Release Train Engineer

Release Train Engineer

Job Title: Release Train Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chippenham, Wiltshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895847_1557416347
Contact Name: Kevin Raymond
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 09, 2019 16:39

Job Description

Release Train Engineer - RTE

Our client is a world leader in the integration of cutting edge defence and security systems which deliver military advantage to both local and global customers are looking to recruit a Release Train Engineer on a Permanent Basis. You will act as the leader for the release Train.
You will who have a solid grasp of how to scale Lean and Agile practices and understand the unique opportunities and challenges associated with facilitating and continuously aligning a large development program. You will ensure Agile ways of working including Scrum Software Development, Continuous Integration and Automated Testing are implemented correctly and work with the Product Owner(s) and Scrum Master(s) to ensure deliverables are committed to and delivered on time to the required quality
*Manage and optimize the flow of value through the ART using various tools, such as the Solution Kanbans and other information radiators
*Facilitate PI Planning readiness by fostering the preparation of Vision and Backlogs, and through Pre- and Post-PI Planning meetings
*Facilitate the PI planning event
*Summarize Team PI Objectives into Program PI Objectives and publish them for visibility and transparency
*Assist tracking the execution of features and capabilities via Metrics
*Facilitate periodic synchronization at the value stream sync for Solution Trains
*Assist with economic decision-making by facilitating feature and capability estimation by teams
*Coach leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters in Lean-Agile practices and mindsets
*Help manage risks and dependencies
*Escalate and track impediments
*Provide input on resourcing to address critical bottlenecks
*Encourage collaboration between teams and System/Solution Architects/Engineering
*Work with Product and Solution Management, Product Owners, and other stakeholders to help ensure strategy and execution alignment
*Improve the flow of value through value streams using the Continuous Delivery Pipeline and DevOps
*Help drive the Lean User Experience (UX) innovation cycle
*Report status to Lean Portfolio Management (LPM) and support related activities Guiding the development team on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values
*Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution between the partner organizations

*Proven good communicator and able to work co-operatively in a team environment.
*Good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
*Working in a Scrum environment
*Competence in Software product Development, Integration and Test - depth of experience in some areas and breadth of understanding across the discipline ,
*Experienced in the use of one or more the following engineering tools or equivalents: IBM DOORS, Rational Quality Manager, Rational Team Concert
*Ability to generate well-structured technical documents and manage through a review process to achieve release to committed deadlines.
*Ability to present at progress and system reviews and contribute productively in the team and with external UK MoD and other stakeholders
*Needs to be confident and professional when working with development teams
*Will be required to travel between developer site and main site regularly or when required

Location: Chippenham, Swindon, Wiltshire
Salary - Negotiable
Key Skills - Release Train, Scrum, Agile, RTE, SAFE, Lean
Permanent Position
Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.
Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.