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GE is seeking an experienced software product manager to join our software product management advisory organization. This new organization, operating out of the GE Software Center, will partner with GE businesses to define and bring to market advanced analytic software products across all industries that GE serves. You will work closely with members of the Software Architecture, Engineering and Marketing teams as well as commercial teams within GE, GE customers, and GE partners.
This position will partner with the Product Management Leader to define a portfolio of software product management advisory services, recruit top talent from leading software companies and within GE to scale the delivery of software as a service, services, build a pipeline of engagements, and deliver results quickly.
In this role, you will:
Work closely with the engineering, marketing, and GE commercial teams to assess the gaps between current product line capabilities and the needs for the future along with recommendations of how best to bridge those gaps (build, buy, partner, etc.)
Develop and lead GE businesses through the product vision, innovation, and strategy process, including Product Roadmap and annual program reviews
Perform research, validation and whitespace analysis to identify new opportunities for existing and new products
Maintain close oversight of these analyses to develop and provide market requirements in response to customer needs and market opportunities
Research, identify and evaluate competitive products or technologies for potential acquisition or partnerships and make recommendations to senior executive team
Foster close relationships with key market constituents (clients, potential clients, analysts, partners, and competitors) to validate product strategies and roadmaps
Create and defend the business case for recommended products and initiatives, including cost / benefit estimates, market trends, competitive analysis, risk analysis, industry best practices and product development timelines
Understand and communicate marketing trends, competitive pressures, and other factors that may influence the product roadmaps
Partner with the leadership in Marketing and Engineering to define goals and success metrics that ensure a consistent pipeline of new products in strategic market segments
Bachelor’s Degree in Business OR in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Minimum of 10 years of experience in Analysis, Management, Strategy, Sales Engineering or Consulting
Minimum of 5 years of experience software product management or software product marketing
Minimum of 3 years of experience in working with customers supporting product or services sales cycles
Ability and willingness to work out of an office located in San Ramon, CA
Ability and willingness to travel, as required
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 background investigation and drug screen.
Proven ability to recognize superior opportunities within the market and quickly mobilize to take advantage of those opportunities
Ability to create, articulate and execute against a strategic plan
Ability to craft unique business models and identify the critical execution points for those models
Strong project management skills and the ability to manage multiple parallel initiatives will be critical
Ability to articulate track record in product innovation and market definition
Strong team-player with proven ability to work effectively with and influence engineering, sales, marketing, services and support
Experience with emerging software models like SaaS and Cloud
Experience and/or knowledge of big data, analytics and monetization of content strategies
Proven ability to plan and execute the product strategy
Proven business and market planning skills
Expert in following Agile product development methodology
Excellent presentation and communication skills
Able to drive teams to successful results
Able to work well in matrix cross-functional teams
Established record of driving market adoption
Strong understanding of product lifecycle development
Effective and creative problem solver
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