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Release Train Engineer

Company: EDWARD JONES
Location: Lombard
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 15,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

In a typical branch office, a financial advisor meets with clients and receives branch office support, so they can focus on building deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis, Tempe and Mississauga provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. We continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.Team Overview
This opening is for an Infrastructure ART made up of several teams supporting various end user technologies. These teams are in various stages of their Agile transformation journey.

The Release Train Engineer is viewed as a chief Scrum Master and partners with the Product and Agile Center of Excellence and is aligned with their strategies to provide guidance, facilitation and coaching to the Agile Release Train using a Lean-Agile mindset. The Release Train Engineer is a master of facilitation for all program level events including Program Increment Planning, Inspect & Adapt Workshops and Scrum of Scrums. They are a servant leader and coach for the Agile Release Train.


We're seeking an exceptionally talented Release Train Engineer with a specific focus on the following:

What you'll do---

Manage and optimize the flow of value through the Agile Release Train using various tools, such as the Program and Solution Kanban's and other information radiators. Plan, facilitate and organize SAFe Program Increment planning and its communication. 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 meetings Facilitate the PI planning event Summarize Team PI Objectives into Program PI Objectives Share an agile mindset with a focus on Lean Agile principles and concentration on Systems thinking. Assists with managing risks and dependencies and addressing critical bottlenecks Servant leader - serve the Scrum Master community as a primary escalation contact. Elevate Scrum Masters performance and mentor them to increase their teams' understanding of Agile principles and practices Provide a safe space which promotes relentless improvement and continuous learning. Guide and coach the scrum team on how to use agile practices and principles to deliver quality products and business value. Coach leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters in Lean-Agile practices and mindsets Builds and supports high-performing Agile teams and Agile Release Trains. Assist tracking the execution of features and capabilities.Facilitate periodic synchronization meetings, including the Scrum of Scrums. What you'll need------
Bachelor's degree required Agile or SAFe certifications preferred. 2+ years of experience as a Release Train Engineer. 2+ years of IS Infrastructure experience.Theoretical and practical knowledge of IS technologies and practices Advanced knowledge of the Lean-Agile mindset, using various methodologies, techniques, and frameworks, such as Scrum, Kanban and XP, to deliver solutions. Experience using Jira, Clarity, or similar tools. Outstanding communication, facilitation, negotiation, and coaching skills.
  • 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials in 2022, published Fortune July 2022, Great Places to Work - data as of March 2022. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
    • Edward Jones was recognized as one of the Best Workplaces for Millennials by Great Places to Work - and Fortune - magazine. The privately held firm ranked No. 2 overall, in its fourth appearance on the list.2022 Fortune Best Workplaces for Women, published September 2022, research by Great Places to Work -, data as of August 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
      Edward Jones has been named to the 2022 Best Workplaces for Women list by Great Places to Work - and Fortune - magazine, ranking No. 45.2022 Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For, published April 2022, research by Great Place to Work -, data as of August 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
      For the 23rd time, Edward Jones has earned a spot on the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For - ranking by Great Places to Work - and Fortune - magazine. Edward Jones ranked No. 35 on the prestigious 2022 list.2022 Best Places to Work For LGBTQ+ Equality, Great Place to Work - in partnership with Human Rights Campaign Foundation, published Equity Magazine January 2022, data as of July 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
      Edward Jones scored 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2022 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) the nation's foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality. The ranking designated Jones as one of the best places to work for LGBTQ+Equality.Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:
      Salary: $90628 - $154313
      Category: Headquarters

Keywords: EDWARD JONES, Lombard , Release Train Engineer, Engineering , Lombard, Illinois

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