Implementation Leader, Renewable Energy Digital

Chicago, Illinois
15 Oct 2016
23 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
The Implementation Leader position will be responsible for strategic and complex assignments with long-term business implications for the Renewable Energy - Digital business. This position is responsible for implementing various new and existing NPI programs, in support of commercial product development, ranging from delivering analytics & visualization platforms to implementing time series historian systems.

Essential Responsibilities

You will be responsible for ensuring the successful
implementation of a solution all renewable energy digital projects. The
Implementation Leader will drive the client implementation and will be involved
in the development of several key project deliverables (e.g., charter,
project/staffing plan, issue logs, etc.) and work with the Client project
manager. The Implementation Leader will also be responsible for managing the
agreed to budget and delivering the project profitably.
In this role, you will:
  • Coordinate multiple, simultaneous software & infrastructure
    project, initiatives and assignments with broad scope and high impact to our
  • Manage complex technology programs to facilitate the
    harvesting, ingestion and digestion of equipment operating and market data
    through smart analytics and visualization solutions
  • Partner with engineering, product management and customers
    to deliver commercial products, supporting Industrial Internet initiatives,
    aimed at driving customer value and growth for the renewable energy business
  • Serve as the implementation lead for commercial software
    & analytics deployment at a customer site
  • Be responsible, as a consolidated escalation point, for
    overall customer solution delivery across operations and services delivering a
    single service solution
  • Lead & execute deployment activities, including
    production release, testing & validation
  • Maintain effective working relationship with customers /
    users, stakeholders, vendors and partners to integrate programs into overall
    strategic objectives
  • Partner with shared technical and business resources
    (Product, Technology, Commercial, and Support) to effectively deliver and
    support solutions
  • Work as a business partner with client leaders and users to
    evaluate/improve business processes and arrive at mutual, cost effective
    solutions for business process efficiency and productivity.
  • Ensure timely, consistent and, accurate responses to client
    queries, escalations, concerns or complaints
  • Drive improvements and initiatives in partnership with relevant
    stakeholders or business owners to resolve delivery issues, failures or adverse
    feedback from clients
  • Build and develop awareness of the commercial and strategic
    value of the client within business leadership and senior management
  • Conduct reviews across all products and services to ensure
    continuous client focus, commitment and engagement


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science,
    Software Engineering or Engineering from an accredited College or University
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with client facing service
    delivery roles
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience leading and managing large
    & complex business programs
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in business systems
    analysis and support including working with all aspects of software development
    lifecycle (requirements to post release validation)
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience working with infrastructure
    (networks, servers, security, databases)

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 travel up to 20%
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Chicago,

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

  • Capability to analyze, identify strategic aspects of
    enhancing and building client relationships
  • Works well under pressure and delivers on time
  • Demonstrable track record of managing and growing account
    relationships through operations and service delivery capabilities
  • Experience with delivering commercial platforms for
    industrial business in energy markets
  • Experience with plant operations and management systems,
    trading & risk management systems or energy market systems
  • Experience working with ISOs, balancing authorities, power
    generating entities or load servicing entities
  • Outstanding program management & leadership skills.
  • Proven client engagement capability
  • Passionate about driving change/influence across cross
  • Demonstrated ability to lead in highly matrixed environment
  • Ability to translate strategic direction into tactical
  • Experience working with program management methodologies
    (i.e. Agile, SDLC)
  • Strong technical (software & infrastructure) skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Black Belt certified or equivalent quality certification
  • Ability to use Six Sigma tools and techniques to drive
  • ITLP graduate or equivalent leadership program graduate