RELEASE TRAIN ENGINEER
ST. LOUIS, MO,
LONG TERM CONTRACT
Client is looking for a senior Agile Release Train Engineer for its release train.
As a Agile Release Train Engineer you will work closely with Product Owners, Customer Stakeholders, UST Management, Business Owners, Product Managers, Product Architects, and others to lead and optimize the flow of value the ART delivers. You will mentor and support all areas of the ART using metrics and tools to ensure performance visibility.
The team is in the onsite-offshore model in different time zones, and so will require some flexibility from the from the RTM to coordinate with the team at different times. Ability to communicate well via Google Hangouts, Zoom, Email, phone is required.
We are looking for someone who is self-motivated, organized, flexible and a team player.
Take responsibility for Agile Release Train (ART) processes and standards, program-level planning, execution and continual improvement.
Facilitate Scrum-of-Scrum forum, manages program-level impediments and risks, and ensure the Release Train stays on track for program-level initiatives and features delivery.
Plan and facilitate PI planning event
Review and track sprint board, backlog and deliveries from the team
Ensure transparency about the ART's delivery, risks, and accomplishments.
Manage and track Agile metrices and score cards
Ensure optimal guidance and excellence for the teams by coaching and developing the Scrum Masters and align the way of working across teams
Drives program-level continual improvement and consistency across Agile Release Train via retrospectives and Scrum-of-Scrums forums.
Facilitate program feature grooming and manage program-level backlog.
Facilitate program-level dependencies with other Release Trains and shared services.
Works with Product Owners, Scrum teams to help mentor teams in alignment to SAFe principles and practices
Escalates and tracks impediments
Helps manage risks and dependencies
Attends System Demos and Solution Demos
Coaches leaders, teams and Scrum Masters on lean-agile practices and methods
Work closely with offshore development/delivery manager
Plan, coordinate and own the releases
Act as a liaison between different stakeholders
Requirements & Qualifications:
Proven, prior experience as Release Train Engineer for long lived value streams and Products
A minimum of 5+ years of relevant professional experience as a Project Manager or Devilry Manager
A minimum of 15 plus years of expertise in IT industry in various role
Ability to work in multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural teams.
Strong knowledge and experience in software development in an Agile environment.
Prior experience working in onsite-offshore model, communicating and coordinating with offshore (India) team
A Bachelor's degree in a technically related field, or equivalent experience
Training and/or certification as a Scrum Master by an educational or professional association
Previous experience engaging partners, contributors and technical resources to deliver software, support and maintain existing applications
Proven and in-depth understanding and experience in Agile development and continuous deployment practices
Solid grasp of Scaled Agile, (SAFe) release, and increments
Project expertise with Atlassian tools (JIRA, Confluence), ServiceNow, Aha! tools
Strong communication skills, with ability to convey complex ideas in a clear, concise fashion to technical and non-technical audiences
Demonstrable understanding of current technologies with the ability to develop and deliver projects using groundbreaking technologies
Strong organization and time management skills
Solid people management and stake holder skills, and ability to work effectively with others, and empower employees
Proven success in the conduct of Agile software development for complex information technology systems.
Strong familiarity with the SDLC and Agile project management methodology
Flexible during times of change
Detailed knowledge of modern software development lifecycles including CI / CD
Managed projects of different nature like production support, development, maintenance, testing, etc.
Must have experience in customer facing project management and team leadership
Scrum Master Certification/Scaled Agile Certification/PMP is a strong plus
Ability to evaluate risks and define approaches for managing project risks
Thanks & Regards,
Sr Manager- Client Service & Delivery
4949 Expy Dr N, Suite 101, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779