Digital Technical Product Manager

Digital Technical Product Manager

Ge Transport | adelaide, SA, AU

Posted 16 days ago

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Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems. Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, creating transportation solutions that move and improve the world. Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit the company’s new website at: .
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Technical product Manager will be responsible for technical roadmap and implementation of Wayside Monitoring products. The Technical product manger will work closely with the regional TPM, customers and the Wayside Monitoring Product manager and the engineering team to drive strategy and direction for existing and future products. This role will be responsible for the “HOW” of the product supporting the Product Manager who is responsible for the “Why”.
Essential Responsibilities:
As a technical domain expert for the Wayside Monitoring product will engage closely with the regional TPM’s, customers and the Product Manger to determine the vision, strategy, and roadmap of the product
Uncover and understand customer needs and translate them into requirements.
Ability to work well with internal teams, including developers, engineers, architects, quality assurance, and operations. Ensure requirements are fully understood and that implementation plans match expectations.
Understand, research, and follow technical trends in the industry and in general. Able to assess emerging products and companies to measure their potential value or threat to the company and its products, as well as make recommendations on which new technologies to invest in or leverage.
Follow competitors and conduct capability analysis regularly.
Provide internal and customer training on how to use the product.
Answer incoming questions about the product and its capabilities.
Assess and address technical risks.
Understand and analyze data pipelines, algorithms, and automated systems.
Serve as a product evangelist and subject matter expert to the technical/developer community.
Define success criteria for testing and product acceptance.
Facilitate the creation and maintenance of proper product documentation.
As technical product manager this position will work closely with the engineering team to implement the “How” of the roadmap
You will identify new opportunities for innovation and be responsible for the management of R&D initiatives
Responsible for product line performance with targets on new investments, R&D and customer implementations
Will be responsible for writing, reviewing, and validating technical scope for quotes and proposals  
Drives vision & strategy, roadmap, and product lifecycle for the Wayside monitoring product line.
Required Skills and Experience
Degree Requirements: Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 15
Education in: Computer Science or “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
Rail industry knowledge and experience
Proactively drives portfolio and investment decision to balance customer needs, install base requirements (refresh) and long-term enterprise differentiation.
Evangelizes concepts beyond current offerings
Defines pricing strategy for product/ services and alignment across functions and organizations
Technically savvy to have educated discussions with engineers about costing of various features to generate accurate timelines
Strong business analysis, problem solving, and strategy development skills
Evangelizes new technology, predicts trends, and identifies new opportunities based on trends
Able to translate customer’s business and strategic needs, concerns, and desires into value delivery capabilities of the products
Proven track record of dealing with competing priorities, resolving ambiguities
Adopts a holistic systems perspective. Empathizes with multiple points of view. Challenges program/product planning assumptions
Strong oral and written communication skills
Able to re-appropriate existing solutions to new requirements and situations
Global travel as necessary.
Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.