Software Project Manager - Scrum / Firmware - Cleveland - job 1993442

GE Lighting, a Savant Company

Date: 06/23/2022

City: Cleveland, Ohio

Employment type: Full-time

Company Description

GE Lighting, a Savant company, has been at the forefront of every major lighting innovation, from the first light bulb to industry-first LED and smart solutions along with the world’s first voice-embedded lighting product. Today it leads the North American retail lighting market as the most trusted, recommended and likely to purchase brand.

Savant Systems, Inc., is a true powerhouse delivering unmatched intelligent lighting and smart home solutions. Together, Savant and GE Lighting, a Savant company, offer a deep and diverse portfolio of bold and easy-to-use innovations across the retail and professional channels that are engineered for every home.

Savant, a recognized leader in home control and automation, is one of the fastest-growing smart home companies in the luxury and mid-markets. Its powerful Pro technology brings climate, lighting, entertainment, security and energy together in a single, award winning application interface for homeowners.

GE Lighting, a Savant company brings over 100 years of experience in lighting to its Cync brand of smart home products. We’re redefining how a smart home should work by making our user experience simple, intuitive, and fun.

We’re able to leverage Savant’s best-in-class professional home automation platform to bring features and functionality to DIYers that raise the bar for the entire smart home ecosystem. We’ve expanded beyond lighting solutions, launching multiple camera, climate, and outdoor products in just the last year alone.

Job Description

  • Drive in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders , ensuring technical feasibility and coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects within budget

  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress and delegate project tasks based on team members' individual strengths, skill sets and experience levels

  • Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals

  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks

  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors

  • Work with product owners to handle backlogs and new requests

  • Help build a productive environment where team members ‘own’ the product and enjoy working on it


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field or equivalent work experience

  • 7+ years experience working in an engineering project manager role

  • Experience project managing products involving hardware, software, and firmware. Scrum master certification is a plus

  • Excellent knowledge of Scrum techniques and artifacts (such as definition of done, user stories, automated testing, backlog refinement)

  • Experience managing product requirements and creating project schedules

  • Excellent communication and servant leadership skills

  • Problem-solving and conflict-resolution ability

  • Outstanding organizational skills

  • Professional written and verbal communication skills

Additional Information

Bold cutting-edge innovation is in our DNA as our history dates back nearly 130 years to Thomas Edison and the invention of the world’s first lightbulb. We owe our success to our diverse and hardworking employees. Our company will grow by continuing to create a transparent and collaborative environment where people thrive while being themselves and are inspired to do their best work every day. To ensure this happens, we provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon merit, competence, performance, and business needs, without regard to protected characteristics. We seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

GE Lighting, a Savant Company does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Savant and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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