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Release Train Engineer

Charlotte, North Carolina;

Job Description:

The Release Train Engineer is responsible for optimizing the flow of epics/features and the value delivered by a smaller Agile Release Train (ART), and is focused on serving the needs of the train to drive performance and growth.

This role will be 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 and protects the teams from outside disruptions to delivery. They manage financials for the ART and assist with resource planning. In addition, they promote and coach the Agile mindset and principles, empowering individual teams to become self-managing and fulfill their cross-functional potential.

KEY Responsibilities:

  • Guide and coach the teams on the Agile Release Train on Scrum practices, and develop their understanding of Agile principles
  • Define norms/agreements for the ART and enforce the agreements
  • Coordinate and facilitate ART ceremonies (for example, Backlog Refinement, Program Increment (PI) Planning, ART Sync or PO Sync, Scrum of Scrums), System Demos, and Retrospective
  • In collaboration with the Product Manager, ensure the program has a healthy product/program backlog
  • 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
  • Provide status updates and reporting pertaining to ART plans/delivery/timelines/impediments to stakeholders and leadership
  • Ensure Enterprise Change Management and other policy requirements for technology solutions are met for the epics/features delivered by the ART
  • 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 Scrum Masters

Required Job Skills:

  • 8-10 years progressive work related experience with demonstrated proficiency in Agile, Scrum teams.
  • 3-5 years leading teams and/or significant complex projects
  • Experience with dependency management/risk management/impediment removal

Desired Job Skills:

  • Using JIRA/Ralley
  • Thought leadership
  • Risk management
  • SAFe aware Certification

Core Technology Infrastructure Organization:

  • Is committed to building a workplace where every employee is welcomed and given the support and resources to perform their jobs successfully.
  • Wants to be a great place for people to work and strive to create an environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals.
  • Believes diversity makes us stronger so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world.
  • Provides continuous training and development opportunities to help employees achieve their career goals, whatever their background or experience.
  • Is committed to advancing our tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve our clients and their evolving business needs.
  • Believes in responsible growth and is dedicated to supporting our communities by connecting them to the lending, investing and giving they need to remain vibrant and vital.

LOB Job Profile:

Responsible for planning, coordinating, and delivery of defined deliverables which usually requires engagement from multiple teams such as a project or smaller program. Communicates the work objectives, coordinates delivery, manages risks, ensures compliance to standards, and provides end-to-end visibility into the health of the deliverables. Ensures execution and delivery meets the client’s expectations in terms of the functionality, quality, timeline and cost. Coordinates and facilitates routines to support delivery – e.g. kick-offs, status reviews, stakeholder meetings, change controls, tollgates, etc. Plans and coordinates delivery and dependencies with across multiple teams. Facilitates dependency management/risk management/impediment removal for the defined deliverables. Promotes/facilitates communication and collaboration across organizations to support the deliverable completion and timeline. Gathers/facilitates status updates for the deliverables to stakeholders and leadership pertaining to delivery, risks/issues, and schedule. Ensures that execution is aligned with deliverable requirements by working with the sponsor/stakeholders. Ensures deliverables comply with Enterprise Change Management standards. Supports resource planning for delivery/execution. Individual Contributor.


1st shift (United States of America)

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Travel: No


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