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Scrum Master General Electric
Redmond, WA

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Role Summary:In this role, you will be working closely with software development scrum teams to help guide them in Agile/Scrum practices. The Scrum Master does everything possible as a servant-leader to help the team perform at its highest level. This involves removing any impediments to progress, facilitating meetings, training in advanced concepts, and working with the product owner to make sure the product backlog is in good shape and ready for the next sprint.

Essential Responsibilities:

Coach teams on Agile and Scrum practices to improve software delivery

Remove obstacles that are impeding the team's progress

Assessing the Scrum maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity

Schedule and facilitate Scrum ceremonies

Help the development team reach consensus on what can be achieved during a specific time period

Protect the development team from outside distractions

Work with product owners and product managers to make sure the team is working on the right priorities

Keep up to date with the latest in agile/scrum practices, including scaling, and bring that information to the team to be implemented

Reporting out team metrics to leadership and stakeholders

Qualifications/Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Electric Engineering, or in "STEM" Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

Must be Scrum certified and experience as a Scrum Master for at least (2) years for a software development team

Eligibility Requirement:

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.

Must be willing to work out of an office located in Redmond, WA.

Desired Characteristics:

Knowledge of various well-documented patterns and techniques in the Scrum approach (example: numerous burndown technologies, various Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.)

Strong communication skills

Strong coaching abilities

Strong conflict resolution skills

Experience in playing the Scrum Master role for at least (5) years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory

Awareness and experience with a wide variety of Agile practices: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games, etc.

Understanding/experience of the Power industry

Knowledge of Scaled Agile frameworks

Experience working with multiple teams simultaneously

Driven by a clear focus on the Manifesto and the Principles

Experience recognizing and dealing with antipatterns

Comfortable with challenging the status quo to deliver business value outcomes over just managing output

Familiarity with Microservices and modern software architectures

Understands what it means to have an empowered team and has experience coaching towards that

Expert at creating backlogs including writing, prioritizing, estimating, and sizing user-centered stories

Story mapping experience

Experience with Release Planning

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About Us:GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE's mission and deliver for our customers. www.ge.com

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, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

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 drug screen (as applicable).Additional Locations:United States;Washington;Redmond;

About General Electric

General Electric is a multinational conglomerate corporation offering infrastructure and financial services.

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