About Us: BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own. With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.
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.
Role Summary: As a Senior 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.
Facilitate Scrum ceremonies such as sprint planning, sprint and release retrospectives, backlog scrubs, sprint demos and daily stand ups
Coach and mentor teams on consistent and effective use of Scrum best practices.
Guide team’s self-organization
Promote a customer-first execution environment
Support the product owner and team leads in grooming, prioritizing, and maintaining an Agile backlog
Collaborate with team to create incremental deliverables
Monitor team progress and drive accountability to agreed deliverables and milestones
Support the Program Manager in leveraging digital tools to track release progress
Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
Optimize team’s execution by removing outside distractions and other impediments
Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, engineering, analytics or a related field, or equivalent years of work experience
Minimum of 3 years of experience with technical product management, technical architecture and/or development of software based products or services, or its equivalent
3+ years’ experience with designing and delivering products using the Agile framework and strong knowledge of common agile techniques.
Strong communication and facilitation skills, including using visual aids and public speaking
Experience with creating and facilitating workshops or events to educate technical and non-technical audiences
Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen
Must be willing to work out of an office located in Minden, Nevada
2+ years’ experience as Scrum master
Experience working with international teams
Ability to adapt to fluid situations to deliver the intended results
Strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
Strong influencing skills
Knowledge about tasks, backlog tracking, incremental delivery, burndown metrics, velocity, user stories etc.
Knowledge of other Agile approaches, like: Kanban, XP, etc.
Locations: United States; Nevada; Minden
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