Job PurposeThe Release Train Engineer facilitate Agile Release Train processes and execution, respectively. They escalate impediments, manage risk, help assure value delivery, and help drive continuous improvement. Many also participate in the Lean-Agile transformation, coaching leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters in the new processes and mindsets. They help adapt SAFe to the organization, standardizing and documenting practices.Key Responsibilities/AccountabilitiesPrioritise and plan program Increment as part of the Agile Release Train (ART)Facilitate nWOW adaption, standardizing and documenting practices.Guide the team, including facilitating programme level processes and execution and growing the nWOW methodology at the program level (yet still allowing the team to self organise).Plan and obtain resources and tools.Organize, run and facilitate the Program Increment (PI) PlanningOrganize, run and facilitate Release Management forumSecure Shared Services commitments and accountability for release plans.Provide release plans that offer realistic means of achieving commitments.Establish program level cadence and drive program level ceremonies (e.g. PI Planning, Product Management Council, Scrum of Scrums, System Demo Inspect and Adapt Workshop)Manages and optimises the flow of value through the programme using various tools, such as the programme and value stream Kanban’s
Responsibilities + Skills
Drive multiple release planning sessionsFacilitate the resolution of impediments within span of influence. Once an impediment is outside of a Scrum Masters span of influence the RTE steps in to remove or escalate the impediment to someone that can remove the impediment.