Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
Establish and communicate the calendars for Iterations and Program Increments (PIs)
Facilitate PI Planning readiness by fostering the preparation of Vision and Backlogs, and through Pre-and Post-PI Planning meetings
Facilitate the PI planning event
Summarize Team PI Objectives into Program PI Objectives (the RTE) and publish them for visibility and transparency
Assist tracking the execution of features and capabilities (see Metrics)
Help manage risks and dependencies
Escalate and track impediments
Provide input on resourcing to address critical bottlenecks
Encourage collaboration between teams and System and Solution Architects/Engineering
Facilitate System Demos and Solution Demos
Coach leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters in Lean-Agile practices and mindsets
Manages team development; very active in the mentoring of members of the PM community; may have direct management responsibility of PMs.
Help lead the team to identify and implement continuous process improvements
Responsible for all release train metrics reporting
Partner with other Omnichannel release trains to coordinate release, dependency, and risk mitigation strategies
Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies
Manages team development, very active in the mentoring of members of the PM community, may have direct management responsibility of PMs. Charged with mid-Project recovery of at risk Projects. Recommends rescoping, postponement, or cancellation as needed. Provides substantive feedback to organizational learnings regarding improving Project Management execution.
Collaborate. Ideate. Innovate. Create.
eBusiness is looking for someone who love collaborating with Agile teams to create dynamic experiences for our customers, agents, and service professionals. The Omnichannel Release Train Engineer (RTE) will partner with a cross discipline/cross line team, co-creating and collaborating together to craft solutions that address critical engagement and foundational gaps in our digital ecosystem. This role has exposure to all aspects of the Travelers organization. This individual will be accountable for leading one of the Omnichannel Agile Release Train through each release and championing the SAFe/Agile methodologies. The Omnichannel RTE primary focus is as a servant leader facilitating program-level execution, removing impediment, identifying & mitigating risks and dependencies, and driving continuous improvement. All of your time will be spent with awesome people on the shared mission to create the digital insurer of tomorrow.
Education, Work Experience & Knowledge
Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred. 9 years of project management experience preferred. 3 years of experience managing others and/or project teams preferred.
High School diploma or equivalent required. 5 years of project management experience required.
The Travelers Companies