Release Train Engineer (SME)

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Release Train Engineer for a technical development program supporting the Sponsor's Entitlement Programs as well as IdAM /ICAM, Authentication, Authorization, Attributes and Digital Policy Management. This role requires an experienced Agile Release Train Engineer to servant leader and coach for the Agile Release Train (ART). The major responsibilities are to facilitate the ART events and processes and assist the team in delivering value. The RTE also serves as a project engineer/project manager over the ART and focus on ensuring the ART's Feature commitments are met

Primary Responsibilities
  • Coaching teams, Scrum Masters, Product Owners and Project/Program leaders in agile practices
  • Facilitating team agile events: Sprint Planning, Retro, Planning, etc
  • Tracking and resolving impediments / blockers that are brought up by the scrum masters.
  • Managing and mitigating risk and d opportunities associated with effective develop and execution, to include deconflicting and prioritizing tasks.
  • Assisting in coordination with external segments as needed
  • Facilitating System Demos
  • Driving improvement in Release Train
  • Assisting with tracking execution of features
  • Working with Product Management to ensure development strategy and product execution align
  • Encouraging collaboration between teams
  • Facilitating progress toward team goals
  • Promoting and facilitating continuous team improvement (technical, interpersonal)
  • Ensuring scrum practices are followed (Time Logging, Comments, WIP limits)
  • Regular and consistent communication and coordination with and between stakeholders and teams.
  • Collaborating with Product Stakeholders to meet mission goals.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement of product, process and the team


Basic Qualifications
  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph
  • Requires Masters with 15 - 20 years of prior relevant experience or Doctorate with 13 - 16 years of prior relevant experience. Experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Significant experience providing technical/management leadership on major tasks or technology assignments.
  • Significant experience establishing goals and plans that meet project objectives.
  • Must have significant experience working within SAFe and Agile frameworks specifically as a Release Train Engineer, Scrum Master or Product Owner
  • Experience leading teams through the delivery of capabilities (software development or infrastructure modernization) using agile methodologies
  • Experience interfacing with senior management and negotiating with clients on requirements and deliverables.


Preferred Qualifications
  • SAFe Agilest Certification
  • Scrum Alliance Scrum Master Certification
  • Project Management Skills
  • Jira collaboration tools experience


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