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Release Train Engineer in Norfolk, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/12/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  819359

If interested, please send your most updated resume to Steve Pennington at spennington@apexsystems.com

Release Train Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and optimize the flow of value through the ART and Solution Train using various tools, such as the Program and Solution Kanbans and other information radiators
  • Establish and communicate the annual calendars for Iterations and Program Increments (PIs) Facilitate PI Planning readiness by fostering the preparation of Vision and Backlogs, and through Pre- and Post-PI Planning meetings
  • Facilitate the PI planning event
  • Summarize Team PI Objectives into Program PI Objectives and publish them for visibility and transparency
  • Assist tracking the execution of features and capabilities
  • Facilitate periodic synchronization meetings, including the ART sync at the Program Level and the value stream sync for Solution Trains
  • Assist with economic decision-making by facilitating feature and capability estimation by teams and the roll-up to Epics, where necessary Coach leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters in Lean-Agile practices and mindsets
  • Help manage risks and dependencies
  • Escalate and track impediments
  • Provide input on resourcing to address critical bottlenecks
  • Encourage collaboration between teams and System and Solution Architects/Engineering Work with Product and Solution Management, Product Owners, and other stakeholders to help ensure strategy and execution alignment Improve the flow of value through value streams using the Continuous Delivery Pipeline and DevOps 
  • Facilitate System Demos and Solution Demos Drive relentless improvement via Inspect and Adapt workshops; assess the agility level of the ART and Solution Train and help them improve
  • Foster Communities of Practice and the use of engineering and Built-In Quality practices 

Skills/Experience 

  • SPC (SAFe Program Consultant) certification preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of JIRA
  • Confluence and Agile Craft is a plus
  • 2+ years’ experience as an RTE and/or leading two different ARTs as an RTE.
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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