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Paradyme Management Release Train Engineer in Suitland, Maryland

Paradyme Management is a rapidly growing government technology leader that puts service first, for its customers, its team and the communities it supports. Paradyme harnesses DevSecOps and Agile development processes to deliver exceptional results for digital transformations. With offices in Greenbelt, MD, and Tysons Corner, VA, Paradyme’s award-winning culture sets it apart through its team’s deep commitment to service and collaboration with its customers, each other and the community. Learn more at www.paradymemanagement.com.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and optimize the flow of value through the ART and Solution Train using various tools, such as the Program and Solution Kanbans and other information radiators

  • Establish and communicate the annual calendars for Iterations and Program Increments (PIs)

  • Facilitate PI Planning readiness by fostering a Continuous Exploration process which drives the synthesis of a Vision, a Roadmap, and Backlogs, and through Pre- and Post-PI Planning events

  • Facilitate the PI planning event

  • Summarize Team PI Objectives into Program PI Objectives (the RTE) and publish them for visibility and transparency

  • Assist tracking the execution of features and epics

  • Facilitate periodic synchronization events, including the ART sync

  • Assist with economic decision-making by facilitating feature estimation by teams and the roll-up to Epics, where necessary

  • Coach leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters in Lean-Agile practices and mindsets

  • Help manage risks and dependencies

  • Escalate and track impediments

  • Provide input on resourcing to address critical bottlenecks

  • Encourage collaboration between teams and System and Solution Architects/Engineering

  • Work with Product and Solution Management, Product Owners, and other stakeholders to help ensure strategy and execution alignment

  • Improve the flow of value through value streams by improving and assessing the practices associated with DevOps and Release on Demand in the Continuous Delivery Pipeline

  • Help drive the Lean User Experience (UX) innovation cycle

  • Facilitate System Demos and Solution Demos

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

  • Foster Communities of Practice and the use of engineering and Built-In Quality practices

Qualifications:

  • Active Public Trust Clearance.

  • US Citizenship is required.

  • Bachelor's Degree (4 years of additional experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree)

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience.

  • Experience Scaled Agile or Agile Scrum environments, and/or DevOps or DevSecOps.

  • Experience using Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.

  • Experience with JIRA and Confluence.

  • Certifications (RTE, SPC, SSM, CSM) are desired.

  • Skilled communicator both oral and in writing.

  • Ability to respond to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines promptly and efficiently.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Pleasant personality that facilitates discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.

  • Ability to work efficiently individually as well as in a team environment.

Paradyme is a federal contractor and an EEO and an Affirmative Action Employer. All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy-related disability, physical or mental disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, personal appearance, occupation, citizenship, veteran or military status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

External Title: Release Train Engineer

Job ID: 2021-1986

External Company URL: http://www.paradymemanagement.com/

Street: 4600 Silver Hill Rd

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