Sr Release Train Engineer

Employer
Cox Automotive
Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Posted
Apr 17, 2024
Closes
Apr 27, 2024
Ref
2748426144
Discipline
Engineering
Position Type
Engineer
Specialty
Alternative Fuels
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
WHAT YOU'LL DO:

  • Active membership in the RTE Community of Practice helping the organization to maintain alignment, learn new techniques, and improve technical and quality practices.
  • Assists the ART to relentlessly improve through the facilitation of ART Retrospectives as often as needed, to improve backlog management, ART reviews, sprint reviews, or ART coordination and higher-level function.
  • Work with RTE community to determine ways to help ARTs across the company improve cross-train and solution group coordination and collaboration.
  • Facilitates the coordinated preparation and execution of release planning for the ART.
  • Will have Scrum Masters reporting to them directly.
  • Facilitates the coordination of initiatives that cross multiple release trains.
  • Coaches the Agile release train to improve in the implementation of Agile processes, practices, and mindset.
  • The RTE may be called upon to lead projects that impact the ART but may not require work being added to team backlogs.
  • Assisting in the execution of product vision.
  • Support teams commitments and continuous growth.
  • Empower teams to be owners of their products and processes


WHO YOU ARE:

  • Bachelor's Degree + 4 years' experience OR 8 years relevant experience.
  • 4 years' experience as Release Train Engineer, Scrum Master, or Agile Project/Program Manager
  • Must have experience with collaboration and influence with Director level stakeholders
  • Must understand the difference between being Agile and doing Agile
  • Understands Lean thinking and implementation


Servant leader and strong communicator with strong interpersonal skills who can:

  • Listen and support teams in problem-identification and decision making
  • Encourage an environment that values mutual respect, openness, and courage
  • Persuade by influence rather than authority
  • Understand and empathize with others
  • Think beyond day-to-day activities
  • Strong technical aptitude and experience leading teams in delivering quality software.
  • Experience applying Lean Thinking and Systems Thinking in large organizations.
  • Experience with Lean Portfolio Management facilitation for program, portfolio, or executive level
  • Experience working in an Agile organization using Scrum, XP, Kanban, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), or other scaling model


Desirable:

  • Agile Certification (A-CSM, PSM, or PMI-ACP)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Advanced degree in industry related subject
  • SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) or other SAFe certifications preferred


USD 97 800.00 per year

Compensation:

Compensation includes a base salary of $97,100.00 - $161,800.00. The base salary may vary within the anticipated base pay range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate's knowledge, skills, and abilities. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include an incentive program.

Benefits:

The Company offers eligible employees the flexibility to take as much vacation with pay as they deem consistent with their duties, the company's needs, and its obligations; seven paid holidays throughout the calendar year; and up to 160 hours of paid wellness annually for their own wellness or that of family members. Employees are also eligible for additional paid time off in the form of bereavement leave, time off to vote, jury duty leave, volunteer time off, military leave, parental leave, and COVID-19 vaccination leave.

About Cox Automotive

At Cox Automotive, people of every background are driven by their passion for mobility, innovation and community. We transform the way the world buys, sells, owns and uses cars, accelerating the industry with global powerhouse brands like Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and more. What's more, we do it all with an emphasis on employee growth and happiness. Drive your future forward and join Cox Automotive today!

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses - which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications - is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today!

Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k , and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page .

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

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