General Electric Technical Product Manager in Lynn, Massachusetts
Avitas Systems is a wholly owned subsidiary of GE, the world’s Digital Industrial Company. At GE and Avitas we are transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Avitas delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industrial inspection.
Avitas offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. Avitas 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.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . 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.
Avitas Systems is looking for a Technical Product Manager responsible for key contributions in the product planning and delivery phases throughout all product lifecycles. The Product Manager will work closely with software development, marketing, communications and technical support to ensure project milestones, launch plans and customer satisfaction goals are met.
In this role, you will:
Contribute significantly to the entire life cycle of product delivery, including: product owner duties developing and clarifying user epics, user stories and features for development, storyboarding new features for platform modules and application expansion
Assist in driving the product development processes while working closely with SW / HW Project Manager, Engineering/Scrum Master(s) and HW / SW developers to ensure optimal product feature set requirements are well documented, socialized and clarified
Create and deliver technical or business decision maker presentations for internal / external customers
Assist in development of material input for technical documentation and marketing communication groups for product User Guides, Brochures, Installation Guides, Release Notes and White papers
Develop training material for technical support and sales (transfer of information before product launches)
Bachelor's degree in marketing, engineering or technology is required
Minimum 5 years proven experience in product management working with user experience teams and business analysis for an enterprise SaaS platform, with a focus on technical product management (or minimum 2 years if graduate of a GE Leadership Program)
Minimum 5 years in either product management or hardware / software engineering with related 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 Desired Characteristics:
Master’s degree in business, engineering or technology a plus
Hands on, collaborative and resourceful leader who will be comfortable navigating a large organization with broadly dispersed resources
Straightforward, open-minded, nonhierarchical
Strong skills in Agile Scrum software development, working with CA Agile (Rally), JIRA or other software project tools
Experience with delivery of an enterprise product line using Agile-Scrum development methodologies. Drive and passion for industry-leading, best in class UX and UI
Experience with focus groups and user research, using best practices in application UI refinement
Capable of hands on problem solving, with ability to generate ideas and solutions to achieve target goals
Strong communication skills in all forms including written, oral, email, telephone, and presentation
Experience in the SaaS market, portal systems and cloud applications, management software monitoring systems, data analytics tools
Technical background in video telemetry, monitoring management platforms, data base systems, API restful services and IoT, initiatives
Experience working for a start-up company or environment developing and launching a new SaaS product
Experience with facilitating and specifying necessary integrations with 3rd party software systems
Able to build rapport at all levels within Avitas and GE and externally; able to work successfully in a large, highly-matrixed organization
Self directed, creative, driven, organized, and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously with appropriate sense of urgency
Able to quickly assimilate knowledge about new industry sectors and technologies
Capable of analyzing, interpreting, drawing conclusions and implementing solutions on a variety of complex issues
Adept at building consensus and driving ideas forward with conviction
Strong drive and high energy; action and results oriented Locations: United States; Massachusetts; BostonGE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . 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.GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.