ART Release Engineer

Responsibilities Include:

- Managing and optimizing the flow of value (leading-edge cybersecurity capabilities) through the Agile Release Train using the Program Kanban
- Facilitating PI Planning readiness by fostering a Continuous Exploration process which drives the synthesis of a Vision, a Roadmap, and Backlog, and through Pre- and Post-PI Planning meetings 
- Assisting the ART System Engineer and System Architect in performing architecture and design analysis of new Features in preparation of Program Increment Planning
- Collaborating with Agile Development Teams to ensure they understand the Features they are to implement
- Assisting and coordinating estimating the size of features by Agile Development Teams to ensure the Features can be implemented in a single Program Increment time box. 
Drive relentless improvement via Inspect and Adapt workshops; determine improvements to system capabilities and system delivery processes (hardware, software, architecture, automated deployments, training, etc.) 
Facilitating periodic synchronization meetings, including the ART sync and Scrum-of-Scrum
Summarizing Team PI Objectives into Program PI Objectives and publish them for visibility and transparency 
- Assist with tracking the execution of features through the Program Increment 
- Coach leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters in Lean-Agile practices and mindsets 
- Helping manage risks and dependencies 
- Escalating and tracking impediments 
- Providing input on resourcing to address critical bottlenecks 
- Encouraging collaboration between teams and System and Solution Architects/Engineering 
- Working with Product and Solution Management, Product Owners, and other stakeholders to help ensure strategy and execution alignment 
- Improving the flow of value through value streams by improving and assessing the DevOps and Release on Demand competency 
- Facilitating System Demos at the end of each sprint 
- Fostering Communities of Practice and the use of engineering and Built-In Quality practices

Required Skills

- Must be a US Citizen
- Top Secret clearance with SSBI in last five years (TS/SCI desired)
- 8+ years of directly relevant systems engineering experience
- Experience and/or technical understanding of cybersecurity attack-mitigation techniques and cybersecurity architectures
- Cognizant of Systems Engineering Lifecycle (SELC) processes and practices, Change Management practices, requirements management, traceability, and associated tools

Desired Skills:
- Agile development methodology and DevOps experience
- Systems architecture experience including allocation of hardware and software requirements, development of use cases and stories, interface definition, and systems integration and test.
- Experience and/or familiarity with software and system lifecycle methodologies, (e.g ISO, CMMI, ITIL, Agile, SAFe).
- Experience with requirements management tools (DOORS preferred)