Release Train Engineer

Hazelwood, MO 63042

Posted: 11/13/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 26445 Remote Friendly:

Job Description

Leads activities to develop, document and maintain architectures, requirements, algorithms, interfaces and designs for software systems. Leads development of code and integration of complex software components into a fully functional software system. Develops software verification plans, test procedures and test environments, executing the test procedures and documenting test results to ensure software system requirements are met. Provides technical leadership for software projects and leads software supplier management activities. Leads development, selection, tailoring and deployment of processes, tools and metrics. Plans, executes and documents software research and development projects. Serves as a subject matter expert for software domains, system-specific issues, processes and regulations. Tracks and evaluates software team and supplier performance to ensure product and process conformance to project plans and industry standards. Works under minimal direction. Work statement is a non-managerial role, non-leadership role.

The Boeing Company is looking for a Senior MQ-25 Release Train Engineer to join our Air Dominance MQ-25 Stingray program in Hazelwood, MO. The MQ-25 is a new unmanned aircraft system designed to provide the U.S. Navy with a much-needed robust refueling capability. The MQ-25 will allow for better use of combat strike fighters by extending the range of deployed Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet, Boeing EA-18G Growler, and Lockheed Martin F-35C aircraft. The MQ-25 will also seamlessly integrate with a carriers catapult and launch and recovery systems.

The Release Train Engineer is a servant leader, coach, and facilitator for a team of agile teams. The RTE is an incredibly important role that communicates with stakeholders, facilitates process and execution, escalates impediments, helps the team manage risk, and drives relentless improvement across their organization.

Position Responsibilities:
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 meetings
Facilitate PI planning events
Assist tracking the execution of features and capabilities
Facilitate periodic synchronization meetings
Coach leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters in Lean-Agile practices and mindsets
Assure the correct individuals on the ART own, mitigate, and communicate issues and risks
Escalate and track impediments
Provide input on resourcing to address critical bottlenecks
Encourage collaboration between teams and System Architects/Engineering
Work with Product 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 DevSecOps and Release on Demand competency
Work with enterprise agile centers of excellence
Drive relentless improvement
Foster Communities of Practice and the use of engineering and Built-In Quality practices

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or other technical degree
3 or more years of experience with Scaled Agile Framework enterprise (SAFe) or Agile in general
2 or more years of experience acting in agile (SCRUM) leadership roles of Product Owner and/or Scrum Master

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
2 or more years of experience in embedded software development
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