Job Description :
Job Title: Release Train Engineer

Location: Cary, NC

Duration: Long Term

Mode of Intreview : Telephonic + Skype

Rate : Open

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Mandatory skill : Agile,Financial Services

US Release Train Engineer for ART (Agile Release Train)
The RTE’s focus is to deliver value by managing program level processes, execution, and continuous improvement, as well as Technology and Business Feature Roadmap and Planning.
· Oversee all planning, facilitation, input and out put of quarterly program increment planning. Facilitates PI planning readiness; Vision, backlogs and facilities and leads the actual PI Planning event.
· Provide oversight, coordination, and manage dependencies of the initiatives and features within the program
· Aggregates team timelines, creates a roadmap and publishes for visibility and transparency
· Establishes the annual calendars for Iterations, Program Increments, etc
· Assists with the Discovery, Definition and Development of Features & Technical Initiatives
· Working with the Product Managers, System Architect, and Functional Leads to assist the Product Owner to prioritize the features to be developed in the next quarterly planning cycle.
· Oversee all release train communication and ensures effective communication and coordination for and during all planning and execution activities
· Facilitates estimations and prioritization at Program level, provides guidance to the Business
· Monitors, tracks and makes decisions on issues and risks at the program level, escalates impediments
· Tracks program execution and feature completion tracking
· Monitors resourcing and provides input to address critical bottlenecks
· Monitors program-level Metrics and KPI’s to drive continuous improvement via retrospectives, Inspect and Adapt workshops
· Supports the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog and facilitates a healthy intra-team dynamic with respect to priorities and scope.
· Act as the communications conduit to executive sponsors and program board
· Assess team, Develop and implement program governance along Agile and SAFe methodologies
· Using Agile and SAFe methodologies, manage the coordination, status reporting, financials, schedules and stability of product-oriented agile work efforts
· A candidate high on energy with solid analytical skills, comfort with data/numbers, deep sense of accountability and ownership, strong execution focus, and a collaborative mindset, would be most likely to succeed in the role
Required skills/experience:
· 10+ years managing technology and/or delivery teams in a large financial institution
· Ability to plan and direct at both senior management level and execution team level - to guide work effectively across interdependent teams
· 2+ years’ experience as a Release Train Engineer in an Agile environment
· Regulatory report and financial services background is highly preferred
· Experience in assisting in the execution of product vision
· Background in coordination of production support, and continuous improvement of operational workflows and communication, etc