IT Scrum Master Sr - SAFe Release Train Engineer


Brief Summary

                            Our client in San Antonio, Texas is seeking a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Release Train Engineer (RTE) for a multi-product engagement. 

**Time Sensitive – Send resume to RECRUITING@MILLGROUPUSA.COM**

Overview of Tasks:
•           Provide regular and open communication across the program and stakeholders for transparency and awareness of progress and impediments
•           Facilitates the discussions of complex, high value IT delivery projects that require the coordination of development work or technology work on multiple platforms to achieve desired functionality.
•           Facilitates Planning sessions for prioritizing product epics, features, and backlog.
•           Facilitates Scrum of Scrums meeting to report impediments for escalation.
•           Facilitates program inspect and adapt workshop.
•           Acts as a conduit to other teams and lines of business with which the team is interacting
•           Track and produce key program metrics (e.g., burn-down, burn-up charts, cumulative flow diagram). Should have Agile experience/knowledge of key agile techniques including Kanban, Lean, XP, and Scrum
•           Perform trend analysis to identify potential issues and impediments to successful execution.
•           Drives delivery and continuous improvement by utilizing feedback and metrics (quality, delivery rate, etc.) to identify areas of opportunity.
•           Resolves organization impediments and deflects external interruptions during sprints.
•           Identify and manage dependencies with other internal or external teams.
•           Engage stakeholders, contributors and technical resources to analyze user needs and resource limitations

 Desired Qualifications:
•           5+ years’ experience with software product development, preferably Agile/Scrum.
•           Bachelor's degree in IT-Related or Engineering field or Scrum Certification
•           Any SAFe certification: SAFe Agilest (SA), SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) or SAFe Release Train Engineer (RTE)
•           Previous experience coaching SAFe / Scrum teams
•           Experience with agile tools such as Rally, Jira, RTC, or AHA for planning and tracking work performed by teams.
•           Excellent meeting facilitation skills
•           Excellent presentation skills and knowledge of various presentation tools.
•           Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•           Ability to interact with people in various levels of the organization.
•           Solid understanding of problem solving techniques (fishbone diagram, 5 why’s, others)
•           Solid understanding of which agile metrics to track, how to interpret them and actions to take for enhanced agility
•           Understanding of Agile Software Engineering best practices.