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Jacobs Release Train Engineer - NISSC II in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Your Impact:

Jacobs is seeking a Release Train Engineer (RTE) to support the newly awarded NISSC II contract. Your career at Jacobs enables NISSC to fulfill its mission to “provide classified communications and processing for Command and Control (C2) capability in organizational work centers at NISSC sites.” As a member of our team, you will support corporate and customer mission to provide world-class IT services and support that connects systems and users across NORAD in the areas of software development/maintenance, network services, cyber security, systems administration, and other mission-critical areas.

Job Description

The Release Train Engineer (RTE) supports and coaches an Agile Release Train (ART) by steering it to success and navigating the complexity of delivering software in large, cross-functional environments. The RTE helps resolve and escalate impediments, manages risk, helps assure value delivery, and drives program level continuous improvement. The RTE is accountable for the overall planning, coordination, execution, and delivery of value through the program.

Typical Duties Include:

  • Facilitate the coordinated preparation and execution of release planning for the Agile Release Train (ART)

  • Manage program level coordination, such as creating timelines, milestones, and cadence of increments and releases and oversee the development of reports and analyses that document program activity.

  • Lead project teams and provide and leadership; act as consultant/coach to management in resolving unusually difficult problems.

  • Participate with management and cross-functional teams as subject matter expert to develop and improve operating policies and procedures related to Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and be an advocate in adopting Agile and SAFe best practices and processes.

  • Act as a galvanizing force for sharing Agile and SAFe knowledge across the organization.

  • Constantly refine and stay current with emerging themes in larger Agile community.

  • Develop / modify processes, policies, and procedures to facilitate the working relationship between Global Technology and its business functions / partners.

  • Support the configuration of SAFe to the needs of the organization, standardizing and documenting practices.

  • Coach leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters in Lean-Agile practices and mindsets.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Clearance Requirements: Secret

Educational Requirements: BS/BA preferred

Certification Requirements: Certified Scrum Master certification or equivalent, SAFe Certified Release Train Engineer certification or obtain within 90 days of hire

Desired Certifications:

  • Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) certification or equivalent

  • SAFe Program Consultant (SPC5) certification or equivalent

  • SAFe Certified Release Train Engineer certification or equivalent

Experience Requirements:

  • Advanced oral and written communication skills are required along with comprehensive knowledge of company policies/procedures and workflow processes.

  • 2- 5 years of directly related experience progressive work-related experience with demonstrated proficiency in multiple disciplines/technologies/processes related to the position as well as 1-3 years managing teams and/or significant complex projects.

  • Proven, prior experience as a Scrum Master or Release Train Engineer for long-lived value streams and Products.

  • Experience in organizing, planning, and executing large-scale projects from conception through implementation. Experience coordinating multiple teams in a technology environment.

  • effective verbal and written communication skills for the purpose of providing and explaining technical project-related information to clients, vendors, senior management, and staff.

  • Ability to easily build new relationships and proactively establish a variety of contacts across the organization.

  • Ability to work in multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural teams.

  • Broad range of program management and leadership skills required.

  • Proven ability to balance concurrent activities.

  • Strong knowledge and experience in development within an Agile environment.

Essential Functions

Work Environment

  • Work will be performed inside a large facility. An inside environment may be a cubicle (considerations: close quarters, low to moderate noise, bright or dim lighting).

  • Work assignments vary based on client requirements.

  • Work may include travel with the military to participate in exercises in austere conditions

  • Outside work may include various environmental conditions including hot, dusty, cold, icy, and windy climates.

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting at desk. Phone use and PC or laptop. Filing required. May require lifting and carrying boxes of supplies or files up to 25 lbs. Extended periods of sitting while on PC/laptop or phone.

  • May require climbing, working at heights, and in small confined spaces such as under raised floors, inside closets, and server racks. Must be able to sit, stoop, kneel or crouch for long periods of time. Work in noisy areas with hotter and colder temperatures than standard office environmental conditions. Lift and transport equipment up to 50 pounds.

Equipment and Machines

  • General office equipment, which includes: telephone, fax machine, copier, PC/laptop, and other miscellaneous office equipment.

  • Servers, switches, routers, and other computer equipment that supports the network environment.

  • Operating hand tools, power tools, ladders, and test equipment.

  • May require operating motor vehicles.

Attendance

  • Regular attendance in accordance with the established work schedule is mandatory.

  • Shift Work is required to support operations. The candidate chosen for this position will work varying shifts

  • It is important to be able to work any shift/designated hours required.

  • You may be asked to continue performance in support of a war, contingency, or exercise

  • You may be asked to continue performance during inclement weather or other conditions when others are not permitted to work

  • Position may require night and weekend work and could include travel with the military to participate in operations/exercises located in areas with field conditions

Travel

  • Continental and overseas travel may be required. It is important to maintain a current passport.

Other Essential Functions

  • Employment is contingent upon obtaining all required certifications within the timeframe specified in a waiver by the government (if applicable) and maintaining required certifications through the duration of the contract. Failure to obtain/maintain required certifications will result in disqualification for this position and could result in termination.

  • Candidate must exhibit professional behavior that promotes teamwork, fosters cooperation, and enhances productivity in the workplace. Must be well organized with the ability to coordinate, prioritize and execute multiple tasks simultaneously in a high-pressure environment. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to work effectively with a variety of government, military, and contractor personnel at all levels.

  • Candidate must be able to interface effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization.

  • Grooming and dress are usually business casual, but dependent on the client’s standards. Must not pose a safety hazard to employees working in the same general area.

  • The position for which you are applying requires a US government security clearance. This is to advise you, that should you be extended an offer, if you possess a dual citizenship (i.e., a citizen of the US and another country), to be granted a clearance you will be required to relinquish your citizenship in the foreign country.

This position is expected to pay $95,000-$125,000 annually; depending on experience, education, and any certifications that are directly related to the position.

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include education reimbursement, retirement benefits (401K match), employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, tax saving options, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

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