General Electric Sr Director – Technical Product Management – Field Services in Austin, Texas

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.

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.

Role Summary:

As our Director - Technical Product Management for the GE Transportation Field Services Digital Technology team, you will be responsible for creating strong working relationships & influence across executive leadership and other functional groups to execute the Digital business strategy for GE Transportation Global Services.

Essential Responsibilities:

As a domain expert for the GE Transportation Field Services portfolio, you will engage business partners at management and executive levels to develop/refine portfolio strategy, influence business partners, and lead a team of product manager, project managers, and solution architects to solve some of our biggest business challenges.

As the Director - Technical Product Management, you will elevate how we engage with business partners on a global level. You will be accountable for driving successful delivery of products by developing new software and making recommendations on extending software solutions to meet the dynamic demands of our business. You will be accountable for enabling business growth and field productivity for our Services business by applying technology (software and devices) to solve business challenges facing our customers and internal clients.

In this role, you will:

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

  • Be a domain/business expert for the portfolio to guide teams, establish/refine product management processes and build and mentor high performance team of Product Managers, Solution Architects, and Project Managers as domain experts in technical solutions and business process engineering

  • Work cross functionally across senior management teams to develop execution models for getting work done; establish new operating mechanisms, prioritization, resource allocation alignment with key stakeholders.

  • Establish and manage relationship across GE businesses and horizontal product teams, facilitate technical and solution best practice sharing.

  • Global travel required as necessary.

  • Will have strong financial acumen and accountability. Manage a budget, resource allocation, and financial processes for the team.

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

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • A minimum of 12 years of technical experience along with at least 2 years team leadership experience

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience working in Digital Technology with focus on Services business processesEligibility 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 or Erie. Desired Characteristics: Technical Expertise:

  • Proactively drives portfolio and application strategy in support of evolving business needs

  • Evangelizes concepts beyond current offerings and creatively solves problems using existing software solutions, but also drive adoption of new technologies

  • Domain expertise in business process and software tools (GET Pillar Applications)Business Acumen:

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

  • Develops deep business process understanding and partnership with key stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

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

  • Evangelizes new technology, predicts trends, and identifies new opportunities based on trends

  • Ability to interact at all levels of the organization and with other GE businesses, gets work done effectively through a matrix of other teams and COE’s. Leadership:

  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams to help build effective processes for prioritization, resource allocation, product roadmap / program reviews, stakeholder buy-in & influence

  • Strong ability to lead teams, set expectations, coach individuals, expand skillsets of the team through teaching and recommending development plans.

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

  • Ability to lead in challenging business environments; risk assessment and mitigation, clear articulation of priorities and trade-offs, leads with candor and transparency. Personal Attributes:

  • Proactively engages with cross-functional teams 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 Locations: United States; Illinois, Pennsylvania; Chicago, ErieGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.