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Release Train Engineer Resume

SUMMARY

  • Evangelist of agile, SAFe and scrum principles and methodology.
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem - solving environment.
  • Resolve Team conflict, motivate cross-functional teams, and understand project objectives to produce high-quality deliverables
  • Experienced leader skilled in managing IT teams and developing staff to exceed expectations.
  • Proficient in driving organization wide agile adoption, TDD, BDD, Pair programming, removing impediments, fostering self-management and facilitating timeboxed PI planning and PI Ceremonies, Scrum ceremonies
  • Conducted Stakeholder analysis for thorough understanding of the process and various roles and responsibilities of the team members

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Release Train Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Plan Program Increment (PI) as part of the Agile Release
  • Facilitated PI planning readiness to ensure Feature readiness, timely handoffs and acceptance by Teams
  • Coach and instill Lean Agile mindset at the Team, program and Portfolio levels
  • Act as execution lead, closely partnering with the Product Manager
  • Establish cadence and drive ceremonies such as PI Planning, IP Iteration, Scrum of Scrums, Inspect and Adapt Workshop, System Demos, Program huddles, ART Syncs, Scrum Master’s Guild
  • Work with PPM to drive the Feature definition of ready and refinement of the program backlog
  • Summarize Team PI Objectives into Program PI Objectives and publish them for visibility and transparency
  • Provide leadership, direction, and coaching to Scrum teams and Scrum Masters in the ART
  • Ensure cross-value stream coordination and collaboration
  • Facilitate alignment between the program team, The system teams Dependent ARTS
  • Develop, coach, and mentor team members to advance their skills
  • Ensure cross-value stream coordination and collaboration
  • Serve as an escalation for impediments for the Scrum Masters and scrum teams
  • Report and analyze metrics that provide visibility to stakeholders on Team and Program-level plans, progress and quality
  • Facilitate dependency alignment between the program team, Dependent Arts, Enabler Teams, release management, and Scrum Teams
  • Work cross-functionally to align strategy, methodology and execution
  • Set and define Agile process, principles and value.
  • Improve team velocity by incorporating capacity planning into sprint planning sessions.
  • Oversight of groups of Scrum Masters and their agile teams, for continuous coaching to instill the Agile principles and SAFe values and to ensure that consistent practices are communicated across our teams and to our partners
  • Collaborate with Product Owners and scrum masters to create an agile User story work flow for the organization.
  • Monitor and communicate to Leadership the sprint progress
  • Drive Relentless improve via Inspect and Adapt workshops to assess the agility level of the ART
  • Conducted User Story writing workshop and emphasized the importance of INVEST
  • Assist tracking the execution of features and capabilities

Release Train Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and Execute Program Increment (PI) as part of the Agile Release
  • Aggregated team objectives into Program PI Objectives and publishes for visibility and transparency
  • Facilitated PI planning readiness to ensure Feature readiness, timely handoffs and acceptance by Teams
  • Assisted with economic decision-making by rolling up team metrics into the program for estimation
  • Assisted with program execution and PI feature completion tracking
  • Established proper metrics at team and program level
  • Constantly inspected the process, discovered and address the major concerns
  • Drove program-level continuous improvement via retrospectives, Inspect and Adapt workshops, and constant demonstration of Better Every Day
  • Encouraged team and program level Quality Practices and Communities of Practice around Agile, Scrum, and Agile program management
  • Established the annual calendars for Sprints, Program Increments, and other agile ceremonies
  • Track and report the execution of features and capabilities
  • Provide leadership, direction, and coaching to scrum teams and Scrum Masters
  • Establish cadence and drive ceremonies such as PI Planning, IP Iteration, Scrum of Scrums, Inspect and Adapt Workshop, Program huddles, ART Syncs, Scrum Master’s Guild
  • Facilitated PO Sync and Scrum of Scrums
  • Coordinate major feature releases and ongoing delivery of value to customers where multiple teams, release trains, or solution groups are involved in development
  • Participated in enterprise program management improvement and standardization activities
  • Escalation point for team impediments
  • Run daily Blockers meeting to remove/escalate dependencies and identify dependencies that have become blockers.
  • Track and report team Defect metrics to improve quality
  • Provide input on resourcing to address critical bottlenecks
  • Drive Relentless improve via Inspect and Adapt workshops to assess the agility level of the ART

Release Train Engineer

Confidential - Phoenix, AZ

Responsibilities:

  • Planned and Executed Program Increment (PI) as part of the Agile Release
  • Train (ART) and execute ART based on PI objectives
  • Coached, mentored, and fostered collaboration throughout ART
  • Acted as execution lead, closely partnering with the Product Manager and Program and Portfolio
  • Established cadence and drives ceremonies such as PI Planning, Scrum of Scrums, System Demos, I&A Innovation and Sprint Planning
  • Provided leadership, direction, and coaching to Scrum teams and Scrum Masters in the ART
  • Ensured cross-value stream coordination and collaboration
  • Tracked and reported metrics that provided visibility to the Program Level and stakeholders
  • Facilitated alignment between the program team and other communities including other Scrum teams
  • Developed, coached, and mentored team members to advance their skills
  • Drove agile maturity directly within the Claims program
  • Drove continuous improvement through the facilitation of retrospectives quarterly, or more often as needed, to improve backlog management, release train reviews, sprint reviews, or release train coordination and higher-level function.
  • Drive Relentless improve via Inspect and Adapt workshops to assess the agility level of the ART
  • Tracked and reported team Defect metrics to improve quality
  • Monitored and communicated to upper management the sprint progress
  • Managed and ensured continuous improvement across all levels of program

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