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Release Train Engineer

Pennington, New Jersey;

Job Description:

A Release Train Engineer (RTE), is a servant leader, who is responsible for optimizing the flow of epics/features and the value delivered by a smaller 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 and protects the teams from outside disruptions to delivery. They manage financials for the ART and assist with resource planning. Promotes and coaches the Agile mindset and principles, empowering individual teams to become self-managing and fulfill their cross-functional potential. A RTE I, is an individual contributor at the program level.

Required Skills: 

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience

  • Guide and coach the teams on the Agile Release Train on Scrum practices, and develop their understanding of Agile principles

  • Helps define norms/agreements for the ART and enforces the agreements

  • Coordinates and facilitates ART ceremonies–e.g. Backlog Refinement, Program Increment (PI) Planning, ART Sync (or PO Sync, Scrum of Scrums), System Demos, Retrospective

  • Facilitates dependency management/risk management/impediment removal for the ART

  • Promotes/facilitates 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

  • Ensures Enterprise Change Management and other policy requirements for technology solutions are met for the epics/features delivered by the ART

  • Measures ART delivery, maturity, and performance and reviews the metrics with the ART to identify improvement opportunities

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience

Desired Skills:

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

A Release Train Engineer (RTE), is a servant leader, who is responsible for optimizing the flow of epics/features and the value delivered by a smaller 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 and protects the teams from outside disruptions to delivery. They manage financials for the ART and assist with resource planning. Promotes and coaches the Agile mindset and principles, empowering individual teams to become self-managing and fulfill their cross-functional potential. A RTE I, is an individual contributor at the program level.

Required Skills: 

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience

  • Guide and coach the teams on the Agile Release Train on Scrum practices, and develop their understanding of Agile principles

  • Helps define norms/agreements for the ART and enforces the agreements

  • Coordinates and facilitates ART ceremonies–e.g. Backlog Refinement, Program Increment (PI) Planning, ART Sync (or PO Sync, Scrum of Scrums), System Demos, Retrospective

  • Facilitates dependency management/risk management/impediment removal for the ART

  • Promotes/facilitates 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

  • Ensures Enterprise Change Management and other policy requirements for technology solutions are met for the epics/features delivered by the ART

  • Measures ART delivery, maturity, and performance and reviews the metrics with the ART to identify improvement opportunities

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience

Desired Skills:

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-22041096

Band: H5

Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Teresa Young [C]

Referral Bonus:

0