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(Contract) Release Train Engineer

Posted on Jan 11, 2020 by Templeton and Partners

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

The Task:

Templeton& Partners is currently looking for a Release Train Engineer in Amsterdam.

Initial contract is 6 months with possible extension.

Worked in RTE role is a must.

This role enables you to work on a leading Technology Platform and implement state of the art IT tools and processes for complex software delivery, with the following responsibilities:

  • Manage and optimize the software development flow
  • Assist tracking the execution of features and capabilities in your individual release train.
  • Coach teams, and Scrum Masters in Lean-Agile practices and mindsets and encourage collaboration between teams.
  • Provide input on resourcing to address critical bottlenecks; Escalate and track impediments
  • Work with the Integration & Release manager, Product and Solution Management, Product Owners and other stakeholders to ensure strategy and execution alignment
  • Establish and communicate the calendars for Iterations and Program Increments (PIs)
  • Relentlessly identify and drive improvement initiatives that help the delivery effectiveness
  • Manage incoming defects and issues, and work with other delivery leads in identifying root cause, and addressing these high-severity defects very quickly.
  • Support and facilitate the Big Room planning events and PI Planning readiness.
  • Work together with the Release Manager and DevOps lead in their tasks.
  • Facilitate System Demos and Solution Demos
  • Support the Integration & Release Manager in
  • Ensure best practices are cascaded between scrum teams
  • Foster a Community of Practice with other release train engineer and drive retrospectives and improvement initiatives throughout.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Strong business analysis skills is a must! Proven experience as a business analyst is an advantage!
  • 12+ years of IT exp and 5+ years in software development in agile/scrum projects
  • Strong elicitation and facilitation skills is a must
  • Good knowledge of software development practices in general and Agile/Safe concept in particular
  • Good experience in large computer application development, build systems, toolsets and software
  • Self-organized and structured - needs to manage the delivery through others
  • Proven skills and experience in delivering by influence through others
  • RTE or Scrum certified is strongly preferable. Alternatively, any experience as LEAN practitioner, or training/certification in similar methodology (eg Six-Sigma) is desirable.
  • Good knowledge of the geosciences domain is an advantage
  • Capable of identifying different stakeholders and effectively manage and interact with them
  • Strong customer focus with timely project deliveries
  • Positive can-do attitude with excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Relentless attitude that seeks continuous improvement in existing processes

Reference: 826145244

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