Vontier Release Train Engineer in Helena, Montana
We are seeking an experienced Release Train Engineer/Agile Coach to lead a growing agile practice. We are building out a new integrated platform and suite of products in the quick lube and light automotive repair. The organization and the team are growing quickly and there is a lot of Greenfield development. This position will be full remote. The Release Train Engineer (RTE) has the primary purpose of supporting and coaching an Agile Release Train (ART) by steering it to success and navigating the complexity of delivering software in large, cross-functional environments. The RTE helps resolve and escalate impediments, manages risk, helps assure value delivery, and drives program level continuous improvement. The RTE is accountable for the overall planning, coordination, execution, and delivery of value through the program.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Facilitate the coordinated preparation and execution of release planning for the ART. This includes:
Working with the ART team who prioritizes the features to be considered in the next program increment (PI) planning cycle.
Facilitating the ART team’s refinement of features to be considered in the next PI planning cycle to meet the Feature Definition of Ready.
Assists the ART in communication and coordination with stakeholders and customers during feature definition and delivery.
Ensuring effective communication and coordination for and during quarterly planning.
Managing change to the ART’s PI plan and the impacts of those changes.
Drive cross team, ART, and departmental impediments, planning, collaboration, and coordination.
Provide regular and open communication across the program and stakeholders for transparency and awareness of progress and impediments.
Understand, visualize, and manage upstream/downstream dependencies.
Drive delivery and continuous improvement by utilizing feedback and metrics (quality, delivery rate, etc.) to identify areas of opportunity.
Work across stakeholders and teams to continuously improve while validating measurements.
Ensure the overall cost, schedule, and performance of the program.
Analyze program budgets and estimates from participating organizations to provide direction for the overall development of all program budgets and integrated cost profiles.
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.
Lead project teams and provide and leadership; act as consultant/coach to management in resolving unusually difficult problems.
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.
Act as a galvanizing force for sharing Agile and SAFe knowledge across the organization.
Constantly refine and stay current with emerging themes in larger Agile community.
Develop / modify processes, policies, and procedures to facilitate the working relationship between Global Technology and its business functions / partners.
Support the configuration of SAFe to the needs of the organization, standardizing, and documenting practices.
Coach leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters in Lean-Agile practices and mindsets.
WHO YOU ARE
Demonstrated Release Train Engineer experience in organizing, planning, and executing large-scale projects from conception through implementation. Experience coordinating multiple teams in a technology environment.
Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills for the purpose of providing and explaining technical and project related information to clients, vendors, senior management, and staff.
Ability to easily build new relationships and proactively establish a variety of contacts across the organization.
Ability to work in multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural teams.
Attention to detail.
Familiarity with CI/CD DevOps principles.
5+ years large/complex program software delivery/program management covering all aspects of SDLC and PDLC.
5+ years’ experience in managing complex software programs and services as a program manager, release train engineer or similar technical role in a software development environment.
A broad range of program management and leadership skills is required. · Proven ability to balance concurrent activities.
Strong knowledge and experience in software development in an Agile environment.
Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification or equivalent – REQUIRED.
SAFe 5.1 Agilist certification or equivalent - REQUIRED.
SAFe Certified Release Train Engineer certification or equivalent - Preferred.
Jira/Confluence experience - Preferred.
WHO IS VONTIER
Vontier is a $3B global industrial technology company focused on smarter transportation and mobility. Our six operating companies—Gilbarco Veeder-Root, Global Traffic Technologies, Teletrac Navman, Matco Tools, Hennessy Industries, and DRB Systems—are united by a powerful purpose: mobilizing the future to create a better world. Our portfolio of trusted brands includes market-leading expertise in mobility technologies, retail and commercial fueling, fleet management, telematics, vehicle diagnostics and repair, and smart cities. Vontier’s pioneering solutions advance safety, security, efficiency, and sustainability worldwide.
Energized by our shared purpose and values, we have a strong culture shaped by a deep organization-wide commitment to inclusion, diversity, and equity (ID&E) and environmental, social, and governance (ESG). Eight vibrant global employee resource groups serve as powerful focal points for connection, community, and advocacy, and we actively support community causes through Vontier Cares. We offer flexible remote and in-person, open-space work options.
WHO IS DRIVERSE (A DRB COMPANY)
Driverse is the developer of high-tech POS (point-of-sale) software. Specializing in POS solutions for the quick lube, and automotive repair industries. Driverse now supports customers in nearly all 50 states, Canada, and South America. Business owners both large and small have already seen that Driverse offers the most powerful and affordable high-tech POS software, and that's why Driverse continues to be the elite POS solution for customers worldwide.
Learn more about Driverse by visiting us at www.Driverse.com
"Vontier Corporation and all Vontier Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and other characteristics protected by law."