About Us :
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive.
Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.
At GE Transportation, we move the world. We are a global digital industrial leader and supplier to the rail, mining, marine, stationary power and drilling industries.
Our solutions help customers deliver goods and services with greater speed and greater savings using our advanced manufacturing techniques, industry expertise and connected machines.
Established more than a century ago, GE Transportation is a division of GE that began as a pioneer in passenger and freight locomotives.
That innovative spirit still drives GE Transportation today. It's the engine of change that puts us at the forefront of transportation technology, software, and analytics.
And it's why we continue to find-and realize-the potential that keeps our connected world moving forward. The GE Transportation Global Headquarters is located in Chicago, Illinois.
There are over 65 service sites worldwide.
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 :
Lead product delivery interfacing with customer on the site working with product teams remotely
Work with cross-functional (process, design, build, test) teams to deliver features and products for embedded systems / solutions
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
Lead 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
Demonstrate substantial experience with the technology stack and its impact on the final product
Work with Principal Engineers / SMEs to generate and execute design review matrix and reviews
Define / approve System Validation Plans, drive end to end System Validation Testing, and work with Test Engineers to ensure traceability to verifications cross reference matrices
Qualifications / Requirements :
Bachelor's / Master's in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science Engineering or in STEM Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Minimum of 8 years of technical experience along with established technical leadership credentials across product lines
Minimum of 5 years of hands- on design and implementation experience involving Engineering Systems, Embedded Systems, Hardware, Software and / or Electrical design
Experience in one of the following domains - Ports, Logistics, Transportation, e-Commerce
Fluent in English and Russian languages (writing, reading, speaking, listening)
Must have legal authorization to work in Kazakhstan
Desired Characteristics : Technical Expertise :
Technical Expertise :
In-depth technical expertise in underlying design and architecture for cloud based products catering to logistic transactions and e-commerce
Demonstrated ability to design, develop and maintain creative solutions to complex software, engineering tool chain and application problems
Trained and experienced in the usage of Agile Methodologies
Familiarity with waterfall software implementation approaches
Demonstrated willingness to adapt, change and learn new skills, competencies and approaches quickly and with an open mind
Experience with Confluence Requirements Management Tools and Rally.
Experience with System Testing Processes, Tools, and Automation
Strong Business Analysis skills and ability to translate requirements to software features.
Experience leading teams in a formal software development lifecycle environment which is following a formal project management and governance process.
Familiarity with iterative software implementation approaches (Agile, XP, DSDM, Lean and FDD).
Experience in areas such as caching, APIs, data transfer, scalability, and security
Expert proficiency in tools supporting SDLC such as Jira, Rally, Aris, MS Project, SmartSheet, LoadRunner, etc.
Business Acumen :
Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technologies and approaches to solving problems
Skilled in breaking down problems and estimating efforts
Has the 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 it’s 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 MVPs
Locations : Kazakhstan; Astana