Release Train Engineer - Cox Business

Cox Communications Inc
Herndon, VA
Nov 23, 2021
Dec 04, 2021
Full Time
Primary Location: 6205-B Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Herndon, VA, USDivision: Cox CommunicationsJob Level: Manager/Senior ManagerTravel: Yes, 15 % of the TimeSchedule: Full-timeShift: Day JobRequisition Number: 218470_17496390The Release Train Engineers (RTE) primary purpose is to lead Agile Release Trains (ART) to success and navigate the complexity of delivering software consistently in large environments The RTE resolves and escalates impediments, manages risk, assures value delivery, and drives program level continuous improvement. They play a critical link between multiple scrum teams; facilitating communications, opening the flow of information, and sharing important progress updates to ensure all teams involved in the ART are focused on successful delivery. The RTE is accountable for the overall coordination, execution, and delivery of value through the program while ensuring alignment with company strategy, commitments, and goals.ResponsibilitiesManage and optimize the flow of value through the program with minimal to no supervisionEstablish and communicate the calendars for Program Increments and IterationsFacilitate Program Increment planning readiness by fostering the preparation of Vision and BacklogsFacilitate the agile planning eventsTrack the execution of features and opportunitiesCoach leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters in Lean-Agile practicesFacilitate Team MeetingsManage risks and dependenciesMeasure progress toward goalsEscalate and track issues / impedimentsResource to address critical bottlenecksWork cross functionally with Journey Owners/Teams to ensure strategy and execution alignmentFacilitate feature and solution demos, obtain feedbackDrive continuous improvementQualifications:RequiredWhere permitted by applicable law, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be considered for this US based job. (Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will be considered.)7+ years of experience in related fieldMust understand the difference between "being Agile" and "doing Agile"Can demonstrate the comprehension of a lean-Agile mindset and practices with the ability to develop others in this areaServant leader and communicator with strong interpersonal skills who can:Facilitate effective discussions of any size across all levels of the organizationListen and support teams in problem-identification and decision makingCommunicate in an open, honest, and direct mannerEncourage an environment that values mutual respect, openness, and couragePersuade by influence rather than authorityUnderstand and empathize with othersThink beyond day-to-day activitiesSupport teams commitments and continuous growthEmpower teams to be owners of their products and processesAtlassian JIRA experienceExperience working in an Agile organization using Scrum, XP, Kanban, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), or other scaling modelsPreferredBS/BA degree in related discipline strongly preferredExperience in telecommunications industry desired.Agile Certification (CSM)SAFe Agilist (SA) or other SAFe certifications strongly preferredWho We AreAbout Cox CommunicationsCox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. Were dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique.About CoxWe are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at .Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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