GE Scrum Master in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Job Number

2785970

Business

GE Oil & Gas

Business Segment

Oil & Gas Digital

About Us

GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is anEqual 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.

Posted Position Title

Scrum Master

Career Level

Experienced

Function

Digital Technology

Function Segment

Program Management

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces

Oklahoma

City

Oklahoma City

Postal Code

73104

Relocation Assistance

No

Role Summary/Purpose

Primary Focus for a Staff Software Agile Leader is creating stable software development system:

  • Coaching teams on consistent and effective execution of Scrum Practices.

  • Enforcing Agile values and practices at the Scrum team level.

  • Ensuring the Scrum team is fully functional, productive, and focused on delivery high quality software.

Essential Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • Manage the full lifecycle of agile application development projects including scope definition, status reporting, and managing risks.

  • Coach all the principle roles of Scrum: Product Owner, Team and Scrum Master.

  • Coach special roles such as Business Analysts and Software Development Managers.

  • Coach teams on effective meeting facilitation: creating agendas, driving to desired outcomes, root cause analysis.

  • Coach teams on Lean principles through the effective use of Kanban principles such as flow and Work in Process limits.

  • Assist Scrum teams with daily stand-up, Sprint planning, and demo/retrospective meetings.

  • Lead team adherence to tool usage for processes like work item decomposition, agile estimation, requirements documentation, metrics and reporting.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

  • 3+ years experience with Agile

  • A minimum of 8 years of professional experience as a Project Manager/Scrum Master OR Master’s degree with 6 years of experience in as a Project Manager/Scrum Master

  • Strong knowledge of Scrum principles how to apply them to build long-lived durable teams.

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

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Oklahoma City, OK

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

Technical Expertise:

  • Strong understanding of SDLC processes, agile development methodology

  • Breaks down problems & maps to different problem groups or domains.

  • Identifies potential problem domains.

  • Conducts root cause analysis for a given problem.

  • Understands vertical value stream related to a problem and breaks it down into smaller problems.

  • Regularly chooses technologies at both the application and enterprise level based on breadth and depth of experience and education at all levels of the SDLC

  • Extends persistence design to accommodate specific requirements

  • Solves technical challenges through regular application of common design patterns (e.g., Gang of Four, Singleton)

Business Acumen:

  • Strong problem solving abilities and capable of articulating specific technical topics or assignments

  • Experience in building scalable and highly available distributed systems

  • Expert in breaking down problems and estimate time for development tasks

  • Evangelizes how our technology solves customer problems from a technology and business perspective

Leadership:

  • Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions

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

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

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

Personal Attributes:

  • Able to work under minimal supervision

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

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

  • Skilled in providing oversight and mentoring team members.

  • Shows ability to effectively delegate work.

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