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Senior Release Train Engineer

Pennington, New Jersey;

Job Description:

This role is an experienced 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 facilitate synch 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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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, ART Sync 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 Engineer

Job Band:

H4

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

This role is an experienced 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 facilitate synch 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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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, ART Sync 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 Engineer

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-22047866

Band: H4

Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Nick Skaric

Referral Bonus:

0