Release Train Engineer

Category: Business Consulting, Strategy and Digital Transformation
City: Denver, Colorado, United States
Position ID: J1119-0230
Employment Type: Full Time
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Position Description

CGI is seeking an Agile Release Train Engineer (RTE) with experience coordinating global or virtual teams.

Your future duties and responsibilities

The Agile Release Train Engineer (RTE) is responsible in building a high-performing Agile Release Train through servant leadership and coaching with multiple product line teams. Coordinates with the Product Management Team to define the software release plan and scope. Acts as single voice for software releases to assure engineering deliverables are meeting the needs of the business goals. The RTE supports program execution, escalates impediments, manages risk, and helps drive program-level continuous improvement activities. RTE’s are responsible for facilitating program level work across a diverse set of agile development teams.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

- RTE must have refined and broad understanding of how Agile and SAFe deliver value to the organization.

- Superior communication skills with all levels of employees and both internal and external customers – including presentations, negotiations, and written reports.

- Schedule, communicate, and facilitate PI Planning event.

- Facilitate PI planning readiness by fostering Continuous Exploration process which drives the combination of Vision, Roadmap, and backlog and through Pre and Post PI planning Meetings.

- Aggregate Team PI Objectives in Program PI Objectives, visualize and publish roadmap for visibility and transparency.

- Influence and develop solutions that impact strategic project/program goals and business results.

- Collaborate with Product Management, Product Owners and other stakeholders to help ensure strategy and execution alignment.

- Assist program level decision-making with work estimation and prioritization.

- Facilitate regular program level meetings with Scrum Masters, PM and PO.

- Assist with program execution and tracking completion of features and capabilities.

- Manage the identification, tracking and resolution of program level risks, issues, and dependencies.

- Track and produce key program level metrics report (e.g. cumulative flow diagram).

- Drive program-level continuous improvement via retrospectives, Inspect and Adapt workshops, and constant System demonstration at the program level.

- Foster Communities of Practices (CoP) and use of Engineering and Built-in Quality Process.

Characteristics:

- Servant Leadership – enable and coach people rather than use Authority

- Strong communication and facilitation skills.

- Ability to create environment of trust through transparency

- Create an environment of mutual influence.

- Ability to collaborate across a diverse set of stakeholders

- Support the teams commitments

- Teach and mentor train members in understanding of agile principles and processes

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS/NON-ESSENTIAL SKILLS REQUIRED

Scaled Agile Consultant (SPC4) or Scaled Agile Release Train Engineer (RTE) certification preferred

Experience with both product start-up and mature product development preferred

Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

Skills

  • Communication (Oral/Written)

What you can expect from us

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CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at US_Employment_Compliance@cgi.com. You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned.

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