General Electric Technical Product Analyst in Helena, Montana

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.

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Role Summary:

As a Technical Product Analyst in the Intermodal team, you will operate in lock-step with product managers to ensure that strategic product direction is followed by conveying that strategy to the product development teams. You will communicate clear and descriptive requirements and partner with the development scrum and systems teams to deliver product features and capabilities that balance the desire for new features with defects and technical debt.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Your priority is to ensure that the product meets the stakeholder requirements, retains functional and technical integrity and is appropriately scalable. In the immediate future this specific position will work within the Network Optimization Smart Intermodal Management System (SIMS) product space.In this role, you will:

  • Work with cross-functional (design, build, test, delivery, project management) teams to enable successful delivery of features and products

  • Provide input to the short-term product roadmap and product design

  • Participate in customer and stakeholder interviews to align product design with roles (personas)

  • Assist product managers to groom the product backlog; ensuring that an agreed amount of scope is always ready to move forward and identifying if this is not the case

  • Engage frequently with or be an integral member of the product development teams; facilitate discussions, provide clarification, drive feature refinement, conduct testing and validation prior to acceptance of features

  • Understand and follow the proscribed governance process and development methodology for product development

  • Translate customer requests into actionable user stories and work units through problem decomposition and planning

  • Show increasing understanding of the technology stack and its impact on the final product Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university

  • A minimum of 2 years of professional experience in intermodal terminal operations, ability to describe and document operational requirements for terminal operating system, ability to provide detailed system test feedbackEligibility Requirements: (Country Specific)

  • Legal authorization to work in the US 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 travel up to 40%

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Chicago or Atlanta. If working out of Atlanta, must be able to travel to Chicago office frequently in addition to the up to 40% travel requirement listed above Desired Characteristics: Technical Expertise:

  • Ability to aligns goals, feature sets, capabilities to business objectives for the product (i.e. Profitability, ROI, Market Penetration, Channel development, Brand Development, etc.)

  • Competent Business Analysis skills and ability to translate requirements to enterprise software features

  • Experience working in a formal software development lifecycle environment following a formal project management and governance process and familiarity with Agile development practices

  • Proficiency in tools supporting SDLC such as Rally, Aha!, LoadRunner, etc.

  • Knowledge of relevant areas such as APIs, data transfer, scalability, security, Cloud Technologies, and complex Platform Integrated Systems

  • MBA degree or equivalentBusiness Acumen:

  • Demonstrates initiative to explore alternate approaches to solving problems

  • Skilled in documenting problem statements and estimating efforts

  • Has the ability to recognize and distinguish between technology choices

  • Can participate in negotiation to align stakeholders and communicate a single perspective to the development team

  • Demonstrates suitable knowledge of the competitive environment

  • Demonstrates knowledge of technologies in the market to contribute to buy vs build recommendations, market timing decisions and scope of MVPsLeadership:

  • Able to take ownership of small or highly defined tasks

  • Help peers and team members to understand the processes, tools and methods in use by the organization

  • Demonstrates and flawlessly communicates understanding of issues and rationale of solutions

  • Identifies and informs leadership of any misalignments with goals, objectives or work direction

  • Continuously measures self against scheduled commitments. Effectively balances multiple objectivesPersonal Attributes:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Effective team building and problem solving abilities

  • Persists to completion, identifies and overcomes setbacks and pushes self for results

  • Emotional Intelligence, ability to influence up and out#DTR Locations: United States; Georgia, Illinois; Chicago, AtlantaGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.