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Scrum Master

  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Experience Level: Experienced
  • Posted Date: 12/20/2017 3:51:27 PM
  • Job #: 3042901
  • Location(s): United States; Nevada; Minden

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 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.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • 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 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


    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, engineering, analytics or a related field, or equivalent years of work experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as scrum

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • 3+ years’ experience with designing and delivering products using the framework and strong knowledge of common 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

    Desired Characteristics:
  • 3+ years’ experience working in an agile development environment
  • 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

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


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