General Electric Sr Staff Digital Product Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

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.

At GE Digital, we are creating technology and solutions to enable social, mobile, analytical and cloud capabilities for the Industrial Internet. The Industrial Internet is an open, global network that connects people, data and machines. It’s about making infrastructure more intelligent and advancing the industries critical to the world we live in. At GE, we believe it’s about the future of industry—energy, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing. It’s about making the world work better. GE is transforming itself to become the world's premier digital industrial company, executing critical outcomes for our customers. Explore how you can drive greater asset reliability, lower operating costs, reduce risk and accelerate operational performance with our Predix platform and software solutions.

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 new Sr Staff Digital Product Manager, you will be responsible for creating strong working relationships & influence across executive leadership, product anagement, engineering and other functional groups to execute the strategy within CoE, across GE businesses, partners and customers. You may mentor one or more junior product managers.

Essential Responsibilities:

As a domain expert for your portfolio, you will engage customers at mid-level management and

technical levels to develop/refine portfolio strategy, influence customer & industry direction

and execute strategy.

As the Senior PM, you will elevate how we engage with internal and external software

businesses. You will be accountable for driving successful delivery of products from GE

Software, making recommendations on extending software solutions, and representing General

Electric to the outside market, including customers, partners and analysts.

In this role you will:

  • Be responsible for product line performance with targets on orders, revenue, cost, margin and share. Identify and influence market trends and opportunities.

  • Develop, commercialize and scale SaaS and outcome-based digital offerings that enable growth and competitive positioning of the Renewable Energy Digital Ecosystem

  • Drive vision & strategy, roadmap and product lifecycle for sub business unit and its portfolio of products & solutions, with a particular emphasis on both front-end strategic customer development and back-end operational product scalability.

  • Work cross functionally across engineering, marketing, sales, internal and external customers, analysts and senior management teams to formulate and execute the strategy.

  • Lead New Product Introductions through the tollgate process and ensure each function meets the deliverables and requirements defined in the NPI process

  • Be responsible for development and execution of a detailed cross-functional execution plan that leads to success on all product CTQs as specified in the Product Requirements (PRD)

  • Be a domain/business expert for the portfolio to guide and mentor teams, and establish/refine product management processes.

  • Establish and manage relationship across GE businesses & sub-businesses, partners, customers and technical experts across industries and geographies.

  • This role is responsible for a large product or portfolio of products/solutions with typical revenue influence / target in the range of $10-50M USD per year.

  • Will have strong financial acumen and accountability.

  • Responsible to create strong working relationship & influence across product management, engineering and other stakeholder groups to successfully execute business strategy across GE businesses, partners and customers.

  • Will engage customers as a trusted partner.

  • Cross functional leadership to define and execute the vision and strategy.

  • Work within the Renewables digital organization to drive product management rigor and excellence

  • Global travel required as necessary.

  • Establish strong working relationship with account managers, technical sales and user/developer community. Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications

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

  • A minimum of 10 years of technical experience along with established leadership credentials across disciplines and functions within a product

  • GE Leadership Program Graduates will get credit towards relevant work experience, commensurate to the program they have completedEligibility Requirements

  • 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, IL or Schenectady, NY Desired Characteristics: Technical Expertise:

  • Proactively drives portfolio and investment decision to balance customer needs, install base requirements (refresh) and long term enterprise differentiation. Defines and/or influences pricing strategy for product/services and alignment across functions and organizations

  • Understanding of & experience in the Energy industry, with an intimate knowledge of how customers think about value creation and monetization

  • Evangelizes concepts beyond current offerings and considers business model innovation (product, service and delivery innovations

  • Aligns goals, feature sets, capabilities to business objectives for the product (i.e. Profitability, ROI, Market Penetration, Channel development, Brand Development, etc.) using agile methodologiesBusiness Acumen:

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

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

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

  • Experience developing and commercializing a product with a heavy digital component

  • Ability to interact at all levels of the organization and with other GE businessesLeadership:

  • Adopts a holistic systems perspective. Empathizes with multiple points of view. Challenges program/product planning assumptions. Ability to prioritize and set challenging but realistic project schedules

  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams to help build effective processes

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

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

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including creativity and curiosity with ability to effectively communicate and influence solution direction to both technical and non-technical audiences alike across all organizational levels#DTR Locations: United States; Illinois, New York; Chicago, SchenectadyGE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.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 conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.