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EM Agile Project Manager

  • GE Transportation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/25/2017 4:01:54 PM
  • 2833631
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: GET Transportation
Location(s): United States ; Florida; West Melbourne


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:
The Agile Project Manager will be responsible for leading the successful execution of one or more value streams (Software Release Trains) to support the delivery of strategic software products.
The Agile Project Manager is a hybrid role that properly balances agile leadership and program management to help software development teams plan, build and deliver solutions more efficiently.

Essential Responsibilities:

This role will evolve into the Release Train Engineer (RTE)
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 will act as execution lead of a
distributed multi-team software effort delivering value to customers. You will
closely partner with Customer Program Managers, Product Line Management and
Engineering leaders to define value stream program objectives, and drive
elaboration of specific release train deliverables, plans, cost estimates and
schedules.

The Agile Project Manager will be a servant leader to the
Agile teams, driving impediment removal and continuous risk reduction to enable
successful software delivery.

In addition, you will:

  • Coordinate implementation of all the product features over
    the multiple iterations within a Program Increment (PI) working closely with
    team ScrumMasters and Product Managers
  • Manage the PI plan, issues, roadblocks, dependencies, and
    work with Product Managers and Architects to address any gaps in the product
    backlog
  • Establish and lead 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



Qualifications/Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:

  • 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

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. Ge may
    sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job
    opening.
  • Willingness and ability to travel internationally and
    domestically up to 25% of the time



Desired Characteristics:

  • 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
  • Railroad industry experience

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Locations: United States ; Florida; West Melbourne

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.
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