Baker Hughes Technical Project Manager - Houston, TX in HOUSTON, Texas

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Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

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Role Summary:

Baker Hughes, a GE Company is currently hiring for a Technical Project Manager based in Houston, TX

You will be responsible for understanding functional and product requirements for component / module for a specific release, documenting it as functional specifications, applying agile principles to convert these specifications into stories and work units and then translating them into criteria for acceptable product performance; Works independently, at the same time collaborating with all other roles within an agile product development life cycle to ensure product releases that meet organizational standards and customer needs.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Own medium sized feature or feature set requests

  • Interact with customers and product managers tounderstand customer needs and timelines

  • Apply Agile principles to translate unstructured orambiguous work requests into actionable user stories and work unitsthrough problem decomposition and planning

  • Demonstrate practical experience in Agile Methodologyto runs scrums and stand-ups to collaborate with engineering teams andsupport them with scope considerations, product requirements

  • Demonstrate increasing understanding of product andproject management

  • Demonstrate superior knowledge of software developmentlife cycles to collaborate with Quality Engineering and Build and Releaseteams

  • Ensure that intermediate and major features releasesmeet quality standards and functional requirements

  • Work with fellow team members and provides subjectmatter expertise to diagnose bugs and formulate solutions during UserAcceptance Testing as well as after the product is deployed in Production

  • Show increasing understanding of the technology stackand its impact on the final product

  • Demonstrate awareness of Industrial trends and domainexpertise

  • Demonstrate ability to influence customers and productmanagers through persuasion and influencing


  • Bachelor's Degree preferred(Computer Science, Technology, Engineering or Math preferred) or equivalentcombination of education and experience

  • 3 to 5 years or more of professionalexperience in Information Technology

Desired Characteristics:

  • Collaboratewith business and functional partners and technology leadership in definingfeatures backlog and specifying requirements

  • Drivetechnology discussion and strategy in line with business needs and companyreference architecture

  • Defineexecution plan and approach based on project scope, expected timeline andavailable budget/resources

  • Facilitateconvergence of functional and technical

  • Work withglobally located technical team often comprising of members of separateorganizations to coordinate day-to-day execution as per outlined plan

  • Cooperatewith and manage external vendors as required. Manage procurement and onboardingprocess

  • Ensurepre-defined project management processes and practices are followed. Drivesimplification and improvement as necessary

  • Supportexecution team with resolution of roadblocks and interdependencies. Partnerwith technical and functional teams external to the project to ensure theirtasks are completed as required

  • Manageproject risks, scope changes and other non-standard events throughout the lifeof the project

  • Managestakeholder communication and progress reporting

  • Ensurequality of deliverables is verified and matching stakeholder expectations

  • Trackproject outcomes realization and customer satisfaction levels throughestablished metrics against service level. Ensure lessons learned are collected


  • Evangelizes how ourtechnology solves customer problems from a technology and businessperspective

  • Experience in customerengagement to facilitate requirements

  • Has the ability tobreak down problems and estimate time for development tasks

  • Has the ability tomake basic technology choices based on experience

  • Demonstratedinitiative to stay abreast of technology advancements


  • Demonstrates the initiative to explorealternate technology and approaches to solving problems

  • Skilled in breaking down problems,documenting problem statements and estimating efforts

  • Has the ability to analyze impact oftechnology choices


  • Influences through others; builds direct and"behind the scenes" support for ideas

  • Proactively identifies and removes projectobstacles or barriers on behalf of the team

  • Shares knowledge, power, and credit,establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill

  • Able to work under minimal supervision

  • Excellent communication skills and the abilityto interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity

  • Able to work well with global teams, includingtime-zone flexibility

  • Ability to takesownership of small and medium sized tasks and deliver while mentoring andhelping team members

  • Ensures understandingof issues and presents clear rationale. Able to speak to mutual needs andwin-win solutions. Uses two-way communication to influence outcomes and ongoingresults

  • Identifies misalignments with goals,objectives, and work direction against the organizational strategy. Makessuggestions to course correct

  • Continuously measures deliverables of self andteam against scheduled commitments. Effectively balances different, competingobjectives


  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Effective team building and problem-solving abilities

  • Persists to completion, especially in theface of overwhelming odds and setbacks. Pushes self for results; pushesothers for results through team spirit


Houston, TX

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Job: Digital Technology

Title: Technical Project Manager - Houston, TX

Location: Texas-HOUSTON

Requisition ID: 1820005