business units and be their trusted partner.

  • Establish management processes to ensure program execution, risk management and quality metrics are on track.

  • Responsible for platform governance model elements, ensure timely communications and conflict resolutions with multiple new product development programs.

  • Drive state of the art development methodologies and engineering infrastructure that deliver speed, efficiency, and quality.

  • Represent platforms on different internal and external forums and in leadership forums at multiple levels in the organization.

  • Foster a culture built on GE values across the organization – Leading with Transparency, Acting with Humility, and Delivering with Focus.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM major (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

  • Minimum of 15 years of professional experience in medical device development.

  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive leadership experience in technology and engineering operations in a global product development organization.

  • Experience working with a cross-functional, geographically dispersed team and customer base.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Instrumentation or Computer Engineering.

Organizational & Operational Experiences

  • Experience with building mission-based teams and aligning them to business and technology strategies.

  • Experience running product development programs across the product lifecycle – from concept to end of product life. Ideally experienced in managing these types of programs - New Product Development, Installed Base Management, Advanced Technology Development, Supplier Transfers and Value Engineering)

  • Experience in developing and sustaining platforms that are consumed by multiple products managing the platform’s lifecycle.

  • Experience developing and deploying medical devices integrating supply chain, field service operations and regulatory approvals in multiple countries.

  • Experience with implementing strategies and technologies to deliver cyber security and data privacy in embedded devices.

  • Demonstrated experience in delivering high complexity programs with great degree of predictability (high do/say ratio)

Technical & Domain Expertise

  • Knowledge of latest IoT platform technologies including hardware and software solutions required.

  • Experience in embedded medical device development across the full stack – hardware, operating system, device drivers, application software, user interfaces and connectivity solutions.

  • Experience in wireless technologies and associated certification processes.

  • Experience in Agile Software Development and associated concepts, tools and practices.

  • Experience in medical device regulations, applicable standards, and quality systems.

Leadership Traits

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and manage partnerships with stakeholders of diverse backgrounds – product management, operations, finance, engineering, business leadership, human resources, field service, IT, at various levels of the organization.

  • Strong, clear, and simple communicator who operates as a credible and respected spokesperson internally and externally, with demonstrated ability and experiences to simplify complex technical concepts to a diverse group of stakeholders – CEO staff, Customers, Employees at different levels, Functional/Internal partners, and External collaborators.

  • A transformative leader who can drive change in a large global organization …collaborative, courageous, decisive, curious, and adaptive.

GE Healthcare is a leading global medical technology and digital solutions innovator. Our mission is to improve lives in the moments that matter. Unlock your ambition, turn ideas into world-changing realities, and join an organization where every voice makes a difference, and every difference builds a healthier world.

We expect all employees to live and breathe our behaviors, to act with humility and build trust, lead with transparency, deliver with focus, and drive ownership - always unyielding integrity.

Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support.

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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.

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

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).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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