Product Manager Digital PowerGen Solution&APM Platform (m/f)

29 Oct 2016
06 Apr 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
This role represents the "voice of the customer" by maintaining and prioritizing the backlog to ensure that the software and analytics team is working on stories that maximize business value and deliver necessary fixes and functionality to all customers using the GE Distributed Power Asset Performance Management platform and Reciprocating Engine for Power Generation Digital Solution set.

Essential Responsibilities

This position is responsible for leading the development of two digital solution sets. First, the advancement of the Digital Solutions for reciprocating engines used in Power Generation applications. For this digital product line, the product manager must grow the value of current commercial offerings while exploring adjacencies to drive more value for customer and grow the business. Secondly, the role will oversee the advancement of Distributed Power's Asset Performance Management platform. In addition to supporting the digital power generation products, this platform is serves other digital solutions related to reciprocating engines used in various applications and serving several key stakeholders. This is complex and sophisticated software platform that is currently connected to 9,000 industrial assets, ingests over 7 TB of data per year, and serves hundreds of users inside and outside of General Electric.
  • Draft key objectives, strategies and apply the data for a product to make business decisions.
  • Possess a fundamental understanding of end-to-end customer experience integration and dependencies.
  • Accountable for a created product(s), delivering in the product model and communicating the product needs with business partners.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders during the visioning and concept development of a product.
  • Lead, manage and collaborate with cross-functional teams, business partners and stakeholder management for a product(s).
  • Assess value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy.
  • Maintain an effective and groomed backlog.
  • Establish clearly defined Acceptance Criteria per feature.
  • Drive an effective Agile development processes and cross functional communication.
  • World Class Program & Project Execution.
  • Efficient Delivery of Services (Quality, Low cost).
  • Efficient and Effective Solution Delivery Process.
  • Promote Continuous Improvement


  • Related technical degree such as Bachelor/Master in Information Technology, Computer Science or Software Engineering
  • Significant experience as a software product owner, software engineer, software architect and/or scrum master developing sophisticated cloud-based software applications
  • Considerable experience in leading Agile Software Development
  • Fluent in English and German

According to Austrian law job postings need to include the minimum salary for a position. For this position the minimum salary based on the collective agreement is EURO 3.099,59 gross monthly. Please note that this is the very minimum salary and will most likely be higher. The effective salary is based on the candidate's Qualification and Experience and will be negotiated accordingly.

Desired Characteristics

  • Masters of Business Administration or Product Management
  • Experience working with the power generation industry with a knowledge of the customer needs, perspectives, and challenges.
  • Experience with Reciprocating Engines
  • Very profound experience in power generation industry
  • Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles on behalf of the team
  • Strong active listening skills with ability to empathize, maintain an open mind, and ask questions, that draw out the perspective of customers and other persons
  • Able to leverage knowledge about industry trends, competitors, and changing regulations across the broad environment to advance the product portfolio
  • Collaborates effectively with multi-disciplinary teams (e.g., software development, data science, user experience, business teams, etc.) and identifies the interconnections between them
  • Entrepreneurial, proactive spirit. Perseveres through all situations with indomitable spirit and professionalism, keeping perspective and displaying a good sense of humor.