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Staff Agile Transformer

  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Experience Level: Experienced
  • Posted Date: 4/16/2018 6:54:54 PM
  • Job #: 3087906
  • Location(s): United States; Texas; Houston

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 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 Staff Agile Transformer, you will work with GE Digital Thread technical leadership and their teams and coach them on an approach to incubate and accelerate the adoption of new technology at GE. You will lead and facilitate workshops to help the Digital Thread teams understand their product portfolio as well as coach and mentor them through a framework to accelerate digital product development.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with business stakeholders and technical teams to help them understand and execute an approach to evaluating and prioritizing their product portfolio.
  • Accelerate digital adoption by providing training, coaching, feedback, and advice to Digital Thread teams on the Scrum Framework.
  • Co-locate with the Digital Thread teams, as needed, to coach them in migrating from project based initiatives to digital product development.
  • Participate in creating and/or improving the agenda, content, and delivery of portfolio and digital incubation workshops.
  • Identify and coach champions within Digital Thread in order to remove dependencies on external mentors.


    Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, engineering, analytics or a related field, or equivalent years of work experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with technical product management, technical architecture and/or development of software based products or services

    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
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Houston

    Desired Characteristics:

  • Knowledge and experience with designing and delivering technical products and services using the Scrum framework
  • Knowledge of digital architecture and public cloud providers
  • Outstanding training, presentation 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
  • Candidates with One or more agile-related certifications will be preferred: Certified Scrum Coach (CSC),: Certified Scrum Trainer (SCT), Certified Scrum Product Owner, Certified Scrum Master (CSM), PMI Agile
  • Dynamically adapt to fluid situations to deliver the intended results
  • Strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to form productive relationships quickly and create the spheres of influence required for transformational changes
  • Prior experience as a software developer strongly preferred
  • Ability to form productive relationships quickly and create the spheres of influence required for transformation
  • Practical understanding, experience and knowledge of DevOps capabilities such as Continuous Integration and Delivery (CI/CD), process/maturity models (ITIL, CMMI, Six Sigma) and their use
  • Prior experience as a software developer strongly preferred
  • Experience in the transition of an organization from waterfall to agile, Experience with Rally
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


    Locations: United States; Texas; Houston

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


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