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Release Train Engineer/Scrum Master

Company: SciTec
Location: Boulder
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

SciTec, Inc. is a dynamic small business with the mission to deliver advanced sensor data processing technologies and scientific instrumentation capabilities in support of National Security and Defense. We support customers throughout the Department of Defense and U.S. Government in building innovative new tools to deliver unique, world-class data exploitation capabilities. SciTec has an immediate opportunity for a talented Release Train Engineer/Scrum Master to support programs focusing on Image and Digital Signal Processing, State Estimation, and Classification for exploitation of data from remote sensing systems (ground-based, airborne and space-based). The Release Train Engineer/Scrum Master will serve as an advisor for all aspects of program software work performed. The RTE shall provide support in mission applications planning and strategy by focusing on functional applications capabilities and maturity. The RTE shall understand customer needs, services and core missions and match them with best-in-class technology to define the required target state. The RTE shall help to define prioritization and sequencing of the applications development and integration by proposing / supporting development of a strategic roadmap that leads to the target state. The RTE shall participate/lead key discussions around release train engineering from both business and technical perspectives. The RTE will support and advise on all software technical activities across the contract and work with senior technical leaders on driving continuous improvement and innovation into overall operations. The RTE will work with Government leadership and industry partners to help identify and drive innovative solutions resulting in overall improved performance and cost reductions. Responsibilities

  • Lead and facilitate Program Increment planning including setting objectives for future PIs
  • Track all ad-hoc requests from the customer, account for load modifications, and repriorit as necessary
  • Lead Sprint Planning through the development, organization and prioritization of stories that support the PI
  • Lead and facilitate scrum
  • Help manage risks and dependencies
  • Escalate and track impediments
  • Provide input on resourcing to address critical bottlenecks
  • Other duties as assigned Basic Requirements
    • Experience with program software delivery/program management covering all aspect of SDLC.
    • Must have a Bachelor degree and 5 plus years of experience or Masters degree/Ph.D and 3 plus years of experience.
    • Must have certification as Scrum Master
    • Experience in facilitating and coaching agile principles in Scrum execution with project leadership and team members
    • Experience in Program Increment Planning and decomposition of work to Story level.
    • Experience with Sprint Planning in support of the current Program Increment.
    • Outstanding collaboration skills, prior experience working in a matrix organization.
    • Highly organized and execution focused, accountable and driven.
    • Proven track record of shipping high quality products on-time
    • Ability to gain an active DoD security clearance.
    • Must have experience working with tools such as Confluence and Jira.
    • Detail oriented
    • Good verbal and written communication skills Desired Qualifications
      • 5+ years large/complex program software delivery/program management covering all aspect of SDLC
      • 5+ years' experience in managing complex software programs and services as a scrum master, release train engineer, program manager or similar technical role in a software development environment.
      • Certification as a SAFe Release Train Engineer is desired.
      • Experiencing in tracking ad-hoc requirements requests, account for Scrum Team load modifications and re-prioritization of tasks.
      • Experience in working software development in a Federal Government/DoD environment.
      • Ability to write and verbally communicate detailed technical information and risk-related concepts effectively to both technical and non-technical senior leaders and audiences. SciTec offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package, including:
        • 3% Fully Vested Company 401K Contribution (no employee contribution required)
        • 100% company paid HSA Medical insurance, with a choice of 2 buy-up options
        • 80% company paid Dental insurance
        • 100% company paid Vision insurance
        • 100% company paid Life insurance
        • 100% company paid Long-term Disability insurance
        • Short-term Disability insurance
        • Annual Profit-Sharing Plan
        • Discretionary Performance Bonus
        • Paid Parental Leave
        • Generous Paid Time Off, including Holiday, Vacation, and Sick Pay
        • Flexible work hours The pay range for this position is $103,000 - $150,000 / year. SciTec considers several factors when extending an offer of employment, including but not limited to the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, and key skills. This is not a guarantee of compensation. SciTec is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Keywords: SciTec, Boulder , Release Train Engineer/Scrum Master, Engineering , Boulder, Colorado

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