Release Train Engineer

  • location: Charlotte, NC
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $85 - $95 per hour

job description

Release Train Engineer

job summary:
Description:

Works at the program level. Supports all teams on the Agile Release Train and stakeholders under supervision from a more senior domain expert.

  • Scrum Master
  • Product Manager
  • Solution Train Engineer
  • SeniorArchitect
  • Delivery Lead
  • Tech and Business Exec
Responsibilities:

  • This role is an experienced servant leader, who is responsible for optimizing the flow of epics/features and the value delivered by a complex/larger Agile Release Train (ART). Key responsibilities include coordinating and facilitating the ART ceremonies, managing dependencies across teams in the ART, and providing visibility into the health of epic/feature delivery and the overall program increment. This role ensures impediments to epic/feature delivery are resolved quickly, protects the teams from outside disruptions to delivery, and drives continuous improvement for the ART. They manage financials for the ART,assist with resource planning, and facilitatesynch points between business and technology leaders. In addition, they promote and coach the Agile mindset and principles, enabling the ART to become high-performing as one cohesive team.
  • Guide and coach leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters in the ART on Agile practices, and develop their understanding of Agile principles.
  • Help define norms/agreements for the ART and enforce the agreements.
  • Coordinate and facilitate ART ceremonies(for example, Backlog Refinement, Program Increment (PI) Planning, ARTSync or PO Sync, Scrum of Scrums), System Demos, and Retrospective.
  • In collaboration with the Product Manager, ensure the program has a healthy backlog and review demand versus capacity.
  • Facilitate dependency management/risk management/impediment removal for the ART.
  • Promote/facilitate communication and collaboration within the ART to support value delivery and PI commitments.
  • Responsible for providing status updates and reporting pertaining to ART plans/delivery/timelines/impediments to stakeholders and leadership.
  • Ensure that execution is aligned with product strategy by working with Product Managers, Product Owners, and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure Enterprise Change Management and other policy requirements for technology solutions are met for the epics/features delivered by the ART.
  • Enable the ART to become high performing through collaboration and relentless focus on continuous improvement.
  • Measure ART delivery, maturity, and performance and review the metrics with the ART to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Capture data to help determine/track product funding and resource acquisition needs.
  • Mentor more junior Release Train Engineers."
 
location: Charlotte, North Carolina
job type: Contract
salary: $85 - 95 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Help define norms/agreements for the ART and enforce the agreements.
  • Coordinate and facilitate ART ceremonies(for example, Backlog Refinement, Program Increment (PI) Planning, ARTSync or PO Sync, Scrum of Scrums), System Demos, and Retrospective.
  • In collaboration with the Product Manager, ensure the program has a healthy backlog and review demand versus capacity.
  • Facilitate dependency management/risk management/impediment removal for the ART.
  • Promote/facilitate communication and collaboration within the ART to support value delivery and PI commitments.
  • Responsible for providing status updates and reporting pertaining to ART plans/delivery/timelines/impediments to stakeholders and leadership.
  • Ensure that execution is aligned with product strategy by working with Product Managers, Product Owners, and other stakeholders.
 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
 
skills:
  • Scrum Master
  • Agile

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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