General Electric Technical Project Analyst in Seattle, Washington

About Us:

GE is the world's digital industrial company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. With people, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE Digital is the leading software company for the Industrial Internet. The company develops software to design, build, operate and manage the entire asset lifecycle – enabling businesses across the energy, aviation, healthcare and manufacturing sectors to operate faster, smarter and more efficiently. All of industry will have to master digital to compete in the future by moving beyond automation to autonomous systems. GE Digital is a critical part of GE’s present and future by helping industrials unlock machine data to turn valuable insights into powerful business outcomes.

Headquartered in San Ramon, California, GE Digital is a global team of more than 26,000 with offices in Paris, Shanghai, Bangalore, New Orleans, Budapest and Detroit. We are defining what digital means in an industrial world. Together, we work to build the future.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at . 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.

Role Summary:

You will be responsible for understanding functional and product requirements for component / module for a specific release, applying agile principles to convert these specifications into stories and work units and then translating them into criteria for acceptable product performance; Works independently, at the same time collaborating with all other roles within an agile product development life cycle to ensure product releases that meet organizational standards and customer needs.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Interact with customers and product managers to understand customer needs and timelines

  • Manage the delivery and deployment of the project plan

  • Manage the implementation and daily management of activities

  • Apply Agile principles to translate unstructured or ambiguous work requests into actionable user stories and work units through problem decomposition and planning

  • Demonstrate practical experience in Agile Methodology to runs scrums and stand-ups to collaborate with engineering teams and support them with scope considerations, product requirements

  • Demonstrate increasing understanding of product and project management

  • Demonstrate knowledge of software development life cycles to collaborate with Quality Engineering and Build and Release teams

  • Prepare and maintain clear and concise activity/progress/time recording reports

  • Work with fellow team members to organize and provide subject matter expertise to diagnose bugs and formulate solutions during quality testing as well as after the product is deployed in Production

  • Show increasing understanding of the technology stack and its impact on the final product

  • Demonstrate awareness of Industrial trends and domain expertise

  • Demonstrate ability to influence customers and product managers through persuasion and influencing Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications:

  • Degree in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

  • A minimum of 3 years of professional experience in Information Technology OR Master’s degree with 2 years of experience in Information Technology. Eligibility Requirements:

  • 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

  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Seattle, WA Desired Characteristics:

  • Collaborate with business and functional partners and technology leadership in defining features backlog and specifying requirements

  • Drive technology discussion and strategy in line with business needs and company reference architecture

  • Define execution plan and approach based on project scope, expected timeline and available budget/resources

  • Facilitate convergence of functional and technical knowledge and build project teams

  • Work with globally located technical team often comprising of members of separate organizations to coordinate day-to-day execution as per outlined plan

  • Cooperate with and manage external vendors as required. Manage procurement and onboarding process

  • Ensure pre-defined project management processes and practices are followed. Drive simplification and improvement as necessary

  • Support execution team with resolution of roadblocks and interdependencies. Partner with technical and functional teams external to the project to ensure their tasks are completed as required

  • Manage project risks, scope changes and other non-standard events throughout the life of the project

  • Manage stakeholder communication and progress reporting

  • Ensure quality of deliverables is verified and matching stakeholder expectations

  • Track project outcomes realization and customer satisfaction levels through established metrics against service level. Ensure lessons learned are collectedTechnical Expertise:

  • Experience in using Rally (or similar) tool to manage project team deliverables

  • Have a solid understanding of the underlying software development lifecycle

  • Evangelizes how our technology solves customer problems from a technology and business perspective

  • Has the ability to break down problems and estimate time for development tasks

  • Has the ability to make basic technology choices based on experience

  • Demonstrated initiative to stay abreast of industry advancementsBusiness Acumen:

  • Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate methodology and approaches to solving problems

  • Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts

  • Has the ability to analyze impact of technology choicesLeadership:

  • Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas

  • Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team

  • Shares knowledge, power, and credit, establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill

  • Able to work under minimal supervision

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity

  • Able to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility

  • Ability to takes ownership of small and medium sized tasks and deliver while mentoring and helping 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

  • Continuously measures deliverables of self and team against scheduled commitments. Effectively balances different, competing objectivesPersonal Attributes:

  • Strong 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#DTR Locations: United States; Washington; Seattle