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Release Train Engineer/Release Delivery Lead
Minneapolis, Minnesota  |  Remote, Onsite
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Applied on September 25, 2022
Job Id #59350 Posted September 21, 2022


Ideal Background:

  • They need to have Release Train Engineer experience (not scrum master). Health care background is preferred.

Experience:

  • Their overall experience as RTE and how they delivered large projects/programs.

Top Requirements:

  • Establish MVP for every PI, sprint, prioritize based on value and deliver Business values to customers, Track the execution of features and capabilities
  • Facilitate critical path delivery conversations including cross products and application dependency planning.
  • Manage risks and dependencies, Escalate and track impediments
  • The ability to generate detailed project status reporting (including critical path impact, dependencies, milestones, resources, cost, work breakdown structures, etc.)

Team and Team size:

  • Total 15 individual team. All are Release train engineer

Primary Responsibilities -

  • PI Planning: Facilitate PI Planning readiness by facilitating a continual grooming process which drives the development of a Vision, a Roadmap, and Backlogs
  • Establish MVP for every PI, sprint, prioritize based on value and deliver Business values to customers
  • Track the execution of features and capabilities
  • Facilitate critical path delivery conversations including cross products and application dependency planning
  • Maintain a cross-product/application schedule
  • Track program financials and ensure budgets are being adhered to
  • Manage risks and dependencies
  • Escalate and track impediments
  • Facilitate periodic synchronization meetings such as SoS, Solution Reviews at the Program/Initiative Level (with PO, PM, SA, BO, Dev Leads, other impacted application RTEs)
  • Assist with prioritization decisions by facilitating feature and capability estimation
  • Leads cross-product initiatives that spans multiple domain / product / application and/or lead high complexity initiatives in support of a product
  • Coach leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters in Agile concepts and execution
  • Encourage collaboration between teams and Solution Architects
  • Work with the various stakeholders to help ensure strategy and execution alignment
  • Facilitate System/Solution Demos
  • Assess the agile maturity level of the Scrum Teams and help them improve
  • The ability to generate detailed project status reporting (including critical path impact, dependencies, milestones, resources, cost, work breakdown structures, etc.)
  • The ability to work in a matrix environment across cross functional teams
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Adapts/implements methodologies approved by the organization to fit project or program
  • Collaborates with team to identify and understand roadblocks/challenges
  • Develops multiple project/programs plans that include milestones, tasks, dependencies, critical path, and resource assignments
  • Interprets metrics and recommends appropriate actions
  • Pro-actively identifies options and/or additional opportunities or actions needed to meet objectives
  • Team facilitation expertise including tailoring communication to audience, conveying appropriate sense of urgency and relevant information
  • Manage 1-2 releases/workstreams what have an E2E delivery plan
  • Maintains calm and focus under pressure
  • Values and seeks others opinions to support progress
  • Demonstrates a coachable mindset
  • Is flexible and adaptive in the face of change and obstacles
  • Manage 2+ releases/workstreams as per the E2E delivery plan
  • Tailors approach across generally accepted project management methodologies (LeSS, agile, scrum, waterfall, hybrid, including internal OSAM)
  • Produce Project Strategy, develop extensive and/or multiple program plans that include milestones, tasks, dependencies, critical path, and resource assignments that can cross domains.
  • Defines and creates business, technical, and financial performance metrics
  • Demonstrates anticipation, instinct, and timing with executive communication when the opportunity arises and has ability to think on their feet and adapt quickly
  • Advocates position and has tenacity to drive to objectives
  • Anticipates needs of audience by preparing options and recommendations
  • Thoughtfully considers the ask, grounding it in the reality of what can and can't be influence
  • Anticipates the need for change and times for transitions, develops detailed change plans of the need

Qualifications - External

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • 4+ years of working with all aspects of System Development Life Cycle
  • 4+ years of IT Project Management experience
  • 2+ years of experience as Release Train Engineer and/or Scrum Master on a large Agile project

Required Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with MS Office (including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Experience with CA Agile/Rally, Aha, and PPMO Optics

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PMP Certification
  • Agile Certification
  • Proficiency with MS Project
  • Proficiency with MS Visio
  • Healthcare Industry experience

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact hr@horizontal.com.

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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