Role Summary:The Senior Manager - Technical Product Management is an integral member of the product engineering team. The BA uses domain and business process expertise to elaborate and convey detailed product requirements in the form of epics and user stories requirements, together with supporting artifacts (such as business process maps and use cases) to the software development teams.
In this role, the Sr Technical Product Manager will ensure that technical requirements for the nearterm upcoming development are sufficiently elaborated, such that the delivery team is enabled to estimate, plan and commit to delivery with high confidence.
In addition, as the Sr Technical Product Manager within the region, the role requires leadership, coaching, mentoring and overall management of the regional business analyst team, working in direct collaboration with other global BA teams for an efficient and consistent process resulting inquality deliverables from the engineering team.
Drives process definitions and improvements for the business analyst role as well as for agile development in general.
Captures the voice of the customer to drive business process definitions and product needs.
Work directly with engineering director to manage the business analysis activities to meet engineering and product goals.
Develop positive working relationships with external customers and users.
Work directly with Product Managers and / or customers to define scope and value for new developments.
Collaborate with Engineering and Product Management to prioritize scope for releases and groom the Product backlog.
Responsible for ensuring that non-functional requirements exist and are prioritized alongside the functions in the Product and Release Backlogs.
Facilitate the breakdown of the Epic User Stories into "Sprint Sized" User Stories and participate in backlog reviews with the development team
Ensure that the features in the User Stories / requirements are expressed in a way that all members of the team, and stakeholders, clearly understand the requirements and how they fit into the product backlog.
Collaborate closely with UX to ensure technical requirements, scenarios, business process maps and other artifacts align with User Experience designs.
Define requirement acceptance criteria with input from customers, product managers, and the engineering team. Generate and execute the required functional test cases.
Validates that test scenarios meet the feature acceptance criteria and customer expectations.
Responsible for the maintenance and quality of the documented user stories/requirements in the defined requirements management tool.
Throughout the development cycle, remain focused on the software being produced and whether it meets the requirements. Proactively provide relevant feedback to internal and external stakeholders.
Develop and be prepared to execute effective demonstrations of the product, to internal and external stakeholders.
Maintain leading edge understanding of technologies and industry trends relevant to the application via training, webinars, on-line journals, Trade Shows and User Groups.
Lead other business analysts, agree and monitor objectives and undertake regular feedback.
Bachelors of Science degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering (power systems) or a related degree
A minimum of 4 years of experience
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
Distribution Power System, or relevant electrical utility industry knowledge or expertise
An understanding of best practice business analysis methods and tools
Team Leading experince
Experience with Agile software development methodologies (Scrum)
Results driven person with strong interpersonal skills
Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity
Able to energize teams through inclusiveness and connection with people, encouraging input from all members of the team.
Able to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility
Willingness to travel both regionally and internationally.
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Additional Eligibility Qualifications: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).Additional Locations:United States;Florida, Washington;Redmond, Melbourne;
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