Sr Technical Product Manager, United States; Louisiana; New Orleans

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Entry-Level
  • Posted 11/6/2018 4:59:37 PM
  • 3204098
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital
Location(s): United States; Louisiana; New Orleans
Role Summary:You will work in lock-step with application or domain leaders acting as a product manager to create a clear strategic direction that will be delivered by the product development team. You will direct the team with a clear and descriptive set of requirements and deliver product features and functions by balancing customer need with business strategy, minimized defects, and technical debt.
Essential Responsibilities:Your priority is seamless integration and alignment of perspectives from a broad set of stakeholders including but not limited to: Customers, Process Owners, Enterprise Architects, Application Managers, Development teams and Technical Architects.In the role of Sr Technical Product Manager, you will:

  • Work with cross-functional (process, design, build, test) teams to deliver features and products
  • Own the short-term product roadmap and it’s integration into a larger application or strategic roadmap
  • Engage continuously with customers and stakeholders to understand their business goals and motivating factors
  • Demonstrate ability to influence customers and product managers through credible knowledge and experience, persuasion and influencing skills
  • Lead customer and stakeholder interviews to align product design with roles (personas)
  • Own the product backlog; continuously groom and ensure that an agreed scope is always ready to move into development
  • Influence the product development team; facilitate discussions, provide clarification, story acceptance and refinement, testing and validation; owner of functional or technical product design
  • Understand and follow the proscribed governance process and development methodology for product development
  • Translate unstructured or ambiguous requests into actionable user stories and work units through problem decomposition and planning
  • Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Math) OR Master’s Degree with 3 years of experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in software engineering practicesEligibility Requirements:
  • Legal authorization to work in United States is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening
  • Travel up to 25% of the time, as required
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Desired Characteristics:Technical Expertise:
  • Strong technical expertise in underlying design and architecture of software applications
  • Strong Business Analysis skills and ability to translate requirements to enterprise software features
  • Experience leading teams in a formal software development lifecycle environment following an agile process
  • Experience in areas such as caching, APIs, data transfer, scalability, and security
  • Expert proficiency in tools supporting SDLC such as Jira and Rally and proven ability to adapt to new toolsetsBusiness Acumen:
  • Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technologies and approaches to solving problems
  • Skilled in breaking down problems and estimating efforts
  • Ability to propose, analyze impact and recommend appropriate technology choices
  • Skilled in negotiation to align stakeholders and communicate a single synthesized perspective to the product development team. Balances value propositions from competing stakeholders
  • Demonstrates awareness of the competitive environment and its impact on the product
  • Demonstrates knowledge of technologies in the market to actively participate in buy vs build recommendations, drive market timing decisions and scope of MVPsLeadership:
  • Ability to take ownership of medium sized or incompletely defined tasks
  • Delivers while mentoring and helping junior 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 or escalates appropriately
  • Continuously measures deliverables of self and team against commitments. Effectively balances multiple, different and/or competing objectivesPersonal Attributes:
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Effective team building and problem-solving abilities
  • Persists to completion, especially in the face of overwhelming odds and setbacks
  • Pushes self for results; pushes others for results through team spirit and exhibiting role model behavior
  • About Us:Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only full stream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

    BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

    With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.

    Follow Baker Hughes, a GE company on Twitter @BHGECo, or visit us at 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.

  • Locations:United States; Louisiana; New Orleans

    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.

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