Lead Product Specialist - Data Librarian

Job Description Summary

GE is committed to helping the world achieve its decarbonization goals. GE has created an internal structure that is focused on capturing the latest learnings across the globe to develop the most cost effective and efficient pathway to decarbonizing the Energy industry.

The Lead Product Specialist - Data Librarian is an experienced level information technology professional who will maintain documentations and procedures to increase efficiency of data infrastructure. The work will Include supporting common data structure, lexicon, and methodology developed by the Data Architect to ensure the effective consumption of large amounts of structured and unstructured data that will be used for business analysis and business simulations. The Lead Product Specialist - Data Librarian will be the curator of the Knowledge Management system and work with users of the data management system, as well as external partners, to address issues related to the discovery, use, and stewardship of data.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Collaboratively design an organization-wide data warehouse, data catalog, and data pipeline infrastructure
  • Maintain/improve data library systems for description, storage, discovery, and access to tabular, spatial, and text-corpus data
  • Support a common lexicon and effectively store data in the library/repository across business organizations
  • Set the foundational data requirements for effective data consumption and application
  • Evaluate data standards and best practices to ensure a scalable and interoperable data system
  • Identify data user requirements needs, preferences, objectives, and working methods; studying how users consume data content, including data categorization and labeling
  • Evaluate data usage patterns; studying user feedback; conducting retrospectives to Identify knowledge gap in the system
  • Assist engineers and scientists with data management plans, data sharing and long-term data stewardship options
  • Provide cross-functional support through instruction and consultation on the use of data
  • Contribute to Knowledge Management platform user training materials and conducting training on data management, documentation and etc.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Library Science or related Information Technology field
  • Minimum 5 years' experience leading or establishing a data management or analytics program, knowledge management system or data services system


Desired Characteristics
  • Master's Degree in Library and Information Science or related field
  • Experience with the acquisition of datasets via web-scraping and APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) and computational text analysis
  • Ability to build relational databases and create data models
  • Understanding of data visualization principles and tools
  • Strong knowledge of Python or R for data wrangling and other tasks
  • Experience improving research dissemination tactics in a matrixed organization
  • General understanding of power generation products and the energy industry
  • Clear thinker with an ability to focus on the "critical few" issues/priorities
  • Excellent oral and written communication, and presentation skills
  • Experience working cross-functionally in a global environment


This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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 drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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