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Release Train Engineer

Riverwoods, Illinois | IT
Job ID: 101970
Listed on 11/11/2020

Job Title: Release Train Engineer
Location: Riverwoods, IL 60015


  • Drives the team to high performing levels by creating a healthy Agile environment, provides Agile coaching to team (test first, XP, etc)
  • Schedules and facilitates all relevant meetings for the release, including sprint pipeline grooming, release planning, sprint planning and daily stand ups/huddles
  • Protects the team, facilitates the removal of issues/blockers/impediments, and helps the team resolve dependencies
  • Responsible for facilitating the sprint pipeline grooming that gets the User Story to Ready state
  • Manages the release and sprint timelines, follows up on key action items
  • Assesses the scrum teams velocity for the upcoming sprint and tracks the sprint health
  • Facilitates the sprint review and demo, sprint retrospective. Captures and distributes feedback
  • Provides status updates to Product Owners, business stakeholders and management, as needed
  • Completes Product Development Process (PDP) documentation
  • Maintains release information in Clarity and Rally
  • Ensures test environment is set up properly, with all necessary dependencies and test data
  • Plans and coordinates testing environment deployments, production installs and assures they are complete
  • Identify dependencies between agile teams and help communicate and resolve dependencies between different teams.
  • Participate in Scrum of Scrums forum within the Agile Release Train to communicate agile teams progress, dependencies and impediments
  • Promote a risk-aware culture, ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes

Required Qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science or related degree.
  • At least 5 years of experience as a Release Train Engineer or a Technical Project Manager
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum/SAFE framework