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Senior Release Train Engineer (2022-4352)

Atrium CWS
Atlanta, GA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Overview

The Release Train Engineer’s (RTE) primary purpose is to support Agile Release Trains (ART) by steering them to success and navigating the complexity of delivering software in scaled Agile delivery systems. The RTE’s focus is to deliver value by managing system level processes, execution, and continuous improvement.


Responsibilities

Release Train Feature Roadmap and Planning

  • Facilitates the coordinated preparation of release planning for the release train. This includes:
  • Collaborating with the Engineering Leader, Architect, Product UX Architect to assist the Product Manager in prioritizing features for the next quarterly planning cycle.
  • Partnering with the Product Manager, Architect, and Product UX Architect in the refining of features to be considered in the next quarterly planning cycle to meet the Feature Definition of Ready.
  • Coordinating ART (Agile Release Train) communication and coordination with stakeholders and customers during feature definition and delivery.
  • Ensuring effective communication and coordination for and during quarterly planning
  • Managing change to the ART’s quarterly plan and the impacts of those changes

Release Train Transparency

  • Leads ART in remaining transparent to itself, the teams on the train, and to the organization through:
  • Backlog Management and Rally integrity for accurate reporting. May include the collection of metrics, KPIs, investment mix reporting, and other reporting as needed by the release train or organization.
  • Facilitation and continuous improvement of periodic ART Reviews with organizational leaders and stakeholders to provide clarity on the expected value delivery and to gain stakeholder feedback on changes to direction the release train may need to take.

Delivery Coordination

  • Leads the ART in the coordination of major feature releases and ongoing delivery of value to customers where multiple teams, release trains, or solution groups are involved in development and release by hosting RTC (Release Train Coordination) meetings as needed.
  • Coordinates the ART and the Product Readiness Managers in the orchestration of program level initiatives that cross multiple release trains.
  • Manages ART in resolving or reporting escalated issues involving risk, or dependency management that may be hindering the team’s ability to deliver features. Scrum masters and teams facilitate the resolution of impediments, dependencies, and risks within their span of influence

Continuous Improvement

  • Promotes continuous improvement through the facilitation of Art Retrospectives quarterly, or more often as needed, to improve backlog management, release train reviews, sprint reviews, or release train coordination and higher-level function.
  • Active membership in the RTE Community of Practice helping the organization to maintain alignment, learn new techniques, and improve technical and quality practices. Work with RTE community to determine ways to help ARTs across the company improve cross train and solution group coordination and collaboration.

Other Operational Functions

  • The RTE may be called upon to lead projects that impact the ART but may not require work being added to team backlogs.
  • Partner in the execution of product vision
  • Coordination of production support, and continuous improvement of operational workflows and communication, etc.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5+ Years of Scrum, preferably scaled Agile experience
  • Must understand the difference between “being Agile” and “doing Agile”
  • Understands Lean thinking and implementation
  • Servant leader and strong communicator with strong interpersonal skills who can:
  • Listen and support teams in problem-identification and decision making
  • Encourage an environment that values mutual respect, openness, and courage
  • Persuade by influence rather than authority
  • Understand and empathize with others

Requisition Disclaimer

Please note contractors are engaged to provide services on a temporary basis in connection with a specific assignment. Contractors are hired and employed through Atrium.

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