Operations & Strategy Analyst

San Ramon, California
03 Oct 2016
20 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
As the Power Digital Solutions Operations & Strategy Analyst, you will have direct impact helping to build and operationalize a critical new growth chapter for GEs leadership in the Industrial Internet. You will work alongside the leadership to scale a software business for GE Power division, where your role will be instrumental to its success.

Essential Responsibilities

You will be accountable for driving key organizational outcomes through the development and advancement of a robust operating rhythm and proactive issue identification. In this role, you will interact across the software value chain to ensure that the organization has measures in place that accelerate progress toward key milestones, delighting internal and external customers.

In addition, you will:
  • Maintain and improve a robust, Power Digital Solutions internal operating rhythm aimed at driving clarity and regularity across the Power Digital organization
  • Manage the business cadence of executive reviews of operational KPIs, risk items, & go-forward actions
  • Participate in the development and preparation of short-term and long-range plans and budgets based upon broad organization goals and objectives.
  • Direct the development and installation of procedures and controls to promote communication and strong, regular information flow, and thereby solidify management empowerment and direction of the organization
  • Work closely with Human Resources (HR) and Finance to advise on key organizational structure and roles considerations. Have a regular rhythm with PDS recruiting team to ensure smooth progress on resourcing for PDS teams.
  • Maintain knowledge and information storage repository to track past successes and issues for future reference and extrapolation
  • Ensure that all activities and operations are performed in compliance with state, federal and global regulations and laws governing business operations


Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Design or in "STEM" Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)
    Minimum of 4-5 years' experience in Commercial or Business Operations in relevant Energy / Power generation or software industry.
Eligibility Requirements
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular skills.
  • Must be willing to travel.
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in San Ramon, CA.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

  • Ability to multitask across multiple small to large projects multiple projects in a cross-functional environment
  • Evangelizes the value and process of design. Influences business leaders to incorporate user-centered design in their projects
  • Creates, analyzes and manages projects that provide direct business benefit. Demonstrates detailed knowledge of business operations and strategic direction.
  • Inquisitive, questioning mindset with strong critical judgment and close attention to detail
  • Process-oriented individual with a proven history of developing and executing significant process improvement plans
  • Demonstrated leadership in building and operationalizing business cases
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in a team setting
  • Helps leaders and leadership teams use critical thinking skills to engage with questions and problems. Defines new critical thinking methods
  • Connects ideas and solutions from a broad array of sources such as other businesses, coworkers' news sources and so on
  • Identifies opportunities for necessary changes and actively pursues/leads appropriate changes
  • Adept ability and comfort to drive order, clarity and operating rhythm advancements even in volatile or unpredictable business cycles
  • Exceptional demonstrated oral presentation and written communication skills
  • Can manage through ambiguity and within an entrepreneurial, ever-changing environment