Sr Specialist, Software Engineer - Release Train with Security Clearance

L3Harris Technologies
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Apr 01, 2024
Apr 08, 2024
Engineering, Software
Position Type
Engineer, Specialist
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Sr. Specialist, Software Engineer - Release Train Job Code: 9229 Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO Job Description: As the premier provider of Space Domain Awareness (SDA) mission solutions for the United States Space Force, L3Harris is seeking a software engineering professional to work as a Release Train Engineer (RTE) in a DevOps and Agile environment. This person will perform software technical leadership facilitating program level process execution to drive continuous development, manage risks, dependencies, escalating impediments while acting as an RTE. The ideal candidate should have experience with the full software development lifecycle. This position is located in Colorado Springs, CO and requires a Secret Security Clearance. Essential Functions: Advance the Agile Release Train (ART) by working with Scrum Masters, Product Owners, and Agile teams to increase velocity, remove impediments and optimize the execution of software and hardware value streams
Provide agile coaching and mentoring at all levels within the organization to ensure on-time, and on-budget, quality delivery
Work with several Integrated Product Teams, facilitating the preparation and execution of quarterly Program Increment planning, Scrum of Scrums, and System Demos
Stand up and manage Agile Release Train(s) and their cross-functional teams
Define, develop, and analyze execution related metrics for trends and indicators while managing risks across product teams and their corresponding processes
Lead continuous improvement efforts within the ART
Manage cross team dependencies, workflow, deliverables, releases, and milestones on all product team activities
Collaborate with engineering teams and customer to identify problems, perform failure analysis to root cause, and develop solutions to correct deficiencies
Understand and practice agility throughout the Product Life Cycle
Coach and encourage continuous improvement and innovation in the platform and application development process
Support the Product Owner's vision, goals, scope, and product domain
Adopt a positive attitude about Agile processes and facilitate the basics of the mindset and process (i.e. transparency)
Support Agile transformation process including PI planning, templates, artifacts, training materials, and lessons learned
Work with Product Line leadership in reporting Agile EV metrics Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering and minimum 6 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience.
2+ years of Agile release train experience; preferably within the Defense and Aerospace industries.
SAFe RTE certification.
Experience with Agile tools (e.g. Jira, Rally, Confluence, EazyBI, AIO etc.).
Must be able to communicate effectively and work in a team environment.
DOD 8570 IAT Level II, IAM Level II, or IASAE Level II or higher certification required - includes Security+ CE, GSEC, SSCP, CISA, GCIH, GCED, CISSP, CASP, CAP, GSLC, CISM, or CSSLP or the ability to obtain within 60 days.
Secret Security Clearance.
Preferred Additional Skills: Experience implementing best Agile practices and standards, and mentoring/teaching junior practitioners.
Direct, hands-on experience with leading a multi-team, multi-disciplinary Release Train that utilizes both Scrum and Kanban practices.
Experience with transitioning teams from Waterfall to Agile methods and practices.
Expert in the use of Atlassian suite of tools (ex. Jira, Confluence), including structuring data and reporting to identify trends for past and present performance to drive continuous improvement. In compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role in Colorado is $78,000 - $173,500. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. L3Harris also offers a variety of benefits including: health and disability insurance, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and company-paid holidays. The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements. The application window for this requisition is anticipated to close May 30, 2024.