Release Train Engineer - Consumer Ops

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/22/18
Chicago, IL
5 - 7 years experience
Professional, Scientific & Technical Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/22/18

What we’ll bring:

  • A welcoming and energetic environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. We consistently explore new technologies and tools to be agile.
  • Flexible time off, workplace flexibility, an environment that welcomes continued professional growth through support of tuition reimbursement, conferences and seminars.
  • Our culture encourages our people to hone current skills and build new capabilities, while discovering their genius.

What you'll bring

  • Minimum 5 years of experience managing and facilitating program increment (PI) planning readiness and PI planning events
  • Experience applying Lean Thinking and Systems Thinking in large organizations
  • Prior experience with Agile Transformation activities
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

We’d prefer to see:

  • Certification(s) in Agile methodologies (e.g., CSM, CSPO, CSP, PMI, ACP, SA, SPC, RTE, SASM)
  • Previous experience using Agile Central (Rally)
  • Experience working in an Agile organization using Scrum, XP, Kanban, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), or other scaling model is preferred

Impact you’ll make: 

  • Understand the general values and principles of Agile as outlined in the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and be fully aligned to those values and principles
  • Serve as the Release Train Engineer for Consumer Operations:

o   Facilitate PI (Program Increment) planning readiness and PI planning events

o   Aggregate Team PI objectives into Program PI objectives and publish for visibility and transparency; work with the teams to track progress and mitigate risk

o   Assist with Program execution and feature completion tracking

o   Facilitate Scrum of Scrums and biweekly PI Performance Review sessions

o   Help manage Program risks, issues and dependencies

o   Help resolve and escalate Program impediments as needed

  • o   Ensure Program governance, and drive Program level process improvement via PI Inspect & Adapt
  • o   Monitor the effectiveness of Program processes and performance, and collaborate with the Product and IT teams on changes and improvements
  • o   Partner with Product Management on end to end Epic status
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