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Job Title: Agile Release Train Engineer

Location: Jupiter, FL

Job-Type: Contract

Referral Fee: +/- $180

Employment Eligibility: Gravity will only consider US Citizens, Green Card Holders at this time

 

Position Overview

Our client is a $17B, Fortune 200 company and world’s largest generator of renewable energy. Technology, software development and agile project management play an instrumental role in our client’s efforts to deliver clean energy services and power generation cross the US.

Gravity is looking for a Release Train Engineer that will manage and optimize the flow of value through the ART and Solution Train using various tools, such as the Program and Solution Kanban.

The successful candidate will establish and communicate the annual calendars for Iterations and Program Increments (PIs). Facilitate PI Planning readiness by fostering a Continuous Exploration process which drives the synthesis of a Vision, a Roadmap, and Backlogs, and through Pre- and Post-PI Planning meetings

Qualifications:

  • Manage and optimize the flow of value through the ART and Solution Train using various tools
  • Hands-on by helping to track and manage risks as well as dependencies
  • Project management experience with large programs is preferred
  • Support Agile teams in risk mitigation
  • Establish and communicate the annual calendars for sprints and Program Increments (PIs)
  • Facilitate PI Planning readiness by fostering a Continuous Exploration process which drives the synthesis of a Vision, a Roadmap, and Backlogs, and through Pre- and Post-PI Planning meetings
  • Facilitate the PI planning event
  • Summarize Team PI Objectives into Program & Solution PI Objectives and publish them for visibility and transparency
  • Assist tracking the execution of features and capabilities through various metrics and tools
  • Facilitate periodic synchronization meetings, including the ART sync at the Program Level and Scrum of Scrums
  • Assist with economic decision-making by facilitating feature and capability estimation by teams and the roll-up to Epics, where necessary
  • Ensure leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters apply Agile
  • Escalate and track impediments at the Program Level
  • Encourage collaboration between teams and System / Solution Architects
  • Work with Product and Solution Management, Product Owners, and other stakeholders to help ensure strategy and execution alignment
  • Collaborate with the User Experience (UX) team on UX innovation cycle
  • Work with the Agile Program Management Office (APMO) on program execution and operational excellence
  • 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
  • Help motivate the team and keep them excited
  • Able to create executive style presentations
  • Strong writing, verbal, and presentation skills; Proficient in Microsoft 365 Suite
  • Responsible for keeping release/project information consolidated, organized and up to date
  • Improve the flow of value through value streams by improving and assessing the DevOps and Release on Demand competency

 

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