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Release Train Engineer - P208970

Riverwoods, IL 60015
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\u003Cp\u003EAt Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers and is consistently awarded for both. \u003Cstrong\u003EWe\u0027re all about people, and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. \u003C/strong\u003EBe the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EThe Enterprise Technology Platforms (ET) team at Discover is looking for a highly motivated and dynamic Release Train Engineer (RTE) to join our growing team. The RTE\u0027s major responsibilities are to facilitate the Agile Release Train events and processes and to assist the teams in delivering value. RTEs communicate with stakeholders, escalate impediments, help manage risk, and drive relentless improvement. We are seeking a candidate who has proven leadership skills, the ability to think critically and problem-solve, and a track-record of ensuring project milestones and deadlines are met. Ideally the candidate will be SAFe and/or SCRUM certified, with several Agile releases on record.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EResponsibilities\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EManages and tracks program-level execution and PI feature delivery, escalates impediments and risks (produces reports). Manages and tracks ART-level metrics and score card.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDrives program-level continual improvement and consistency across Agile Release Train via retrospectives and Scrum-of-Scrums forums.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ECollaborates with other RTEs for resolving prioritization, conflicts and synchronization.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EEstablishes Program Increments calendar. Plans and facilitates the Program Increment planning event. Aggregates team objectives into Program PI Objectives and publishes for visibility and transparency.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EFacilitates Program feature Grooming and manages program-level backlog.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EFacilitates Program Level Dependencies with other Release Trains and Shared Services.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EManage and optimize the flow of value through the Release\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EMeasure relentlessly\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EEstablish and communicate the annual calendars for Iterations and Program Increments (PIs)\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EFacilitate PI Planning readiness\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EFacilitate the PI planning event\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ESummarize Team PI Objectives into Program PI Objectives and publish them for visibility and transparency\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAssist in tracking the execution of features and capabilities\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EFacilitate periodic synchronization meetings, including the ART sync at the Program Level\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAssist with economic decision-making by facilitating feature and capability estimation by teams and the roll-up to Epics, where necessary\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ECoach leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters in Lean-Agile practices and mindsets\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EHelp manage risks and dependencies\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EEscalate and track impediments\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProvide input on resourcing to address critical bottlenecks\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EEncourage collaboration between teams and System and Solution Architects/Engineering\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EWork with Product and Solution Management, Product Owners, and other stakeholders to help ensure strategy and execution alignment\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EWork with the Agile Program Management Office (APMO) on program execution and operational excellence (see Lean Portfolio Management)\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EUnderstand and operate within Lean Budgets and ensure adherence to Guardrails\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EFacilitate System Demos and Solution Demos\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDrive relentless improvement via Inspect and Adapt workshops; assess the agility level of the ART and Solution Train and help them improve.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EMinimum Qualifications\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EAt a minimum, here\u0027s what we need from you:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EBachelor\u0027s Degree in Information Systems Management\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E4\u002B years of experience in coaching and mentoring skills on Agile methodology and understand Scrum Framework, Scrum-of-Scrum lead and working in a scaled Agile environment setting\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EIn lieu of a degree, 6\u002B years of coaching and mentoring skills on Agile methodology and understand Scrum Framework, Scrum lead or Scrum master, and working in a scaled Agile environment setting\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EPreferred Qualifications\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003E\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EIf we had our say, we\u0027d also look for:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EIn lieu of a degree, 8\u002B years of experience in coaching and mentoring skills on Agile methodology and understand Scrum Framework, Scrum lead or Scrum master, and working in a scaled Agile environment setting\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProven ability to champion an idea and bring a group to consensus\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExcellent problem-solving skills involving complex and ambiguous issues\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExperience work in an Agile Scrum delivery framework\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAt least 5 years of experience with tactical delivery projects\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAt least 3 years of Business Intelligence/reporting experience\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAt least 1 year of experience working with cloud data capabilities\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ESAFe Agile - 5 Years \u002B\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EP\u0026C Insurance - 3 years \u002B\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EScrum Master - 3 Years \u002B\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ERelease Train Engineer - 3 Years \u002BProven ability to translate functional needs into technical solutions\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAt least 2 years of experience in open source programming languages for data analysis\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EETL/ELT understanding\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E#LI-KE \u003C/p\u003E \u003Cp\u003E The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants - with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity \u0026 inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover. \u003C/p\u003E \u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E



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Posted: 2019-10-11 Expires: 2019-12-12

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