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Release Train Engineer


Posted on Oct 7, 2021 by Aerotek

Basel, Switzerland
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Our client, one of the top Pharmaceutical companies based in the Basel area, is looking for a Release Train Engineer/Advanced Scrum Master with a solid background in implementing Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). In this role you will be leading a team that is in transition from a traditional delivery models (Waterfall, Agile) to more product-centric, scaled agile framework.

This is a contract position and will initially be for a duration of 6 months, with the possibility of extension. The desired start date is ASAP.

Tasks and Responsibilities

Works closely with the Product team (Product Manager, Product Owner(s), developers, Business Analysts, technical resources, and other stakeholders

Manage and optimize the flow of product value using various tools, such as the Program and Solution Kanbans, boards, trackers

Facilitate Operational Value Mapping and ART identification workshops

Run PI planning exercise and organize teams around value delivery

Organize, manage and facilitate the scrum process and ceremonies; daily stand-ups, demos, retrospectives, grooming and planning meetings, etc.

Act as a subject matter expert and coach to the team in Agile methodology, tool usage, decision making process following the proper guidelines

Resolves team impediments with the other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the product-centric delivery approach in the organization

Assist tracking the execution of features and capabilities and assist with economic decision-making by facilitating feature and capability estimation by teams and the roll-up to Epics, where necessary

Coach leaders, teams in Lean-Agile practices and mindsets, help manage risks and dependencies

Escalate and track impediments and provide input on resourcing to address critical bottlenecks

Drive relentless improvement via Inspect and Adapt workshops; assess the agility level of the ART and Solution Train and help them improve

Foster use of engineering and Built-In Quality practices

Must Haves:

  • 10+ years experience in project management with 8+ years experience in the management of complex technical projects and 4+ years experience on helping organization implementing Scaled Agile Practices (Release Train Engineer experience, or Scrum Master experience).
  • Strong leadership experience with a servant style towards the product manager, scrum master, development team and the wider organization.
  • At least 4 years of experience in delivery of Healthcare software within a regulated environment.
  • Experience in implementing Scaled Agile Practices in a healthcare environment.
  • Fluent English skills (written and spoken), German is an advantage.
  • Has successfully led large-scale software projects (with multiple tracks of work and teams in multiple locations) from concept to delivery.
  • Strong skills in leading teams, problem-solving, influencing, teamwork, initiative and communication.
  • Experience in collaborating with teams on a more complex project or program decisions across multiple areas, evaluating tradeoffs and providing options and recommendations to senior executives.
  • Demonstrated skills in innovation and creative approaches in building new business process solutions.

Nice to haves:

  • Experience with GxP relevant systems.
  • Experience with deployment of cloud and SaaS solutions.
  • Knowledge of Diagnostics business.

Job Title: Release Train Engineer

Location: Basel, Switzerland

Rate/Salary: 98.00 - 98.00 CHF Hourly

Job Type: Contract

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