Senior Release Train Engineer - Exton

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Cox Automotive is hiring an experienced Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Senior Release Train Engineer to join our HomeNet Automotive product group in Exton, PA .

About HomeNet:

At HomeNet Automotive, we help dealers merchandise and distribute their inventory from one unified platform and seamlessly push this information to their own website and all of their third-party advertising sources. Simply put, HomeNet helps you save time and sell more cars by getting inventory out of your system and in front of online shoppers. Based in Exton, PA, with offices across the U.S., HomeNet is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cox Automotive.HomeNet is a special place, in that we have pulled together many intelligent, creative and well-rounded individuals who are incredibly devoted to what they do. You would be a great fit here if you have a good sense of humor and excited about working with a seasoned group of professionals who build dynamic, engaging technology solutions. We have fun, work hard, deliver, and influence the automotive industry one Sprint at a time.

Technology We Use:

Amazon Web Services (AWS), .Net, Visual Studio, C#, Selenium WebDriver, NUnit / XUnit, ReactJs, Node.js, GIT Repository, MS SQL Server, No-SQL Databases (DynamoDB), Web Services (Restful, SOAP), ReadyAPI and Groovy Scripting, HTML, CSS, XML, Appium

Job Summary:

The Senior Release Train Engineer s (RTE) primary purpose is to lead Agile Release Trains (ART) to success and navigate the complexity of delivering software consistently in large environments The Senior 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 Senior RTE is accountable for the overall coordination, execution and delivery of value through the program while ensuring alignment with company strategy, commitments and goals.

Your Role:

  • Oversees small to medium-size release trains with complex scope and inter-dependencies.
  • Facilitates the coordinated preparation of release planning for the release train, including communication and coordination with stakeholders and customers during feature definition and delivery.
  • Manage change to the quarterly plan and the impacts of those changes
  • Responsible for backlog management as well as ALM tool data integrity for accurate reporting. This includes the collection of metrics and KPI s.
  • Coordinate major feature releases and ongoing delivery of value to customers where multiple teams, release trains, or solution groups are involved in development
  • Resolve/report issues and manage dependencies and risks across the ART and between ART s.
  • Drive continuous improvement through the facilitation of retrospectives quarterly, or more often as needed, to improve backlog management, release train reviews, sprint reviews, or release train coordination and higher-level function.
  • Active participate in the RTE Community of Practice helping the organization to maintain alignment, learn new techniques, and improve technical and quality practices. Work with RTE community to determine ways to help ARTs across the company improve cross train and solution group coordination and collaboration.

  • Qualifications

  • 3-5 years experience as RTE, Scrum Master, Product Owner, or Agile Project/Program Manager
  • Servant leader and strong communicator with strong interpersonal skills who can:
  • Strong technical aptitude and experience leading teams in delivering quality software
  • Experience working in an Agile organization using Scrum, XP, Kanban, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), or other scaling model is preferred

  • What we look for:

  • Clear, concise, yet tactful communicators
  • Tenured experience with SAFe
  • Bias for action
  • Influence, drive results, and hold others accountable without direct power
  • Proven track record for delivery
  • Knack for dealing with tough personalities
  • About Cox Automotive

    Cox Automotive is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, retail, financial and wholesale solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide. The Cox Automotive family includes Autotrader , , Dealertrack , Kelley Blue Book , Manheim , NextGear Capital , vAuto , VinSolutions , Xtime , incadea and a host of other brands. With a complete and connected view of the automotive ecosystem, Cox Automotive is a global company connecting people, cars and capabilities with services that link the automotive value chain. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises. For more information about Cox Automotive, visit .

    Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual s 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.



    :Cox Automotive

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