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Scrum Master/ Release Train Engineer
Ref No.: 18-07224
Location: Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date / End Date: 09/24/2018 to 12/31/2018
Genesis10,, is seeking a Scrum Master/ Release Train Engineer for a 6 month contract for hire position with our client in Eden Prairie, MN.


The Scrum Master/Release Train Engineer will be responsible for leading the agile transformation and for the successful execution of one or more value streams (Release Trains) to support the delivery of strategic technology products. The IT Project Manager/Release Train Engineer is a hybrid role that properly balances agile leadership and program management to help software development teams build and deliver solutions more efficiently. This role will heavily leverage the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) to drive agile delivery within the release train.

  • Act as a Execution lead closely partnering with the Product Manager & IT Delivery Owner to guide one agile release train
  • Establish program level cadence and drive program level ceremonies (e.g. PI Planning, Product Management Council, Scrum of Scrums, release train retrospectives, HIP Sprint)
  • Work with other program leaders to drive the definition and refinement of the program backlog
  • Provide leadership, direction, and coaching to scrum teams and Scrum Masters
  • Ensure cross-value stream coordination and collaboration
  • Serve as an escalation for impediment removal for the Scrum Masters and scrum teams
  • Maintain metrics that provide visibility to stakeholders on program-level plans, progress and quality
  • Facilitate alignment dependencies between the program team and third parties, release managers, or between the team and other Scrum Teams
  • Foster a team collaborative environment that tears down silos between groups – act in a single voice
  • Actively contribute to the company's Agile and Lean Community through participation in the internal Agile Community of Practice and Scrum Master Forums
  • Develop, coach, and mentor team members to advance their skills and career
  • Provide real time feedback to the methodology team based on experiences with software delivery teams
  • Work cross functionally to align strategy, methodology and execution

  • 4+ years of IT experience
  • 1+ years of experience as a Scrum Master, Release Train Engineer, Product Owner or Agile Coach
  • 1+ years Project Management experience
  • 1+ years of experience working on large scale, multiple scrum team projects
  • 1+ years of experience working on mixed methodology program (Scrum interfacing with Waterfall from a dependency perspective)
  • Experience with Agile Management tools (e.g. Rally, JIRA, VersionOne)
  • Familiarity with common Agile practices, service-oriented environments, and better development practices
  • Understanding of basic fundamentals of iterative development
  • Understanding of fundamentals of software development processes and procedures
  • Understanding of backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition
  • Understanding of incremental delivery and the value of metrics
  • Excellent English communication skills in written and spoken form
  • Bachelor's Degree in an IT related field
  • Agile / Scrum Industry Certification(s)
  • SAFe Certification(s)
  • Project Management Industry Certification(s)
  • Lean Methodology Certification(s)
  • Experience with Rally
  • Experience with SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) implementation and delivery
  • Healthcare experience
  • Experience with various Testing techniques such as Test Driven Development and Behavior driven testing.
  • Experience and understanding of Service Oriented Architecture and Frameworks (service layer isolation)
  • Experience and understanding of Front End User Experience and Front End Development technologies such as HTML5, CSS, and
  • JavaScript
  • Understanding of other processes and methodologies and ability to speak intelligently about them and leverage other techniques to
  • provide value to the program/enterprise
  • Understanding of the value of commitments to delivery made by a development team
  • Participation in industry Agile communities of practice

If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, apply today!

Genesis10 provides access to career opportunities with over 40 clients in the Twin Cities. As the #3 ranked firm for Business and IT consulting in Minnesota, we offer a variety of opportunities whether you are looking for contract, contract-to-hire, or permanent positions. Let's connect today!

Benefits of Working with Genesis10:
  • Medical and dental insurance available- including HSA
  • Bi-weekly payroll
  • Established consultant re-marketing program with our 50+ local clients!
  • 401k plan
  • Downtown Minneapolis/St. Paul parking allowance
  • Delivery Director for employee success and support
  • Referral program with the opportunity to earn additional income

About Genesis10:
Genesis10 is a Professional Technology Services Firm providing Staffing, Workforce Optimization and Domestic Outsourcing Solutions. If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you. Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations. We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project. To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at “Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V”