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Release Train Engineer- Agile in Fort Worth, TX at MDI Group

Date Posted: 3/7/2019

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Release Train Engineer - Agile
Contract
Fort Worth, TX

Leveraging of intelligent automation technologies to eliminate, consolidate, automate and/or augment work processes for most aggressive efficiency gains. Technologies include Robotic Process Automation (RPA) – “Bots”, Intelligent Agents “interactive bots” & Artificial Intelligence – “Smart Bots”. 
Role Description 

The Release Train Engineer (RTE) is a servant leader and coach. You will identify needs, remove impediments, and contribute as necessary to ensure the performance and success of the team. This position requires a leader accountable for maximizing the business value produced by the team, including throughput and delivery. This position requires a leader that can execute and deliver as a self-starter and be successful with limited direct oversight / guidance.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization, including Director and above levels
  • Actively remove impediments that block progress for the Release Train to support scrum team delivery 
  • Partner and collaborate with Release Train team stakeholders, vendors and dependent teams
  • Lead increment planning sessions to establish scope and build release plans
  • Manage and facilitate cross-functional team ceremonies to support development and product releases
  • Assist with execution and Feature / Capability completion tracking 
  • Collaborate with Product managers and Enterprise Architects to understand program features and drive release train delivery 
  • Champion and foster project change management processes and procedures 
  • Solid understanding of project management methodology to identify and manage issues, risks and dependencies
  • Foster team accountability while ensuring continual flow of high quality value from the Release Train
  • Attend System and Solution Demos
  • Assist in coaching leaders and scrum masters in lean agile practices

Must Haves:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college / university
  • 10 + years of experience leading Information Technology projects
  • 5 + years leading large scale transformation programs, involving business process and change, organization change, and multiple large-scale technology components
  • 2+ years delivering large scale IT solutions leveraging Agile or Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • CSP, CSM or Scrum Master accreditations.
  • Experience in business and solution development, project / program management, and project delivery 
  • Very strong understanding of the system development life cycle
  • Ability to interact effectively with various levels within the organization
  • Proven experience in change management
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills

Desired:

  • Experience leading and / or supporting intelligent automation, RPA, intelligent agent or Artificial intelligence systems 
  • Master’s Degree from an accredited college / university (MBA, Information Systems or Computer Science)
  • PMP (Project Management Professional) or Program Management Professional (PgMP)® Certification 
  • Transportation industry experience
     

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