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General Electric

Sr Technical Project Manager General Electric
Chicago, IL

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Job Description

Role Summary:

You will own the Design History File (DHF) and be responsible for understanding functional and product requirements for component/module for a specific release, documenting it as functional specifications, applying agile principles to convert these specifications into stories and work units and then translating them into criteria for acceptable product performance.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will

Work independently, at the same time collaborating with all other roles within an agile product development life cycle to ensure product releases that meet organizational standards and customer needs.

Own all Design history File (DHF) deliverables, lead the design control process

Work with cross-functional teams to deliver features and significant products

Represent the product team in all audits

Ensure consistency across multiple scrum teams,

Manage multiple scrum teams as a scrum master and Release Train Engineer (RTE) to remove roadblocks/impediments and ensure smooth execution and delivery

Demonstrate expert level skill in problem decomposition and ability to navigate through ambiguity

Engage frequently (80%) with the development team; facilitate discussions, provide clarification, story acceptance and refinement, testing and validation; contributes to design activities and decisions

Own and manage the backlog; continuously order and prioritize to ensure that 1-2 sprints/iterations of backlog are always ready

Collaborate with UX in design decisions, demonstrating deep understanding of technology stack and impact on final product

Conduct customer and stakeholder interviews and elaborate on personas

Partner with the Service Owner to ensure healthy development process

Be regarded as an expert in Agile Methodology; translate unstructured or ambiguous work requests into actionable user stories and work units through problem decomposition and planning

Demonstrate superior persuasion and influencing skills that ensure alignment between customer, product manager and engineering team

Demonstrates excelling business acumen, knows latest industry trends and is looked at as an internal expert on the product as well as the associated competitive landscape

Mentor junior team members

Demonstrate the ability to influence customers and product managers through persuasion and influencing

Qualifications/Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in "STEM" Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in Information Technology OR Master's degree with 3 years of experience in Information Technology as an engineer or Technical team lead

At least 2 years of experience leading agile teams as a scrum master in servant leadership capacity.

Eligibility Requirements: (Country Specific)

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular skills.

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen

Must be willing to travel

Must be willing to work out of an office located in Chicago

Desired Characteristics: Collaborate with business and functional partners and technology leadership in defining features backlog and specifying requirements

Knowledge of GEHC's QMS and Design Control Process (ISO13485 and IEC62304)

Exposure to developing software in an agile, regulated environment.

Ability to coach the organization in the art of vertical user story definition.

Previous experience working as an agile scrum master for a medical device product is a plus.

Experience managing global/virtual teams is a plus

Drive technology discussion and strategy in line with business needs and company reference architecture

Define execution plan and approach based on project scope, expected timeline and available budget/resources

Facilitate convergence of functional and technical

knowledge and build project teams

Work with globally located technical team often comprising of members of separate organizations to coordinate day-to-day execution as per outlined plan

Cooperate with and manage external vendors as required. Manage procurement and onboarding process

Ensure pre-defined project management processes and practices are followed. Drive simplification and improvement as necessary

Support execution team with resolution of roadblocks and interdependencies. Partner with technical and functional teams external to the project to ensure their tasks are completed as required

Manage stakeholder communication and progress reporting

Ensure quality of deliverables is verified and matching stakeholder expectations

Track project outcomes realization and customer satisfaction levels through established metrics against service level. Ensure lessons learned are collected

Technical Expertise:

Experience in using the Jira or Rally tool to manage requirements processes

Have a solid understanding of the underlying infrastructure needed to run a large distributed web application

Evangelizes how our technology solves customer problems from a technology and business perspective

Experience in customer engagement to facilitate requirements

Has the ability to break down problems and estimate time for development tasks

Has the ability to make basic technology choices based on experience

Demonstrated initiative to stay abreast of technology advancements

Business Acumen:

Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems

Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts

Has the ability to analyze impact of technology choices

Leadership:

Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas

Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team

Shares knowledge, power, and credit, establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill

Able to work under minimal supervision

Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity

Able to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility

Ability to takes ownership of small and medium sized tasks and deliver while mentoring and helping team members

Ensures understanding of issues and presents clear rationale. Able to speak to mutual needs and win-win solutions. Uses two-way communication to influence outcomes and ongoing results

Identifies misalignments with goals, objectives, and work direction against the organizational strategy. Makes suggestions to course correct

Continuously measures deliverables of self and team against scheduled commitments. Effectively balances different, competing objectives

Personal Attributes:

Strong oral and written communication skills

Strong interpersonal skills

Effective team building and problem-solving abilities

About Us:

GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE's mission and deliver for our customers. www.ge.com

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, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.Additional Locations:United States;Illinois;Chicago;

About General Electric

General Electric is a high-tech industrial company engaged in energy, healthcare, and transportation.

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