General Electric Sr. Staff Business Operations Leader – Engineering Tools in Reno, Nevada
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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The Engineering Tools Operations Leader is a hands-on technical leadership role responsible for design, development, delivery, and operations of engineering development tool suites that support the GETS Digital Solutions global products and projects based technology organization.
This role will enable the “Digital Thread” capability for a large, distributed Engineering / Technology organization, and will be responsible to work with Engineering Directors, IT Leaders, and Corporate CyberSecurity Leaders, to implement solutions to support engineering and product life cycle management in distributed product development environments.
In addition you will:
Provide leadership in the planning, evaluation, design, development, implementation, and operation of Engineering SDLC tools and systems, including integrations, interfaces, and decision support through Business Intelligence environments
Lead regional business system deployments and program implementations along with IT teams, and aligned with global standards and methodologies
Create, communicate and own all Program plans, strategy and execution to support the business growth
Foster culture of metrics driven decision making, by accelerating feedback loops of platform tools such as; Uptime, Customer Satisfaction, Successes/Failures, Outages, API response times
Work with Corporate DevOps team to ensure that; Engineering Tools are meeting expectations of Dev teams, DevOps goals are aligned with Platform Tool selections
Establish and own Engineering tool budgets, including initial implementation, licensing costs and maintenance agreements; maintain and provide status updates and program reporting to executive leadership
Execute and Manage all Engineering development tool purchases and vendor relationships/agreements
Be responsible for project initiation and completion within functional area by directing activities of others as well as maintaining individual project responsibilities
Be accountable for delivery of strategic goals and objectives defined through the GE planning processes
Evaluate and/or produce business plans and operating practices, which improve quality, increase productivity and reduce costs
Work as a business partner with client leaders and users to evaluate / improve business processes and arrive at mutual, cost effective solutions
Maintain effective communication with customer, client, supplier and leadership
Maintain current knowledge of new system management practices and information technologies that are applicable to business objectives and creatively promote their use
Motivate team by creating a sense of purpose to meet the goals of the business through coaching and leading by example
Assure conformance to system architecture, methods, standards and practices
Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Information Technology (IT), Computer Science or Engineering (or a high school diploma/GED with at least 4 years of experience in the application of information technologies to business solutions)
Minimum of 10 years of experience in business planning, resource allocation, and project management through full IT implementation cycles
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
Familiarity with one or more of the following will be a plus:
Experience with Implementation and Management of SDLC Tools (development, configuration management, requirements management, verification & validation management, release management, continuous build and integration)
Experience with Implementation and Management of Agile Software Development Tools (e.g. Rally, JIRA, VersionOne)
Experience with Agile Development Practices (Agile, Scrum, RTE, Kaban)
Experience with Model-Based System Engineering (MBSE) a plus
Experience with ISO 27002 compliance is a strong plus
Change management and acceleration, lean process design
Substantial knowledge of current business function and information technologies
Proven ability to attract, retain & develop key and diverse talent
Strong IT and Business Leader with ability to establish both strategic direction & execute on a daily basis
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to meet objectives by influencing and engaging across multiple teams
Quality and cost driven
Demonstrated ability to select, evaluate, provide feedback, develop and assign employees
Locations: United States; Florida, Georgia, Illinois; West Melbourne, Atlanta, Chicago
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.