About Us: Avitas Systems is a wholly owned subsidiary of GE, the world’s Digital Industrial Company. At GE and Avitas Systems we are transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Avitas Systems delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industrial inspection.
Avitas Systems offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. Avitas Systems 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.
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: The Scrum Master will serve as Project Manager for one or more co-located Agile development squads. You will work closely with business stakeholders and product owners to manage the product backlog and ensure that developed features meet stakeholder requirements, plan and manage the sprint schedule ensuring that development cycles are completed on time and on budget with optimum velocity, and be responsible for reporting on team progress to various levels of management.
Essential Responsibilities: In this role, you will:
Articulate the Avitas Systems technical strategy
Produce training and or communications tools to facilitate adoption of these strategies
Manage all aspects of one or more small to medium projects concurrently from initiation through closure
Develop, sell and implement comprehensive project plans, encompassing project team structure and resource assignment, implementation, testing and training plans, creation of a control plan identifying both business process metrics and platform quality requirements and ensuring successful transition to support and maintenance teams
Own all project risk; including time, budget, and scope, and the associated plans to contain and/or mitigate risk
Identify critical path decisions, makes recommendations and influences program leaders and business process owners to maximize project payback
Manage daily activities, issue resolution and communication across project execution teams in order to deliver projects on-time, on-budget, as-requested by customer
Lead in a matrixed team working on digital hub initiatives
Interact with leadership teams at all levels in the organization to provide updates and to gather feedback
Anticipate challenges and resolve conflicts
Establish and manage strong working relationships across Avitas System, partners and GE
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems / Technology, or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Minimum 5 years of IT, Engineering, or related technical experience
Minimum 3 years of experience developing and successfully executing IT project / product roadmaps with demonstrated change management skills
Minimum of 2 years of experience leading projects using Agile
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required.
Must be willing to travel 10%
Must be willing to work out of an office located in San Ramon, CA
Strong oral and written communication skills
Entrepreneurial and proactive spirit
Strong experience with agile methodologies and role as a Scrum Master
Proven track record of successful project delivery
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
Proficient with Rally/Agile Central
Experience leading teams developing with Predix, Polymer.js, and Postgres
Lean/Six Sigma Certification
Collaborates effectively with multi-disciplinary teams and identifies the interconnections between them
Ability to work with cross-functional teams to build effective processes
Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, ideal candidate will also have experience
Presenting effectively to non-technical and executive audiences
Ability to lead cross-functional and customer / supplier teams
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