Job Description :

Job Title: Solution Train Engineer 

Location: Atlanta, GA 30319

Duration: 12+ Months with possible extensions 

Interview Process: Phone/WebEx 

LOCATION: Atlanta, GA however open to the following additional HUB LOCATIONS of NYC, NJ, St Louis, Chicago, and Dallas. Due to COVID-19 this position will begin remote; however once restrictions lift they will be expected to return to the office on a as needed basis.

Required Skills: 

Solution Train Engineer: 

Release Train Engineer: 

Agile/Agile Development, Agile Delivery and Agile Metrics:

Top 5 Skills / Additional Job Posting Description Details * 

• Bachelor’s Degree
• 6+ years of Agile Delivery & Methodology Experience
• 5+ years of experience with Agile Development, Agile Delivery and Agile Metrics
• Technical Aptitude related to Agile Development, DevOps and Architecture
• Skilled at juggling multiple demands
• Ability to function well in uncertain situations
• Experience with negotiation and critical thinking
• 4+ years of experience working within scaled agile development team
• Demonstrates strong sense of urgency, ownership and operates in a collaborative manner
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated ability to present complex technical information in a clear manner to peers, developers, and senior leaders. 

Roles, Responsibilities & Expectations 

STEs are accountable to ensure, as an SPT organization, we are ready to go into PI Planning and are delivering on our committed plan.  Overall, the STE Team is responsible for: 

  • Facilitating PI Planning  
  • Facilitating Dependency Mapping 
  • To ensure the right sequencing of deliverables for an Epic across the impacted Teams 
  • Providing Transparency and Metrics for Pre-PI 
  • Providing status and progress towards the plan during PI Execution  
  • Risk Management 

For each epic an STE is assigned, they are expected to be able to speak to the below details:

  • Understanding of the ask and problem being solved & connecting the business ask/need to the initiative
  • Connecting epics to initiatives and how they are managed within each product team
  • Providing one single view to the business
  • Impacted product delivery teams
  • Status and Plan to Deliver
    • Is there an external date to target?
    • Forecast for SPT Completion (in which PI)
  • Key Sequencing / Dependencies (both internal and external to SPT)
  • Risks or Jeopardies along with owners, target date.  STE is responsible for the mitigation plan

1) collaborate with stakeholders, escalate impediments, help manage risk, and drive relentless improvement.  

2) interact with various levels of the organization and provide support for multiple scrum teams as an Uber Scrum Master (unlike the Scrum Master where the primary focus is on the team).  

3) work closely on a day to day basis with their Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Product Managers, and Enterprise Architects to understand features and drive release train delivery.  

4) collaborate with Portfolio Managers to understand and shape the definition of portfolio programs, assess progress/health, and report metrics.  

5) champion and foster project change management processes and procedures.  

6) lead increment planning sessions to establish scope and build release plans.  

7) drive Agile team maturity, perform metrics analysis, and drive improvement based on trends,  

8) coach and continuous development of product and delivery in Agile Practices, reinforce training and process.  

9) manage risks and impediments (management & resolution).  

10) create One Team Culture to unify business & tech development.  

11) provide input to leadership on changes for continuous improvements.  

12) continuously apply Lean Agile Thinking.  

13) support the design, development, and utilization of tools.  

14) facilitate improvement initiatives with retrospectives with Action Plans.  

15) attend systems and solution demos. 


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