Business Segment: Transportation Digital Solutions
Location(s): United States; Florida; West Melbourne
About Us: At GE Transportation, we move the world. We are a global digital industrial leader and supplier to the rail, mining, marine, stationary power and drilling industries. Our solutions help customers deliver goods and services with greater speed and greater savings using our advanced manufacturing techniques, industry expertise and connected machines. Established more than a century ago, GE Transportation is a division of GE that began as a pioneer in passenger and freight locomotives. That innovative spirit still drives GE Transportation today. It's the engine of change that puts us at the forefront of transportation technology, software, and analytics. And it's why we continue to find-and realize-the potential that keeps our connected world moving forward. The GE Transportation Global Headquarters is located in Chicago, Illinois. There are over 65 service sites worldwide.
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 Agile Project Manager/Scrum Master will be responsible for leading the successful execution of one or more Scrum Teams within the Software Release Trains to support the delivery of strategic software products. The Agile Project Manager/Scrum Master is a hybrid role that properly balances agile leadership and program management to help software development teams plan, build and deliver solutions more efficiently.
This role will work closely with the Release Train Engineer (RTE) and Product Owner within the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).
You will facilitate SAFe processes and execution, resolve and escalate impediments, manage risks, help assure value delivery, and drive continuous improvement.
The Agile Project Manager/Scrum Master will act as execution lead of a distributed or collocated multi-function software team delivering value to customers.
You will closely partner with the other leadership roles both at the RTE and Value Stream level to define value stream program objectives, and drive elaboration of specific release train deliverables, plans, cost estimates and schedules.
The Agile Project Manager/Scrum Master will be a servant leader to the Agile teams, driving impediment removal and continuous risk reduction to enable successful software delivery.
Coordinate implementation of all the product features over the multiple iterations within a Program Increment (PI) working closely with the team and Product Owner
Manage the PI plan, issues, roadblocks, dependencies, and work with Product Managers and Architects to address any gaps in the product backlog
Participate and support program level cadence and program level ceremonies (e.g. Release Planning, Backlog reviews, Scrum of Scrums, release train retrospectives, etc)
Maintain and report metrics that provide visibility to stakeholders on program-level plans, progress, cost and quality
Manage release scope during execution so that deliverables, schedule and budget can be met
Facilitate identification of dependencies and critical path for release schedule among agile teams, other internal teams, and external suppliers
Proactively advocate for quality using processes and automation such as continuous test and continuous integration
Foster a team collaborative environment that tears down silos between teams and internal functional groups
Actively contribute to the company’s Agile and Lean Community through participation in the internal Agile Community of Practice and Scrum Master Forums
Develop, communicate, and maintain a detailed release plan, release budget and schedule
Prepare schedule and budget estimations and technical proposals for new project bids
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or a Technical field
Minimum of 5-8 years of experience in software development / IT (preferably in Enterprise Application development)
Minimum of 5 years of experience in Software Project Leadership (Including; planning, analysis, and cost control)
Minimum of 5 years leading in Agile development environment
Minimum 2 years leading in Scaled Agile Framework environment
Willingness and ability to travel internationally and domestically up to 25% of the time
Proficient with Agile / Scrum Tools
Proficient with Project Planning tools (Project / Clarity PPM)
Understanding of estimation and budgeting processes
Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)
Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) certification
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
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