General Electric Sr. Scrum Master-Minden, Nevada in MINDEN, Nevada

Role Summary:

Essential Responsibilities

In the role of Senior Scrum Master, you will:

· Facilitate Scrum ceremonies such as sprint planning, sprint and release retrospectives, backlog scrubs, sprint demos and daily standups

· Monitor team progress and drive accountability to agreed deliverables and milestones

· Support the product owner and team leads in grooming, prioritizing, and maintaining an Agile backlog

· Guide team’s self-organization

· Promote a customer-first execution environment

· Optimize team’s execution by removing outside distractions and other impediments

· Own and manage process improvement initiatives

· Facilitate team discussions, decision making and conflict resolution

· Coach and mentor teams on consistent and effective use of Scrum best practices

Role Summary/Purpose

· As a Scrum Master, you will work in an Agile team environment to create a scalable software solution for our customers. A Scrum Master is an expert in Agile principles and works to promote these principles across the teams and their development processes. A Scrum Master is the guardian of the development teams, responsible for increasing efficiency in the development process by protecting teams from outside distractions, driving accountability, and promoting strong teamwork.


· Qualifications/Requirements

· Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering and/or Analytics

· Minimum 3 years of experience working within an agile development environment with knowledge of common agile techniques

Eligibility Requirements:

· Must be willing to work out of an office located in Minden, Nevada


· Desired Characteristics

· Strong communication and facilitation skills, including using visual aids and public speaking

· Understanding of backlog tracking, incremental delivery, burndown metrics, velocity, user stories and task definition

· Excellent teamwork abilities

· Experience working with international teams

· Experience with creating and facilitating workshops or events to educate technical and non-technical audiences

· Scrum Master certification

· Ability to adapt to fluid situations to deliver the intended results

· Strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills

· Strong influencing skills

· Experience with Team Foundation Server (TFS)

· Knowledge of other Agile approaches, like: Kanban, XP, etc.

Locations: United States; Nevada; MINDEN

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.