GDIT is seeking a Release Train Engineer to support a US Air Force program that is playing a major role in strengthening and modernizing Americas Strategic Deterrent Force.
GDIT will develop and deliver a digital engineering design solution which enables and integrates the program’s complete set of data, tools, and model-based systems engineering (MBSE) activities, and makes them available to internal and appropriate external engineering and programmatic stakeholders throughout the program’s lifecycle.
This effort will culminate in an abstracted, highly transportable Digital Engineering Environment (DEE) delivered to the Government, to be instantiated “virtually” on the Government’s network infrastructure, and updated during the Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) phase of weapon system development.
Act as a galvanizing force for sharing Agile and SAFe knowledge across the organization.
Work with program management to provide direction for the overall development of all program budgets and integrated cost profiles.
Assists the ART in communication and coordination with stakeholders and customers during feature definition and delivery.
Coach leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters in Lean-Agile practices and mindsets.
Drive cross team, ART, and departmental impediments, planning, collaboration, and coordination.
Drive delivery and continuous improvement by utilizing feedback and metrics (quality, delivery rate, etc.) to identify areas of opportunity.
Facilitating the ART team’s refinement of features to be considered in the next PI planning cycle to meet the Feature Definition of Ready.
Lead project teams and provide and leadership; act as consultant/coach to management in resolving unusually difficult problems.
Manage program level coordination, such as creating timelines, milestones, and cadence of increments and releases and oversee the development of reports and analyses that document program activity.
Managing change to the ART’s PI plan and the impacts of those changes.
Participate with management and cross-functional teams as subject matter expert to develop and improve operating policies and procedures related to Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and be an advocate in adopting Agile and SAFe best practices and processes.
Provide regular and open communication across the program and stakeholders for transparency and awareness of progress and impediments.
Support the configuration of SAFe to the needs of the organization, standardizing and documenting practices.
Understand, visualize and manage upstream/downstream dependencies.
Work across stakeholders and teams to continuously improve.
Working with the ART team who prioritizes the features to be considered in the next program increment (PI) planning cycle.
5+ years agile team facilitation experience
SAFe 5 certification
Experience on multiple Scrum teams in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc.)
Some knowledge of development environments, platforms, and technologies
Well versed in a variety of agile approaches (Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, Lean at a minimum)
Experience providing program, portfolio and team level process, mentoring and coaching to senior leadership, portfolio managers and teams
Experience with ad-hoc coaching and mentoring techniques
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.
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