Senior Product Manager
GE Transportation - Atlanta, GA

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Job Number

1662056

GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.

As a Senior Product Manager, you will provide leadership and strategic direction for a broad Software platform, engage with customers to understand their needs / requirements, assembled development plans, and execute plans to deliver technology, expertise, and platform upgrades.

Essential Responsibilities
In addition, you will:
  • Establish the vision and strategic plan for a defined set of Software products. Share responsibility for strategy and execution of product roadmaps and New Product Introduction (NPI)
  • Co-lead development of the platform to ensure commercial viability, guarantee commercial focus by communicating & building rapport with rail customers, and drive integration efforts among platforms to maximize customer value
  • Develop, manage, execute, and motivate product line management team on strategies, tactics, measurements, and operating mechanisms to deliver business results
  • Integrate and develop processes to meet business needs, participate in long-term planning, manage complex issues, and contribute to the overall business
  • Manage relationships across multi-functional entities, including Marketing, Sales, Operations, IT, Services, & Engineering while ensuring compliance with quality and regulatory requirements
  • Ensure financial, delivery and quality commitments are met or exceeded per contractual guidelines
  • Define and lead appropriate segmentation and positioning strategies for the software
  • Develop, execute, and motivate others on strategies, tactics, measurements, and operating mechanisms to deliver business results
  • Manage key business financial performance indicators to ensure growth objectives are obtained
  • Prepare and present project proposals to Management for discussion and approval under deal review / investment review framework
  • Work with Sales team to promote successful sale of integration & support services
  • Present finished work in a “client-ready” manner
  • Prepare and deliver succinct, clear and insightful executive-level presentations
  • Demonstrate critical thinking including the evaluation of ideas and the synthesis of information into insights

    Qualifications/Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Administration or related discipline
  • Minimum of 15 years product-line management or product marketing experience Eligibility Requirements:
  • Ability and willingness to travel 50% of the time, or 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.

    Desired Characteristics
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science or a Software development related discipline
  • Six Sigma training (GE Employees only)
  • Strong business analysis, problem solving, and strategy development skill
  • Ability to interact at all levels of the organization and with other GE businesses
  • Innovation – develop new ideas through collaboration and execute on creative ideas
  • Team oriented – ability to motivate and work well with diverse, cross-functional teams
  • Proven ability to work globally
  • Experience leading both direct and matrixed / cross-functional teams to deliver results
  • Experience in rail operations, rail control systems, intermodal transport or transportation oriented supply chain processes and software applications or similar related experience
  • Demonstrated aptitude for a leadership and product line ownership role in a highly dynamic cross-functional environment
  • Proficiency in Product Management / Marketing including: market trends /analysis, NPI process, product roadmap development, product life-cycle management
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Leadership skills to lead teams and shape / lead growth vision and marketing strategy
  • Proven ability to influence and negotiate internally and with customers; and work effectively within a matrix environment Why join one great company when you can join many? We are more than 280,000 people with jobs that range from biochemist to finance specialist to wind energy engineer. We’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 140 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. Around the world, we are helping build the healthcare, transportation and aviation of the new century. GE Transportation, a unit of GE, solves the world’s toughest transportation challenges. GE Transportation builds equipment that moves the rail, mining and marine industries. Our fuel-efficient and lower-emissions freight and passenger locomotives, diesel engines for rail, marine and stationary power applications, signaling and software solutions, drive systems for mining trucks, and valueadded services help customers grow. GE Transportation employs approximately 12,000 employees worldwide. Learn more about GE Transportation today! GE Transportation Optimization Solutions is a leading provider of transportation management software and analytics to the railroad industry. Optimization Solutions is part of GE’s (NYSE: GE) $2.5 billion a year software operations with more than 5,000 software professionals worldwide. GE Transportation Optimization Solutions offers integrated rail transportation solutions for enterprise-wide data integration and sharing. Optimization Solutions solve the world’s toughest rail transportation challenges by leveraging in-depth knowledge of rail operations, intermodal terminal operating systems, and multi-modal transportation management to provide Software as a Service and licensed solutions to railroads and industrial shippers. GE Transportation Optimization Solutions software is used to manage rail and intermodal operations, signal and communication assets, railcar repair billing and inventory, and multi-modal visibility, planning, and execution for industrial shippers and logistics service providers. For more information please visit To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE AMSTC, Aviation, Oil & Gas, Power & Water and Transportation, follow us on twitter: @geconnections

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