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Release Train Engineer (RTE)

Req ID:  33361
Travel:  None
Location: 

Chennai, TN, IN, 600089

Education:  Four-year college degree
Experience:  At least 5 years of experience required
Equivalency:  Combination of education/experience not considered

 

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including Vets and Disabled

 

No. Vacancies: 1

FLSA:

Department: 16999.Gogo CA

Location: Chennai, India 

Travel %: None

Education: Four-year college degree

Experience: At least 5 years of experience required

Equivalency: Combination of education/experience not considered 

Level:  

Does this position have direct reports:

Hiring Manager: Sylvia C Calfo

Your role in helping us shape the future:

You are the conductor to the Agile Release Train (ART) orchestra, coaching and facilitating Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) ART processes and program execution, escalating and unblocking impediments, and managing risk at the program-level. You are a Lean-Agile master, committed to data driven relentless improvement with a systems view, working with product and software leadership to develop an environment where meaningful self-organization can grow and thrive. You are a Program Manager / Release Train Engineer leading a team of teams within a SAFe community.
 

Are you up to the challenge?

  • Facilitate the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Agile Release Train (ART) processes and program execution.
  • Escalate impediments, manage risk, and help drive program-level continuous improvement.
  • Facilitate program level work within the SAFe framework and coordinating with all teams across the organization.

 

Can you drive these processes?

  • Lead and facilitate software teams on the ART through development and delivery.
  • Plan and facilitate all aspects of Program Increment Planning on a quarterly basis.
  • Facilitate the Scrum of Scrum meetings and acts as a SAFe facilitator/coach at the Program level. 
  • Provide guidance on Agile, Scrum, and SAFe coaching Agile delivery teams to deliver value consistently.
  • Support ART teams with ART Launch and Agile transformations guiding the transition to and implementation of SAFe. 
  • Serve as an expert on Agile software principles to other team members. 
  • Engage directly with stakeholders to define mission value and prioritize work and build intellectual capital in Agile techniques. 
  • Collaborate with the communities of practice and develop and conduct Agile-oriented training.
  • Identify and deploy key metrics to enable continuous improvement. (e.g., burn-down, burn-up charts, cumulative flow diagram, etc.)
  • Facilitate impediment resolution in a timely, cost effective manner.
  • Act as a conduit to other teams and lines of business stakeholders 
  • Support and facilitate scrum ceremonies for the team where needed (Planning, Retrospective, Grooming & Review/Demo) 

 

You should definitely have:

  • 2+ years experience working in a scaled Agile environment as an RTE, Product Manager, or Agile Coach with a minimum of 5 teams.
    • And/or 4+ years experience leading Agile teams as Scrum Master or Product Owner
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities 
  • Practical problem solving and strategic thinking skills, critical thinker, and self-starter
  • Superior communication skills with all levels of employees both internal and external customers-including presentations, negotiations, and written reports and being as detailed as needed.
  • A growth mindset and personal motivation to learn and improve
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a systems view on the strategic direction
  • Willingness and ability to get down in the details “to make things happen”
    • Event planning, ‘no task is too small’ attitude.
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully with demanding schedule constraints and technically challenging programs
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Engineering, or related discipline

 

It would be nice if you had:

  • Experience with launching Agile Release Trains.
  • Scaled Agile certification (SPC or RTE)
  • Exposure to the following technologies as a Scrum master, product owner or RTE:
    • Java/J2EE.
    • Web Services, Web APIs, and microservices
    • SQL and NoSQL based solutions 
    • Cloud deployments, containers, and continuous integration
    • SOAP and RESTful services.
  • Hands-on software development experience, e.g. as a developer, QA, etc.  
  • Experience working with distributed / offshore teams
  • Wireless Telecommunication experience, Satellite, and/or cellular a plus.
  • Knowledge of Avionics systems a plus.
  • Leadership experience managing direct reports

What it’s like to work with us:

Intelsat is connecting the world and transforming the satellite landscape by reaching beyond the traditional satellite industry. We are defining new products that will open new, profitable markets. To help us reach this goal, you should be a bold thinker who will perform a key role in shaping Intelsat innovation for years to come.

•           We emphasize personal and professional growth

•           Awesome benefits including PTO, medical, tuition reimbursement, and training

•           Fun, diverse, and inclusive culture

 

About Us:

We’re Intelsat Inflight, the inflight internet company. We believe the internet should do everything it does on the ground, in the sky. Our worldwide inflight Wi-Fi services have made internet and video entertainment a regular part of flying. We are a diverse and mission-minded group of professionals all working together in extraordinary harmony. We connect the aviation industry and air travelers with innovative technology and applications, and we do it all in a high-energy environment that welcomes the next challenge. Be prepared to join a performance-obsessed team that is passionate about bringing the internet to every device, every flight, everywhere.

  • These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job.  This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job.
  • Company description: Intelsat is the largest provider of fixed satellite services worldwide. We enable providers of media, telecom and government services to deliver information and entertainment to people at home, in the office or on the move. On a day-to-day basis, Intelsat supplies video, data and voice connectivity in approximately 200 countries and territories for approximately 1,800 customers, many of which Intelsat has had relationships with for over 30 years. Some of the world’s leading media and communications companies, multinational corporations, Internet service providers and government/military organizations hallmark Intelsat’s customer base. Customers access capacity through extensive service offerings, which include transponder services, hybrid managed services combining satellite capacity and terrestrial facilities, and channel services.