Sr Release Train Engineer in Atlanta, GA at HUNTER Technical Resources

Date Posted: 3/12/2020

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Sr Release Train Engineer 


The Senior Release Train Engineer is an outcomes-driven problem solver, whose primary purpose is to lead Agile Release Trains to success by navigating the complexity of delivering software solutions consistently across large and distinct environments. The Senior RTE resolves and escalates impediments, manages risk, assures value delivery, and drives program level continuous improvement. They play a critical link between multiple scrum teams; facilitating communications, opening the flow of information, and sharing important progress updates to ensure all teams involved in the ART are focused on successful delivery. The Senior RTE is accountable for the overall coordination, execution and delivery of value through the program while ensuring alignment with company strategy, commitments and goals.


  • Oversees small to medium-size release trains with complex scope and inter-dependencies.
  • Facilitates the coordinated preparation of release planning for the release train, including communication and coordination with stakeholders and customers during feature definition and delivery.
  • Manages changes to the quarterly plan and the impacts of those changes
  • Actively manages the backlog, as well as ALM tool data integrity for accurate reporting. This includes the collection of metrics and KPI’s.
  • Coordinates major feature releases and ongoing delivery of value to customers where multiple teams, release trains, or solution groups are involved in development
  • Resolves/reports issues and manages dependencies and risks across the ART and between ART’s.
  • Leverages agile delivery metrics and regular Agile ceremonies to identify and drive continuous improvement, in order to maximize organizational performance and execution against the backlog
  • Regularly participates in the RTE Community of Practice helping the organization to maintain alignment, learn new techniques, and improve technical and quality practices. Work with RTE community to determine ways to help ARTs across the company improve cross train and solution group coordination and collaboration.
  • Applies Agile principles and methodology solutions with a pragmatic, stakeholder management approach


  • 5+ years’ experience as RTE, Scrum Master, Product Owner, or Agile Project/Program Manager
  • Strong technical aptitude and experience leading teams in delivering quality software
  • Effective communicator with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to influence peers and stakeholders
  • Experience using ALM tools preferred; Rally experience is a plus
  • Experience leveraging and interpreting agile metrics is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate large planning and solutioning sessions
  • Understanding of Agile at scale philosophies & methodologies
  • Experience with Organizational Change Management practices is preferred
  • Experience working in an Agile organization using Scrum, XP, Kanban, or Agile at Scale practices is preferred